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1

Distance to stairs inludes _______.

Furthest common path of travel

2

Min distance for obstruction in corridor

44"

3

Things to remember about balconies

Don't count for interior SF but count as most remote point in calculating travel distance

4

Travel distance is exit access only?

Yes

5

Need 2 exits if occ load in code is exceeded or ______?
Need 3-4 when?

Common path of egress exceeds 100' or 75' (in some circumstances) or 125'
BS sprinklered 100'
U sprinklered 75'
F sprinklered 100' (w/o 75')
R-2, R-3 (apt, res, dorms) sprinklered 125'
all other occ sprinklered 75

3 - 500-1000
4- >1000

6

Need 2 exits when these occupancy loads are exceeded?

A, B, E, F, M, U - 49
R, I - 10
S - 29

7

If 3 exits are required, 2 exits must be placed equal to not less than...

1/2-1/3 length of max overall dim

8

Residential exitting

Not through sleeping area or toilet room
- can pass through kitchen
- only 1 req from basement or 2nd story of house
- Basements and bedrooms must have an escape window

9

If 2 exits are required they must not reduce the clear width by ____%.

50%
Ex. require 66" then x2 @ 36"

10

Corridor width
1. commercial
2. res

Comm -
1. 5' for commercial (max 300 occ)
2. 4' can be considered for areas of minimal traffic
3. 44" absolute min (50+ occ or x 0.2) Not sure if for Prac
3. 36" for 50-
Schools - 72" if occ 100+

Res - 36" (bc less than 50)

11

Dead end corridors

Those with only 1 means of exit

12

Can residential egress doors swing into rooms

Yes, bc occ load less than 10

13

Egress Doors
- Panic hardware
- 50+ occs
- max width

Panic hardware for education/assembly
50+ occs door must swing out
48" width max

14

If suite with multiple exits how is longest path of travel calculated?

If one exit - take outside the suite
If 2 exits inside the suite