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International Fire Code 2012 (IFC 2012)

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Section 1001 Administration

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1001.1 General

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1001.2 Minimum Requirements

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Section 1001 Administration

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1001.1 General

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  1. Proposed (new) buildings or portions thereof approved for construction as set forth in 103.3 of this Code, shall be provided with means of egress and related safeguards as set forth by NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, as adopted this Chapter. (Refer to Table 102.13, CODES REFERENCE GUIDE)
  2. Buildings and structures existing and approved prior the effective date of this Chapter 120- 3-3, as set forth in 103.3 of this Code, having means of egress and related safeguards conforming to NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, under which they were approved and constructed shall be considered as complying with this Code. Means of egress and related safeguards in existing buildings constructed without approval, may be considered as complying with this Code section if, in the judgment of the authority having jurisdiction, they do not constitute a distinct hazard to life. Where, in the judgment of the authority having jurisdiction, the means of egress or related safeguards provided constitute a distinct hazard to life, the hazardous condition or conditions shall be remedied based on the provisions for existing buildings of the Life Safety Code as adopted by this Chapter 120-3-3.
  3. Exit discharge termination dispersal areas may be utilized where authorized and designed in accordance with 7.7.1.5 of the Life Safety Code, as adopted by Chapter 120-3-3 of the Rules and Regulations of the Safety Fire Commissioner."

1001.2 Overcrowding and Life Safety Hazard Prevention

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Overcrowding or admittance of any person beyond the approved capacity of a building or a portion thereof shall not be allowed. It is the responsibility of the manager and the person in charge of a building, structure, or portion thereof not to allow an overcrowded condition or any condition which constitutes a life safety hazard to exist, and to take prompt action to remedy an overcrowded condition or life safety hazard when evidence of such a condition is noted, or when advised or ordered by the Fire Code Official or his/her representative. (Refer to 107.6)

1001.2.1 Decreases in the Occupant Load

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For authorized decreases in the occupant load approved by the fire code authority having jurisdiction, the actual number of occupants for whom each occupied space, floor or building is designed, although less than those determined by calculation, shall be permitted to be used in the determination of the design occupant load.

1001.2.2 Increases in the Occupant Load

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For approved increases in the occupant load by the fire code authority having jurisdiction, refer to 7.3.1.5 of Subsection 7.3.1 of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, as adopted by the Rules and Regulations of the Safety Fire Commissioner."

1001.2.3 Overcrowded Condition or Life Safety Hazard Determined

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The fire code official, upon finding any overcrowded conditions or obstructions in aisles, passageways or other means of egress, or upon finding any condition which constitutes a life safety hazard, shall be authorized to cause the event to be stopped until such condition or obstruction is corrected. In addition, a structure, building, room or designated portion thereof shall be deemed overcrowded if the total of occupants exceeds the exit capacity of the structure, building, room or area involved.

(Effective January 1, 2014)

Section 1002 Definitions

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[B] 1002.1 Definitions

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Section 1003 General Means of Egress

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[B] 1003.1 Applicability

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[B] 1003.2 Ceiling Height

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[B] 1003.3 Protruding Objects

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[B] 1003.3.1 Headroom

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[B] 1003.3.2 Post-Mounted Objects

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[B] 1003.3.3 Horizontal Projections

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[B] 1003.3.4 Clear Width

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[B] 1003.4 Floor Surface

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[B] 1003.5 Elevation Change

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[B] 1003.6 Means of Egress Continuity

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[B] 1003.7 Elevators, Escalators and Moving Walks

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Section 1004 Occupant Load

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[B] 1004.1 Design Occupant Load

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[B] 1004.1.1 Cumulative Occupant Loads

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[B] 1004.1.1.1 Intervening Spaces

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[B] 1004.1.1.2 Adjacent Levels

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[B] 1004.1.2 Areas Without Fixed Seating

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[B] 1004.2 Increased Occupant Load

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[B] 1004.3 Posting of Occupant Load

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[B] 1004.4 Fixed Seating

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[B] 1004.5 Outdoor Areas

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[B] 1004.6 Multiple Occupancies

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Section 1005 Means of Egress Sizing

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[B] 1005.1 General

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[B] 1005.2 Minimum Width Based on Component

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[B] 1005.3 Required Capacity Based on Occupant Load

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[B] 1005.3.1 Stairways

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[B] 1005.3.2 Other Egress Components

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[B] 1005.4 Continuity

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[B] 1005.5 Distribution of Egress Capacity

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[B] 1005.6 Egress Convergence

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[B] 1005.7 Encroachment

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[B] 1005.7.1 Doors

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[B] 1005.7.2 Other Projections

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[B] 1005.7.3 Protruding Objects

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Section 1006 Means of Egress Illumination

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[B] 1006.1 Illumination Required

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[B] 1006.2 Illumination Level

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[B] 1006.3 Emergency Power for Illumination

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[B] 1006.3.1 Illumination Level Under Emergency Power

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Section 1007 Accessible Means of Egress

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[B] 1007.1 Accessible Means of Egress Required

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[B] 1007.2 Continuity and Components

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[B] 1007.2.1 Elevators Required

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[B] 1007.3 Stairways

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[B] 1007.4 Elevators

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[B] 1007.5 Platform Lifts

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[B] 1007.5.1 Openness

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[B] 1007.6 Areas of Refuge

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[B] 1007.6.1 Size

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[B] 1007.6.2 Separation

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[B] 1007.6.3 Two-Way Communication

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[B] 1007.7 Exterior Area for Assisted Rescue

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[B] 1007.7.1 Level of Exit Discharge

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[B] 1007.7.2 Outdoor Facilities

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[B] 1007.7.3 Size

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[B] 1007.7.4 Separation

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[B] 1007.7.5 Openness

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[B] 1007.7.6 Stairway

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[B] 1007.8 Two-Way Communication

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[B] 1007.8.1 System Requirements

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1007.8.2 Directions

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[B] 1007.9 Signage

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[B] 1007.10 Directional Signage

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[B] 1007.11 Instructions

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Section 1008 Doors, Gates and Turnstiles

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[B] 1008.1 Doors

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[B] 1008.1.1 Size of Doors

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[B] 1008.1.1.1 Projections Into Clear Width

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[B] 1008.1.2 Door Swing

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[B] 1008.1.3 Door Opening Force

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[B] 1008.1.3.1 Location of Applied Forces

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[B] 1008.1.4 Special Doors

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[B] 1008.1.4.1 Revolving Doors

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[B] 1008.1.4.1.1 Egress Component

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[B] 1008.1.4.1.2 Other Than Egress Component

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[B] 1008.1.4.2 Power-Operated Doors

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[B] 1008.1.4.3 Horizontal Sliding Doors

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[B] 1008.1.4.4 Security Grilles

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[B] 1008.1.5 Floor Elevation

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[B] 1008.1.6 Landings at Doors

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[B] 1008.1.7 Thresholds

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[B] 1008.1.8 Door Arrangement

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[B] 1008.1.9 Door Operations

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[B] 1008.1.9.1 Hardware

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[B] 1008.1.9.2 Hardware Height

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[B] 1008.1.9.3 Locks and Latches

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[B] 1008.1.9.4 Bolt Locks

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[B] 1008.1.9.5 Unlatching

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[B] 1008.1.9.5.1 Closet and Bathroom Doors in Group R-4 Occupancies

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[B] 1008.1.9.6 Special Locking Arrangements in Group I-2

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[B] 1008.1.9.7 Delayed Egress Locks

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[B] 1008.1.9.8 Access-Controlled Egress Doors

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[B] 1008.1.9.9 Electromagnetically Locked Egress Doors

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[B] 1008.1.9.10 Locking Arrangements in Correctional Facilities

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[B] 1008.1.9.11 Stairway Doors

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[B] 1008.1.10 Panic and Fire Exit Hardware

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[B] 1008.1.10.1 Installation

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[B] 1008.1.10.2 Balanced Doors

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[B] 1008.2 Gates

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[B] 1008.2.1 Stadiums

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[B] 1008.3 Turnstiles

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[B] 1008.3.1 High Turnstile

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[B] 1008.3.2 Additional Door

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Section 1009 Stairways

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[B] 1009.1 General

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[B] 1009.2 Interior Exit Stairways

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[B] 1009.2.1 Where Required

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[B] 1009.2.2 Enclosure

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[B] 1009.3 Exit Access Stairways

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[B] 1009.3.1 Construction

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[B] 1009.3.1.1 Materials

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[B] 1009.3.1.2 Fire-Resistance Rating

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[B] 1009.3.1.3 Continuity

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[B] 1009.3.1.4 Openings

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[B] 1009.3.1.4.1 Prohibited Openings

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[B] 1009.3.1.5 Penetrations

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[B] 1009.3.1.5.1 Prohibited Penetrations

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[B] 1009.3.1.6 Joints

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[B] 1009.3.1.7 Ducts and Air Transfer Openings

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[B] 1009.3.1.8 Exterior Walls

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[B] 1009.4 Width

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[B] 1009.5 Headroom

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[B] 1009.6 Walkline

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[B] 1009.7 Stair Treads and Risers

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[B] 1009.7.1 Dimension Reference Surfaces

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[B] 1009.7.2 Riser Height and Tread Depth

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[B] 1009.7.3 Winder Treads

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[B] 1009.7.4 Dimensional Uniformity

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[B] 1009.7.5 Nosing and Riser Profile

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[B] 1009.7.5.1 Nosing Projection Size

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[B] 1009.7.5.2 Nosing Projection Uniformity

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[B] 1009.7.5.3 Solid Risers

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[B] 1009.8 Stairway Landings

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[B] 1009.9 Stairway Construction

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[B] 1009.9.1 Stairway Walking Surface

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[B] 1009.9.2 Outdoor Conditions

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[B] 1009.9.3 Enclosures Under Interior Stairways

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[B] 1009.9.4 Enclosure Under Exterior Stairways

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[B] 1009.10 Vertical Rise

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[B] 1009.11 Curved Stairways

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[B] 1009.12 Spiral Stairways

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[B] 1009.13 Alternating Tread Devices

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[B] 1009.13.1 Handrails of Alternating Tread Devices

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[B] 1009.13.2 Treads of Alternating Tread Devices

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[B] 1009.14 Ship Ladders

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[B] 1009.15 Handrails

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[B] 1009.16 Stairway to Roof

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[B] 1009.16.1 Roof Access

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[B] 1009.16.2 Protection at Roof Hatch Openings

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[B] 1009.17 Stairway to Elevator Equipment

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Section 1010 Ramps

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[B] 1010.1 Scope

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[B] 1010.2 Enclosure

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[B] 1010.3 Slope

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[B] 1010.4 Cross Slope

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[B] 1010.5 Vertical Rise

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[B] 1010.6 Minimum Dimensions

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[B] 1010.6.1 Width

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[B] 1010.6.2 Headroom

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[B] 1010.6.3 Restrictions

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[B] 1010.7 Landings

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[B] 1010.7.1 Slope

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[B] 1010.7.2 Width

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[B] 1010.7.3 Length

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[B] 1010.7.4 Change in Direction

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[B] 1010.7.5 Doorways

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[B] 1010.8 Ramp Construction

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[B] 1010.8.1 Ramp Surface

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[B] 1010.8.2 Outdoor Conditions

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[B] 1010.9 Handrails

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[B] 1010.10 Edge Protection

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[B] 1010.10.1 Curb, Rail, Wall or Barrier

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[B] 1010.10.2 Extended Floor or Ground Surface

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[B] 1010.11 Guards

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Section 1011 Exit Signs

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[B] 1011.1 Where Required

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[B] 1011.2 Floor-Level Exit Signs in Group R-1

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[B] 1011.3 Illumination

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[B] 1011.4 Raised Character and Braille Exit Signs

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[B] 1011.5 Internally Illuminated Exit Signs

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[B] 1011.6 Externally Illuminated Exit Signs

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[B] 1011.6.1 Graphics

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[B] 1011.6.2 Exit Sign Illumination

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[B] 1011.6.3 Power Source

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Section 1012 Handrails

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[B] 1012.1 Where Required

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[B] 1012.2 Height

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[B] 1012.3 Handrail Graspability

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[B] 1012.3.1 Type I

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[B] 1012.3.2 Type II

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[B] 1012.4 Continuity

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[B] 1012.5 Fittings

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[B] 1012.6 Handrail Extensions

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[B] 1012.7 Clearance

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[B] 1012.8 Projections

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[B] 1012.9 Intermediate Handrails

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Section 1013 Guards

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[B] 1013.1 General

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[B] 1013.2 Where Required

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[B] 1013.2.1 Glazing

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[B] 1013.3 Height

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[B] 1013.4 Opening Limitations

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[B] 1013.5 Screen Porches

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[B] 1013.6 Mechanical Equipment

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[B] 1013.7 Roof Access

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[B] 1013.8 Window Sills

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1013.8.1 Window Opening Control Devices

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Section 1014 Exit Access

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[B] 1014.1 General

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[B] 1014.2 Egress Through Intervening Spaces

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[B] 1014.2.1 Multiple Tenants

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[B] 1014.3 Common Path of Egress Travel

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Section 1015 Exit and Exit Access Doorways

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[B] 1015.1 Exits or Exit Access Doorways From Spaces

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[B] 1015.1.1 Three or More Exits or Exit Access Doorways

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[B] 1015.2 Exit or Exit Access Doorway Arrangement

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[B] 1015.2.1 Two Exits or Exit Access Doorways

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[B] 1015.2.2 Three or More Exits or Exit Access Doorways

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[B] 1015.3 Boiler, Incinerator and Furnace Rooms

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[B] 1015.4 Refrigeration Machinery Rooms

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[B] 1015.5 Refrigerated Rooms or Spaces

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[B] 1015.6 Day Care Means of Egress

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Section 1016 Exit Access Travel Distance

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[B] 1016.1 General

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[B] 1016.2 Limitations

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[B] 1016.2.1 Exterior Egress Balcony Increase

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[B] 1016.3 Measurement

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[B] 1016.3.1 Exit Access Stairways and Ramps

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Section 1017 Aisles

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[B] 1017.1 General

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[B] 1017.2 Aisles in Assembly Spaces

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[B] 1017.3 Aisles in Groups B and M

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[B] 1017.4 Aisle Accessways in Group M

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[B] 1017.5 Aisles in Other Than Assembly Spaces and Groups B and M

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Section 1018 Corridors

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[B] 1018.1 Construction

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[B] 1018.2 Width

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[B] 1018.3 Obstruction

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[B] 1018.4 Dead Ends

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[B] 1018.5 Air Movement in Corridors

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[B] 1018.5.1 Corridor Ceiling

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[B] 1018.6 Corridor Continuity

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Section 1019 Egress Balconies

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[B] 1019.1 General

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[B] 1019.2 Wall Separation

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[B] 1019.3 Openness

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[B] 1019.4 Location

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Section 1020 Exits

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[B] 1020.1 General

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[B] 1020.2 Exterior Exit Doors

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[B] 1020.2.1 Detailed Requirements

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[B] 1020.2.2 Arrangement

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Section 1021 Number of Exits and Exit Configuration

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[B] 1021.1 General

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[B] 1021.2 Exits From Stories

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[B] 1021.2.1 Mixed Occupancies

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[B] 1021.2.2 Basements

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[B] 1021.2.3 Single-Story or Multiple-Story Dwelling Units

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[B] 1021.2.4 Three or More Exits

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[B] 1021.2.5 Additional Exits

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[B] 1021.3 Exit Configuration

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[B] 1021.3.1 Access to Exits at Adjacent Levels

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[B] 1021.4 Vehicular Ramps

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Section 1022 Interior Exit Stairways and Ramps

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[B] 1022.1 General

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[B] 1022.2 Construction

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[B] 1022.3 Termination

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[B] 1022.3.1 Extension

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[B] 1022.4 Openings

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[B] 1022.5 Penetrations

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[B] 1022.6 Ventilation

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[B] 1022.7 Interior Exit Stairway and Ramp Exterior Walls

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[B] 1022.8 Discharge Identification

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[B] 1022.9 Stairway Identification Signs

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[B] 1022.9.1 Signage Requirements

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[B] 1022.10 Smokeproof Enclosures and Pressurized Stairways and Ramps

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[B] 1022.10.1 Termination and Extension

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[B] 1022.10.2 Enclosure Access

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Section 1023 Exit Passageways

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[B] 1023.1 Exit Passageway

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[B] 1023.2 Width

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[B] 1023.3 Construction

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[B] 1023.4 Termination

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[B] 1023.5 Openings and Penetrations

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[B] 1023.6 Penetrations

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Section 1024 Luminous Egress Path Markings

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[B] 1024.1 General

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[B] 1024.2 Markings Within Exit Components

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[B] 1024.2.1 Steps

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[B] 1024.2.2 Landings

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[B] 1024.2.3 Handrails

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[B] 1024.2.4 Perimeter Demarcation Lines

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[B] 1024.2.4.1 Floor-Mounted Demarcation Lines

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[B] 1024.2.4.2 Wall-Mounted Demarcation Lines

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[B] 1024.2.4.3 Transition

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[B] 1024.2.5 Obstacles

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[B] 1024.2.6 Doors Within the Exit Path

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[B] 1024.2.6.1 Emergency Exit Symbol

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[B] 1024.2.6.2 Door Hardware Markings

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[B] 1024.2.6.3 Door Frame Markings

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[B] 1024.3 Uniformity

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[B] 1024.4 Self-Luminous and Photoluminescent

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[B] 1024.5 Illumination

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Section 1025 Horizontal Exits

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[B] 1025.1 Horizontal Exits

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[B] 1025.2 Separation

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[B] 1025.3 Opening Protectives

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[B] 1025.4 Capacity of Refuge Area

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Section 1026 Exterior Exit Stairways and Ramps

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[B] 1026.1 Exterior Exit Stairways and Ramps

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[B] 1026.2 Use in a Means of Egress

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[B] 1026.3 Open Side

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[B] 1026.4 Side Yards

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[B] 1026.5 Location

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[B] 1026.6 Exterior Stairway and Ramp Protection

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Section 1027 Exit Discharge

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[B] 1027.1 General

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[B] 1027.2 Exit Discharge Capacity

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[B] 1027.3 Exit Discharge Components

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[B] 1027.4 Egress Courts

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[B] 1027.4.1 Width

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1027.4.2 Construction and Openings

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[B] 1027.5 Access to a Public Way

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Section 1028 Assembly

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[B] 1028.1 General

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[B] 1028.1.1 Bleachers

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[B] 1028.1.1.1 Spaces Under Grandstands and Bleachers

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[B] 1028.2 Assembly Main Exit

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[B] 1028.3 Assembly Other Exits

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[B] 1028.4 Foyers and Lobbies

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[B] 1028.5 Interior Balcony and Gallery Means of Egress

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[B] 1028.6 Width of Means of Egress for Assembly

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[B] 1028.6.1 Without Smoke Protection

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[B] 1028.6.2 Smoke-Protected Seating

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[B] 1028.6.2.1 Smoke Control

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[B] 1028.6.2.2 Roof Height

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[B] 1028.6.2.3 Automatic Sprinklers

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[B] 1028.6.3 Width of Means of Egress for Outdoor Smoke-Protected Assembly Seating

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[B] 1028.7 Travel Distance

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[B] 1028.8 Common Path of Egress Travel

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[B] 1028.8.1 Path Through Adjacent Row

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[B] 1028.9 Assembly Aisles Are Required

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[B] 1028.9.1 Minimum Aisle Width

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[B] 1028.9.2 Aisle Width

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[B] 1028.9.3 Converging Aisles

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[B] 1028.9.4 Uniform Width

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[B] 1028.9.5 Assembly Aisle Termination

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[B] 1028.9.6 Assembly Aisle Obstructions

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[B] 1028.10 Aisle Accessways

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[B] 1028.10.1 Seating at Tables

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[B] 1028.10.1.1 Aisle Accessway Width for Seating at Tables

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[B] 1028.10.1.2 Seating at Table Aisle Accessway Length

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[B] 1028.10.2 Clear Width of Aisle Accessways Serving Seating in Rows

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[B] 1028.10.2.1 Dual Access

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[B] 1028.10.2.2 Single Access

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[B] 1028.11 Assembly Aisle Walking Surfaces

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[B] 1028.11.1 Treads

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[B] 1028.11.2 Risers

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[B] 1028.11.3 Tread Contrasting Marking Stripe

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[B] 1028.12 Seat Stability

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[B] 1028.13 Handrails

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[B] 1028.13.1 Discontinuous Handrails

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[B] 1028.13.2 Intermediate Handrails

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[B] 1028.14 Assembly Guards

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[B] 1028.14.1 Cross Aisles

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[B] 1028.14.2 Sightline-Constrained Guard Heights

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[B] 1028.14.3 Guards at the End of Aisles

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Section 1029 Emergency Escape and Rescue

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[B] 1029.1 General

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[B] 1029.2 Minimum Size

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[B] 1029.2.1 Minimum Dimensions

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[B] 1029.3 Maximum Height From Floor

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[B] 1029.4 Operational Constraints

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[B] 1029.5 Window Wells

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[B] 1029.5.1 Minimum Size

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[B] 1029.5.2 Ladders or Steps

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Section 1030 Maintenance of the Means of Egress

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1030.1 General

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1030.2 Reliability

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1030.2.1 Security Devices and Egress Locks

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1030.3 Obstructions

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[B] 1030.4 Exit Signs

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1030.5 Nonexit Identification

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1030.6 Finishes, Furnishings and Decorations

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1030.7 Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings

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1030.8 Testing and Maintenance

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1030.9 Floor Identification Signs

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