QCD

BUILDING AND SITE ACCESS FOR FIRE FIGHTING & RESCUE

IIIBUILDING AND SITE ACCESS FOR FIRE FIGHTING & RESCUETYPE-A FACILITIES
A SITE ACCESS 4.0M MINIMUM CLEAR WIDTH REQUIRED
4.5M MINIMUM CLEAR HEIGHT
B ACCESS ROAD 4.0M MIN. WIDTH AND 24 TON LOAD CAPACITY
WITHIN A TRAVEL DISTANCE OF 45M FROM EVERY POINT ON PROJECTED PLAN AREA OF ANY BUILDING.
C FIRE ENGINE HARDSTANDING LENGTH OR NUMBER BASE ON THE GROSS FLOOR AREA OF THE BUILDING REQUIRED
6M X 15M (MINIMUM), WITH LONGER SIDE PARALLEL TO THE FACADE OF THE BUILDING
POSITIONED SO THAT THE NEARER EDGE SHALL BE NOT LESS THAN 2M OR NOT MORE THAN 10M FROM THE CENTER POSITION OF THE ACCESS OPENING, MEASURED HORIZONTALLY.
D FIRE COMMAND CENTER WITH EMERGENCY VOICE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND/OR SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEM REQUIRED
9 SQM MINIMUM AREA (LEAST DIMENSION 2.5M)
AT LEAST WITH 1M CLEARANCE FROM ALL EQUIPMENT
2-HOURS ENCLOSURES (WALLS, OPENINGS & PENETRATIONS)
PROVIDED WITH PROMINENTLY MARKED EXTERIOR ENTRANCES
INSTEAD OF A DEDICATED FIRE RATED ROOM: LOBBIES OR OTHER SPACES ADJACENT TO THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE BUILDING
E FIRE LIFT BUILDINGS EQUAL OR MORE THAN 28M HIGH ABOVE ENGINE ACCESS LEVEL. REQUIRED
BUILDINGS EXCEEDS 9.0M BELOW THE LEVEL OF EXIT DISCHARGE REQUIRED
SERVES ALL HABITABLE FLOORS REQUIRED IN EVERY FIRE SERVICE ACCESS ELEVATOR/FIRE LIFT PROVISIONS
CONTAINED WITHIN A DEDICATED PROTECTED SHAFT
APPROACHED BY FIRE FIGHTING LOBBY AT EACH STOREY
ADJACENT AND ACCESIBLE TO AN EXIT STAIRCASE
FIRE SERVICE ACCESS ELEVATORS/FIRE LIFT AS PER NFPA 5000 (2012 Ed.) CHAPTER 54.12 REQUIRED
AMBULANCE STRETCHER ACCOMODATION ELEVATOR/LIFT AS PER NFPA 5000 (2012 Ed.) CHAPTER 54.3 REQUIRED
WHEN REQUIRED, AT LEAST ONE (1) FIRE LIFT FOR EVERY 900 SQM. FLOOR AREA REQUIRED

Healthcare Facilities (Type-A)

HEIGHT & AREA ALLOWED

Height : > 28m Habitable Height (High Rise) 

Area : Unlimited


HEALTH CARE FACILITIES - HOSPITALS

GENERAL AND SPECIALTY HOSPITALS / PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS / NURSING HOMES / LIMITED CARE FACILITIES

IN-PATIENTS, PROVIDE SLEEPING FACILITIES FOR OCCUPANTS INCAPABLE OF SELF-PRESERVATION DUE TO AGE, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITIES OR SECURITY MEASURES NOT UNDER THEIR CONTROL.