Back9.6.3.2.(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:

Minimum width and height of doors to public water-closet rooms, in buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.3.(1) of Division A for application of Part 9].

INTENT:

To limit the probability of inadequate door widths, which could lead to difficulty in negotiating doorways, which could lead to harm to persons.
To limit the probability of inadequate door heights, which could lead to accidental collision with door heads, which could lead to harm to persons.
To limit the probability of inadequate door widths, which could lead to difficulty in negotiating doorways in an emergency, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.
To limit the probability of inadequate door heights, which could lead to accidental collision with door heads in an emergency, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.