Evaluate the concentration of patients in each smoke compartment under Section 1401.6.21.2. Under the categories and occupancies in Table 1401.6.21.2 determine the appropriate value and enter that value in Table 1401.7 under Safety Parameter 1401.6.21.2, Patient Concentration, for means of egress and general safety.
PATIENT CONCENTRATION VALUES
The categories for patient concentration are:
- Category a—smoke compartment has 1 to 10 patients.
- Category b—smoke compartment has more than 10 to 40 patients.
- Category d—smoke compartment has greater than 40 patients.