Back3.4.2.5.(3)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

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To facilitate the timely movement of persons to a safe place in an emergency.

Objective:

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APPLICATION:

Location and arrangement of exits as regards their visibility, identification and accessibility.
This applies to floor areas that are intended for occupancy, including mezzanines as stated in Sentence 3.4.2.2.(1), in buildings described in Sentence 1.3.3.2.(1) of Division A.
This also applies to tents and air-supported structures, as stated in Sentences 3.1.6.1.(1) and 9.10.1.2.(1).

INTENT:

To limit the probability that persons will not be familiar with the location of exits, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place in an emergency situation, which could lead to harm to persons.
To limit the probability that exits will not be readily accessible, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place in an emergency situation, which could lead to harm to persons.