Flashcards in Life Safety Deck (30)
1 hour rated walls
1. partitions btw tenant spaces
2. " along public corridors
3. " that DEMISE an assembly of 750 SF
4. storage rooms exceeding 100SF
Aluminum door frame
Retail and glass doors over 240 SF
There must be an AV fire signal device and emerg lighting where?
What height should they be mounted at?
4. General Assembly
Use 7'-6" (but in reality 6'-8" to 7'-6") pay attention to ceiling ht.
Smoke and heat detectors must be located
ALL ROOMS &; CORRIDORS
Everywhere but adjacent tenant suite and stairs
but still place outside the suite in Janitors room, restrooms....
Minimum number of fire extinguishers
w/i 75' to furthest occupant and 1/3000SF
Where do you place exit signs?
Corridors pointing to exits, over doors, change in direction, stair doors
Do acoutical walls stop at ceiling or deck?
******If an door is locking &; fire rated what does it need?
Should you use over 240SF glass door if acoustical privacy is needed?
If locking provisions are not indicated in the program and its for a conference room what kind of lockset should you use?
Lever passage set
When would you use a flushbolt instead of roller latch?
Flushbolt - for double doors if you want to use 1 side (pins 1 side of the door closed, going in and out with rolling carts etc,
Dummy set with roller latch - better for bedroom closet, standard closet, less strong, wouldn't pin one side stationary
Does any life safety equipment (SD, emerg lighting...) get placed in stairway or adj tenant space?
Exit sign in rooms (ex PDP training room) must be placed on the door leading to public corridor and door leading back to office area?
What to remember about emerg lighting?
place so can light max amt of space
Think about how to aim them!
Illuminate door and path to door
Aim to light the path of egress
Where is AV best placed?
Occupants have to be able to see it but also good to place near exits (wayfindingish)
For mounting consider window and ceiling heights
What 2 things must be noted on the Life Safety drawing?
1. All wall mnt'd exit signs, emergency lights and AV alarms to be mounted @ 7'-6" AFF
2. All FEC to be mnt'd @ 40" AFF
Where would you use a magnetic lock?
Main entry/egress doors or main office suite doors (requires power)
Where would you use a lever passage set and dummy w/ flush bolt?
Has no lock but want to keep one door stationary and other is used for access
Lever lockset requires...
Panic bar for....
large crowds, assembly
Lever passage set w/ mag lock & card reader
secure, heavy duty, not in FR partition
Lockset w/ panic bar, closer, card reader
Use in FR partitions where doors require controlled access & where egress of large crowds req
75' line and circle around it. If it can serve 2 suites then better
Are smoke detectors better in the middle of the room?
FEC is it best to have at least one in the suite?
How does a mag lock work if the power goes out
It disengages itself (nothing to do with panic bar)
Where would you use a door with vent? And where would you not use it?
Server room, some storage. Not for controlled access.
Should you put an exit sign in the restroom?
Should you put exit signs in assembly or large public area?
1. No, unless there are a couple exits.
Would do you need for a double door (maybe not closet)?
Dummy set with flushbolt