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Emergency Escape and Rescue Opening

An operable exterior window, door or other similar device that provides for a means of escape and access for rescue in the event of an emergency.
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505.4 Prescriptive Compliance Method, Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings
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701.4 Alterations—Level 1, Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings
Emergency escape and rescue openings shall be operational from the inside of the room without the use of keys or tools. Bars, grilles, grates ...