Back3.4.6.14.(1)

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:

Collapsibility of a revolving door used as an exit from the ground floor level.
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 the use of a revolving exit door in an emergency situation will lead to congestion or the buildup of persons at the doorway, which could lead to:
  • persons being crushed, which could lead to harm to persons, and
  • delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F10

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

F12

To facilitate emergency response.

Objective:

OS3.7

 

APPLICATION:

Hinged doors adjacent to a revolving door used as an exit from the ground floor level.
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:
  • persons will not have a choice of an alternative exit doorway in the case of the revolving doorway being blocked or obstructed 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,
  • alternative exit doorway openings will be of insufficient size to permit efficient evacuation or movement to a safe place in an emergency situation, which could lead to congestion at the doorway openings, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons, and
  • congestion will occur at the alternative doorway openings, which could lead to emergency responders being delayed in gaining access to floor areas, which could lead to delays or ineffectiveness in emergency response operations, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F10

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

Objective:

OS3.7

 

APPLICATION:

A revolving door used as an exit from the ground floor level.
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, in an emergency situation, the use of a revolving exit door located in the upper storeys of a building will lead to congestion or the buildup of persons at the doorway, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.

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:

Location at the foot of any stairway of a revolving door used as an exit from the ground floor level.
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, in an emergency situation, the use of a revolving exit door located at the foot of an exit stairway will lead to congestion or the buildup of persons at the doorway, which could lead to:
  • persons being crushed, which could lead to harm to persons, and
  • delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F20

To support and withstand expected loads and forces.

Objective:

OS3.1

 

APPLICATION:

Glass in door leaves and enclosure panels of a revolving door used as an exit from the ground floor level.
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 glass used in the construction of doors will not meet proper standards, which could lead to the glass not performing in the way intended in a normal use situation, which could lead to failure of the glass [e.g. breaking or splintering], which could lead to harm to persons.