Back3.5.4.1.(2)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

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To facilitate emergency response.

Objective:

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APPLICATION:

Identification of elevators satisfying the requirements of Sentence 3.5.4.1.(1) [having certain car dimensions to accommodate a patient stretcher], in buildings described in Sentence 1.3.3.2.(1) of Division A.
This also applies to buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.3.(1) of Division A for application of Part 9], as stated in Sentence 9.10.1.2.(1).

INTENT:

To limit the probability that emergency responders will not be familiar with an elevator that is suitable for stretchers, which could lead to delays in providing medical services to the person, which could lead to harm to the person.