To supersede the requirements of Sentences 184.108.40.206.(8)
, and permit a reduction in the width of exits resulting from the swing of swinging doors
if the width reduction is limited.
This is to limit the
probability that an exit will be substantially reduced in width, which could
lead to emergency responders being delayed in gaining access to floor areas
in a fire situation, which could lead to delays or ineffectiveness in emergency
response operations, which could lead to the spread of fire, which could lead
to damage to the building.