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Egress - Fundamental Requirements

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Title: Egress - Fundamental Requirements
Type: Text Slide
Content:
  • Exits sufficient for escape
  • Redundancy of safeguards
  • Building structures not a danger
  • No locks or devices to prevent emergency egress
  • Means of egress clearly visible and understandable
  • Non-exits marked "Not an Exit"
  • Adequate and reliable illumination
  • Fire alarm facilities where necessary
  • Not a hazard under normal occupancy conditions


Access to Exits

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Title: Access to Exits
Type: Text Slide
Content:
  • Accessible at all times
  • Door of side-hinged, swinging type; swing with exit travel when room occupied by more than 50 persons
  • Not through any room subject to locking
  • Access clearly recognizable
  • Exit doors not covered or decorated so as to confuse their purpose
  • No mirrors on or near exit doors
  • Routes or exits not toward high hazard locations, unless shielded
  • Minimum width of way of exit access: 28 inches

Exit Markings

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Title: Exit Markings
Type: Text Slide
Content:
  • Letters 6 inches high marking exits
  • Directional signs where way to exit not readily apparent
  • "NOT AN EXIT" on doors, passageways, and stairways that are not means of egress
  • Illumination
  • Signs not obstructed

Emergency Action Plans - Minimum Elements

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Title: Emergency Action Plans - Minimum Elements
Type: Text Slide
Content:
  • Escape procedures and escape route assignments
  • Critical operations shutdown procedures
  • Procedure to account for all personnel
  • Rescue and medical duties assignment
  • Means of reporting fires and emergencies
  • Identification of responsible persons for further information

Training

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Title: Training
Type: Text Slide
Content:
  • Training of persons to assist in orderly evacuation before implementation of plans
  • Parts of plan that employee must know to protect himself in event of emergency
  • Plan to be reviewed with each covered employee
    • Initially
    • When employee's responsibilities change
    • When plan changes



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