A symbol shall be permanently attached to each side of the hoistway door frame on the portion of the frame at right angles to the hallway or landing area. Each symbol shall be not less than 78 inches (1981 mm) and not more than 84 inches (2134 mm) above the floor level at the threshold.
- An illuminated green light and the message, "Elevators available for occupant evacuation", when the elevators are operating in normal service and the fire alarm system is indicating an alarm in the building.
- An illuminated red light and the message, "Elevators out of service, use exit stairs", when the elevators are in Phase I emergency recall operation in accordance with the requirements in the Elevator Code.
- No illuminated light or message when the elevators are operating in normal service.