CODES TO LIVE BY
When it comes to the
doors, fire exits and the type of
hardware on the doors of your business;
is the basic guideline various jurisdictions base their Life Safety Codes on.
The underlying premise is:
door MUST be operable by anyone in the building
the locking device must be operable ("... with no special knowledge ... even
in the dark") by anyone leaving the premises. Which
multiple locking devices, double cylinder deadbolts, chains, hasps, padlocks
and drop bars
specifically exempted by the local fire marshal).
Codes stipulate the
"path of travel
" to a fire exit,
be free of all
The door and any exit hardware
on it, must be
in "good working order".
Otherwise, you could be in
violation of local Life Safety Codes
penalties or even
close down your business.
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