Back9.6.6.4.(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:

Design of hardware, bars or fixtures for glass doors or transparent doors accessible to the public, 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 inappropriate hardware, bars or fixtures, which could lead to an inability to identify doors or their position (open or closed), which could lead to collision, which could lead to glass breakage, which could lead to harm to persons.
To limit the probability of inappropriate hardware, bars or fixtures, which could lead to an inability to identify doors or their position (open or closed) in an emergency, which could lead to collision, which could lead to glass breakage, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.