Back3.4.6.4.(6)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F30

To minimize the risk of injury to persons as a result of tripping, slipping, falling, contact, drowning or collision.

F10

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

Objective:

OS3.1, OS3.7

 

APPLICATION:

Termination of handrails on stairways.
This applies, in buildings described in Sentence 1.3.3.2.(1) of Division A, to:
This also applies to:

INTENT:

To limit the probability that handrail terminations will protrude into pathways or otherwise create a hazard, which could lead to collisions, which could lead to harm to persons.
To limit the probability that handrail terminations will protrude into pathways or otherwise create a hazard, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.