Egress Flashcards

1
Q

The bottom of the egress window opening can’t exceed this height from the finished floor?

A

44-inches

2
Q

The minimum opening area of the egress window should measure what?

A

5.7 square feet.

3
Q

The minimum opening height of an egress window is this?

A

24-inches

4
Q

The minimum open width of an egress window is what?

A

20-inches

5
Q

The distance from the egress window to the back of the Egress well must be at least?

A

36-inches

6
Q

The minimum area of the egress well must be how many square feet?

A

9 square feet. (width x projection)

7
Q

A permanently attached egress ladder/steps are required on window wells deeper than what?

A

44-inches.

8
Q

How far into the egress well can the ladder or steps encroach?

A

6-inches.

9
Q

Egress ladders and or steps are required on window wells deeper than 44” and must be what?

A

Permanently attached.

10
Q

The distance between each step or rungs of the egress ladder can’t exceed what?

A

18-inches.

11
Q

The rungs or steps of an egress ladder must have a width of what?

A

12-inches or greater.

12
Q

The rungs/steps of an egress ladder have a min/max projection of this from the back wall?

A

3 to 6 inches.

13
Q

Egress Well Covers or Grates shall be easily opened or removed from the inside of the egress well without?

A

Special tools.