FIRE AND EVACUATION DRILL
FREQUENCY AND PARTICIPATION
|Group E||Monthlya||All occupants|
|Group I||Quarterly on each shift||Employeesb|
|Group R-1||Quarterly on each shift||Employees|
|Group R-2d||Four annually||All occupants|
|Group R-4||Quarterly on each shift||Employeesb|
|a. The frequency shall be allowed to be modified in accordance with Section 408.3.2.|
|b. Fire and evacuation drills in residential care assisted living facilities shall include complete evacuation of the premises in accordance with Section 408.10.5. Where occupants receive habilitation or rehabilitation training, fire prevention and fire safety practices shall be included as part of the training program.|
|c. Group B buildings having an occupant load of 500 or more persons or more than 100 persons above or below the lowest level of exit discharge.|
|d. Applicable to Group R-2 college and university buildings in accordance with Section 408.3.|
Exception: In motion picture theaters, the announcement is allowed to be projected upon the screen in a manner approved by the fire code official.
Exception: Staff shall not be required to be within three floors or 300 feet (9144 mm) in areas in which all locks are unlocked remotely and automatically in accordance with Section 408.4 of the International Building Code.
Exception: Actual exiting from windows shall not be required. Opening the window and signaling for help shall be an acceptable alternative.
Exception: Tenant identification is not required for anchor stores.