[BG] A103.1.5 Hazardous
A building, structure or portion of a building or structure that involves the manufacturing, processing, generation or storage of corrosive, highly toxic, highly combustible, flammable or explosive materials that constitute a high fire or explosion hazard, including loose combustible fibers, dust and unstable materials. Unless otherwise modified under a specific subuse classification, occupants, visitors and employees shall be assumed to be awake, alert, predominantly able to exit without the assistance of others and familiar with the building or structure. It shall be assumed that:
- Risks of injury and health assumed by occupants, visitors and employees during their use of the building or structure are predominantly voluntary.
- The occupants, visitors and employees have little control over hazards imposed on them during their use of the building or structure.
- Public expectations regarding the protection afforded those occupying, visiting or working in a hazardous building, structure or portion thereof are high.