Section 5.12 Outside Emergency Elevators
Section 5.12 applies to outside emergency elevators. These elevators are not designed to replace or lessen the number or availability of Firefighters' Emergency Operation (FEO) elevators, stairways, or other required means of firefighter or occupant access or egress, nor is this type of elevator intended for firefighting operations.
The risk assessment team in conformance with ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7 requirement 2.7.2, used to evaluate an outside emergency elevator, shall include a minimum of one member of the fire service experienced in high-rise firefighting and building evacuation. This person shall represent the viewpoint of emergency personnel who operate these elevators.