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3002.4 Elevator Car to Accommodate Ambulance Stretcher in New Buildings
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Where elevators are provided in new buildings and additions with six or more stories above grade plane or two or more basements, not less than one elevator shall be provided for fire department emergency access to all stories. The elevator car shall be of such a size and arrangement to accommodate an ambulance stretcher 24 inches by 84 inches (610 mm by 2134 mm) with not less than 5-inch (127 mm) radius corners, in the horizontal, open position and shall be identified by the international symbol for emergency medical services (star of life). The symbol shall be not less than 3 inches (76 mm) in height and shall be placed inside on both sides of the hoistway door frame.
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