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International Fire Code 2012 (IFC 2012)

ICC 300 Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating, and Grandstands

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Adult day care centers are classified in accordance with the following and must meet the fire safety requirements for the designated occupancy classification.
Centers serving only participants who are capable of taking appropriate action for self-preservation under emergency conditions shall meet all applicable requirements for Group E occupancies.
Centers serving only participants who are not capable of taking appropriate action for self-preservation under emergency conditions shall meet all applicable requirements for Group I-4 occupancies.
Centers serving a population that includes both participants who are capable and participants who are not capable of taking appropriate action for self-preservation under emergency conditions shall meet the occupancy requirements for Group I-4 or Group E occupancies. In addition to the requirements for Group E occupancies, the center shall meet the requirements set forth in Sections 8102.1.3.1 through 8102.1.3.4.
Not more than 50 percent of the center's licensed capacity shall be made up of participants who are not capable of taking appropriate action for self-preservation under emergency conditions.
The center must be located on a floor level with all exits directly to grade without any intervening stairs.
The center shall be protected with a complete automatic fire detection system consisting of automatic smoke detection in all corridors and at the top of all stairways and automatic detection in boiler and furnace rooms, kitchens, storage rooms, custodial closets, laundries, and other hazardous areas. In buildings equipped with manual fire alarm systems, the manual fire alarm and automatic detection systems shall be electrically interconnected.
The center shall demonstrate the ability to evacuate the entire population of the center within three minutes.
Residential hospice facilities meeting the fire-protection provisions of Chapter 32 of the National Fire Protection Association Standard No. 101 (Quincy, Massachusetts, 2000) for impractical evacuation capabilities shall be classified as Group R-4 occupancies, if serving six to 12 persons, or as Group R-3 occupancies, if serving five or fewer persons. For purposes of this section, Standard No. 101 (2000) Chapter 32 is incorporated by reference, is not subject to frequent change and is available at the State Law Library, 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, Minnesota 55155.
Supervised living facilities are classified in accordance with Chapter 2 and must meet the fire safety requirements for the designated occupancy classification.
Class A-2 supervised living facilities housing not more than 16 persons, excluding staff, must meet Group R-4 occupancy requirements. Class A-2 supervised living facilities housing more than 16 persons, excluding staff, must meet Group I-1 occupancy requirements.
Class B-1 supervised living facilities meeting the fire-protection provisions of Chapter 32 of the National Fire Protection Association Standard No. 101 (Quincy, Massachusetts, 2000) for impractical evacuation capabilities shall be classified as Group R-3 occupancies. For the purposes of Sections 8104.1.3 and 8104.1.4, Standard No. 101 (2000) Chapter 32 is incorporated by reference, is not subject to frequent change and is available at the State Law Library, 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155.
Class B-2 supervised living facilities meeting the fire-protection provisions of Chapter 32 of the National Fire Protection Association Standard No. 101 (Quincy, Massachusetts, 2000) for impractical evacuation capabilities shall be classified as Group R-4 occupancies.
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