Back3.4.6.9.(2)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

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

Objective:

OS3.7

 

APPLICATION:

Minimum clear width of vestibules, enclosed balconies or bridges, where the vestibules, enclosed balconies or bridges are used as parts of a horizontal exit.
This applies:
This also applies to:

INTENT:

To limit the probability that vestibules, enclosed balconies or bridges that are used as parts of a horizontal exit will be of insufficient width to permit efficient egress in an emergency situation, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.
To supersede the requirement for a minimum clear width in the first part of Sentence 3.4.6.9.(2) and permit the projection of handrails into this clear width, if the projection of the handrails is limited.