1301.6.21.1 Patient Ability for Self-Preservation
Evaluate the ability of the patients for self-preservation in each smoke compartment in an emergency. Under the categories and occupancies in Table 1301.6.21.1, determine the appropriate value and enter that value in Table 1301.7 under Safety Parameter 1301.6.21.1, Patient Ability for Self-preservation, for means of egress and general safety.
PATIENT ABILITY VALUES
The categories for patient ability for self-preservation are:
- Category a—(mobile) Patients are capable of self-preservation without assistance.
- Category b—(not mobile) Patients rely on assistance for evacuation or relocation.
- Category c—(not movable) Patients cannot be evacuated or relocated.