Flashcards in B303.1 Use of Elevators (09-01-2014) Deck (10):
What safety features have recently installed elevators been required to have?
Emergency Service and Firefighter Controls
What buildings in Austin are required to have a Fire Service Access Elevator?
High-rises over 120 feet tall that were built according to the 2009 or newer code
Who should initially check the safety of elevators in a high-rise alarm?
The Officer in charge of Fire Attack 1 and/or Inside Truck
Who will continuously monitor the safety of elevators throughout the high-rise incident?
Lobby Control Officer
The stairs are considered just as fast as the elevators from what floors?
The 8th floor down
What considerations should be evaluated to determine the safety of elevators?
1. Availability of Fire Service Access Elevators
2. Split bank and/or remotely located elevators
3. The floor of the fire
4. Presence of Firefighter Controls
5. Signs of smoke, fire, or water in hoistway
What should you check for when looking into the elevator hoistway?
Signs of fire, smoke, or water
When opening the hoistway to check the safety of the elevator, what must be activated?
Emergency stop button
What floor should you take the elevator to in a high-rise incident?
2 floors below the fire floor