Back9.8.9.3.(1)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F80

To resist deterioration resulting from expected service conditions.

Objective:

OS3.1, OS3.7

 

APPLICATION:

Preservation of exterior wood steps or stairs in direct contact with the ground, serving 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 deterioration at an unacceptable rate, which could lead to steps becoming misaligned, which could lead to:
  • persons falling,
  • persons falling in an emergency, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place.
This is to limit the probability of harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F80

To resist deterioration resulting from expected service conditions.

Objective:

OS2.3

 

APPLICATION:

Preservation of exterior wood steps or stairs in direct contact with the ground, serving 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 premature deterioration of the material, which could lead to structural failure, which could lead to harm to persons.