Back3.4.6.15.(2)

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:

Maximum opening force for door release hardware on doors that are equipped with a latching mechanism.
This applies to:
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 of delays in opening exit doors 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.