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American Society for

Healthcare Engineering
Code Summary Report
CODE SUMMARY HEALTH CARE NEW BUILDINGS

This code summary is based on the following codes:


2000 Edition NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code (LSC), as adopted by The Joint Commission and CMS
2009 Edition NFPA 101
2012 Edition NFPA 101 (Based on proposed changes outlined in the ROC ballot results. Additional changes may be needed in July, 2011 after
membership vote is finalized.)
2009 Edition International Building Code
1999 Edition of NFPA 9999, Standard for Health care Facilities as referenced by 2000 NFPA 101
2005 Edition of NFPA 99, Standard for Health care Facilities as referenced by 2009 NFPA 101
1998 Edition of NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers as referenced by 2000 NFPA 101
2007 Edition of NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers as referenced by 2009 NFPA 101
1999 Edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems as referenced by 2000 NFPA 101
2007 Edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems as referenced by 2009 NFPA 101
2000 Edition of NFPA 14,
14 Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems as referenced by 2000 NFPA 101
2007 Edition of NFPA 14, Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems as referenced by 2009 NFPA 101

This code summary is based on the following assumptions:


The building is designated as Healthcare/I-2.
The building is protected throughout by an automatic sprinkler system using quick response sprinklers.
The building is four stories (non
(non-highrise).
highrise)
Addresses code requirements for a New Health Care Occupancy only.
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Code Category Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
1 Occupancy
2 Occupancy Classification I-2 Health care Health care Health care
(308.3) (6.1.5.1) (6.1.5.1) (6.1.5.1)
3 Construction Type
4 Minimum Construction Type Type IB Type II (222) Type II (222) Type II (222)
(Table 503) (Table 18.1.6.2) (Table 18.1.6.1) (Table 18.1.6.1)
5 Height and Area Limits
6 Maximum Height Allowed 180 feet N/A N/A N/A
(Table 503, Section 504.2)
7 Allowable Area UL N/A N/A N/A
(Table 503)
8 Maximum Number of Stories 5 Stories 4 Stories 4 Stories 4 Stories
(Table 503, Section 504.2) (Table 18.1.6.2) (Table 18.1.6.1) Basements shall not be considered a
story
(Table 18.1.6.1)

9 Fire-Resistance Ratings of Exterior


Walls
10 Distance to Lot Line or Imaginary Where 30 feet or greater, no N/A N/A N/A
Line requirement. One-hour elsewhere.
(Table 602)

11 Specific Occupancy Requirements


for Group I-2
12 Corridors in I-2 Corridors in Group I-2 must be Corridors shall be separated from all Corridors shall be separated from all Corridors shall be separated from all
continuous to the exits and be other areas by partitions complying other areas by partitions complying other areas by partitions complying
separated from other areas in with 18.3.6.2 through 18.3.6.5 unless with 18.3.6.2 through 18.3.6.5 unless with 18.3.6.2 through 18.3.6.5 unless
accordance with Section 407.3 except otherwise permitted otherwise permitted otherwise permitted
as provided in Sections 407.2.1 - (18.3.6.1) (18.3.6.1) (18.3.6.1)
407.2.4.
(407.2)

13 Waiting areas off Corridors Spaces of unlimited area including Waiting areas and similar spaces Waiting areas and similar spaces Waiting areas and similar spaces
waiting areas and similar spaces located off corridors are permitted to located off corridors are permitted to located off corridors are permitted to
constructed as required for corridors be open to the corridor provided the be open to the corridor provided the be open to the corridor provided the
are permitted to be open to the waiting area does not exceed 600 sf waiting area does not exceed 600 sf waiting area does not exceed 600 sf
corridor provided the spaces are not and is protected by an electrically and is protected by an electrically and is protected by an electrically
used for sleeping units, treatment or supevised automatic smoke detection supevised automatic smoke detection supevised automatic smoke detection
hazardous uses, a detection system is system in accordance with 18.3.4. system in accordance with 18.3.4. system in accordance with 18.3.4.
used, and exits are not obstructed. Each area shall be arranged to allow Each area shall be arranged to allow Each area shall be arranged to allow
(407.2.2) direct supervision by facility staff and direct supervision by facility staff and direct supervision by facility staff and
does not obstruct access to exits. does not obstruct access to exits. does not obstruct access to exits.
(18.3.6.1) (18.3.6.1) (18.3.6.1)

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Code Category Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
14 Nurses' Stations off Corridors Nurses' Stations and similar spaces Nurse stations do not need to be Nurse stations do not need to be Nurse stations do not need to be
for doctors' and nurses' charting, separated separated separated
communications and related clerical (18.3.6.1(3)) (18.3.6.1(3)) (18.3.6.1(3))
activities are permitted to be open to
the corridor when constructed as
required for corridors.
(407.2.1)

15 Mental Health Treatment Mental health treatment areas are not N/A N/A N/A
(Areas Open to Corridors) required to be separated from
corridors when they meet the
following conditions:
1. Area is no larger than 1500 sq ft.
2. supervision by facility staff
3. No exit access obstruction
4. Area is euipped with fire detection
system
5. One space per smoke compartment
6. Area walls and ceilings constructed
as required for corridors.
(407.2.3)

16 Smoke Compartments: Every story used by patients for Every story used by patients for Every story used by patients for Every story used by patients for
sleeping or treatment and other sleeping or treatment and other sleeping or treatment and other sleeping or treatment and other
stories with an occupant load of 50 or stories with an occupant load of 50 or stories with an occupant load of 50 or stories with an occupant load of 50 or
more must be divided into at least more must be divided into at least more must be divided into at least more must be divided into at least
two smoke compartments constructed two smoke compartments constructed two smoke compartments constructed two smoke compartments constructed
as smoke barriers. as smoke barriers. as smoke barriers. as smoke barriers.
(407.4) (18.3.7.1) (18.3.7.1) (18.3.7.1)

17 Not required where: Not required where: Not required where:


1. stories contain a health care 1. stories contain a health care 1. stories contain a health care
occupancy, located totally above the occupancy, located totally above the occupancy, located totally above the
health care health care health care
2. Separated, non-healthcare 2. Separated, non-healthcare 2. Separated, non-healthcare
occupancies occupancies occupancies
3. occupancies more than one story 3. occupancies more than one story 3. occupancies more than one story
below the healthcare floor below the healthcare floor below the healthcare floor
4. Open air parking structures 4. Open air parking structures 4. Open air parking structures
protected by a sprinkler system. protected by a sprinkler system. protected by a sprinkler system.
(18.3.7.2) (18.3.7.2) (18.3.7.2)

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Code Category Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
18 Smoke Compartment Size Compartment sizes may not exceed Compartment sizes may not exceed Compartment sizes may not exceed Compartment sizes may not exceed
22,500 s.f. and the travel distance 22,500 s.f. and the travel distance 22,500 s.f. and the travel distance 22,500 s.f. and the travel distance
from any point in a smoke from any point in a smoke from any point in a smoke from any point in a smoke
compartment to a smoke barrier door compartment to a smoke barrier door compartment to a smoke barrier door compartment to a smoke barrier door
may not exceed 200 feet. Smoke may not exceed 200 feet. Smoke may not exceed 200 feet. Smoke may not exceed 200 feet. Smoke
barriers must comply with Section barriers must comply with Section 8.3 barriers must comply with Section 8.5 barriers must comply with Section 8.5
710. and be no less than 1 hour rated and be no less than 1 hour rated and be no less than 1 hour rated
(407.4) (18.3.7.1 and 18.3.7.3) (18.3.7.1 and 18.3.7.3) (18.3.7.1 and 18.3.7.3)

19 Smoke Compartment Refuge Area Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per
patient within corridors, patient patient within corridors, patient patient within corridors, patient patient within corridors, patient
rooms, lounge or dining , other low rooms, lounge or dining , other low rooms, lounge or dining , other low rooms, lounge or dining , other low
hazard areas on each side of the hazard areas on each side of the hazard areas on each side of the hazard areas on each side of the
smoke barrier. smoke barrier. smoke barrier. smoke barrier.
(18.3.7.4) (18.3.7.5.1) (18.3.7.5.1)

20 For floors not housing bed or litter For floors not housing bed or litter For floors not housing bed or litter For floors not housing bed or litter
patients , provide 6 net square feet patients , provide 6 net square feet patients , provide 6 net square feet patients , provide 6 net square feet
per occupant on each side of smoke per occupant on each side of smoke per occupant on each side of smoke per occupant on each side of smoke
barrier for the total number of barrier for the total number of barrier for the total number of barrier for the total number of
occupants in adjoining smoke occupants in adjoining smoke occupants in adjoining smoke occupants in adjoining smoke
compartments. compartments. compartments. compartments.
(407.4.1) (18.3.7.4) (18.3.7.5.2) (18.3.7.5.2)

21 Smoke Compartment Independent An independent means of egress Not less than two exits of the types Not less than two exits of the types Not less than two exits of the types
Egress must be provided from each smoke described in 18.2.2.2 through described in 18.2.2.2 through described in 18.2.2.2 through
compartment. Reentry into the smoke 18.2.2.10 shall be accessible from each 18.2.2.10 shall be accessible from each 18.2.2.10 shall be accessible from each
compartment for egress is not smoke compartment(s) and shall not smoke compartment(s) and shall not smoke compartment(s) and shall not
permitted. require return through the require return through the require return through the
(407.4.2) compartment of fire origin compartment of fire origin compartment of fire origin
(18.2.4.3) (18.2.4.3) (18.2.4.3)

22 Smoke Compartment Sprinkler Patient sleeping units within smoke Listed quick-response or listed Listed quick-response or listed Listed quick-response or listed
System compartments are required to be residential sprinklers shall be used residential sprinklers shall be used residential sprinklers shall be used
equipped with an NFPA 13 sprinkler throughout smoke compartments throughout smoke compartments throughout smoke compartments
system. Smoke compartments must containing patient sleeping areas containing patient sleeping areas containing patient sleeping areas
use approved quick-response or (18.3.5.2 - See Appendix) (18.3.5.6 - See Appendix) (18.3.5.6 - See Appendix)
residential sprinklers per Section
903.3.2.
(407.6)

23 Fire Resistive Requirements


24 Corridors Must be constructed as smoke Must limit the transfer of smoke Must limit the transfer of smoke Must limit the transfer of smoke
partitions in Group I-2 Occupancies (18.3.6.2) (18.3.6.2.1) (18.3.6.2.3)
(407.3)

25 Smoke Barriers 1-Hour smoke barrier 1-hour smoke barrier 1-hour smoke barrier 1-hour smoke barrier
(710.3) (18.3.7.3) (18.3.7.3) (18.3.7.3)

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26 Must be continuous from outside Smoke barriers must be continuous Smoke barriers must be continuous Smoke barriers must be continuous
wall to outside wall and be from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, from wall to wall, barrier to barrier,
constructed from the floor to the or from floor to floor and through or from floor to floor and through or from floor to floor and through
underside of the floor or roof above concealed spaces. concealed spaces. concealed spaces.
or to the underside of a ceiling and (8.3.2) (8.5.2) (8.5.2)
limit the transfer of smoke.
(710.4)

27 Doors in smoke barriers shall be self 18.3.7.8


or automatic closing. Latching
hardware is not required. Stops shall
be provided at the head and sides of
door frames. Rabbets, bevels, or
astragals to be provided at the
meeting edges of pairs of doors.
Center mullions prohbited

28 Shaft Enclosures 2-hour fire barrier 2-hour fire barrier 2-hour fire barrier 2-hour fire barrier
(Connecting 4 or More Stories) (708.4) (8.2.5.4(1)) (8.6.5(1)) (8.6.5(1))
Shaft enclosures must be constructed
in accordance with Section 708.

29 Shaft Enclosures 1-hour fire barrier Connecting up to 3 1-hour fire barrier Connecting up to 3 1-hour fire barrier Connecting up to 3 1-hour fire barrier Connecting up to 3
(Connecting 3 Stories or Less) stories stories (8.2.5.4(2)) stories stories
(708.4) (8.6.5(2)) (8.6.5(2))
30 Exit Stair Enclosures 2-hour fire barrier 2-hour fire barrier 2-hour fire barrier 2-hour fire barrier
(Connecting 4 or more Stories) (1022.1) (7.1.3.2.1(b)) (7.1.3.2.1(2)) (7.1.3.2.1(2))
31 Exit Stair Enclosures 1-hour fire barrier 1-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(a)) 1-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(1)) 1-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(1))
(Connecting 3 Stories or Less) (1022.1)
32 Exit Passageways Fire barrier with not less than 1-hour Fire barrier with same rating as that Fire barrier with same rating as that Fire barrier with same rating as that
and/or with same rating as that for for the exit stair enclosure that it for the exit stair enclosure that it for the exit stair enclosure that it
the exit stair enclosure that it serves. serves. serves. serves.
(1023.3) (7.2.6.2) (7.2.6.2) (7.2.6.2)

33 Horizontal Exit wall 2-hour fire barrier and barrier must 2-hour fire barrier and barrier must 2-hour fire barrier and barrier must 2-hour fire barrier and barrier must
extend through all levels of the continue to grade level unless all continue to grade level unless all continue to grade level unless all
building unless floor assemblies have stairs discharge directly to outside stairs discharge directly to outside stairs discharge directly to outside
a fire-resistance rating of not less than and floor with horizontal exit does and floor with horizontal exit does and floor with horizontal exit does
2 hours with no unprotected not have an unprotected vertical not have an unprotected vertical not have an unprotected vertical
openings. opening. opening. opening.
(1025.2) (7.2.4.3.1) (7.2.4.3.1 and 7.2.4.3.3) (7.2.4.3.1 and 7.2.4.3.3)

34 Horizontal Exit Opening Protection 1- 1/2 hours 1- 1/2 hours 1- 1/2 hours 1- 1/2 hours
(doors) (Table 715.4) (8.2.3.2.3) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)

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Code Category Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
35 Permitted Unprotected Floor Permitted provided the following: Communicating space is permitted by Permitted provided the following: Permitted provided the following:
Openings. 1. Connects a mezzanine and the 18.3.1.1 1. Connects no more than two 1. Connects no more than two
floor below Unprotected floor openings permitted adjacent floors adjacent floors
( Unless permitted by the code all 2. Escalator or open stair cannot be a provided: 2. Is separated from floor openings 2. Is separated from floor openings
floor openings to be protected as portion of he means of egress. 1. Conects no more than 2 adjacent serving other floors serving other floors
noted above for a shaft.) (708.2) stories 3. Opening is separated from 3. Opening is separated from
(711) 2. Is separated from floor opening corridors corridors
serving other floors 4. Convenience openings shall be 4. Convenience openings shall be
3. Separated from corridors separated from by a smoke partition. separated from by a smoke partition.
4. Shall not serve as a required means 4. Opening is not part of a required 4. Opening is not part of a required
of egress exit path. exit path.
(8.2.5.5) (8.6.8.2) (8.6.8.2)

36 Horizontal Assemblies Floor and roof assemblies required to Required by NFPA 220 Required by NFPA 221 Required by NFPA 222
have a fire-resistive rating must
comply with this section. Otherwise,
713.4.2
(712)

37 Horizontal Assemblies Required to have a fire resistance N/A N/A N/A


(Fire Resistive Rating) rating not less than that required for
building construction type.
(712.3)

38 Exterior Walls Fire resistive rating per Table 601 & N/A N/A N/A
602
(705.5)
Buildings on the same lot must have
and imaginary line assumed between
them for opening protection, fire
rating & roof covering requirements.
(705.3)
Structural stability
(705.6)
Parapets
(705.11)
Joints
(714.1)
Voids at intersection of exterior
curtain wall and floor/ceiling
assembly must be properly sealed
(714.4)

39 Elevator Lobbies Elevator lobbies required in Required if used for occupant Required if used for occupant Required if used for occupant
accordance with Section 708 unless evacuation. Shall meet the following: evacuation. Shall meet the following: evacuation. Shall meet the following:
the elevator hoistway is pressurized. very floor served by the elevator shall very floor served by the elevator shall very floor served by the elevator shall
Construct as smoke partitions . have an elevator lobby and form a 1- have an elevator lobby and form a 1- have an elevator lobby and form a 1-
(708.14.1) hour barrier in accordance with 8.5 hour barrier in accordance with 8.5 hour barrier in accordance with 8.5
(7.2.13.3) (7.2.13.3) (7.2.13.3)

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Code Category Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
40 Fire-Resistance Ratings of Structural Structural elements to comply with Structural members supporting the 2 Structural members supporting the 2 Structural members supporting the 2
Members Section 704. hour floor assembly shall have the hour floor assembly shall have the hour floor assembly shall have the
(704) resistance rating required of the resistance rating required of the resistance rating required of the
building building building
(18.1.6.2(b)) (18.1.6.2(3)) (18.1.6.2(3))

Roof covering shall meet ASTM E


108 or ANSI/UL 790 for 18.1.6.2 and
18.1.6.3

41 Ducts and Air Transfer Openings Includes provisions for fire dampers, Smoke dampers shall not be required Smoke dampers shall not be required Smoke dampers shall not be required
smoke dampers and combination in duct penetrations of smoke barriers in duct penetrations of smoke barriers in duct penetrations of smoke barriers
fire/smoke dampers. in fully ducted heating, ventilating, in fully ducted heating, ventilating, in fully ducted heating, ventilating,
(716) and air conditioning systems. and air conditioning systems. and air conditioning systems.
Provide approved alternative (18.3.7.3(2)) (18.3.7.3(2)) (18.3.7.3(2))
protection where the installation of a
fire damper will interfere with the
operation of a required smoke control
system.
(716.2.1)

42 Opening Protectives
43 Corridor Doors- Group I-2 Group I-2 - Must limit the passage of New Health Care - Doors protecting New Health Care - Doors protecting New Health Care - Doors protecting
smoke and be provided with positive corridor openings shall be corridor openings shall be corridor openings shall be
latching. Roller latches are not constructed to resist the passage of constructed to resist the passage of constructed to resist the passage of
permitted. smoke. Bottom clearence shall not smoke. Bottom clearence shall not smoke. Bottom clearence shall not
(407.3.1) exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have
positive latching hardware and no positive latching hardware and no positive latching hardware and no
roller latches. roller latches. roller latches.
(18.3.6.3.1 and 18.3.6.3.2) (18.3.6.3.1 and 18.3.6.3.5) (18.3.6.3.1 and 18.3.6.3.5)

44 2- hour Elevator Hoistways 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour
(Table 715.4) (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
45 1- hour Elevator Hoistways 1-hour 1-hour 1-hour 1-hour
(Table 715.4) (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
46 2-hour Vertical Shafts (including 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour
stairways, exits, and chutes) (Table 715.4) (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
47 1-hour Vertical Shafts (including 1-hour 1-hour 1-hour 1-hour
stairways, exits, and chutes) (Table 715.4) (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
48 2- hour Fire Barriers 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour
(Table 715.4) (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)

49 1- hour Fire Barriers 3/4 hour 3/4 hour 3/4 hour 3/4 hour
(Table 715.4) (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
50 2- hour Horizontal Exits 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour
(T.715.4) (7.2.4.3.2 and 8.2.3.2.3) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
51 Smoke Barriers 1/3 hour 20 minutes 20 minutes 21 minutes
(Table 715.4) (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
52 Fire Window Assembly (Table 715.5) 8.2.3.2.2 8.3.3.1 8.3.3.2
53 Occupancy Separations

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54 Non-separated Uses Occupancy separation is not required Occupancy separation is not required Occupancy separation is not required Occupancy separation is not required
when the entire building meets the when the entire building meets the when the entire building meets the when the entire building meets the
most restrictive requirements of most restrictive requirements of each most restrictive requirements of each most restrictive requirements of each
Section 403 and Chapter 9. individual occupancy. (A3.3.134.10 individual occupancy. individual occupancy.
(508.3.1) and 6.1.14.2) (6.1.14.3.2) (6.1.14.3.2)

55 Boiler and fuel-fired heater rooms 1-hour or provide automatic fire 1 hour 1-Hour 1-Hour
sprinkler system (Table 18.3.2.1) (18.3.2.1) (18.3.2.1)
(Table 508.2.5)
56 Central/bulk laundries more than 1 hour or provide automatic fire 1 hour 1 hour 2 hour
100 sf extinguishing system (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1)
(Table 508.2.5)

57 Laboratories employing flammable or 1 hour or provide automatic fire Smoke tight and self-closing Smoke tight and self-closing Smoke tight and self-closing
combustible materials in quantities sprinkler system (18.3.2.1) (18.3.2.1) (18.3.2.1)
less than that which would be (Table 508.2.5)
considered severe.

58 Laboratories that use hazardous Applicable to any laboratory located See 18.3.6.3.11 See 18.3.6.3.11 See 18.3.6.3.11
materials that would cause in Group I-2 occupancies (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1)
classification as a severe hazard in 1 hour or provide automatic sprinkler
accordance with NFPA 99 "Standard system.
for Health Care Facilities" (Table 508.2.5)

59 Paint Shops not classified as an H 2 hours or 1 hour and provide 1 hour 1 hour 1 hour
occupancy automatic fire-extinguishing system (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1)
(Table 508.2.5)

60 Physical Plant Maintenance shops N/A 1 hour 1 hour 1 hour


(Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1)
61 Soiled Linen Room Over 100 sf., 1 hour 1 hour 1 hour 1 hour
(Table 508.2.5) (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1)
62 Waste/trash collection Over 100 sf., 1 hour 1 hour 1 hour 1 hour
(Table 508.2.5) (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1)
63 Refuse(waste) & Laundry Chutes Construct per Section 708.13 See Section 9.5 See Section 9.5 See Section 9.5
Must be enclosed with a shaft Chute charging or discharging room Chute charging or discharging room Chute charging or discharging room
Openings may not be located in require max 1-hour fire rating. require max 1-hour fire rating. require max 1-hour fire rating.
corridors Enclosed by walls or partitions in Enclosed by walls or partitions in Enclosed by walls or partitions in
Access openings for refuse and accordance with 8.2. Inlet openings accordance with 8.3. Inlet openings accordance with 8.3. Inlet openings
laundry chutes are to located in in accordance with 8.2. Installed and in accordance with 8.3. Installed and in accordance with 8.3. Installed and
rooms or compartments by a 1 hour maintained in accordance with NFPA maintained in accordance with NFPA maintained in accordance with NFPA
fire barrier 82: Standard on Incinerators and 82: Standard on Incinerators and 82: Standard on Incinerators and
Openings in to access rooms must be Waste Linen Handling Systems and Waste Linen Handling Systems and Waste Linen Handling Systems and
protected by a 3/4 hour self-or Equipment. Equipment. Equipment.
automatic opening door. (9.5 and 18.5.4) (9.5 and 18.5.4) (9.5 and 18.5.4)

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64 Termination rooms must be into a Any trash chute chute shall discharge Any trash chute chute shall discharge Any trash chute chute shall discharge
room separated form the remainder into a trash collection room used for into a trash collection room used for into a trash collection room used for
of the building by a 1 hour fire no ther purpose and protected in no ther purpose and protected in no ther purpose and protected in
barrier. accordance with section 8.4 accordance with section 8.7 accordance with section 8.7
Openings in to access rooms must be (18.5.4.3) (18.5.4.4) (18.5.4.4)
protected by a 3/4 hour self-or
automatic opening door.
Provide automatic sprinkler system
per Section 903.2.11.2.
(708.13)

65 Storage rooms between 50-100 sf of N/A Smoke tight and self-closing. Smoke tight and self-closing. Smoke tight and self-closing.
combustible materials (18.3.2.1) (18.3.2.1) (18.3.2.1)
66 Storage rooms greater than 100 sf of N/A 1 hour 1 hour 2 hour
combustible materials (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1) (Table 18.3.2.1)
67 Gift shops less than 500 sf and not Not required to be separated from No separation required. (18.3.2.5) No separation required. No separation required.
considered hazardous corridors when fully sprinklered and (18.3.6.1(4)) (18.3.6.1(4))
storage areas are protected in
accordance with Section 508.2.5.
(407.2)

68 Gift shops more than 500 sf and not Separated from corridors with smoke Separated from the corridor by non Separated from the corridor by non Separated from the corridor by non
considered hazardous partitions fire rated walls. fire rated walls. fire rated walls.
(407.2) (18.3.2.5) (18.3.6.1) (18.3.6.1)
69 Gift shops with combustible loading N/A 1 hour 1 hour 2 hour
considered hazardous (8.4.1.1) (8.7.1) (8.7.1)
70 Non-flammable gas storage including Oxidizers and oxidizer gases may not 1 hour 1 hour 2 hour
oxidizers exceed the exempt quantities per (NFPA 99:4-3.1..1.2(a)2) (NFPA 99:4-5.1.3.3.2(4)) (NFPA 99:4-5.1.3.3.2(4))
control area. See also mechanical
code & plumbing code.

71 Electrical rooms with transformers 1 Hour 1 hour 1 hour 2 hour


greater than 112.5 kVA (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b)) (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b)) (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b)) (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b))
72 Generator Rooms N/A Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One hour Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One hour Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One hour
separation and two hour fuel supply separation and two hour fuel supply separation and two hour fuel supply

73 Interior Finish Maximum Flame


Spread
74 Interior Wall & Finish Systems May comply with NFPA 286 May comply with NFPA 355 or 286 In accordance with ASTEM E84 or In accordance with ASTEM E84 or
(803.1.2) (10.2.3) ANSI/UL 723 ANSI/UL 723
(10.2.3) (10.2.3)

75 Interior Wall Finish Based on Group I- Exit enclosure & exit passageway - B Permitted throughout if Class A or B Permitted throughout if Class A or B Permitted throughout if Class A or B
2 Corridors - B and compliant with 10.2 and compliant with 10.2 and compliant with 10.2
Rooms & enclosed spaces - B (18.3.3.2) (18.3.3.2) (18.3.3.2)
(Table 803.9)

76 Maximum smoke developed 450 0-450 0-450 0-450


(803.1.1) (Table A.10.2.2) (Table A.10.2.2) (Table A.10.2.2)

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77 Maximum flame spread for vertical Class A: 0-25 Class A: 0-25 Class A: 0-25 Class A: 0-25
exitways, access corridors, other exits, Class B: 26-75 Class B: 26-75 Class B: 26-75 Class B: 26-75
rooms and enclosed spaces, textile Class C: 76-200 Class C: 76-200 Class C: 76-200 Class C: 76-200
wall coverings (803.1.1) (Table A.10.2.2) (Table A.10.2.2) (Table A.10.2.2)

78 Textiles Class A flame spread index in See 10.2.4.1 See 10.2.4.1 See 10.2.4.2
(Wall & Ceiling Finish) accordance with ASTM E 84
(803.6.1)

79 Suspended Acoustical Ceiling ASTM C 635 & ASTM C 636 N/A N/A N/A
Systems (803.9)
80 Interior Floor Finish Class II in exit enclosures, corridors No Requirement See 10.2.7.1 or 10.2.7.2 See 10.2.7.1 or 10.2.7.2
and rooms not separated from (18.3.3.3) (18.3.3.3) (18.3.3.3)
corridors by full height partitions
DOC FF-1 "pill test" (CPC 16 CFR,
Part 1630)
(804.4.1)

81 Helistops
82 Size < 3,500 pounds - 20' x 20' min. with N/A N/A N/A
average open space of 15 feet at roof
level and no less than 5 feet
(412.7.1)

83 Design Noncombustible and designed to N/A N/A N/A


contain any flammable liquid
spillage. Spillage to flow away form
egress. See also Section 1605.4
(412.7.2)

84 Means of egress Must comply with Chapter 10. < 60' N/A N/A N/A
in length or 2,000 sf may have fire
escape or ladder leading to the floor
below for second means of egress
(412.7.3)

85 Rooftop NFPA 418 NFPA 418 NFPA 418 NFPA 418


(412.7.4) (18.3.2.7) (18.3.2.7) (18.3.2.7)
86 Exit Capacity
87 Stairways 0.3 inches per occupant 0.3 inches per occupant 0.3 inches per occupant 0.3 inches per occupant
(1005.1) (Table 7.3.3.1) (Table 7.3.3.1) (Table 7.3.3.1)
88 Other egress components 0.2 inches per occupant 0.2 inches per occupant (Table 7.3.3.1) 0.2 inches per occupant (Table 7.3.3.1) 0.2 inches per occupant (Table 7.3.3.1)
(1005.1)
89 Occupant Load Factors
90 Office 100 sf / occupant. 100 sf / occupant. 100 sf / occupant. 100 sf / occupant.
(Table 1004.1.1) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2)
91 Conference & Seminar Rooms 15 sf / occupant. 15 sq. ft/ occupant 15 sq. ft/ occupant 15 sq. ft/ occupant
(Table 1004.1.1) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2)
92 Inpatient treatment areas 240 sf / occupant. 240 sf /occupant 240 sf /occupant 240 sf /occupant
(Table 1004.1.1) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2)
93 Outpatient areas 100 sf / occupant. 100 sf / occupant 100 sf / occupant 100 sf / occupant
(Table 1004.1.1) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2)

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94 Storage & Mechanical Spaces 300 sf / occupant. 300 sf/occupant Anticipated Occupancy 42.1.7 Anticipated Occupancy 42.1.8
(Table 1004.1.1) (Table 7.3.1.2)
95 Sleeping Areas 120 sf / occupant. 120 sf / occupant 120 sf / occupant 120 sf / occupant
(Table 1004.1.1) (Table 7.3.1.3) (Table 7.3.1.3) (Table 7.3.1.3)
96 Locker Rooms 50 sf / occupant. 50 sf / occupant 50 sf / occupant 50 sf / occupant
(Table 1004.1.1) (Table 7.3.1.4) (Table 7.3.1.4) (Table 7.3.1.4)
97 Kitchen 200 sf / occupant. 100 sf / occupant 100 sf / occupant 100 sf / occupant
(Table 1004.1.1) (Table 7.3.1.5) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2)
98 Minimum Number of Exits
99 1-500 occupants 2 exits 2 exits 2 exits 2 exits
(Table 1021.1) (7.4.1.1) (7.4.1.1) (7.4.1.1)
100 501-1,000 occupants 3 exits 3 exits 3 exits 3 exits
(Table 1021.1) (7.4.1.2(1)) (7.4.1.2(1)) (7.4.1.2(1))
101 Greater than 1,000 occupants 4 exits 4 exits 4 exits 4 exits
(Table 1021.1) (7.4.1.2(2)) (7.4.1.2(2)) (7.4.1.2(2))
102 Patient sleeping rooms or suites that 2 exits 2 exits 2 exits 2 exits
include patient sleeping rooms more (1014.2.3.2) (18.2.5.2) (18.2.5.5.1) (18.2.5.5.1)
than 1,000 sf in area
103 Any room or suite of rooms, other 2 exits 2 exits 2 exits 2 exits
than patient sleeping rooms, more (1014.2.4.2) (18.2.5.3) (18.2.5.5.2) (18.2.5.5.2)
than 2,500 sf in area
104 Each smoke compartment Based on O.L. and travel distance. Access to 2 exits Access to 2 exits Access to 2 exits
Travel distance not to exceed 200 feet (18.2.4.3) (18.2.4.3) (18.2.4.3)
from smoke barrier to barrier door
(407.4)
Independent egress required without
reentry into smoke compartment per
407.4.2.

105 Every habitable room or suite must (1014.2.2) (18.2.5.1) (18.2.5.6.1) (18.2.5.6.1)
have an exit access door leading
directly to an exit corridor,unless
permitted by exceptions

106 Exit Access from a patient sleeping (1014.2.3) (18.2.5.1(2)) (18.2.5.6.2) (18.2.5.6.2)
room with not more than 8 beds shall
be permitted to pass through one
intervening room to reach an exit
access corridor, provided there is
constant supervision by nursing
personnel.

107 Location of Exits

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108 Two or more exits or exit access doors At least two exits or access doors At least two exits or access doors At least two exits or access doors N/A
required from an area must be placed a distance apart equal must be placed a distance apart equal must be placed a distance apart equal
to not less than 1/3 the length of the to not less than 1/3 the length of the to not less than 1/3 the length of the
maximum overall diagonal maximum overall diagonal maximum overall diagonal
dimension of the building or area dimension of the building or area dimension of the building or area
served, measured in a straight line served, measured in a straight line served, measured in a straight line
between exits, for sprinklered between exits, for sprinklered between exits, for sprinklered
buildings. buildings. (See Exception 2) buildings.
(1015.2.1) (7.5.1.4) (7.5.1.3.3)

109 Dead ends General - 20 feet Maximum of 30 feet Maximum of 30 feet


(1018.4) (18.2.5.10) (18.2.5.2)
110 Suites
111 Suites of sleeping rooms Shall not exceed 5,000 sf Shall not exceed 5,000 sf Shall not exceed 7,500 sf Shall not exceed 7,500 sf
(1014.2.3.1) (18.2.5.6) 18.2.5.7.2.3 18.2.5.7.2.3

Suites greater than 7,500 sf and not Suites greater than 7,500 sf and not
exceeding 10,000 sf is allowed when exceeding 10,000 sf is allowed when
direct visual supervision and direct visual supervision and
automactic smoke detection in automactic smoke detection in
common areas is provided. common areas is provided.

112 Suites of rooms other than patient Shall not exceed 10,000 sf Shall not exceed 10,000 sf Shall not exceed 10,000 sf Shall not exceed 10,000 sf
sleeping rooms (1014.2.4.1) (18.2.5.7) (18.2.5.7.3.3) (18.2.5.7.3.3)
113 Hazardous areas within suites Not addressed N/A See 18.2.5.7.1.3 See 18.2.5.7.1.4
options
114 Intervening rooms other than patient One intervening room is allowed if One intervening room is allowed if One intervening room is allowed if One intervening room is allowed if
sleeping rooms. the travel distance within the suite to the travel distance within the suite to the travel distance within the suite to the travel distance within the suite to
the exit access door does not exceed the exit access door does not exceed the exit access door does not exceed the exit access door does not exceed
100 feet and two intervening rooms 100 feet and two intervening rooms 100 feet and two intervening rooms 100 feet and two intervening rooms
are permitted where the travel are permitted where the travel are permitted where the travel are permitted where the travel
distance to the exit access door does distance to the exit access door does distance to the exit access door does distance to the exit access door does
not exceed 50 feet. not exceed 50 feet. not exceed 50 feet. not exceed 50 feet.
(1014.2.4.3 and 1014.2.4.4) (18.2.5.8) (18.2.5.7.3.4(A)) (18.2.5.7.3.4(A))

115 Intervening rooms for patient Patient sleeping rooms are permitted Exit access from a patient sleeping Exit access from a patient sleeping Exit access from a patient sleeping
sleeping rooms. to have one intervening room when room with not more than eight room with not more than eight room with not more than eight
the intervening room is not used as patient beds shall be permitted to patient beds shall be permitted to patient beds shall be permitted to
an exit access for more than eight pass through one intervening room. pass through one intervening room. pass through one intervening room.
patient beds. (18.2.5.1(2)) (18.2.5.6.2) (18.2.5.6.2)
(1014.2.3)

116 Special Nursing Suites May have one intervening room May have one intervening room May have one intervening room May have one intervening room
where the arrangement allows for where the arrangement allows for where the arrangement allows for where the arrangement allows for
direct and constant visual supervision direct and constant visual supervision direct and constant visual supervision direct and constant visual supervision
by nursing personnel. by nursing personnel. by nursing personnel. by nursing personnel.
(1014.2.3) (18.2.5.1(3)) (18.2.5.7.2.1) (18.2.5.7.2.1)

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Code Category Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
117 Egress into another suite See intervening rooms. Not addressed A suite that requires two means of A suite that requires two means of
Exit acces from all other portions of a egress is premitted have one means of egress is premitted have one means of
building not classified as a suite in a egress to be into another suite, egress to be into another suite,
Group I-2 occupancy shall not pass provided that the separation between provided that the separation between
through a suite the suite complies with 18.3.6.2 the suite complies with 18.3.6.2
(1014.2.5) through 18.3.6.5 through 18.3.6.5
(18.2.5.7.2.2(C)) (18.2.5.7.2.2(C))

118 Exit Access from a Corridor Corridors in occupancies in Group I-2 Every corridor shall provide access to Every corridor shall provide access to Every corridor shall provide access to
shall be continuous from to the exits at least two exits without passing at least two exits without passing at least two exits without passing
and separated from other areas in through any intervening rooms or through any intervening rooms or through any intervening rooms or
accordance with 407.3 except spaces spaces other than corridors or lobbies. spaces other than corridors or lobbies. spaces other than corridors or lobbies.
conforming with 407.2.1 through (18.2.5.9) (18.2.5.4) (18.2.5.4)
407.2.4
(407.2)

119 Travel Distance


120 General Egress Travel Distance
121 Between any room door required as N/A Maximum 150 feet Removed from code N/A
an exit access and an exit (18.2.6.2.1)
122 Between any point in a room and an 200 feet Maximum 200 feet Maximum 200 feet Maximum 200 feet
exit (Table 1016.1) (18.2.6.2.2) (18.2.6.2.1) (18.2.6.2.1)
123 Between any point in a health care Maximum 50 feet to exit access door Maximum 50 feet Maximum 50 feet Maximum 50 feet
sleeping room and an exit access door in a room. (18.2.6.2.3) (18.2.6.2.5) (18.2.6.2.5)
in that room (1014.2.6)
124 Between any point in a suite of Maximum 100 feet Maximum 100 feet Maximum 100 feet Maximum 100 feet
sleeping rooms and an exit access (1014.2.3.3) (18.2.6.2.4) (18.2.5.7.2.4(A)) (18.2.5.7.2.4(A))
door of that suite

125 Between any point in a sleeping suite Maximum 200 feet N/A Maximum 200 feet Maximum 200 feet
and an exit (Table 1016.1) (18.2.5.7.2.4(B)) (18.2.5.7.2.4(B))
126 Common Path of Travel Group I-2 - 75 feet N/A Maximum 100 feet Maximum 100 feet
(1014.3) (18.2.5.3) (18.2.5.3)
127 Doors
128 Minimum clear width serving 41.5 inches 41.5 inches 41.5 inches 41.5 inches
sleeping rooms, diagnostic and (1008.1.1) (18.2.3.5(1)) (18.2.3.6(1)) (18.2.3.6(1))
treatment rooms
129 Minimum clear width all other areas 32 inches net clear width 32 inches clear width 32 inches clear width 32 inches clear width
(1008.1.1) (18.2.3.5 and 7.2.1.2.3) (18.2.3.7 and 7.2.1.2.3.2) (18.2.3.7 and 7.2.1.2.3.2)
130 Minimum Height 80 inches 90 inches 90 inches 90 inches
(1008.1.1) (7.1.5) (7.1.5.1) (7.1.5.1)

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131 Door Swing Doors are required to be of the side Doors in the direction of egress Doors in the direction of egress Doors in the direction of egress
Doors should be of the side hinged hinged swinging type. Exceptions: 7.2.1.4.1 7.2.1.4.1 7.2.1.4.1
swinging type. 1. Critical or intensive care patient
rooms within suites
2. Horizontal sliding doors
complying with 1008.1.4.3
3. Manually operated horizontal
sliding doors are permitted in a
means of egress from spaces with an
occupant load less than 10
(1008.1.2)

132 Swing in direction of exit travel when (1008.1.2) (7.2.1.4.2 and 7.2.1.4.3) (7.2.1.4.2) (7.2.1.4.2)
serving high hazardous area or
serving an occupant load greater than
50.

133 Exit door shall be openable from the (1008.1.9) (7.2.1.5.1 / 18.2.2.2.4) (7.2.1.5.1 / 7.2.1.5.2 / 18.2.2.2.4) (7.2.1.5.1 / 7.2.1.5.2 / 18.2.2.2.4)
egress side without the use of key
locking device

134 Bolt locks are generally prohibited (1008.1.9.4) N/A N/A N/A
except for storage or equipment and
rooms or where doors serve patient
care rooms.

135 Horizontal Sliding doors are 1. Power operated and capable of Horizontal doors that are not 1. Area served is not high hazard; 2. (7.2.1.14 / 18.2.2.2.10.1 /
permitted to be a component of a being operated manually in the event automatic closing are limited to a Door is readily operable from both 18.2.2.2.10.2)
means of egress when meeting the of power failure. 2. Operable by a single leafe and must be latching or sides without special knowledge; 3.
following: simple method form both sides be provided with means to not Force to set door in motion in
without special knowledge or effort. rebound when pushed closed in an direction of travel is < 30 lbf and < 15
3. Force required to operate is a emergency (7.2.1.14 / 18.2.2.2.9) lbf to open to minimum width or to
maximum of 30 lbs to set door in close; 4. Doors to be fire rated are
motion and 15 lbs to close or open to self- or auto-closing based on smoke
the required width. 4. Operable with detection per NFPA 80; and 5. Doors
a force not to exceed 15 lbs when a requried to latch are provided with a
136 force of 250 lbs is applied mechanism that will latch or
perpendicular to the door adjacent to eliminate potential for rebound.
the operating device. 5. If the door is (7.2.1.14 / 18.2.2.2.10.1 /
required to be rated, it must be self or 18.2.2.2.10.2)
automatic closing operated by smoke
detection. 6. The door assembly must
have an integrated standby power
supply. 7. The door assembly power
supply must be electronically
supervised. 8. The door must open to
the minimum required width within
10 seconds after activation of the
operating device. (1008.1.4.3)

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Code Category Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
137 Horizontal sliding doors serving a (1008.1.2(9)) N/A 7.2.1.4.1.6, 18.2.2.2.10.2 7.2.1.4.1.6, 18.2.2.2.10.3
room or area with an occupant load
of fewer than 10 in health care
occupancies shall be exempt from the
requirements of 7.2.1.4.1

138 Vision panels of approved assemblies 18.3.7.9 Vision panels shall not be wired
of fire-rated glazing or wired glass be glass panels
provided at each cross corridor door
and each cross-corridor horizontal-
sliding door in a smoke barrier.

139 Corridors
140 Minimum width where inpatients are 96 inches 8 feet (96 inches) 8 feet (96 inches) 8 feet (96 inches)
moved on beds (1018.2) (18.2.3.3) (18.2.3.4) (18.2.3.4)
(Exception 6)

141 Projections in corridor with minimum The required width of corridors shall Tentative Interim Amendment (2006 6 inches from the corridor wall, Not addressed
width 6 feet be unobstructed LSC) above the handrail height, shall be
(1018.3) 6 inches from the corridor wall, permitted for hand-rub dispensing
above the handrail height, shall be units. Projections in the corridors on
permitted for hand-rub dispensing both sides are permitted if the
units. Projections in the corridors on projection does not exceed a depth of
both sides are permitted if the 6 inches, the length is less than 36
projection does not exceed a depth of inches, positioned not less than 40
6 inches, the length is less than 36 inches above the floor, and has not
inches, positioned not less than 40 less than 48 inches of horizontal
inches above the floor, and has not separation from other projections.
less than 48 inches of horizontal (18.2.3.4)
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Code Category Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
142 Permitted projections when corridor Non-continuous projections that are
width is 8 feet maximum 6 inches when located > 38
inches AFF; and wheeled equipment
in use for patient movement and
medical emergencies that do not
reduce clear width < 5 ft when staff
are trained and provisions are
included in facility emergency plans
for dealing with the equipment.
Furniture fixed to wall is permitted in
groups not exceeding 50 sq ft, set
minimum 10 ft apart, does not reduce
minimul clear width < 6 ft, is located
on one side, not blocking building
service equipment, and the smoke
compartment is sprinklered
throughout, and corridors are
protected with smoke detectors when
the furniture is not under direct
visual supervision from a nurses
station. (18.2.3.4 #2, 4 and 5).

143 Minimum Width for limited care No similar requirement 6 feet 6 feet 6 feet
facility or hospital for psychiatric care (18.2.3.4) (18.2.3.5) (18.2.3.5)

144 Minimum Height to Ceiling 90 inches 90 inches 90 inches 90 inches


(1003.2) (7.1.5.1) (7.1.5.1) (7.1.5.1)
145 Minimum Height to Ceiling 80 inches 80 inches 80 inches 80 inches
Projections (1003.3.1) (7.1.5.1) (7.1.5.1) (7.1.5.1)
146 The required corridor width shall be (1005.2) (7.2.1.4.4) (7.2.1.4.3.1) (7.2.1.4.3.1)
unobstructed with the following
exceptions:
1. Doors when fully open, and
handrails, shall not reduce the
required width by more than 7
inches.
2. Doors in any position shall not
reduce the required corridor width
by more than one-half.

147 Stairways
148 Risers Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7
inches inches inches inches
(1009.4.2) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(a)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(a))
149 Treads Minimum 11 inches Minimum 11 inches Minimum 11 inches Minimum 11 inches
(1009.4.2) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(a)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(a))

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Code Category Component/Requirement 2009 IBC 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
150 Width O.L. < 50 - 36" Minimum 44 inches <2000 persons = Minimum 44 inches <2000 persons = Minimum 44 inches
O.L. 50 - 44" (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a)) >2000 persons = minimum 56 inches >2000 persons = minimum 56 inches
See occupant egress width Section (Table 7.2.2.2.1.2(B)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.2(B))
1005.1 for further requirements of
width
(1009.1)

151 Landings Width - Not less than the width of the Width - Not less than the width of the Width - Not less than the width of the Width - Not less than the width of the
stair but need not exceed 48 inches stair but need not exceed 48 inches stair but need not exceed 48 inches stair but need not exceed 48 inches
when the stair has a straight run. when the stair has a straight run. when the stair has a straight run. when the stair has a straight run.
(1009.5) (7.2.2.3.2) (7.2.2.3.2.4) (7.2.2.3.2.4)

152 Vertical Rise Vertical Distance between floor levels Vertical Distance between floor levels Vertical Distance between floor levels Vertical Distance between floor levels
and landings - 12 feet. and landings - 12 feet. and landings - 12 feet. and landings - 12 feet.
(1009.7) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(a)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(a))
153 Headroom 80 inches 80 inches 80 inches 80 inches
(1009.2) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a))
154 Handrails Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4
(Note: Shall also coordinate with inches max 2 inches inches max 2 inches inches max 2 inches inches max 2 inches
TAS requirements: minimum 1-1/4 (1012.3.1) (7.2.2.4.5) (7.2.2.4.4.6) (7.2.2.4.4.6)
inches max 1-1/2 inches, 4.26.2)

155 Height - minimum 34 inches Height - minimum 34 inches Height - minimum 34 inches Height - minimum 34 inches
maximum 38 inches maximum 38 inches maximum 38 inches maximum 38 inches
(1012.2) (7.2.2.4.5) (7.2.2.4.4.1) (7.2.2.4.4.1)

156 Clear space to wall - 1-1/2 inches Clear space to wall - 1-1/2 inches Clear space to wall - 2-1/4 inches Clear space to wall - 2-1/4 inches
(1012.7) (7.2.2.4.5) (7.2.2.4.4.5) (7.2.2.4.4.5)
157 Intermediate handrails are required Intermediate handrails are required Intermediate handrails are required Intermediate handrails are required
so that all portions of the stairway are so that all portions of the stairway are so that all portions of the stairway are so that all portions of the stairway are
within 30 inches of the handrail. within 30 inches of the handrail. within 30 inches of the handrail. within 30 inches of the handrail.
(1012.9) (7.2.2.4.1) (7.2.2.4.1.2) (7.2.2.4.1.2)

158 Guardrails Height - 42 inches Height - 42 inches Height - 42 inches (7.2.2.4.5.2) Height - 42 inches (7.2.2.4.5.2)
required along open-sided walking (1013.2) (7.2.2.4.6(2))
surfaces, mezzanines, stairways,
ramps and landings

159 Open guardrails shall have Open guardrails shall have Open guardrails shall have Open guardrails shall have
intermediate rails or an ornamental intermediate rails or an ornamental intermediate rails or an ornamental intermediate rails or an ornamental
pattern such that a sphere 4 inches in pattern such that a sphere 4 inches in pattern such that a sphere 4 inches in pattern such that a sphere 4 inches in
diameter cannot pass through up to diameter cannot pass through up to diameter cannot pass through up to diameter cannot pass through up to
34 inches in height and a sphere 4- 34 inches in height. 34 inches in height 34 inches in height
3/8 inches in diameter cannot pass (7.2.2.4.6) (7.2.2.4.5.3) (7.2.2.4.5.3)
through at any point 36-42 inches in
height.
(1013.3)

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160 Stairway Signage Signs must be located at each floor N/A Signs must be located at each floor Signs must be located at each floor
level in all enclosed stairways serving level in all enclosed stairways serving level in all enclosed stairways serving
3 or more stories. The signs must 3 or more stories. The signs must 3 or more stories. The signs must
identify the story of and direction to identify the stairway access, floor identify the stairway access, floor
exit discharge, floor level, and the level, and the upper and lower level, and the upper and lower
upper and lower terminus of the terminus of the stairway. terminus of the stairway.
stairway. Sign shall be located 5 feet (7.2.2.5.4.1 A-M) (7.2.2.5.4.1 A-M)
above the floor landing in a position
readily visible when the door is in the
open and closed positions. See
Section 1022.8.1 for specific signage
requirements.
(1022.8)

161 Stairway to Roof In buildings 4 or more stories in N/A N/A N/A


(DA1015.2.1.1) height one stairway shall extend to
the roof unless the roof slope is
greater than 33% slope.
(1009.13)

162 Exit Ramps


163 Width Not less than that required for a 96 inches 96 inches 96 inches
corridor. (18.2.3.3) (18.2.3.4) (18.2.3.4)
(1010.5.1)

164 Maximum slope in direction of travel 1:12 1:12 1:12 1:12


(1010.2) (Table 7.2.5.2 (a)) (Table 7.2.5.2 (a)) (Table 7.2.5.2 (a))
165 Maximum rise for a single ramp run 1:12 30 inches 30 inches 30 inches
(1010.2) (Table 7.2.5.2 (a)) (Table 7.2.5.2 (a)) (Table 7.2.5.2 (a))
166 Handrails Ramps with rise grater than 6 inches Required for ramps with a rise Required for ramps with a rise Required for ramps with a rise
shall have handrails complying with greater than 6 inches greater than 6 inches greater than 6 inches
Section 1012 (7.2.5.4) (7.2.5.4.2) (7.2.5.4.2)
(1010.8)

167 Horizontal Exits


168 Minimum area per patient provided 30 net sf for nonambulatory 30 net sf 30 net sf 30 net sf
on each side of the horizontal exit 15 sf. per ambulatory (18.2.2.5.1) (18.2.2.5.1.1) (18.2.2.5.1.1)
(1025.4)

169 Minimum area per occupant in 3 net sf 6 net sf 6 net sf 6 net sf


nonpatient areas provided on each (1025.4) (18.2.2.5.1) (18.2.2.5.1.2) (18.2.2.5.1.2)
side of the horizontal exit

170 Horizontal exits are permitted to (1025.1.) (18.2.2.5.2) (18.2.2.5.2) (18.2.2.5.2)


compromise two-thirds of the
required exits from any building or
floor area

171 Horizontal exits in a corridor 8 feet or N/A (18.2.2.5.4) (18.2.2.5.4) (18.2.2.5.4)


more and serving as an exit from both
sides must have a pair of opposite
swinging doors with a clear width of
no less than 41.5 inches.

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172 Horizontal exits in a corridor 6 feet or N/A (18.2.2.5.5) (18.2.2.5.5) (18.2.2.5.5)
more and serving as an exit from both
sides must have a pair of opposite
swinging doors with a clear width of
no less than 32 inches.

173 An approved vision panel is required N/A (18.2.2.5.6) (18.2.2.5.6) (18.2.2.5.6)


in each horizontal exit
174 Smoke Compartments
175 Every story, used by inpatients for (407.4) (18.3.7.1(2)) (18.3.7.1(2)) (18.3.7.1(2))
sleeping or treatment and having an
occupant load of 50 or more, must be
divided into two smoke
compartments.

176 Maximum area per compartment 22,500 sf 22,500 sf 22,500 sf 22,500 sf


407.4 (18.3.7.1(3)) (18.3.7.1(3)) (18.3.7.1(3))
177 Maximum travel distance from any 200 feet 200 feet 200 feet 200 feet
point to reach a door in the required (407.4) (18.3.7.1(4)) (18.3.7.1(4)) (18.3.7.1(4))
smoke barrier
178 On floors containing health care, 30 net sf 30 net sf 30 net sf 30 net sf
minimum area provided per patient (407.4.1) (18.3.7.4) (18.3.7.5.1) (18.3.7.5.1)
on each side of a smoke compartment

179 On non-patient floors minimum area 6 net sf 6 net sf 6 net sf 6 net sf


provided per occupant on each side (407.4.1) (18.3.7.4) (18.3.7.5.2) (18.3.7.5.2)
of smoke compartment

180 Smoke barriers must be provided on Other stories with an occupant load (18.3.7.2) N/A N/A
stories that are useable, even if of 50 or more must be divided into at See 18.3.7.2 See 18.3.7.2
unoccupied. least two smoke compartments.
(407.4)

181 Cross corridor doors in smoke N/A (18.3.7.5) (18.3.7.6(2)) (18.3.7.6(2))


barriers must be opposite swinging

182 Minimum clear width for individual N/A 41.5 inches 41.5 inches 41.5 inches
smoke barrier doors (18.3.7.5) (18.3.7.6) (18.3.7.6)
183 Doors must be self-closing or N/A (18.3.7.6) (18.3.7.8) (18.3.7.8)
automatic
184 Vision panels with fire-rated glazing N/A (18.3.7.7) (18.3.7.9) (18.3.7.9)
or wired glass at each cross corridor
door

185 Rabbets, bevels, or astragals are N/A (18.3.7.8) (18.3.7.11) (18.3.7.11)


required at the meeting edges and
stops are required at the head and
sides of the door frames

186 Positive latching door hardware is N/A (18.3.7.8) (18.3.7.10) (18.3.7.10)


not required for doors installed across
corridors

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187 Duct penetrations of smoke (716.5.5) (8.3.5.1) (8.5.5.2) (8.5.5.2)
compartment walls must be protected
by smoke dampers.

188 Smoke dampers are not required in (716.5.5) (8.3.5.1 (8.5.5.3) (8.5.5.3)
smoke barriers where steel duct Exception 3)
openings are limited to one
compartment

189 Smoke dampers are not required in N/A (18.3.7.3 (18.3.7.3(2)) (18.3.7.3(2))
smoke barriers with fully ducted Exception 3)
HVAC systems.

190 Means of Egress Lighting


191 Minimum illumination at the walking 1 foot-candle 1 foot-candle 1 foot-candle 1 foot-candle
surface level (1006.2) (7.8.1.3) (7.8.1.3(2)) (7.8.1.3(2))
192 Emergency Lighting
193 Separate source of emergency power (1006.3.) (7.9.2.1/7.9.2.2/18.2.9.2) (7.9.2.1/7.9.2.3/18.2.9.2) (7.9.2.1/7.9.2.3/18.2.9.2)
is required. Must be automatically
actuated if normal power is
interrupted.

194 Duration 90 minutes 90 minutes 90 minutes 90 minutes


(1006.3) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1)
195 Minimum illumination 1 foot-candle with point minimum of 1 foot-candle with point minimum of 1 foot-candle with point minimum of 1 foot-candle with point minimum of
0.1 foot-candle 0.1 foot-candle 0.1 foot-candle 0.1 foot-candle
(1006.3) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1)
At end of duration may drop to 0.6 At end of duration may drop to 0.6 At end of duration may drop to 0.6 At end of duration may drop to 0.6
foot-candle with a point minimum of foot-candle with a point minimum of foot-candle with a point minimum of foot-candle with a point minimum of
0.06 foot-candle 0.06 foot-candle 0.06 foot-candle 0.06 foot-candle
(1006.4) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1)

196 Exit Signs


197 Required for every exit (1011.1) (7.10.1.2) (7.10.1.2.1) (7.10.1.2.1)
198 Location Required to be placed such that no Required to be placed such that no Required to be placed such that no Required to be placed such that no
point is more than 100 feet from the point is more than 100 feet from the point is more than 100 feet from the point is more than 100 feet from the
nearest visible sign nearest visible sign nearest visible sign nearest visible sign
(1011.1) (7.10.1.4) (7.10.1.5.2) (7.10.1.5.2)

199 Illumination Minimum of 5 foot-candles. Externally illuminated by not less Externally illuminated by not less Externally illuminated by not less
(1011.5.2) than 5 foot-candles than 5 foot-candles or internally than 5 foot-candles or internally
(7.10.6.3) illuminated in accordance with UL illuminated in accordance with UL
924 Standard for Emergency Lighting 924 Standard for Emergency Lighting
and Power Equipment and Power Equipment
(7.10.6.3) (7.10.6.3)

200 Listing Shall be installed in accordance with The face of a photoluminescent sign The face of a photoluminescent sign The face of a photoluminescent sign
its listing. shall be continually illuminated while shall be continually illuminated while shall be continually illuminated while
(1011.4) the building is occupied. Illumination the building is occupied. Illumination the building is occupied. Illumination
level shall be in accordance with its level shall be in accordance with its level shall be in accordance with its
listing. listing. listing.
(7.10.7.2) (7.10.7.2) (7.10.7.2)

201 Emergency Power Shall be connected to an emergency Must be connected to an emergency Must be connected to an emergency Must be connected to an emergency
power system electrical system in accordance with electrical system in accordance with electrical system in accordance with
(1011.5.3) the Electric Code. the Electric Code. the Electric Code.
(7.10.4 ) (7.10.4 ) (7.10.4 )

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202 Emergency Power Duration 90 minutes in case of primary power 90 minutes in case of primary power 90 minutes in case of primary power 90 minutes in case of primary power
loss. loss. loss. loss.
(1011.5.3) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1)
203 Tactile Exit Signs Required at each door to an egress Shall be provided at each exit door Shall be provided at each exit door Shall be provided at each exit door
stairway, exit passageway & exit requiring an exit sign and comply requiring an exit sign and comply requiring an exit sign and comply
discharge. with ICC/ANSI A117.1 with ICC/ANSI A117.1 with ICC/ANSI A117.1
(1011.3) (7.10.1.3) (7.10.1.3) (7.10.1.3)

204 Automatic Sprinkler Systems


205 An automatic sprinkler system is (903.3.1.1) (18.3.5.1) (18.3.5.1) (18.3.5.1)
required to be designed and installed
in accordance with NFPA 13.

206 Smoke compartments containing (903.3.2) (18.3.5.2) (18.3.5.6) Stated in Appendix 18.3.5.6 that
sleeping rooms must used listed quick residential sprinklers are
response sprinklers. considered acceptable in patient
sleeping rooms even though not
specifically listed for this purpose.

207 Sprinklers not required in clothes 18.3.5.10


closets of patient sleeping rooms in
hospitals where the area of the closet
does not exceed 6 sf, provided the
distance from the spirnkler in the
patient sleeping room to the back
wall of the closet does not exceed the
maximum distance permitted by
NFPA 13

208 Fire Extinguisher


209 Required in all health care In accordance with fire code. (18.3.5.6) (18.3.5.11) (18.3.5.11)
occupancies (906.1)
210 Shall be selected, installed and -906.2 (9.7.4.1) (9.7.4.1) (9.7.4.1)
maintained in accordance with NFPA
10.
211 Fire Alarm
212 A manual fire alarm system is (907.2.6) (18.3.4.1/18.3.4.2) (18.3.4.1/18.3.4.2.1) (18.3.4.1/18.3.4.2.1)
required and is required to be
initiated by sprinkler system water
flow alarms, detection devices, or
detection systems

213 Automatic Fire Detection


214 As required for open spaces to Provide smoke detectors per Section (18.3.6.1) (18.3.6.1) (18.3.6.1)
corridors 407.2.
(907.2.6.2)
215 At smoke barrier doors and other fire- N/A (18.2.2.2.6) (18.2.2.2.7) (18.2.2.2.7)
rated door openings where doors are
on hold open devices
216 Special Features

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217 Outside Window or Door N/A Every patient sleeping room shall Outside window is not required. Outside window is not required.
have an outside window or door.
The allowable sill height shall not
exceed 36 inches above the floor.
(18.3.8)

218 Emergency Power System An on-site power generator system is An on-site power generator system is An on-site power generator system is
Requirements required. required. required.
(18.5.1.2 (18.5.1.2 (18.5.1.2
NFPA 99) NFPA 99) NFPA 99)

219 The emergency system is limited to The emergency system is limited to The emergency system is limited to
circuits essential to life safety and circuits essential to life safety and circuits essential to life safety and
critical patient care and are critical patient care and are critical patient care and are
designated the life safety branch and designated the life safety branch and designated the life safety branch and
critical branch critical branch critical branch
(NFPA 99 3-4.2.2.2) (NFPA 99 3-4.4.2.2.2.1) (NFPA 99 3-4.4.2.2.2.1)

220 Laboratories in Health care Must be below exempt amount per Total volume of Class I, II and IIIA Total volume of Class I, II and IIIA Total volume of Class I, II and IIIA
Occupancies Table 307.1(1) & (2) liquids outside of approved storage liquids outside of approved storage liquids outside of approved storage
(307.1, Exception 1) cabinets and safety cans shall not cabinets and safety cans shall not cabinets and safety cans shall not
exceed 1 gal per 100 sf. exceed 1 gal per 100 sf. exceed 1 gal per 100 sf.
(NFPA 99: 10-7.2.2) (NFPA 99:11-7.2.3.1) (NFPA 99:11-7.2.3.1)

221 N/A At least one approved flammable or At least one approved flammable or At least one approved flammable or
combustible liquid storage room shall combustible liquid storage room shall combustible liquid storage room shall
be available within any health care be available within any health care be available within any health care
facility regularly maintaining a facility regularly maintaining a facility regularly maintaining a
reserve storage capacity of in excess reserve storage capacity of in excess reserve storage capacity of in excess
of 300 gal of 300 gal of 300 gal
(NFPA 99: 10-7.2.2) (NFPA 99: 11-7.2.3.4) (NFPA 99: 11-7.2.3.4)

222 N/A Flammable gas cylinder storage for a Flammable gas cylinder storage for a Flammable gas cylinder storage for a
laboratory shall be separated from laboratory shall be separated from laboratory shall be separated from
the health care facility. the health care facility. the health care facility.
2 hours 2 hours 2 hours
(NFPA 99: 10-10.2.2) (NFPA 99: 11-10.2.2) (NFPA 99: 11-10.2.2)

223 N/A Rooms or enclosures for storage of Rooms or enclosures for storage of Rooms or enclosures for storage of
gas cylinders shall be well ventilated gas cylinders shall be well ventilated gas cylinders shall be well ventilated
(NFPA 99:10-10.2.3) (NFPA 99: 11-10.3.2) (NFPA 99: 11-10.3.2)

224 Total quantity and size of cylinders Total quantity and size of cylinders Total quantity and size of cylinders
shall comply with Table 8-1 of NFPA shall comply with Table 8-1 of NFPA shall comply with Table 8-1 of NFPA
45. 45. 45.
(NFPA 99: 10-10.3) (NFPA 99: 11-10.3) (NFPA 99: 11-10.3)

225 Medical Gas Storage


226 N/A Oxidizing gases such as oxygen and Oxidizing gases such as oxygen and Oxidizing gases such as oxygen and
nitrous oxide shall not be stored with nitrous oxide shall not be stored with nitrous oxide shall not be stored with
any flammable gas, liquid or vapor, any flammable gas, liquid or vapor, any flammable gas, liquid or vapor,
(NFPA 99: 8-3.1.11.2) (NFPA 99: 9.4.1) (NFPA 99: 9.4.1)

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227 N/A Oxidizing gases shall be separated Oxidizing gases shall be separated Oxidizing gases shall be separated
from combustible or incompatible from combustible or incompatible from combustible or incompatible
materials by a minimum of 20 feet or materials by a minimum of 20 feet or materials by a minimum of 20 feet or
5 feet if the storage area is provided 5 feet if the storage area is provided 5 feet if the storage area is provided
with automatic sprinklers. with automatic sprinklers. with automatic sprinklers.
(NFPA 99: 8-3.1.11.2) (NFPA 99: 9.4.1) (NFPA 99: 9.4.1)

228 Alcohol Based Hand Rub (ABHR) N/A The corridor width is 6 feet or greater The corridor width is 6 feet or greater The corridor width is 6 feet or greater
Dispensers and dispensers are at least 4 feet apart and dispensers are at least 4 feet apart (18.3.2.6(1))
(Joint Commission) (18.3.2.6(1))

229 N/A The dispensers shall not be installed The dispensers shall not be installed The dispensers shall not be installed
over or directly adjacent to electrical over or directly adjacent to electrical over or directly adjacent to electrical
outlets and switches. Adjacent is outlets and switches. Adjacent is outlets and switches. Adjacent is
defined as being no closer than 6 defined as being no closer than 1 defined as being no closer than 1
inches from the center of the inches from each side of the inches from each side of the
dispenser to either side. dispenser. dispenser.
(Joint Commission) (18.3.2.6(7)) (18.3.2.6(8))

230 N/A In locations with carpeted floor In locations with carpeted floor In locations with carpeted floor
coverings, dispensers installed coverings, dispensers installed coverings, dispensers installed
directly over carpeted surfaces are directly over carpeted surfaces are directly over carpeted surfaces are
permitted only in sprinklered smoke permitted only in sprinklered smoke permitted only in sprinklered smoke
compartments. compartments. compartments.
(Joint Commission) (18.3.2.6(8)) (18.3.2.6(9))

231 N/A Each smoke compartment may Each smoke compartment may Each smoke compartment may
contain a maximum aggregate of 10 contain a maximum aggregate of 10 contain a maximum aggregate of 10
gallons (37.8 liters) of ABHR product gallons (37.8 liters) of ABHR product gallons (37.8 liters) of ABHR product
in dispensers and a maximum of 5 in dispensers and a maximum of 5 in dispensers and a maximum of 5
gallons (18.9 liters) in storage. gallons (18.9 liters) in storage. gallons (18.9 liters) in storage.
(Joint Commission) (18.3.2.6(5&6)) (18.3.2.6(6&7))

One dispenser complying with # 2 or


3 of 18.3.2.6 (dispensers specific for
rooms) per room shall not be
included in the aggregated quantity
addressed in #5.

232 N/A The maximum individual dispenser The maximum individual dispenser The maximum individual dispenser
fluid capacity is 1.2 liters for fluid capacity is 1.2 liters for fluid capacity is 1.2 liters for
dispensers in rooms, corridors, and dispensers in rooms, corridors, and dispensers in rooms, corridors, and
areas open to corridors. areas open to corridors. areas open to corridors.
(Joint Commission) (18.3.2.6(2a)) (18.3.2.6(2a))

233 N/A The maximum individual dispensers The maximum individual dispensers The maximum individual dispensers
in suites of rooms is 2.0 liters in suites of rooms is 2.0 liters in suites of rooms is 2.0 liters
(Joint Commission) (18.3.2.6(2b)) (18.3.2.6(2b))

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234 Cooking Facilities Residential cooking equipment
used for food warming or limited
cooking not required to be protected
as a hazardous area.
(18.3.2.5.2)
Where protected in accordance with
9.2.3 cooking equipment area shall
not be considered hazardous.
Should be separated from corridor.
(18.3.2.5.5)

Within a smoke compartment


cooking equipment used to serve 30
or fewer persons may be:
- Located in a space not a sleeping
room separated from adjoining
areas by partitions complying with
18.2.6.2 - 18.3.6.5 and complies with
1 through 10 listed below.
- Located and permitted to be open
to a corridor provided that 1 through
11 are met.

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235 1) portion of healthcare facility
served by cooking facility is limited
to 30 beds and separated from other
portions of the facility by a smoke
barrier.
2) cooktop or range is equipped
with a range hood with a minimum
width equal to width of cooking
surface with grease baffles or other
grease collecting and clean out
capability.
3) Hood systems provided with a
minimum airflow of 500 cfm
4) hood systems that are no ducted
to the exterior additionaly have a
charcoal filter to remove smoke and
odor.
5) cooktop or range is protected with
a fire suppression system listed in
accordance with UL 300 and meets
all requirements of UL 300A.
Should be provided with a manual
release

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236 extinguishing system in accordance
with NFPA 96 and an interlock to
turn off all fuel sources and
electrical power when suppression
system is activated.
6) Solid fuel for the use of cooking
is not permitted
7) Deep fat frying is not permitted
8) Portable fire extinguishers shall
be provided in all kitchen areas
9) A locked switch, or located within
a restricted location, shall be
provided that can deactivate the
cooking equipment whenever
kitchen is not under staff
supervision, can be set on a timer
that deactivates cooking equipment
regardless of staff action. Timer
shall not exceed 120 minutes.
10) Procedures for the use,
inspection, testing, and maintenance
of cooking equipment shall be in
accordance with NFPA 96 and
manufacturer's instructions.

237 11) Not less than two AC-powered


photoelectrick smoke alarms to be
provided, interconnected, equipped
with a silence feature and in
accordance with NFPA 72. To be
located not closer than 20ft from
cooking equipment. No smoke
detector shall be located less than 20
ft from cooking equipment.
(18.3.2.5.2)

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238 FirePlaces Vent gas fireplaces are permitted in
smoke compartments containing
sleeping areas provided that:
1) all devices are installed,
maintained, and used in accordance
with 9.2.2
2) No direct device is located within
a patient sleeping room
3) Smoke compartment where
fireplace is located is protected by
an approved supervised automatic
sprinkler system with listed quick-
response or residential sprinklers.
4) Direct vent fireplace includes a
sealed glass fron with a wire mesh
panel or screen.
5) controls for direct vent fireplace
are locked or located within
restricted area.
6) electrically supervised carbon
monoxide detection in accordance
with Section 9.8 provided in room
fireplace is present.
(18.5.2.3)

239 Solid fuel burning fireplaces are


permitted in areas other than
patient sleeping areas provided
criteria a through c of 18.5.2.3 (3) is
met and an electrically supervised
carbon monoxide detection system
in accordance with Section 9.8 is
provided within the room.
(18.5.2.3)

240 Fire Service Features


241 Access to Roof Stairway access shall be provided N/A N/A N/A
unless roof slope is greater than 4:12
(33.3% slope)
(1009.11)

242 Pedestrian Walkways and Tunnels

243 Construction must be (3104.3) N/A N/A N/A


noncombustible.
244 Fire Barriers between pedestrian 2 hours N/A N/A N/A
walkways (3104.5)

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245 NOTE: There are 4 exceptions which N/A N/A N/A
may exempt a walkway from
requiring 2-hour fire barriers.
(3104.5)

246 Public Way The exit discharge shall provide a Every smokeproof enclosure shall Every smokeproof enclosure shall Every smokeproof enclosure shall
direct and unobstructed access to a discharge into a public way discharge into a public way discharge into a public way
public way (7.2.3.5) (7.2.3.5) (7.2.3.5)
(1027.6)

247 Egress Access must be available at all times N/A N/A N/A
for pedestrian walkways used as
egress.
(3104.7)

248 Width Min. 36" N/A N/A N/A


Max. 30 feet
(3104.8)

249 Exit Access Travel Distance 200 feet N/A N/A N/A
Exceptions:
1. With NFPA 13 sprinkler - 250 feet
2. Open both sides at least 50% - 300
feet
3. Open on both sides 50% & NFPA
13 sprinkler system - 400 feet
(3104.9)

250 Tunneled Walkway


251 Separation Separation N/A N/A N/A
Separation between tunneled
walkways and the attached buildings
must be at least 2- hour fire resistant
construction with openings protected
per T. 715.4
(3104.10)

252 Elevators
253 Hoistway enclosure Enclosure protection per Section 708 N/A N/A N/A
(3002.1)

254 Number of elevators per hoistway 4 N/A N/A N/A


(3002.2)
255 Emergency signs Required N/A N/A N/A
(3002.3)
256 Prohibited doors Additional doors at point of access N/A N/A N/A
must be readily openable form the car
side
(3002.6)

257 Common enclosure with stair Prohibited N/A N/A N/A


(3002.7)
258 Emergency Operations (3003) N/A N/A N/A
259 Hoistway venting (3004) N/A N/A N/A

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260 Machine Rooms (3306)
261 Machine Room Access (3006.1) N/A N/A N/A
262 Machine Room Venting Independent venting required for N/A N/A N/A
solid-state equipment.
(3006.2)
263 Machine Room Pressurization Required if hoistway is pressurized N/A N/A N/A
via activation of a heat or smoke
detector in the machine
(3006.3)

264 Shunt trip Required where protected by fire N/A N/A N/A
sprinkler system per NFPA 72 Section
6.16.4
(3006.5)

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This code summary is based on the following codes:


2000 Edition NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code (LSC), as adopted by The Joint Commission and CMS
2009 Edition NFPA 101
2012 Edition NFPA 101 (Based on proposed changes outlined in the ROC ballot results. Additional changes may be needed in July, 2011 after
membership vote is finalized.)
2009 Edition International Existing Building Code
1999 Edition of NFPA 99, Standard for Health care Facilities as referenced by 2000 NFPA 101
2005 Edition of NFPA 99, Standard for Health care Facilities as referenced by 2009 NFPA 101
1998 Edition of NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers as referenced by 2000 NFPA 101
2007 Edition of NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers as referenced by 2009 NFPA 101
1999 Edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems as referenced by 2000 NFPA 101
2007 Edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems as referenced by 2009 NFPA 101
2000 Edition of NFPA 14, Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems as referenced by 2000 NFPA 101
2007 Edition of NFPA 14, Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems as referenced by 2009 NFPA 101

This code summary is based on the following assumptions:


The building is designated as Healthcare/I-2.
The building is protected throughout by an automatic sprinkler system using quick response sprinklers.
The building is four stories (non-highrise).
Addresses code requirements for an Existing Health Care Occupancy only.
The building is undergoing Level 3 alteration for the International Existing Building Code (work area >50% of aggregate area)
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Code Category Component / Requirement Code 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
1 Occupancy
2 Occupancy Classification Group I-2 Health care Health care Health care
(202) (6.1.5.1) (6.1.5.1) (6.1.5.1)
3 Construction Type
4 Minimum Construction Type N/A Type II (222) Type II (222) Type II (222)
(Table 19.1.6.2) (Table 19.1.6.1) (Table 19.1.6.1)
5 Height and Area Limits
6 Maximum Height Allowed N/A N/A N/A N/A
7 Allowable Area N/A N/A N/A N/A
8 Maximum Number of Stories N/A Unlimited - 4 or more 4 Stories 4 Stories
(Table 19.1.6.2) (Table 19.1.6.1) Basements shall not be considred a
story
(Table 19.1.6.1)
9 Fire-Resistance Ratings of
Exterior Walls

10 Distance to Lot Line or N/A N/A N/A N/A


Imaginary Line
11 Specific Occupancy
Requirements for Group I-2
12 Corridors in I-2 N/A Corridors shall be separated Corridors shall be separated Corridors shall be separated from all
from all other areas by partitions from all other areas by partitions other areas by partitions complying
complying with 19.3.6.2 through complying with 19.3.6.2 through with 19.3.6.2 through 19.3.6.5 unless
19.3.6.5 unless otherwise 19.3.6.5 unless otherwise otherwise permitted
permitted permitted (19.3.6.1)
(19.3.6.1) (19.3.6.1)

13 Unlimited Areas Spaces off N/A Spaces shall be permitted to be Spaces shall be permitted to be Spaces shall be permitted to be
Corridors unlimtied in area and open to unlimtied in area and open to unlimtied in area and open to the
the corridor, provided that the corridor, provided that corridor, provided that
sections 19.3.6.1(1)(a) through compartments are sprinklered compartments are sprinklered and
19.3.6.1(1)(d) are met and comply with Sections comply with Sections 19.3.6.1(1)(a)
(19.3.6.1(1)) 19.3.6.1(1)(a) through through 19.3.6.1(1)(d) are met
19.3.6.1(1)(d) are met (19.3.6.1(1))
(19.3.6.1(1))

14 Nurses' Stations off Corridors N/A Nurse stations do not need to be Nurse stations do not need to be Nurse stations do not need to be
separated separated separated
(19.3.6.1(3)) (19.3.6.1(3)) (19.3.6.1(3))

15 Mental Health Treatment N/A N/A N/A N/A


(Areas Open to Corridors)

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16 Smoke Compartments: N/A Buildings containing health care Stories containing health care Stories containing health care
facilities shall be subdivided by facilitiy sleeping rooms with a facilitiy sleeping rooms with a
smoke barriers. capacity for more than 30 capacity for more than 30 patients
(19.3.7.1 to 19.3.7.8) patients shall be subdivided by shall be subdivided by smoke
smoke barriers. barriers.
(19.3.7.1 to 19.3.7.10) (19.3.7.1 to 19.3.7.10)

17 Smoke Compartment Size N/A Compartment sizes may not Compartment sizes may not Compartment sizes may not exceed
exceed 22,500 s.f. and the travel exceed 22,500 s.f. and the travel 22,500 s.f. and the travel distance
distance from any point in a distance from any point in a from any point in a smoke
smoke compartment to a smoke smoke compartment to a smoke compartment to a smoke barrier
barrier door may not exceed 200 barrier door may not exceed 200 door may not exceed 200 feet. If the
feet. Smoke barriers must feet. If the length and width of length and width of the corridor is
comply with Section 8.3 and be the corridor is less than 150 feet, less than 150 feet, the travel distance
no less than 1 hour rated the travel distance is unlimited. is unlimited. Smoke barriers must
(19.3.7.1 and 19.3.7.3) Smoke barriers must comply comply with Section 8.5 and be no
with Section 8.5 and be no less less than 1/2 hour rated
than 1/2 hour rated (19.3.7.1 through 19.3.7.3)
(19.3.7.1 through 19.3.7.3)

18 Smoke Compartment Refuge N/A Provide at least 30 net sq. feet Provide at least 30 net sq. feet Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per
Area per patient within corridors, per patient within corridors, patient within corridors, patient
patient rooms, lounge or dining , patient rooms, lounge or dining , rooms, lounge or dining , other low
other low hazard areas on each other low hazard areas on each hazard areas on each side of the
side of the smoke barrier. side of the smoke barrier. smoke barrier.
(19.3.7.4) (19.3.7.5.1) (19.3.7.5.1)

19 N/A For floors not housing bed or For floors not housing bed or For floors not housing bed or litter
litter patients , provide 6 net litter patients , provide 6 net patients , provide 6 net square feet
square feet per occupant on each square feet per occupant on each per occupant on each side of smoke
side of smoke barrier for the side of smoke barrier for the barrier for the total number of
total number of occupants in total number of occupants in occupants in adjoining smoke
adjoining smoke compartments. adjoining smoke compartments. compartments.
(19.3.7.4) (19.3.7.5.2) (19.3.7.5.2)

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20 Smoke Compartment N/A Not less than two exits of the Not less than two exits shall be Not less than two exits shall be
Independent Egress types described in 19.2.2.2 accessible from each smoke accessible from each smoke
through 19.2.2.10 shall be compartment(s) and shall not compartment(s) and shall not
accessible from each smoke require return through the require return through the
compartment(s) and shall not compartment of fire origin. compartment of fire origin.
require return through the (19.2.4.3) (19.2.4.3)
compartment of fire origin
(19.2.4.3)

21 Smoke Compartment Sprinkler N/A Listed quick-response or listed Listed quick-response or listed Listed quick-response or listed
System residential sprinklers shall be residential sprinklers shall be residential sprinklers shall be used
used throughout smoke used throughout smoke throughout smoke compartments
compartments containing compartments containing containing patient sleeping areas
patient sleeping areas patient sleeping areas (19.3.5.8(5) - See Appendix)
(19.3.5.3(4) - See Appendix) (19.3.5.8(5) - See Appendix)

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Code Category Component / Requirement Code 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
22 Fire Resistive Requirements
23 Corridors Corridors serving an occupant Must limit the transfer of smoke Must limit the transfer of smoke Must limit the transfer of smoke
load greater than 30 and the (19.3.6.2.2) (19.3.6.2.3) (19.3.6.2.3)
opening therein shall resist the
passage of smoke unless:
1. corridors are protected by an
approved sprinkler system
2. Patient rooms with doors in
the corridor are provided with
smoke barriers in accordance
with the IBC
3. Corridors are in accordance
with the IBC.
(4604.18)

24 Smoke Barriers N/A 1/2-hour smoke barrier 1/2-hour smoke barrier 1/2-hour smoke barrier
(19.3.7.3) (19.3.7.3) (19.3.7.3)
25 Smoke Barriers N/A Smoke barriers must be Smoke barriers must be Smoke barriers must be continuous
continuous from wall to wall, continuous from wall to wall, from wall to wall, barrier to barrier,
barrier to barrier, or from floor barrier to barrier, or from floor or from floor to floor and through
to floor and through concealed to floor and through concealed concealed spaces.
spaces. spaces. (8.5.2)
(8.3.2) (8.5.2)

26 Shaft Enclosures Vertical Openings protecting 2 2-hour fire barrier 2-hour fire barrier 2-hour fire barrier
(Connecting 4 or More Stories) or more stories must be (8.2.5.4(1)) (8.6.5(3)) (8.6.5(3))
protected with 1-hour rated
construction
(4603 3 1)
27 Shaft Enclosures Vertical Openings protecting 2 1/2-hour fire barrier Connecting 1/2-hour fire barrier Connecting 1/2-hour fire barrier Connecting up
(Connecting 3 Stories or Less) or more stories must be up to 3 stories (8.2.5.4(2)) up to 3 stories to 3 stories
protected with 1-hour rated (8.6.5(3)) (8.6.5(3))
construction
(4603 3 1)
28 Exit Stair Enclosures Vertical Openings protecting 2 2-hour fire barrier 1-hour fire barrier 1-hour fire barrier
(Connecting 4 or more Stories) or more stories must be (7.1.3.2.1(b)) (7.1.3.2.1(2a/b)) (7.1.3.2.1(2a/b))
protected with 1-hour rated
construction
(4603 3 1)
29 Exit Stair Enclosures Vertical Openings protecting 2 1-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(a)) 1-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(1)) 1-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(1))
(Connecting 3 Stories or Less) or more stories must be
protected with 1-hour rated
construction
(4603 3 1)

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Code Category Component / Requirement Code 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
30 Exit Passageways N/A Fire barrier with same rating as Fire barrier with same rating as Fire barrier with same rating as that
that for the exit stair enclosure that for the exit stair enclosure for the exit stair enclosure that it
that it serves. that it serves. serves.
(7.2.6.2) (7.2.6.2) (7.2.6.2)

31 Horizontal Exit wall N/A 2-hour fire barrier and barrier 2-hour fire barrier must 2-hour fire barrier must continue to
must continue to grade level continue to grade level unless grade level unless all stairs
unless all stairs discharge all stairs discharge directly to discharge directly to outside and
directly to outside and floor outside and floor with floor with horizontal exit does not
with horizontal exit does not horizontal exit does not have an have an unprotected vertical
have an unprotected vertical unprotected vertical opening. opening.
opening. (7.2.4.3.1 and 7.2.4.3.3) (7.2.4.3.1 and 7.2.4.3.3)
(7.2.4.3.1)
32 Horizontal Exit Opening N/A 1- 1/2 hours 1- 1/2 hours 1- 1/2 hours
Protection (doors) (8.2.3.2.3) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
33 Permitted Unprotected Floor N/A Communicating space is Permitted provided the Permitted provided the following:
Openings. permitted by 18.3.1.1 following: 1. Connects no more than two
Unprotected floor openings 1. Connects no more than two adjacent floors
( Unless permitted by the code permitted provided: adjacent floors 2. Is separated from floor openings
all floor openings to be 1. Conects no more than 2 2. Is separated from floor serving other floors
protected as noted above for a adjacent stories openings serving other floors 3. Opening is separated from
shaft.) 2. Is separated from floor 3. Opening is separated from corridors
(711) opening serving other floors corridors 4. Convenience openings shall be
3. Separated from corridors 4. Convenience openings shall separated from by a smoke partition.
4. Shall not serve as a required be separated from by a smoke 4. Opening is not part of a required
means of egress partition. exit path.
(8.2.5.5) 4. Opening is not part of a (8.6.8.2)
required exit path.
(8.6.8.2)
34 Horizontal Assemblies N/A N/A N/A N/A

35 Horizontal Assemblies N/A N/A N/A N/A


(Fire Resistive Rating)
36 Exterior Walls N/A N/A N/A N/A

37 Elevator Lobbies N/A Every floor served by the Every floor served by the Every floor served by the elevator
elevator shall have an elevator elevator shall have an elevator shall have an elevator lobby and
lobby and form a 1-hour barrier lobby and form a 1-hour barrier form a 1-hour barrier in accordance
in accordance with 8.3 in accordance with 8.5 with 8.5
(7.2.13.3) (7.2.13.3) (7.2.13.3)

38 Fire-Resistance Ratings of N/A N/A N/A N/A


Structural Members

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Code Category Component / Requirement Code 2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC
39 Ducts and Air Transfer N/A Smoke dampers shall not be Smoke dampers shall not be Smoke dampers shall not be
Openings required in duct penetrations of required in duct penetrations of required in duct penetrations of
smoke barriers in fully ducted smoke barriers in fully ducted smoke barriers in fully ducted
heating, ventilating, and air heating, ventilating, and air heating, ventilating, and air
conditioning systems. conditioning systems. conditioning systems.
(19.3.7.3(2)) (19.3.7.3(2)) (19.3.7.3(2))

40 Escalators connecting four or Escalator openings connecting


fewer stories four or fewer stories shall be
protected by 1-hour fire rated
construction or an automatic
sprinkler system in accordance
with 903.3.1.1 or 903.3.1.2. If a
sprinkler system is chosen, a
draft curtain shall be installed
and the sprinkler will be closely
spaced
(4603.3.6)

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41 Opening Protectives N/A
42 Corridor Doors- Group I-2 Opening protection is not Doors protecting corridor Doors protecting corridor Doors protecting corridor openings
required in corridors protected openings shall be constructed to openings shall be constructed to shall be constructed to resist the
throughout by an approved resist the passage of smoke the resist the passage of smoke. passage of smoke. Bottom clearence
sprinkler system resist fire for not less than 20 Bottom clearence shall not shall not exceede 1 inch. Doors shall
(4604.18.1(4)) minutes. Bottom clearence shall exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have positive latching hardware.
not exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have positive latching Existing roller latches that can keep
have positive latching hardware. Existing roller latches the door closed against 5lbf can be
hardware. Existing roller latches that can keep the door closed used.
that can keep the door closed against 5lbf can be used. (19.3.6.3.1 through 19.3.6.3.6)
against 5lbf can be used. (19.3.6.3.1 through 19.3.6.3.6)
(19.3.6.3.1 through 19.3.6.3.6)

43 2- hour Elevator Hoistways Vertical Openings protecting 2 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour
or more stories must be (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
protected with 1-hour rated
construction
(4603 3 1)
44 1- hour Elevator Hoistways Vertical Openings protecting 2 1-hour 1-hour 1-hour
or more stories must be (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
protected with 1-hour rated
construction
(4603 3 1)
45 2-hour Vertical Shafts (including Vertical Openings protecting 2 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour
stairways, exits, and chutes) or more stories must be (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
protected with 1-hour rated
construction
(4603 3 1)
46 1-hour Vertical Shafts (including Vertical Openings protecting 2 1-hour 1-hour 1-hour
stairways, exits, and chutes) or more stories must be (8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
protected with 1-hour rated
construction
(4603 3 1)
47 1/2-hour vertical shafts Vertical Openings protecting 2 No Requirement 1/3-hour 1/3-hour
(including stairways, exits, and or more stories must be (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
chutes) protected with 1-hour rated
construction
(4603 3 1)
48 2- hour Fire Barriers N/A 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour
(8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
49 1- hour Fire Barriers N/A 45 minutes 45 minutes 45 minutes
(8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
50 1/2-hour Fire Barriers N/A ? 1/3-hour 1/3-hour
(Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)

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51 2- hour Horizontal Exits N/A 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour 1-1/2 hour
(7.2.4.3.2 and 8.2.3.2.3) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)

52 Smoke Barriers N/A 20 minutes 20 minutes 20 minutes


(8.2.3.2.3.1) (Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
53 Smoke Partition N/A ? 1/3-hour 1/3-hour
(Table 8.3.4.2) (Table 8.3.4.2)
54 Fire Window Assembly N/A 8.2.3.2.2 8.3.3.1 8.3.3.1

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55 Occupancy Separations N/A

56 Non-separated Uses N/A Occupancy separation is not Occupancy separation is not Occupancy separation is not
required when the entire required when the entire required when the entire building
building meets the most building meets the most meets the most restrictive
restrictive requirements of each restrictive requirements of each requirements of each individual
individual occupancy. individual occupancy. occupancy.
(A3.3.134.10 and 6.1.14.2) (6.1.14.3.2) (6.1.14.3.2)

57 Boiler and fuel-fired heater N/A 1 hour 1-Hour Fire Barrier or 1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic
rooms (Table 19.3.2.1) automatic extinguishing system extinguishing system
(19.3.2.1) (19.3.2.1)

58 Central/bulk laundries more N/A 1 hour Fire Barrier or automatic 1-Hour Fire Barrier or 1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic
than 100 sf extinguishing system automatic extinguishing system extinguishing system
(Table 19.3.2.1) (19.3.2.1) (19.3.2.1)

59 Laboratories employing N/A Smoke tight and self-closing 1-Hour Fire Barrier or 1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic
flammable or combustible (19.3.2.1) automatic extinguishing system extinguishing system and smoke
materials in quantities less than and smoke partitions partitions
that which would be considered (19.3.2.1 and 19.3.2.1.2) (19.3.2.1 and 19.3.2.1.2)
severe.

60 Laboratories that use hazardous N/A (19.3.2.2) (19.3.2.2) (19.3.2.2)


materials that would cause
classification as a severe hazard
in accordance with NFPA 99
"Standard for Health Care
Facilities"

61 Paint Shops 1-Hour Fire Barrier or 1-Hour Fire Barrier or 1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic
automatic extinguishing system automatic extinguishing system extinguishing system and smoke
and smoke partitions and smoke partitions partitions
(19.3.2.1) (19.3.2.1 and 19.3.2.1.2) (19.3.2.1 and 19.3.2.1.2)

62 Physical Plant Maintenance N/A N/A N/A N/A


shops
63 Soiled Linen Room N/A 1-Hour Fire Barrier or Quantity of linen volume must Quantity of linen volume must
automatic extinguishing system exceed 64 gallons to require 1- exceed 64 gallons to require 1-Hour
and smoke partitions Hour Fire Barrier or automatic Fire Barrier or automatic
(19.3.2.1) extinguishing system and smoke extinguishing system and smoke
partition partition
(19.3.2.1) (19.3.2.1)

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64 Waste/trash collection N/A 1-Hour Fire Barrier or Quantity of trash volume must Quantity of trash volume must
automatic extinguishing system exceed 64 gallons to require 1- exceed 64 gallons to require 1-Hour
and smoke partitions Hour Fire Barrier or automatic Fire Barrier or automatic
(19.3.2.1) extinguishing system and smoke extinguishing system and smoke
partition partition
(19.3.2.1) (19.3.2.1)

65 Refuse(waste) & Laundry N/A See Section 9.5 Existing chutes that open Existing chutes that open directly to
Chutes Chute charging or discharging directly to a corridor shall be a corridor shall be permanently
room require max 1-hour fire permanently sealed to prevent sealed to prevent further use by fire
rating. further use by fire resistive resistive construction or a 1-hour
Enclosed by walls or partitions construction or a 1-hour fire fire door shall be installed. Chute
in accordance with 8.2. Inlet door shall be installed. Chute must be protected by sprinkler
openings in accordance with 8.2. must be protected by sprinkler system. Any flue-fed incinerators
Installed and maintained in system. Any flue-fed shall be sealed by fire resistive
accordance with NFPA 82: incinerators shall be sealed by construction to prevent further use.
Standard on Incinerators and fire resistive construction to Shall comply with NFPA 82.
Waste Linen Handling Systems prevent further use. Shall (19.5.4)
and Equipment. comply with NFPA 82
(9.5 and 19.5.4) (19.5.4)

66 N/A Any trash chute chute shall Any trash chute chute shall Existing laundry chutes may
discharge into a trash collection discharge into a trash collection discharge into same room as
room used for no ther purpose room used for no ther purpose rubbish discharge chutes provided
and protected in accordance and protected in accordance discharge room is protected by
with section 8.4 with section 8.4 automatic sprinklers.
(19.5.4.3) (19.5.4.4)
67 Storage rooms greater than 50 sf N/A 1-Hour Fire Barrier or 1-Hour Fire Barrier or 1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic
of combustible materials automatic extinguishing system automatic extinguishing system extinguishing system and smoke
and smoke partitions and smoke partitions partitions
(19.3.2.1) (19.3.2.1 and 19.3.2.1.2) (19.3.2.1 and 19.3.2.1.2)
68 Gift shops less than 500 sf and N/A No separation required. No separation required from No separation required from
not considered hazardous (19.3.2.5) corridor required. corridor required.
(19.3.6.1(4)) (19.3.6.1(4))
69 Gift shops more than 500 sf and N/A Separated from the corridor by Separated from the corridor by Separated from the corridor by non
not considered hazardous non fire rated walls. Must be non fire rated walls. fire rated walls.
protected by sprinkler system (19.3.6.1) (19.3.6.1)
(19.3.2.5)
70 Gift shops with combustible N/A 1 hour 1 hour barrier or automatic 1 hour barrier or automatic
loading considered hazardous (8.4.1.1) extinguishing system extinguishing system
(8.7.1) (8.7.1)

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71 Non-flammable gas storage N/A 1 hour 1 hour 1 hour
including oxidizers (NFPA 99:4-3.1..1.2(a)2) (NFPA 99:4-5.1.3.3.2(4)) (NFPA 99:4-5.1.3.3.2(4))
72 Electrical rooms with N/A 1 hour 1 hour 1 hour
transformers greater than 112.5 (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b)) (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b)) (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b))
73 k Rooms
Generator N/A Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One hour
hour separation and two hour hour separation and two hour separation and two hour fuel supply
fuel supply fuel supply

74 Interior Finish Maximum


Flame Spread

75 Interior Wall & Finish Systems N/A May comply with NFPA 355 or In accordance with ASTEM E84 In accordance with ASTEM E84 or
286 or ANSI/UL 723 ANSI/UL 723
(10.2.3) (10.2.3) (10.2.3)

76 Interior Wall Finish Based on N/A Permitted throughout if Class A Permitted throughout if Class A Permitted throughout if Class A or B
Group I-2 or B and compliant with 10.2.3 or B and compliant with 10.2 in and compliant with 10.2 in corridor
in corridor separated rooms corridor separated rooms separated rooms
(19.3.3.2) (19.3.3.2) (19.3.3.2)
77 Maximum smoke developed N/A 0-450 0-450 0-450
(Table A.10.2.2) (Table A.10.2.2) (Table A.10.2.2)
78 Maximum flame spread for N/A Class A: 0-25 Class A: 0-25 Class A: 0-25
vertical exitways, access Class B: 26-75 Class B: 26-75 Class B: 26-75
corridors, other exits, rooms and Class C: 76-200 Class C: 76-200 Class C: 76-200
enclosed spaces, textile wall (Table A.10.2.2) (Table A.10.2.2) (Table A.10.2.2)
coverings
79 Textiles N/A See 10.2.4.1 See 10.2.4.1 See 10.2.4.1
(Wall & Ceiling Finish)
80 Interior Floor Finish N/A No Requirement No Requirement No Requirement
(19.3.3.3) (19.3.3.3) (19.3.3.3)
81 Helistops N/A
82 Size N/A N/A N/A N/A
83 Design N/A N/A N/A N/A
84 Means of egress N/A N/A N/A N/A
85 Rooftop N/A N/A N/A N/A
86 Exit Capacity
87 Stairways 0.3 inches per occupant 0.3 inches per occupant 0.3 inches per occupant 0.3 inches per occupant
(Table 4604.7) (Table 7.3.3.1) (Table 7.3.3.1) (Table 7.3.3.1)
88 Other egress components 0.3 inches per occupant 0.2 inches per occupant (Table 0.2 inches per occupant (Table 0.2 inches per occupant (Table
(Table 4604.7) 7.3.3.1) 7.3.3.1) 7.3.3.1)
89 Occupant Load Factors

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90 Office N/A 100 sf / occupant. 100 sf / occupant. 100 sf / occupant.
(Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2)
91 Conference & Seminar Rooms N/A 15 sq. ft/ occupant 15 sq. ft/ occupant 15 sq. ft/ occupant
(Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2)
92 Inpatient treatment areas N/A 240 sf /occupant 240 sf /occupant 240 sf /occupant
(Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2)
93 Outpatient areas N/A 100 sf / occupant 100 sf / occupant 100 sf / occupant
(Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2)
94 Storage & Mechanical Spaces N/A 300 sf/occupant Anticipated Occupancy 42.1.7 Anticipated Occupancy 42.1.7
(Table 7.3.1.2)
95 Sleeping Areas N/A 120 sf / occupant 120 sf / occupant 120 sf / occupant
(Table 7.3.1.3) (Table 7.3.1.3) (Table 7.3.1.3)
96 Locker Rooms N/A 50 sf / occupant 50 sf / occupant 50 sf / occupant
(Table 7.3.1.4) (Table 7.3.1.4) (Table 7.3.1.4)
97 Kitchen N/A 100 sf / occupant 100 sf / occupant 100 sf / occupant
(Table 7.3.1.5) (Table 7.3.1.2) (Table 7.3.1.2)
98 Minimum Number of Exits
99 1-500 occupants N/A 2 exits 2 exits 2 exits
(7.4.1.1) (7.4.1.1) (7.4.1.1)
100 501-1,000 occupants N/A 3 exits 3 exits 3 exits
(7.4.1.2(1)) (7.4.1.2(1)) (7.4.1.2(1))
101 Greater than 1,000 occupants N/A 4 exits 4 exits 4 exits
(7.4.1.2(2)) (7.4.1.2(2)) (7.4.1.2(2))
102 Patient sleeping rooms or suites N/A 2 exits 2 exits 2 exits
that include patient sleeping (19.2.5.2) (19.2.5.5.1) (19.2.5.5.1)
rooms more than 1,000 sf in area

103 Any room or suite of rooms, N/A 2 exits 2 exits 2 exits


other than patient sleeping (19.2.5.3) (19.2.5.5.2) (19.2.5.5.2)
rooms, more than 2,500 sf in
area
104 Each smoke compartment N/A 2 exits 2 exits 2 exits
(19.2.4.3) (19.2.4.3) (19.2.4.4)
105 Every habitable room must have N/A (19.2.5.1) (19.2.5.6.1) (19.2.5.6.1)
an exit access door leading
directly to an exit corridor,
unless otherwise permitted by
exceptions

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106 Exit Access from a patient N/A (19.2.5.1(2)) (19.2.5.6.2) (19.2.5.6.2)
sleeping room with not more
than 8 beds shall be permitted to
pass through one intervening
room to reach an exit access
corridor, provided there is
automatic smoke detection or
the arrangements of furniture is
unlikely to cause a fully
developed fire.

107 Location of Exits


108 Two or more exits or exit access No requirement for sprinklered If existing buildings where more If existing buildings where more If existing buildings where more
doors required from an area non-sleeping unit rooms. If a than one exit exists, such exit than one exit exists, such exit than one exit exists, such exit
patient sleeping room or suite is discharges shall be remotely discharges shall be remotely discharges shall be remotely located
over 1000 sq feet, no less than located from each other and be located from each other and be from each other and be arranged to
two exits are required placed a arranged to minimize the arranged to minimize the minimize the possibility that more
distance apart equal to no less possibility that more than one possibility that more than one than one exit can be blocked by the
than 1/3 the total horizontal exit can be blocked by the same exit can be blocked by the same same same fire or emergency
distance of the room. same fire or emergency same fire or emergency condition.
(Table 4604.18.2) condition. condition. (7.5.1.3.1)
(7.5.1.3) (7.5.1.3.1)

109 Dead ends No Requirement Maximum of 30 feet. Existing Maximum of 30 feet. Existing Maximum of 30 feet. Existing
(Table 4604.18.2) corridors can extend further corridors can extend further corridors can extend further than 30
than 30 feet if it is unfeasible to than 30 feet if it is unfeasible to feet if it is unfeasible to alter them.
alter them. alter them. (19.2.5.2)
(19.2.5.10) (19.2.5.2)

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110 Suites 240 sf / occupant.
(Table 1004.1.1)
111 Suites of sleeping rooms N/A Shall not exceed 5,000 sf Shall not exceed 5,000 sf Shall not exceed 5,000 sf
(19.2.5.6) (19.2.5.7.2.3(A))
Shall not exceed 7,500 sf where
protected by approved, electrically
supervised sprinkler system and
complete coverage smoke
detection.

Suites greater than 7,500 sf and not


exceeding 10,000 sf is allowed
when direct visual supervision and
automactic smoke detection in
common areas is provided.
19.2.5.7.2.3

112 Suites of sleeping rooms N/A Shall not exceed 7,500 sf if in Shall not exceed 7,500 sf if in direct
direct visual supervision, have visual supervision, have total smoke
total smoke coverage, and total coverage, and total sprinkler
sprinkler coverage. coverage.
(19.2.5.7.2.3(B)) (19.2.5.7.2.3(B))
113 Suites of rooms other than N/A Shall not exceed 10,000 sf Shall not exceed 10,000 sf Shall not exceed 10,000 sf
patient sleeping rooms (19.2.5.7) (19.2.5.7.3.3) (19.2.5.7.3.3)
114 Hazardous areas within suites N/A N/A See 19.2.5.7.1.3 See 19.2.5.7.1.3
options
115 Intervening rooms other than N/A One intervening room is One intervening room is One intervening room is allowed if
patient sleeping rooms. allowed if the travel distance allowed if the travel distance the travel distance within the suite
within the suite to the exit within the suite to the exit to the exit access door does not
access door does not exceed 100 access door does not exceed 100 exceed 100 feet and two intervening
feet and two intervening rooms feet and two intervening rooms rooms are permitted where the
are permitted where the travel are permitted where the travel travel distance to the exit access
distance to the exit access door distance to the exit access door door does not exceed 50 feet.
does not exceed 50 feet. does not exceed 50 feet. (19.2.5.7.3.4(A))
(19.2.5.8) (19.2.5.7.3.4(A))

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116 Intervening rooms for patient N/A Exit access from a patient Exit access from a patient Exit access from a patient sleeping
sleeping rooms. sleeping room with not more sleeping room with not more room with not more than eight
than eight patient beds shall be than eight patient beds shall be patient beds shall be permitted to
permitted to pass through one permitted to pass through one pass through one intervening room
intervening room. intervening room that is covered that is covered by automatic smoke
(19.2.5.1(2)) by automatic smoke detection or detection or has minimal furnishings
has minimal furnishings that that could not produce a fully
could not produce a fully developed fire.
developed fire. (19.2.5.6.2)
(19.2.5.6.2)

117 Special Nursing Suites N/A May have one intervening room N/A
where the arrangement allows
for direct and constant visual
supervision by nursing
personnel.
(19.2.5.1(3))

118 Egress into another suite N/A N/A A suite that requires two means A suite that requires two means of
of egress is premitted have one egress is premitted have one means
means of egress to be into of egress to be into another suite,
another suite, provided that the provided that the separation
separation between the suite between the suite complies with
complies with 19.3.6.2 through 19.3.6.2 through 19.3.6.5
19.3.6.5 (19.2.5.7.2.2(C))
(19.2.5.7.2.2(C))

119 Exit Access from a Corridor N/A Every corridor shall provide Every corridor shall provide Every corridor shall provide access
access to at least two exits access to at least two exits to at least two exits without passing
without passing through any without passing through any through any intervening rooms or
intervening rooms or spaces intervening rooms or spaces spaces other than corridors or
other than corridors or lobbies. other than corridors or lobbies. lobbies.
(19.2.5.9) (19.2.5.4) (19.2.5.4)

120 Travel Distance


121 General Egress Travel Distance
122 Between any room door N/A Maximum 150 feet N/A N/A
required as an exit access and an (19.2.6.2.1)
exit
123 Between any point in a room 200 feet Maximum 200 feet Maximum 200 feet Maximum 200 feet
and an exit (Table 4604.18.2(note c) (19.2.6.2.2) (19.2.6.2.1 and 19.2.6.2.2) (19.2.6.2.1 and 19.2.6.2.2)
124 Between any point in a health Maximum 50 feet to exit access Maximum 50 feet Maximum 50 feet Maximum 50 feet
care sleeping room and an exit door in a room. (19.2.6.2.3) (19.2.6.2.3) (19.2.6.2.3)
access door in that room (Table 4604.18.2(note c)

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125 Between any point in a suite of Maximum 100 feet Maximum 100 feet Maximum 100 feet Maximum 100 feet
sleeping rooms and an exit (Table 4604.18.2(note c) (19.2.6.2.4) (19.2.5.7.2.4(A)) (19.2.5.7.2.4(A))
access door of that suite
126 Between any point in a sleeping Maximum 200 feet N/A Maximum 200 feet Maximum 200 feet
suite and an exit (Table 4604.18.2(note c) (19.2.5.7.2.4(B)) (19.2.5.7.2.4(B))
127 Common Path of Travel No requirement for sprinklered N/A N/A N/A
non-sleeping unit rooms. If a
patient sleeping room or suite is
over 1000 sq feet, no less than
two exits are required placed a
distance apart equal to no less
than 1/3 the total horizontal
distance of the room.
(Table 4604.18.2)

128 Doors
129 Minimum clear width serving 41.5 inches 34 inches 34 inches 34 inches
sleeping rooms, diagnostic and (4604.8) (19.2.3.5(1)) (19.2.3.7) (19.2.3.7)
treatment rooms
130 Minimum clear width all other 28 inches clear width 28 inches clear width 28 inches clear width for doors 28 inches clear width for doors not
areas (4604.8) (19.2.3.5(2)) not requiring evacuation of requiring evacuation of beds,
beds, gurneys, or wheelchairs. gurneys, or wheelchairs.
(19.2.3.7) (19.2.3.7)
131 Minimum Height 80 inches 84 inches 84 inches 84 inches
(4604.8) (7.1.5(1)) (7.1.5.1) (7.1.5.1)
132 Door Swing N/A Doors in the direction of egress Doors in the direction of egress Doors in the direction of egress
Doors should be of the side 7.2.1.4.1 7.2.1.4.1 7.2.1.4.1
hinged swinging type.
133 Swing in direction of exit travel N/A (7.2.1.4.2 and 7.2.1.4.3) (7.2.1.4.2) (7.2.1.4.2)
when serving high hazardous
area or serving an occupant load
greater than 50.
134 Exit door shall be openable from N/A (7.2.1.5.1 / 19.2.2.2.4) (7.2.1.5.1 / 7.2.1.5.2 / 19.2.2.2.4) (7.2.1.5.1 / 7.2.1.5.2 / 19.2.2.2.4)
the inside without the use of key
locking device
135 Bolt locks are generally N/A N/A N/A N/A
prohibited except for storage or
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136 Horizontal Sliding doors are 1. Power operated and capable (7.2.1.14 / 19.2.2.2.9) 1. Area served is not high (7.2.1.14 / 19.2.2.2.10.1 /
permitted to be a component of of being operated manually in hazard; 2. Door is readily 19.2.2.2.10.2)
a means of egress when meeting the event of power failure. 2. operable from both sides
the following: Operable by a simple method without special knowledge; 3.
form both sides without special Force to set door in motion in
knowledge or effort. 3. Force direction of travel is < 30 lbf and
required to operate is a < 15 lbf to open to minimum
maximum of 30 lbs to set door in width or to close; 4. Doors to be
motion and 15 lbs to close or fire rated are self- or auto-
open to the required width. 4. closing based on smoke
Operable with a force not to detection per NFPA 80; and 5.
exceed 15 lbs when a force of Doors requried to latch are
250 lbs is applied perpendicular provided with a mechanism that
to the door adjacent to the will latch or eliminate potential
operating device. 5. If the door for rebound. (7.2.1.14 /
is required to be rated, it must 19.2.2.2.10.1 / 19.2.2.2.10.2)
be self or automatic closing
operated by smoke detection. 6.
The door assembly must have an
integrated standby power
supply. 7. The door assembly
power supply must be
electronically supervised. 8. The
door must open to the minimum
required width within 10
seconds after activation of the
operating device. (1008.1.4.3)
137 integrated standby power
supply. 7. The door assembly
power supply must be
electronically supervised. 8. The
door must open to the minimum
required width within 10
seconds after activation of the
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138 Corridors
139 Minimum width where 48 inches 48 inches 48 inches
inpatients are moved on beds (19.2.3.3) (19.2.3.4) (19.2.3.4)
140 Projections permitted when N/A Tentative Interim Amendment 6 inches from the corridor wall, Maximum 6 inches above handrail
corridor width is at least 6 ft (2006 LSC) above the handrail height, shall height; and wheeled equipment in
6 inches from the corridor wall, be permitted for hand-rub use for patient movement and
above the handrail height, shall dispensing units. Projections in medical emergencies that do not
be permitted for hand-rub the corridors on both sides are reduce clear width < 5 ft when staff
dispensing units. Projections in permitted if the projection does are trained and provisions are
the corridors on both sides are not exceed a depth of 6 inches, included in facility emergency plans
permitted if the projection does the length is less than 36 inches, for dealing with the equipment
not exceed a depth of 6 inches, positioned not less than 40 (19.2.3.4 #4).
the length is less than 36 inches, inches above the floor, and has
positioned not less than 40 not less than 48 inches of
inches above the floor, and has horizontal separation from other
not less than 48 inches of projections.
horizontal separation from other (19.2.3.4)
projections.

141 Projections permitted when Furniture fixed to wall is permitted


corridor width is at least 8 ft in groups not exceeding 50 sq ft, set
minimum 10 ft apart, when located
on one side, not blocking building
service equipment, and the smoke
compartment is sprinklered
throughout, and corridors are
protected with smoke detectors
when the furniture is not under
direct visual supervision from a
nurses station. (19.2.3.4, #5)

142 Minimum Height to Ceiling N/A 84 inches 84 inches 84 inches


(7.1.5) (7.1.5.1) (7.1.5.1)
143 Minimum Height to Ceiling N/A 80 inches 80 inches 80 inches
Projections (7.1.5) (7.1.5.1) (7.1.5.1)

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144 The required corridor width N/A (7.2.1.4.4) (7.2.1.4.3.1) (7.2.1.4.3.1)
shall be unobstructed with the
following exceptions:
1. Doors when fully open, and
handrails, shall not reduce the
required width by more than 7
inches.
2. Doors in any position shall
not reduce the required corridor
width by more than one-half.

145 Stairways
146 Risers Maximum 8-1/4 inches Maximum 8 inches; Maximum 8 inches Maximum 8 inches
(4604.11) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b))
147 Treads Maximum 9 inches Minimum 10 or 9 inches Minimum 9 inches Minimum 9 inches
(4604.11) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b))
148 Width N/A Minimum 44 inches or 36 inches 36 inches minimum width clear 36 inches minimum width clear of
if serving fewer than 50 people of all obstructions, except all obstructions, except projections
(Table 7.2.2.2.1(b)) projections not more than 4-1/2 not more than 4-1/2 inches at or
inches at or below handrail below handrail height on each side
height on each side (Table 7.2.2.2.1.2(b))
(Table 7.2.2.2.1.2(b))
149 Landings N/A Width - Not less than the width Width - Not less than the width Width - Not less than the width of
of the stair but need not exceed of the stair but need not exceed the stair but need not exceed 48
48 inches when the stair has a 48 inches when the stair has a inches when the stair has a straight
straight run. straight run. run.
(7.2.2.3.2) (7.2.2.3.2.4) (7.2.2.3.2.4)

150 Vertical Rise N/A Vertical Distance between floor Vertical Distance between floor Vertical Distance between floor
levels and landings - 12 feet. levels and landings - 12 feet. levels and landings - 12 feet.
(Table 7.2.2.2.1(b)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b))
151 Headroom N/A 80 inches 80 inches 80 inches
(Table 7.2.2.2.1(b)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b))
152 Handrails N/A Circular Diameter minimum 1- Circular Diameter minimum 1- Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4
(Note: Shall also coordinate 1/4 inches max 2 inches 1/4 inches max 2 inches inches max 2 inches
with TAS requirements: (7.2.2.4.5) (7.2.2.4.4.6) (7.2.2.4.4.6)
minimum 1-1/4 inches max 1-
1/2 inches, 4.26.2)

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153 Height - minimum 30 inches Height - minimum 30 inches Height - minimum 30 inches Height - minimum 30 inches
maximum 42 inches maximum 38 inches maximum 38 inches maximum 38 inches
(4604.1.4.1) (7.2.2.4.5) (7.2.2.4.4.2) (7.2.2.4.4.2)
154 Intermediate handrails are Intermediate handrails are Intermediate handrails are Intermediate handrails are required
required so that all portions of required so that all portions of required so that all portions of so that all portions of the stairway
the stairway are within 44 the stairway are within 44 the stairway are within 44 are within 44 inches of the handrail.
inches of the handrail. inches of the handrail. inches of the handrail. (7.2.2.4.1.2)
(4604.14) (7.2.2.4.2(1)) (7.2.2.4.1.2)

155 Guardrails Height - 30 inches Height - 30 inches Height - 30 inches (7.2.2.4.5.2(3)) Height - 30 inches (7.2.2.4.5.2(3))
required along open-sided (4604.6) (7.2.2.4.6(2(3)))
walking surfaces, mezzanines,
stairways, ramps and landings

156 Open guardrails shall have Open guardrails shall have Open guardrails shall have Open guardrails shall have
intermediate rails or an intermediate rails or an intermediate rails or an intermediate rails or an ornamental
ornamental pattern such that a ornamental pattern such that a ornamental pattern such that a pattern such that a sphere 4 inches
sphere 6 inches in diameter sphere 4 inches in diameter sphere 4 inches in diameter in diameter cannot pass through up
cannot pass through up to 34 cannot pass through up to 34 cannot pass through up to 34 to 34 inches in height
inches in height inches in height. inches in height (7.2.2.4.5.3)
(4604.6.2) (7.2.2.4.6) (7.2.2.4.5.3)

157 Stairway Signage A stairway in an exit enclosure N/A N/A N/A


which continues below its level
of exit discharge shall be
marked to make the direction of
public way obvious. Existing
stairs shall also be marked in
accordance with 1022.8.
(4604.19)

158 Stairway to Roof Not less than required by the N/A N/A N/A
(DA1015.2.1.1) code which it was constructed
under
(4604.7)
159 Exit Ramps
160 Width Not less than required by the serving patient sleeping rooms = serving patient sleeping rooms = serving patient sleeping rooms = 48
code which it was constructed 48 inches 48 inches inches
under Other = 44 inches Other = 44 inches Other = 44 inches
(4604.7) (19.2.3.3) (19.2.3.4) (19.2.3.4)
161 Maximum slope in direction of N/A Class A: 1:10 1:8 1:8
travel Class B: 1:8 (Table 7.2.5.2 (b)) (Table 7.2.5.2 (b))
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162 Maximum rise for a single ramp N/A 12 feet 12 feet 12 feet
run (Table 7.2.5.2 (a)) (Table 7.2.5.2 (b)) (Table 7.2.5.2 (b))
163 Handrails N/A Required for ramps with a rise Required for ramps with a rise Required for ramps with a rise
greater than 6 inches greater than 6 inches greater than 6 inches
(7.2.5.4) (7.2.5.4.2) (7.2.5.4.2)
164 Horizontal Exits
165 Minimum area per patient N/A 30 net sf 30 net sf 30 net sf
provided on each side of the (19.2.2.5.1) (19.2.2.5.1.1) (19.2.2.5.1.1)
horizontal exit
166 Minimum area per occupant in N/A 6 net sf 6 net sf 6 net sf
nonpatient areas provided on (19.2.2.5.1) (19.2.2.5.1.2) (19.2.2.5.1.2)
each side of the horizontal exit
167 Horizontal exits are permitted to N/A (19.2.2.5.2) (19.2.2.5.2) (19.2.2.5.2)
compromise two-thirds of the
required exits from any building
or floor area

168 Horizontal exits must have N/A (19.2.2.5.4) (19.2.2.5.4) (19.2.2.5.4)


doors with a clear width of no
less than 34 inches inches.
169 Horizontal exits in a corridor 6 N/A N/A N/A N/A
feet or more and serving as an
exit from both sides must have a
pair of opposite swinging doors
with a clear width of no less
than 32 inches.

170 An approved vision panel is N/A N/A N/A N/A


required in each horizontal exit

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171 Smoke Compartments
172 Every story, used by inpatients N/A (19.3.7.1) (19.3.7.1) (19.3.7.1)
for sleeping or treatment and
having an occupant load of 30 or
more, must be divided into two
smoke compartments.
173 Maximum area per N/A 22,500 sf 22,500 sf 22,500 sf
compartment (19.3.7.1) (19.3.7.1(1)) (19.3.7.1(1))
174 Maximum travel distance from 200 feet 200 feet 200 feet 200 feet
any point to reach a door in the (Table 4604.18.2) (19.3.7.1) (19.3.7.1(1)) (19.3.7.1(1))
required smoke barrier

175 On floors containing health care, N/A 30 net sf 30 net sf 30 net sf


minimum area provided per (19.3.7.4) (19.3.7.5.1) (19.3.7.5.1)
patient on each side of a smoke
compartment
176 On non-patient floors minimum N/A 6 net sf 6 net sf 6 net sf
area provided per occupant on (19.3.7.4) (19.3.7.5.2) (19.3.7.5.2)
each side of smoke compartment

177 Smoke barriers must be N/A N/A N/A N/A


provided on stories that are
useable, even if unoccupied.
178 Cross corridor doors in smoke N/A N/A N/A N/A
barriers must be opposite
swinging
179 Minimum clear width for N/A 32 inches 32 inches 32 inches
individual smoke barrier doors (19.3.7.7) (19.3.7.9(1)) (19.3.7.9(1))

180 Doors must be self-closing or N/A (19.3.7.6) (19.3.7.8) (19.3.7.8)


automatic.
181 Vision panels with fire-rated N/A N/A N/A N/A
glazing or wired glass at each
cross corridor door
182 Rabbets, bevels, or astragals are N/A N/A N/A N/A
required at the meeting edges
and stops are required at the
head and sides of the door
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183 Positive latching door hardware N/A (19.3.7.6) (19.3.7.8) (19.3.7.8)
is not required for doors
installed across corridors

184 Duct penetrations of smoke N/A (8.3.5.1) (8.5.5.2) (8.5.5.2)


compartment walls must be
protected by smoke dampers.
185 Smoke dampers are not required N/A (8.3.5.1 (8.5.5.3) (8.5.5.3)
in smoke barriers where steel Exception 3)
duct openings are limited to one
compartment
186 Smoke dampers are not required N/A (19.3.7.3 (19.3.7.3(2)) (19.3.7.3(2))
in smoke barriers with fully Exception 2)
ducted HVAC systems.

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187 Means of Egress Lighting
188 Minimum illumination at the N/A 1 foot-candle 1 foot-candle 1 foot-candle
walking surface level (7.8.1.3) (7.8.1.3(2)) (7.8.1.3(2))
189 Emergency Lighting
190 Separate source of emergency (4604.5) (7.9.2.1/7.9.2.2) (7.9.2.1/7.9.2.3) (7.9.2.1/7.9.2.3)
power is required. Must be
automatically actuated if normal
power is interrupted.
191 Duration 90 minutes 90 minutes 90 minutes 90 minutes
(4604.5.1) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1)
192 Minimum illumination N/A 1 foot-candle with point 1 foot-candle with point 1 foot-candle with point minimum
minimum of 0.1 foot-candle minimum of 0.1 foot-candle of 0.1 foot-candle
(7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1)
At end of duration may drop to At end of duration may drop to At end of duration may drop to 0.6
0.6 foot-candle with a point 0.6 foot-candle with a point foot-candle with a point minimum
minimum of 0.06 foot-candle minimum of 0.06 foot-candle of 0.06 foot-candle
(7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1)

193 Exit Signs


194 Required for every exit N/A (7.10.1.2) (7.10.1.2.1) (7.10.1.2.1)
195 Location N/A Required to be placed such that Required to be placed such that Required to be placed such that no
no point is more than 100 feet no point is more than 100 feet point is more than 100 feet from the
from the nearest visible sign from the nearest visible sign nearest visible sign
(7.10.1.4) (7.10.1.5.2) (7.10.1.5.2)
Signs are not required at gates in
secured outside areas where the
path of egress is obvious.
19.2.10.3

196 Illumination Unless signs are approved Unless signs are approved Unless signs are approved Unless signs are approved exsting
exsting signs, they must be exsting signs, they must be exsting signs, they must be signs, they must be externally
externally illuminated by not externally illuminated by not externally illuminated by not illuminated by not less than 5 foot-
less than 5 foot-candles or less than 5 foot-candles or less than 5 foot-candles or candles or internally illuminated in
internally illuminated in internally illuminated in internally illuminated in accordance with UL 924 Standard for
accordance per their listing accordance with UL 924 accordance with UL 924 Emergency Lighting and Power
(4604.3) Standard for Emergency Lighting Standard for Emergency Lighting Equipment
and Power Equipment and Power Equipment (7.10.6.3)
(7.10.6.3) (7.10.6.3)

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197 Listing N/A The face of a photoluminescent The face of a photoluminescent The face of a photoluminescent sign
sign shall be continually sign shall be continually shall be continually illuminated
illuminated while the building illuminated while the building while the building is occupied.
is occupied. Illumination level is occupied. Illumination level Illumination level shall be in
shall be in accordance with its shall be in accordance with its accordance with its listing.
listing. listing. (7.10.7.2)
(7.10.7.2) (7.10.7.2)

198 Emergency Power Must be connected to an Must be connected to an Must be connected to an Must be connected to an emergency
emergency electrical system. emergency electrical system in emergency electrical system in electrical system in accordance with
(4604.4) accordance with the Electric accordance with the Electric the Electric Code.
Code. Code. (7.10.4 )
(7.10.4 ) (7.10.4 )
199 Emergency Power Duration 90 minutes in case of primary 90 minutes in case of primary 90 minutes in case of primary 90 minutes in case of primary power
power loss. power loss. power loss. loss.
(7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1)
200 Tactile Exit Signs N/A Not Required Not Required Not Required

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201 Automatic Sprinkler Systems N/A
202 An automatic sprinkler system (4603.4.2) (19.3.5.1) (19.3.5.3) (19.3.5.3)
is required to be designed and
installed in accordance with
NFPA 13.
203 Smoke compartments Sprinklers to be retrofit per the Not Required in existing Not Required in existing Annex indicates residential
containing sleeping rooms must IFC would need to meet 2007 Ed construction construction if installed prior to sprinklers are permitted in patient
use listed quick response of NFPA 13, which requires QRS (19.3.5.3(Exception 1)) listing of QRS sleeping rooms even though not
sprinklers (QRS). throughout light hazard areas. (19.3.5.8(6)) specifically listed for this purpose.
(Chapter 47) (19.3.5.8 )

204 Supervision No specific requirement. In accordance with NFPA 72 In accordance with NFPA 72 In accordance with NFPA 72
9.7.2.1 9.7.2.1 9.7.2.1
205 Sprinklers in clothes closets of Not required in closets where the
patient sleeping rooms in area of the closet < 6 sf, if the
hospitals distance from the sprinkler in the
patient sleeping room to the back
wall of the closet does not exceed
the maximum distance permitted by
NFPA 13. (19.3.5.10)

206 Fire Extinguisher


207 Required in all health care N/A (19.3.5.6) (19.3.5.11) (19.3.5.11)
occupancies
208 Shall be selected, installed and N/A (9.7.4.1) (9.7.4.1) (9.7.4.1)
maintained in accordance with
NFPA 10.
209 Fire Alarm
210 A manual fire alarm system is (4603.6.3) (19.3.4.1/19.3.4.2) (19.3.4.1/19.3.4.2.1) (19.3.4.1/19.3.4.2.1)
required and is required to be
initiated by sprinkler system
water flow alarms, detection
devices, or detection systems

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211 Manual Fire Alarm System Manual fire alarm boxes in Manual fire alarm boxes not Manual fire alarm boxes not Manual fire alarm boxes not
patient sleeping rooms shall not required in patient sleeping required in patient sleeping required in patient sleeping rooms if
be required if travel to a nurse rooms if stations are provided in rooms if stations are provided in stations are provided in all nurse's
station or other continuously all nurse's station or other all nurse's station or other station or other continuously
attended areas does not exceed continuously attended areas. continuously attended areas. attended areas. Manual pull stations
distances listed in 907.5.2.1 and Manual pull stations shall be Manual pull stations shall be shall be visible and travel distance
a manual fire alarm box is visible and travel distance to visible and travel distance to to pull station does not exceed
located in that area pull station does not exceed pull station does not exceed distances listed in 9.6.2.4.
(4603.6.3(Exception)) distances listed in 9.6.2.4. distances listed in 9.6.2.4. (19.3.4.2(1))
(19.3.4.2(1)) (19.3.4.2(1))

212 Coverage N/A


213 Automatic Fire Detection
214 As required for open spaces to An automatic fire alarm system (19.3.6.1) (19.3.6.1(b)) (19.3.6.1(b))
corridors shall be installed in accordance
with Section 907.2.6.2
(4603.6.3)
215 At smoke barrier doors and N/A (19.2.2.2.6) (19.2.2.2.7) (19.2.2.2.7)
other fire-rated door openings
where doors are on hold open
devices
216 Special Features
217 Standpipe System Existing structures with N/A N/A N/A
occupied spaces located > 50
feet above or below fire
department access shall be
equipped with standpipes
installed per Section 905.
(4603.5)

218 Outside Window or Door N/A Every patient sleeping room Outside window not required. Outside window not required.
shall have an outside window or
door. The allowable sill height
shall not exceed 36 inches above
the floor.
(19.3.8)
219 Emergency Power System The emergency power system An on-site power generator An on-site power generator An on-site power generator system
Requirements shall provide power and consist system is required. system is required. is required.
of storage batteries, unit (18.5.1.2 (18.5.1.2 (18.5.1.2
equipment or on site generator. NFPA 99) NFPA 99) NFPA 99)
(4604.5.1)

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220 N/A Fire resistance separation if Fire resistance separation if Fire resistance separation if located
located inside - 2 hour located inside - 2 hour inside - 2 hour
(11.8.4.2 (11.8.4.2 (11.8.4.2
NFPA 110 5-2.1) NFPA 110 5-2.1) NFPA 110 5-2.1)
221 N/A The emergency system is limited The emergency system is limited The emergency system is limited to
to circuits essential to life safety to circuits essential to life safety circuits essential to life safety and
and critical patient care and are and critical patient care and are critical patient care and are
designated the life safety branch designated the life safety designated the life safety branch
and critical branch branch and critical branch and critical branch
(NFPA 99 3-4.2.2.2) (NFPA 99 3-4.4.2.2.2.1) (NFPA 99 3-4.4.2.2.2.1)

222 Laboratories in Health care


Occupancies
223 Laboratories with quantities of
flammable, combustible, or
hazardous materials constituting a
sever hazard shall be in accordance
with Section 8.7 and NFPA 99
applicable to administration,
maintenance, and testing.
19.3.2.2

224 N/A Total volume of Class I, II and Total volume of Class I, II and Total volume of Class I, II and IIIA
IIIA liquids outside of approved IIIA liquids outside of approved liquids outside of approved storage
storage cabinets and safety cans storage cabinets and safety cans cabinets and safety cans shall not
shall not exceed 1 gal per 100 sf. shall not exceed 1 gal per 100 sf. exceed 1 gal per 100 sf.
(NFPA 99: 10-7.2.2) (NFPA 99:11-7.2.3.1) (NFPA 99:11-7.2.3.1)

225 N/A At least one approved At least one approved At least one approved flammable or
flammable or combustible liquid flammable or combustible liquid combustible liquid storage room
storage room shall be available storage room shall be available shall be available within any health
within any health care facility within any health care facility care facility regularly maintaining a
regularly maintaining a reserve regularly maintaining a reserve reserve storage capacity of in excess
storage capacity of in excess of storage capacity of in excess of of 300 gal
300 gal 300 gal (NFPA 99: 11-7.2.3.4)
(NFPA 99: 10-7.2.2) (NFPA 99: 11-7.2.3.4)

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226 N/A Flammable gas cylinder storage Flammable gas cylinder storage Flammable gas cylinder storage for a
for a laboratory shall be for a laboratory shall be laboratory shall be separated from
separated from the health care separated from the health care the health care facility.
facility. facility. 2 hours
2 hours 2 hours (NFPA 99: 11-10.2.2)
(NFPA 99: 10-10.2.2) (NFPA 99: 11-10.2.2)

227 N/A Rooms or enclosures for storage Rooms or enclosures for storage Rooms or enclosures for storage of
of gas cylinders shall be well of gas cylinders shall be well gas cylinders shall be well ventilated
ventilated ventilated (NFPA 99: 11-10.3.2)
(NFPA 99:10-10.2.3) (NFPA 99: 11-10.3.2)
228 N/A Total quantity and size of Total quantity and size of Total quantity and size of cylinders
cylinders shall comply with cylinders shall comply with shall comply with Table 8-1 of
Table 8-1 of NFPA 45. Table 8-1 of NFPA 45. NFPA 45.
(NFPA 99: 10-10.3) (NFPA 99: 11-10.3) (NFPA 99: 11-10.3)
229 Medical Gas Storage
230 Medical gas storage and
administration shall be in
accordance with Section 8.7 and
NFPA 99
19.3.2.4

231 N/A Oxidizing gases such as oxygen Oxidizing gases such as oxygen Oxidizing gases such as oxygen and
and nitrous oxide shall not be and nitrous oxide shall not be nitrous oxide shall not be stored
stored with any flammable gas, stored with any flammable gas, with any flammable gas, liquid or
liquid or vapor, liquid or vapor, vapor,
(NFPA 99: 8-3.1.11.2) (NFPA 99: 9.4.1) (NFPA 99: 9.4.1)

232 N/A Oxidizing gases shall be Oxidizing gases shall be Oxidizing gases shall be separated
separated from combustible or separated from combustible or from combustible or incompatible
incompatible materials by a incompatible materials by a materials by a minimum of 20 feet or
minimum of 20 feet or 5 feet if minimum of 20 feet or 5 feet if 5 feet if the storage area is provided
the storage area is provided the storage area is provided with automatic sprinklers.
with automatic sprinklers. with automatic sprinklers. (NFPA 99: 9.4.1)
(NFPA 99: 8-3.1.11.2) (NFPA 99: 9.4.1)

233 Alcohol Based Hand Rub N/A The corridor width is 6 feet or The corridor width is 6 feet or The corridor width is 6 feet or
(ABHR) Dispensers greater and dispensers are at greater and dispensers are at greater
least 4 feet apart least 4 feet apart (19.3.2.6(1))
(Joint Commission) (19.3.2.6(1))

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234 N/A The dispensers shall not be The dispensers shall not be The dispensers shall not be installed
installed over or directly installed over or directly over or directly adjacent to electrical
adjacent to electrical outlets and adjacent to electrical outlets and outlets and switches. Adjacent is
switches. Adjacent is defined switches. Adjacent is defined defined as being no closer than 1
as being no closer than 1 inches as being no closer than 1 inches inches from each side of the
from each side of the dispenser. from each side of the dispenser. dispenser.
(Joint Commission) (19.3.2.6(7)) (19.3.2.6(8))

235 N/A In locations with carpeted floor In locations with carpeted floor In locations with carpeted floor
coverings, dispensers installed coverings, dispensers installed coverings, dispensers installed
directly over carpeted surfaces directly over carpeted surfaces directly over carpeted surfaces are
are permitted only in are permitted only in permitted only in sprinklered smoke
sprinklered smoke sprinklered smoke compartments.
compartments. compartments. (19.3.2.6(9))
(Joint Commission) (19.3.2.6(8))

236 N/A Each smoke compartment may Each smoke compartment may Each smoke compartment may
contain a maximum aggregate contain a maximum aggregate contain a maximum aggregate of 10
of 10 gallons (37.8 liters) of of 10 gallons (37.8 liters) of gallons (37.8 liters) of ABHR
ABHR product in dispensers ABHR product in dispensers product in dispensers and a
and a maximum of 5 gallons and a maximum of 5 gallons maximum of 5 gallons (18.9 liters) in
(18.9 liters) in storage. (18.9 liters) in storage. storage.
(Joint Commission) (19.3.2.6(5&6)) (19.3.2.6(6&7))

One dispenser complying with # 2


or 3 per room shall not be included
in the aggregated quantity
addressed in #5.

237 N/A The maximum individual The maximum individual The maximum individual dispenser
dispenser fluid capacity is 1.2 dispenser fluid capacity is 1.2 fluid capacity is 1.2 liters for
liters for dispensers in rooms, liters for dispensers in rooms, dispensers in rooms, corridors, and
corridors, and areas open to corridors, and areas open to areas open to corridors.
corridors. corridors. (19.3.2.6(2a))
(Joint Commission) (19.3.2.6(2a))
238 N/A The maximum individual The maximum individual The maximum individual dispensers
dispensers in suites of rooms is dispensers in suites of rooms is in suites of rooms is 2.0 liters
2.0 liters 2.0 liters (19.3.2.6(2b))
(Joint Commission) (19.3.2.6(2b))

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239 Cooking Facilities Residential cooking equipment
used for food warming or limited
cooking not required to be
protected as a hazardous area.
(19.3.2.5.2)
Where protected in accordance with
9.2.3 cooking equipment area shall
not be considered hazardous.
Should be separated from corridor.
(19.3.2.5.5)

Within a smoke compartment


cooking equipment used to serve 30
or fewer persons may be:
- Located in a space not a sleeping
room separated from adjoining
areas by partitions complying with
19.2.6.2 - 19.3.6.5 and complies with
1 through 10 listed below.
- Located and permitted to be open
to a corridor provided that 1
through 11 are met.

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240 1) portion of healthcare facility
served by cooking facility is limited
to 30 beds and separated from other
portions of the facility by a smoke
barrier.
2) cooktop or range is equipped
with a range hood with a minimum
width equal to width of cooking
surface with grease baffles or other
grease collecting and clean out
capability.
3) Hood systems provided with a
minimum airflow of 500 cfm
4) hood systems that are no ducted
to the exterior additionaly have a
charcoal filter to remove smoke and
odor.
5) cooktop or range is protected
with a fire suppression system
listed in accordance with UL 300
and meets all requirements of UL
300A. Should be provided with a
manual release

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241 extinguishing system in accordance
with NFPA 96 and an interlock to
turn off all fuel sources and
electrical power when suppression
system is activated.
6) Solid fuel for the use of cooking
is not permitted
7) Deep fat frying is not permitted
8) Portable fire extinguishers shall
be provided in all kitchen areas
9) A locked switch, or located
within a restricted location, shall be
provided that can deactivate the
cooking equipment whenever
kitchen is not under staff
supervision, can be set on a timer
that deactivates cooking equipment
regardless of staff action. Timer
shall not exceed 120 minutes.
10) Procedures for the use,
inspection, testing, and
maintenance of cooking equipment
shall be in accordance with NFPA
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242 11) Not less than two AC-powered
photoelectrick smoke alarms to be
provided, interconnected, equipped
with a silence feature and in
accordance with NFPA 72. To be
located not closer than 20ft from
cooking equipment. No smoke
detector shall be located less than
20 ft from cooking equipment.
(18.3.2.5.2)

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243 Fireplaces Vent gas fireplaces are permitted in
smoke compartments containing
sleeping areas provided that:
1) all devices are installed,
maintained, and used in accordance
with 9.2.2
2) No direct device is located within
a patient sleeping room
3) Smoke compartment where
fireplace is located is protected by
an approved supervised automatic
sprinkler system with listed quick-
response or residential sprinklers.
4) Direct vent fireplace includes a
sealed glass fron with a wire mesh
panel or screen.
5) controls for direct vent fireplace
are locked or located within
restricted area.
6) electrically supervised carbon
monoxide detection in accordance
with Section 9.8 provided in room
fireplace is present.
(18.5.2.3)

244 Solid fuel burning fireplaces are


permitted in areas other than
patient sleeping areas provided
criteria a through c of 19.5.2.3 (3) is
met and an electrically supervised
carbon monoxide detection system
in accordance with Section 9.8 is
provided within the room.
(19.5.2.3)

245 Fire Service Features


246 Access to Roof N/A N/A N/A N/A
247 Exterior Walls
248 Performance Requirements N/A N/A N/A N/A

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249 Glass & Glazing
250 Wind, Snow, Seismic & Dead N/A N/A N/A N/A
Loads on Glass
251 Safety Glazing N/A N/A N/A N/A
252 Glass In Handrails & Guards N/A N/A N/A N/A

253 Pedestrian Walkways and


Tunnels
254 Construction must be N/A N/A N/A N/A
noncombustible.
255 Fire Barriers between pedestrian N/A N/A N/A N/A
walkways
256 N/A N/A N/A N/A
257 Public Way N/A Every smokeproof enclosure Every smokeproof enclosure Every smokeproof enclosure shall
shall discharge into a public shall discharge into a public discharge into a public way
way way (7.2.3.5)
(7.2.3.5) (7.2.3.5)
258 Egress N/A N/A N/A N/A
259 Width N/A N/A N/A N/A
260 Exit Access Travel Distance N/A N/A N/A N/A

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