MEANS OF EGRESS

IVMEANS OF EGRESSVILLAS TO OFFICES
 FIRE SAFETY PROVISIONSMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 
A MEANS OF EGRESS GENERAL REQUIREMENTS    
1 GUARDS PROVIDED AT THE OPEN SIDES OF MEANS OF EGRESS 760MM ABOVE THE FLOOR OR FINISHED GROUND LEVEL REQUIRED
2 IMPEDIMENT TO EGRESS & MEANS OF EGRESS RELIABILITY CONTINUOUSLY MAINTAINED FREE OF ALL OBSTRUCTION OR IMPEDIMENTS REQUIRED
3 FURNISHING AND DECORATION FURNITURES, MOVABLE OBJECTS, MIRRORS, ETC. NOT PERMITTED
  ART WORK & TEACHING MATERIALS COVERAGE NOT TO EXCEED 20% OF THE WALL AREA REQUIRED
B MEANS OF EGRESS COMPONENTS    
1 FIRE DOORS FRR* FIRE PROTECTION RATING 1-HR FPR*
SIDE-HINGE OR PIVOTED-SWINGING TYPE ANY DOOR ASSEMBLY IN A MEANS OF EGRESS REQUIRED
MINIMUM DOOR LEAF WIDTH 810MM
SELF-CLOSING DEVICES DOORS REQUIRED TO BE NORMALLY KEPT CLOSED REQUIRED
2 STAIRS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 7 NFPA 101  
STANDARD STAIRS FEWER THAN 50 PERSON (CLEAR WIDTH) 915MM
MORE THAN 50 PERSON (CLEAR WIDTH) 1120MM
GUARDS AND HANDRAILS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 7 NFPA 101 REQUIRED
STAIRWAY IDENTIFICATION & EXIT STAIR PATH MARKINGS ALL STAIR COMPONENTS REQUIRED
3 STAIR ENCLOSURES ALL INSIDE STAIRS SERVING AS AN EXIT COMPONENT NOT REQUIRED
4 FIRE FIGHTING LOBBY COMPLYING WITH ALL FF LOBBY REQUIREMENTS NOT REQUIRED
5 SMOKE-STOP LOBBY (VESTIBULE) COMPLYING WITH ALL SS LOBBY REQUIREMENTS NOT REQUIRED
6 FIRE ESCAPE STAIRS (EXTERNAL EXIT STAIR) AS SECONDARY MEANS OF EXIT REQUIRED ON ALL UPPER FLOOR LEVELS
C CAPACITY OF MEANS OF EGRESS  
1 OCCUPANT LOAD NFPA 101 TABLE 7.3.1.2 OCCUPANT LOAD FACTOR 9.3 SQM / PERSON
AGES 0-24 MONTHS OLD NOT APPLICABLE
AGES 25-36 MONTHS OLD NOT APPLICABLE
AGES 37-60 MONTHS OLD NOT APPLICABLE
CLASSROOMS NOT APPLICABLE
SHOPS & LABORATORIES NOT APPLICABLE
D NUMBER OF EXITS    
1 SINGLE EXIT   NOT PERMITTED
2 NOT LESS THAN 2 SEPARATE EXITS PROVIDED ON EVERY STORY REQUIRED
ACCESIBLE FROM EVERY PART OF EVERY STORY
E ARRANGEMENT OF EXITS NS*-NOT SPRINKLERED / S**-SPRINKLERED NS* S**
1 TRAVEL DISTANCE NFPA 1-1 TABLE A.7.6 61M NA
BETWEEN ANY ROOM DOOR INTENDED AS EXIT ACCESS ANS AS AN EXIT NA NA
BETWEEN ANY POINT IN A ROOM TO AN EXIT NA NA
BETWEN ANY POINT IN CHILDRENS SLEEPING ROOM AND AN EXIT ACCESS DOOR IN THAT ROOM NA NA
2 COMMON PATH LIMIT NFPA 101 TABLE A.7.6 23M NA
3 DEAD-END CORRIDOR NFPA 101 TABLE A.7.6 6.1M NA
4 ROOM OR SPACES WITH MORE THAN 93 SQM OR WITH AN OCCUPANT LOAD OF MORE THAN 50 PERSONS MINIMUM TWO (2) ACCESS DOORS REQUIRED IF OCCUPANT LOAD IS MORE THAN 50 PERSONS
REQUIRED DOORS ACCESS TO SEPARATE EXITS
DOORS OPEN INTO THE DIRECTION OF EXIT TRAVEL
5 EVERY ROOM NORMALLY SUBJECT TO STUDENT OCCUPANCY EXIT ACCESS DOORS LEADS DIRECTLY TO AN EXIT ACCESS CORRIDOR OR EXIT NOT APPLICABLE
6 DOORS SWINGING INTO EXIT ACCESS CORRIDOR ARRANGED TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE WITH CORRIDOR TRAVEL REQUIRED
7 AISLES MINIMUM AISLE WIDTH NOT APPLICABLE
8 SPACES (AISLE) BETWEEN PARALLEL ROWS OD SEATS MINIMUM WIDTH 760MM NOT APPLICABLE
9 EXIT DISCHARGE (DIRECT TO BUILDING EXTERNAL) COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 7 NFPA 101 REQUIRED
10 ACCESIBLE MEANS OF EGRESS EXIT PROVISIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH SEVERE MOBILITY IMPAIRMENT (NOT LESS THAN 2 EXITS REQUIRED) 2 EXIT REQUIRED
11 ILLUMINATION OF EXITS / EMERGENCY LIGHTING COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 7 NFPA 101 REQUIRED
12 MARKINGS OF MEANS OF EGRESS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 7 NFPA 101 REQUIRED
F SPECIAL MEANS OF EGRESS PROVISIONS    
1 FIREMEN ACCESS PANELS HABITABLE HEIGHT EXCEEDING 10M REQUIRED
2 WINDOWS FOR RESCUE ROOMS OR SPACE GREATER THAN 23.2 SQM AND NORMALLY SUBJECT TO STUDENT OCCUPANCY NOT APPLICABLE
3 LOCKUPS DOORS AND PHYSICAL RESTRAINTS TO FREE EGRESS CAN BE READILY RELEASED BY STAFF WITHIN 2 MINUTES OF ONSET OF FIRE OR SIMILAR EMERGENCY REQUIRED ON DOORS PROVIDED WITH LOCKUPS