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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 99 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, 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.

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR HEALTHCARE ENGINEERING CODE SUMMARY REPORT Code Category

Component/Requirement

2009 IBC

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Occupancy Classification

I-2 (308.3)

Health care (6.1.5.1)

Health care (6.1.5.1)

Health care (6.1.5.1)

Minimum Construction Type

Type IB (Table 503)

Type II (222) (Table 18.1.6.2)

Type II (222) (Table 18.1.6.1)

Type II (222) (Table 18.1.6.1)

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Maximum Height Allowed

180 feet (Table 503, Section 504.2)

N/A

N/A

N/A

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Allowable Area

UL (Table 503)

N/A

N/A

N/A

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Maximum Number of Stories

5 Stories (Table 503, Section 504.2)

4 Stories (Table 18.1.6.2)

4 Stories (Table 18.1.6.1)

4 Stories Basements shall not be considered a story (Table 18.1.6.1)

Distance to Lot Line or Imaginary Line

Where 30 feet or greater, no requirement. One-hour elsewhere. (Table 602)

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

Occupancy

2 3

Construction Type

4 5

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Height and Area Limits

Fire-Resistance Ratings of Exterior Walls

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Specific Occupancy Requirements for Group I-2

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Corridors in I-2

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Waiting areas off Corridors

Corridors shall be separated from all Corridors shall be separated from all Corridors shall be separated from all Corridors in Group I-2 must be 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 otherwise permitted otherwise permitted otherwise permitted accordance with Section 407.3 except (18.3.6.1) as provided in Sections 407.2.1 (18.3.6.1) (18.3.6.1) 407.2.4. (407.2) Spaces of unlimited area including waiting areas and similar spaces constructed as required for corridors are permitted to be open to the corridor provided the spaces are not used for sleeping units, treatment or hazardous uses, a detection system is used, and exits are not obstructed. (407.2.2)

Waiting areas and similar spaces located off corridors are permitted to be open to the corridor provided the waiting area does not exceed 600 sf and is protected by an electrically supevised automatic smoke detection system in accordance with 18.3.4. Each area shall be arranged to allow direct supervision by facility staff and does not obstruct access to exits. (18.3.6.1)

Waiting areas and similar spaces located off corridors are permitted to be open to the corridor provided the waiting area does not exceed 600 sf and is protected by an electrically supevised automatic smoke detection system in accordance with 18.3.4. Each area shall be arranged to allow direct supervision by facility staff and does not obstruct access to exits. (18.3.6.1)

Waiting areas and similar spaces located off corridors are permitted to be open to the corridor provided the waiting area does not exceed 600 sf and is protected by an electrically supevised automatic smoke detection system in accordance with 18.3.4. Each area shall be arranged to allow direct supervision by facility staff and does not obstruct access to exits. (18.3.6.1)

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2009 IBC

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

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Code Category

Nurses' Stations off Corridors

Nurses' Stations and similar spaces for doctors' and nurses' charting, communications and related clerical activities are permitted to be open to the corridor when constructed as required for corridors. (407.2.1)

Nurse stations do not need to be separated (18.3.6.1(3))

Nurse stations do not need to be separated (18.3.6.1(3))

Nurse stations do not need to be separated (18.3.6.1(3))

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Mental Health Treatment (Areas Open to Corridors)

Mental health treatment areas are not 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)

N/A

N/A

N/A

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Smoke Compartments:

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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) Not required where: 1. stories contain a health care occupancy, located totally above the health care 2. Separated, non-healthcare occupancies 3. occupancies more than one story below the healthcare floor 4. Open air parking structures protected by a sprinkler system. (18.3.7.2)

Not required where: 1. stories contain a health care occupancy, located totally above the health care 2. Separated, non-healthcare occupancies 3. occupancies more than one story below the healthcare floor 4. Open air parking structures protected by a sprinkler system. (18.3.7.2)

Not required where: 1. stories contain a health care occupancy, located totally above the health care 2. Separated, non-healthcare occupancies 3. occupancies more than one story below the healthcare floor 4. Open air parking structures protected by a sprinkler system. (18.3.7.2)

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Smoke Compartment Size

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Smoke Compartment Refuge Area

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2009 IBC

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

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 and be no less than 1 hour rated and be no less than 1 hour rated and be no less than 1 hour rated 710. (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) (407.4)

Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per patient within corridors, patient rooms, lounge or dining , other low hazard areas on each side of the smoke barrier.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Not less than two exits of the types Not less than two exits of the types Not less than two exits of the types An independent means of egress described in 18.2.2.2 through described in 18.2.2.2 through described in 18.2.2.2 through must be provided from each smoke 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)

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Smoke Compartment Independent Egress

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Smoke Compartment Sprinkler System

Patient sleeping units within smoke compartments are required to be equipped with an NFPA 13 sprinkler system. Smoke compartments must use approved quick-response or residential sprinklers per Section 903.3.2. (407.6)

Listed quick-response or listed residential sprinklers shall be used throughout smoke compartments containing patient sleeping areas (18.3.5.2 - See Appendix)

Listed quick-response or listed residential sprinklers shall be used throughout smoke compartments containing patient sleeping areas (18.3.5.6 - See Appendix)

Listed quick-response or listed residential sprinklers shall be used throughout smoke compartments containing patient sleeping areas (18.3.5.6 - See Appendix)

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Corridors

Must be constructed as smoke partitions in Group I-2 Occupancies (407.3)

Must limit the transfer of smoke (18.3.6.2)

Must limit the transfer of smoke (18.3.6.2.1)

Must limit the transfer of smoke (18.3.6.2.3)

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Smoke Barriers

1-Hour smoke barrier (710.3)

1-hour smoke barrier (18.3.7.3)

1-hour smoke barrier (18.3.7.3)

1-hour smoke barrier (18.3.7.3)

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Fire Resistive Requirements

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2009 IBC

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Must be continuous from outside wall to outside wall and be constructed from the floor to the underside of the floor or roof above or to the underside of a ceiling and limit the transfer of smoke. (710.4)

Smoke barriers must be continuous from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, or from floor to floor and through concealed spaces. (8.3.2)

Smoke barriers must be continuous from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, or from floor to floor and through concealed spaces. (8.5.2)

Smoke barriers must be continuous from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, or from floor to floor and through concealed spaces. (8.5.2)

18.3.7.8

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Doors in smoke barriers shall be self 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

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Shaft Enclosures (Connecting 4 or More Stories)

2-hour fire barrier (708.4) Shaft enclosures must be constructed in accordance with Section 708.

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Shaft Enclosures (Connecting 3 Stories or Less)

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 stories stories (8.2.5.4(2)) stories stories (708.4) (8.6.5(2)) (8.6.5(2))

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Exit Stair Enclosures (Connecting 4 or more Stories)

2-hour fire barrier (1022.1)

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Exit Stair Enclosures (Connecting 3 Stories or Less)

1-hour fire barrier (1022.1)

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Exit Passageways

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Horizontal Exit wall

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Horizontal Exit Opening Protection (doors)

2-hour fire barrier (8.2.5.4(1))

2-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(b))

2-hour fire barrier (8.6.5(1))

2-hour fire barrier (8.6.5(1))

2-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(2))

2-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(2))

1-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(1))

1-hour fire barrier (7.1.3.2.1(1))

Fire barrier with not less than 1-hour Fire barrier with same rating as that and/or with same rating as that for for the exit stair enclosure that it the exit stair enclosure that it serves. serves. (1023.3) (7.2.6.2)

Fire barrier with same rating as that for the exit stair enclosure that it serves. (7.2.6.2)

Fire barrier with same rating as that for the exit stair enclosure that it serves. (7.2.6.2)

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 building unless floor assemblies have stairs discharge directly to outside a fire-resistance rating of not less than and floor with horizontal exit does 2 hours with no unprotected not have an unprotected vertical openings. opening. (1025.2) (7.2.4.3.1)

2-hour fire barrier and barrier must continue to grade level unless all stairs discharge directly to outside and floor with horizontal exit does not have an unprotected vertical opening. (7.2.4.3.1 and 7.2.4.3.3)

2-hour fire barrier and barrier must continue to grade level unless all stairs discharge directly to outside and floor with horizontal exit does not have an unprotected vertical opening. (7.2.4.3.1 and 7.2.4.3.3)

1- 1/2 hours (Table 8.3.4.2)

1- 1/2 hours (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-hour fire barrier

1- 1/2 hours (Table 715.4)

(7.1.3.2.1(a))

1- 1/2 hours (8.2.3.2.3)

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Component/Requirement Permitted Unprotected Floor Openings. ( Unless permitted by the code all floor openings to be protected as noted above for a shaft.) (711)

2009 IBC

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Permitted provided the following: Permitted provided the following: Communicating space is permitted by Permitted provided the following: 1. Connects no more than two 1. Connects no more than two 18.3.1.1 1. Connects a mezzanine and the adjacent floors adjacent floors Unprotected floor openings permitted floor below 2. Is separated from floor openings 2. Is separated from floor openings provided: 2. Escalator or open stair cannot be a serving other floors serving other floors 1. Conects no more than 2 adjacent portion of he means of egress. 3. Opening is separated from 3. Opening is separated from stories (708.2) corridors corridors 2. Is separated from floor opening 4. Convenience openings shall be 4. Convenience openings shall be serving other floors separated from by a smoke partition. separated from by a smoke partition. 3. Separated from corridors 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)

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Horizontal Assemblies

Floor and roof assemblies required to have a fire-resistive rating must comply with this section. Otherwise, 713.4.2 (712)

Required by NFPA 220

Required by NFPA 221

Required by NFPA 222

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Horizontal Assemblies (Fire Resistive Rating)

Required to have a fire resistance rating not less than that required for building construction type. (712.3)

N/A

N/A

N/A

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Exterior Walls

Fire resistive rating per Table 601 & 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)

N/A

N/A

N/A

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Elevator Lobbies

Required if used for occupant Required if used for occupant Elevator lobbies required in 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 have an elevator lobby and form a 1- have an elevator lobby and form a 1- have an elevator lobby and form a 1Construct as smoke partitions . hour barrier in accordance with 8.5 hour barrier in accordance with 8.5 hour barrier in accordance with 8.5 (708.14.1) (7.2.13.3) (7.2.13.3) (7.2.13.3)

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Component/Requirement

2009 IBC

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Fire-Resistance Ratings of Structural Members

Structural elements to comply with Section 704. (704)

Structural members supporting the 2 hour floor assembly shall have the resistance rating required of the building (18.1.6.2(b))

Structural members supporting the 2 hour floor assembly shall have the resistance rating required of the building (18.1.6.2(3))

Structural members supporting the 2 hour floor assembly shall have the resistance rating required of the building (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

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Ducts and Air Transfer Openings

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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 in fully ducted heating, ventilating, in fully ducted heating, ventilating, in fully ducted heating, ventilating, fire/smoke dampers. and air conditioning systems. and air conditioning systems. and air conditioning systems. (716) (18.3.7.3(2)) (18.3.7.3(2)) (18.3.7.3(2)) Provide approved alternative protection where the installation of a fire damper will interfere with the operation of a required smoke control system. (716.2.1)

Opening Protectives New Health Care - Doors protecting corridor openings shall be constructed to resist the passage of smoke. Bottom clearence shall not exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have positive latching hardware and no roller latches. (18.3.6.3.1 and 18.3.6.3.5)

New Health Care - Doors protecting corridor openings shall be constructed to resist the passage of smoke. Bottom clearence shall not exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have positive latching hardware and no roller latches. (18.3.6.3.1 and 18.3.6.3.5)

1-1/2 hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-hour (Table 715.4)

1-hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

1-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

2-hour Vertical Shafts (including stairways, exits, and chutes)

1-1/2 hour (Table 715.4)

1-1/2 hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

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1-hour Vertical Shafts (including stairways, exits, and chutes)

1-hour (Table 715.4)

1-hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

1-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

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2- hour Fire Barriers

1-1/2 hour (Table 715.4)

1-1/2 hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

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1- hour Fire Barriers

3/4 hour (Table 715.4)

3/4 hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

3/4 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

3/4 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

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2- hour Horizontal Exits

1-1/2 hour (T.715.4)

1-1/2 hour (7.2.4.3.2 and 8.2.3.2.3)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

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Smoke Barriers

1/3 hour (Table 715.4)

20 minutes (8.2.3.2.3.1)

20 minutes (Table 8.3.4.2)

21 minutes (Table 8.3.4.2)

Fire Window Assembly

(Table 715.5)

8.2.3.2.2

8.3.3.1

8.3.3.2

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

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Corridor Doors- Group I-2

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2- hour Elevator Hoistways

1-1/2 hour (Table 715.4)

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1- hour Elevator Hoistways

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Occupancy Separations

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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)

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Boiler and fuel-fired heater rooms

1-hour or provide automatic fire sprinkler system (Table 508.2.5)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1-Hour (18.3.2.1)

1-Hour (18.3.2.1)

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Central/bulk laundries more than 100 sf

1 hour or provide automatic fire extinguishing system (Table 508.2.5)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

2 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

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Laboratories employing flammable or combustible materials in quantities less than that which would be considered severe.

1 hour or provide automatic fire sprinkler system (Table 508.2.5)

Smoke tight and self-closing (18.3.2.1)

Smoke tight and self-closing (18.3.2.1)

Smoke tight and self-closing (18.3.2.1)

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Laboratories that use hazardous Applicable to any laboratory located materials that would cause in Group I-2 occupancies 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)

See 18.3.6.3.11 (Table 18.3.2.1)

See 18.3.6.3.11 (Table 18.3.2.1)

See 18.3.6.3.11 (Table 18.3.2.1)

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Paint Shops not classified as an H occupancy

2 hours or 1 hour and provide automatic fire-extinguishing system (Table 508.2.5)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

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Physical Plant Maintenance shops

N/A

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

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Soiled Linen Room

Over 100 sf., 1 hour (Table 508.2.5)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

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Waste/trash collection

Over 100 sf., 1 hour (Table 508.2.5)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

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Refuse(waste) & Laundry Chutes

See Section 9.5 Chute charging or discharging room require max 1-hour fire rating. Enclosed by walls or partitions in accordance with 8.3. Inlet openings in accordance with 8.3. Installed and maintained in accordance with NFPA 82: Standard on Incinerators and Waste Linen Handling Systems and Equipment. (9.5 and 18.5.4)

See Section 9.5 Chute charging or discharging room require max 1-hour fire rating. Enclosed by walls or partitions in accordance with 8.3. Inlet openings in accordance with 8.3. Installed and maintained in accordance with NFPA 82: Standard on Incinerators and Waste Linen Handling Systems and Equipment. (9.5 and 18.5.4)

Construct per Section 708.13 See Section 9.5 Chute charging or discharging room Must be enclosed with a shaft require max 1-hour fire rating. Openings may not be located in corridors Enclosed by walls or partitions in accordance with 8.2. Inlet openings Access openings for refuse and in accordance with 8.2. Installed and laundry chutes are to located in rooms or compartments by a 1 hour maintained in accordance with NFPA fire barrier 82: Standard on Incinerators and Openings in to access rooms must be Waste Linen Handling Systems and protected by a 3/4 hour self-or Equipment. automatic opening door. (9.5 and 18.5.4)

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2009 IBC

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

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)

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Storage rooms between 50-100 sf of combustible materials

N/A

Smoke tight and self-closing. (18.3.2.1)

Smoke tight and self-closing. (18.3.2.1)

Smoke tight and self-closing. (18.3.2.1)

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Storage rooms greater than 100 sf of combustible materials

N/A

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

2 hour (Table 18.3.2.1)

67

Gift shops less than 500 sf and not considered hazardous

Not required to be separated from corridors when fully sprinklered and storage areas are protected in accordance with Section 508.2.5. (407.2)

No separation required. (18.3.2.5)

No separation required. (18.3.6.1(4))

No separation required. (18.3.6.1(4))

68

Gift shops more than 500 sf and not considered hazardous

Separated from corridors with smoke partitions (407.2)

Separated from the corridor by non fire rated walls. (18.3.2.5)

Separated from the corridor by non fire rated walls. (18.3.6.1)

Separated from the corridor by non fire rated walls. (18.3.6.1)

69

Gift shops with combustible loading considered hazardous

N/A

1 hour (8.4.1.1)

1 hour (8.7.1)

2 hour (8.7.1)

1 hour (NFPA 99:4-3.1..1.2(a)2)

1 hour (NFPA 99:4-5.1.3.3.2(4))

2 hour (NFPA 99:4-5.1.3.3.2(4))

70

Non-flammable gas storage including Oxidizers and oxidizer gases may not oxidizers exceed the exempt quantities per control area. See also mechanical code & plumbing code.

71

Electrical rooms with transformers greater than 112.5 kVA

1 Hour (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b))

1 hour (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b))

1 hour (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b))

2 hour (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b))

72

Generator Rooms

N/A

Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One hour separation and two hour fuel supply

Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One hour separation and two hour fuel supply

Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One hour separation and two hour fuel supply

Interior Wall & Finish Systems

May comply with NFPA 286 (803.1.2)

May comply with NFPA 355 or 286 (10.2.3)

In accordance with ASTEM E84 or ANSI/UL 723 (10.2.3)

In accordance with ASTEM E84 or ANSI/UL 723 (10.2.3)

Permitted throughout if Class A or B and compliant with 10.2 (18.3.3.2)

Permitted throughout if Class A or B and compliant with 10.2 (18.3.3.2)

Permitted throughout if Class A or B and compliant with 10.2 (18.3.3.2)

0-450 (Table A.10.2.2)

0-450 (Table A.10.2.2)

0-450 (Table A.10.2.2)

73

Interior Finish Maximum Flame Spread

74

75

76

Interior Wall Finish Based on Group I- Exit enclosure & exit passageway - B 2 Corridors - B Rooms & enclosed spaces - B (Table 803.9)

Maximum smoke developed

450 (803.1.1)

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Code Category

Maximum flame spread for vertical exitways, access corridors, other exits, rooms and enclosed spaces, textile wall coverings

Class A: 0-25 Class B: 26-75 Class C: 76-200 (803.1.1)

Class A: 0-25 Class B: 26-75 Class C: 76-200 (Table A.10.2.2)

Class A: 0-25 Class B: 26-75 Class C: 76-200 (Table A.10.2.2)

Class A: 0-25 Class B: 26-75 Class C: 76-200 (Table A.10.2.2)

78

Textiles (Wall & Ceiling Finish)

Class A flame spread index in accordance with ASTM E 84 (803.6.1)

See 10.2.4.1

See 10.2.4.1

See 10.2.4.2

79

Suspended Acoustical Ceiling Systems

ASTM C 635 & ASTM C 636 (803.9)

N/A

N/A

N/A

80

Interior Floor Finish

Class II in exit enclosures, corridors and rooms not separated from corridors by full height partitions DOC FF-1 "pill test" (CPC 16 CFR, Part 1630) (804.4.1)

No Requirement (18.3.3.3)

See 10.2.7.1 or 10.2.7.2 (18.3.3.3)

See 10.2.7.1 or 10.2.7.2 (18.3.3.3)

82

Size

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

N/A

N/A

N/A

83

Design

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

N/A

N/A

N/A

84

Means of egress

Must comply with Chapter 10. < 60' 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)

N/A

N/A

N/A

85

Rooftop

NFPA 418 (412.7.4)

NFPA 418 (18.3.2.7)

NFPA 418 (18.3.2.7)

NFPA 418 (18.3.2.7)

87

Stairways

0.3 inches per occupant (1005.1)

0.3 inches per occupant (Table 7.3.3.1)

0.3 inches per occupant (Table 7.3.3.1)

0.3 inches per occupant (Table 7.3.3.1)

88

Other egress components

0.2 inches per occupant (1005.1)

90

Office

100 sf / occupant. (Table 1004.1.1)

100 sf / occupant. (Table 7.3.1.2)

100 sf / occupant. (Table 7.3.1.2)

100 sf / occupant. (Table 7.3.1.2)

91

Conference & Seminar Rooms

15 sf / occupant. (Table 1004.1.1)

15 sq. ft/ occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

15 sq. ft/ occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

15 sq. ft/ occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

92

Inpatient treatment areas

240 sf / occupant. (Table 1004.1.1)

240 sf /occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

240 sf /occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

240 sf /occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

93

Outpatient areas

100 sf / occupant. (Table 1004.1.1)

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

Helistops

81

86

89

Exit Capacity

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)

Occupant Load Factors

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Code Category

Storage & Mechanical Spaces

300 sf / occupant. (Table 1004.1.1)

300 sf/occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

Anticipated Occupancy 42.1.7

Anticipated Occupancy 42.1.8

95

Sleeping Areas

120 sf / occupant. (Table 1004.1.1)

120 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.3)

120 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.3)

120 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.3)

96

Locker Rooms

50 sf / occupant. (Table 1004.1.1)

50 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.4)

50 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.4)

50 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.4)

97

Kitchen

200 sf / occupant. (Table 1004.1.1)

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.5)

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

99

1-500 occupants

2 exits (Table 1021.1)

2 exits (7.4.1.1)

2 exits (7.4.1.1)

2 exits (7.4.1.1)

100

501-1,000 occupants

3 exits (Table 1021.1)

3 exits (7.4.1.2(1))

3 exits (7.4.1.2(1))

3 exits (7.4.1.2(1))

101

Greater than 1,000 occupants

4 exits (Table 1021.1)

4 exits (7.4.1.2(2))

4 exits (7.4.1.2(2))

4 exits (7.4.1.2(2))

102

Patient sleeping rooms or suites that include patient sleeping rooms more than 1,000 sf in area

2 exits (1014.2.3.2)

2 exits (18.2.5.2)

2 exits (18.2.5.5.1)

2 exits (18.2.5.5.1)

103

Any room or suite of rooms, other than patient sleeping rooms, more than 2,500 sf in area

2 exits (1014.2.4.2)

2 exits (18.2.5.3)

2 exits (18.2.5.5.2)

2 exits (18.2.5.5.2)

104

Each smoke compartment

Based on O.L. and travel distance. Travel distance not to exceed 200 feet from smoke barrier to barrier door (407.4) Independent egress required without reentry into smoke compartment per 407.4.2.

Access to 2 exits (18.2.4.3)

Access to 2 exits (18.2.4.3)

Access to 2 exits (18.2.4.3)

105

Every habitable room or suite must have an exit access door leading directly to an exit corridor,unless permitted by exceptions

(1014.2.2)

(18.2.5.1)

(18.2.5.6.1)

(18.2.5.6.1)

106

Exit Access from a patient 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 constant supervision by nursing personnel.

(1014.2.3)

(18.2.5.1(2))

(18.2.5.6.2)

(18.2.5.6.2)

98

Minimum Number of Exits

107

Location of Exits

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At least two exits or access doors At least two exits or access doors At least two exits or access doors Two or more exits or exit access doors 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)

108

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC N/A

Dead ends

General - 20 feet (1018.4)

Maximum of 30 feet (18.2.5.10)

Maximum of 30 feet (18.2.5.2)

Suites of sleeping rooms

Shall not exceed 5,000 sf (1014.2.3.1)

Shall not exceed 5,000 sf (18.2.5.6)

Shall not exceed 7,500 sf 18.2.5.7.2.3

Shall not exceed 7,500 sf 18.2.5.7.2.3

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.

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.

Suites

112

Suites of rooms other than patient sleeping rooms

Shall not exceed 10,000 sf (1014.2.4.1)

Shall not exceed 10,000 sf (18.2.5.7)

Shall not exceed 10,000 sf (18.2.5.7.3.3)

Shall not exceed 10,000 sf (18.2.5.7.3.3)

113

Hazardous areas within suites options

Not addressed

N/A

See 18.2.5.7.1.3

See 18.2.5.7.1.4

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 sleeping rooms.

116

Special Nursing Suites

Patient sleeping rooms are permitted to have one intervening room when the intervening room is not used as an exit access for more than eight patient beds. (1014.2.3)

Exit access from a patient sleeping room with not more than eight patient beds shall be permitted to pass through one intervening room. (18.2.5.1(2))

Exit access from a patient sleeping room with not more than eight patient beds shall be permitted to pass through one intervening room. (18.2.5.6.2)

Exit access from a patient sleeping room with not more than eight patient beds shall be permitted to pass through one intervening room. (18.2.5.6.2)

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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Egress into another suite

See intervening rooms. Exit acces from all other portions of a building not classified as a suite in a Group I-2 occupancy shall not pass through a suite (1014.2.5)

Not addressed

118

Exit Access from a Corridor

119

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

A suite that requires two means of A suite that requires two means of egress is premitted have one means of egress is premitted have one means of egress to be into another suite, egress to be into another suite, provided that the separation between provided that the separation between the suite complies with 18.3.6.2 the suite complies with 18.3.6.2 through 18.3.6.5 through 18.3.6.5 (18.2.5.7.2.2(C)) (18.2.5.7.2.2(C))

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)

Travel Distance

120

General Egress Travel Distance

121

Between any room door required as an exit access and an exit

N/A

Maximum 150 feet (18.2.6.2.1)

Removed from code

N/A

122

Between any point in a room and an exit

200 feet (Table 1016.1)

Maximum 200 feet (18.2.6.2.2)

Maximum 200 feet (18.2.6.2.1)

Maximum 200 feet (18.2.6.2.1)

123

Between any point in a health care Maximum 50 feet to exit access door sleeping room and an exit access door in a room. in that room (1014.2.6)

Maximum 50 feet (18.2.6.2.3)

Maximum 50 feet (18.2.6.2.5)

Maximum 50 feet (18.2.6.2.5)

124

Between any point in a suite of sleeping rooms and an exit access door of that suite

Maximum 100 feet (1014.2.3.3)

Maximum 100 feet (18.2.6.2.4)

Maximum 100 feet (18.2.5.7.2.4(A))

Maximum 100 feet (18.2.5.7.2.4(A))

125

Between any point in a sleeping suite and an exit

Maximum 200 feet (Table 1016.1)

N/A

Maximum 200 feet (18.2.5.7.2.4(B))

Maximum 200 feet (18.2.5.7.2.4(B))

126

Common Path of Travel

Group I-2 - 75 feet (1014.3)

N/A

Maximum 100 feet (18.2.5.3)

Maximum 100 feet (18.2.5.3)

128

Minimum clear width serving sleeping rooms, diagnostic and treatment rooms

41.5 inches (1008.1.1)

41.5 inches (18.2.3.5(1))

41.5 inches (18.2.3.6(1))

41.5 inches (18.2.3.6(1))

129

Minimum clear width all other areas

32 inches net clear width (1008.1.1)

32 inches clear width (18.2.3.5 and 7.2.1.2.3)

32 inches clear width (18.2.3.7 and 7.2.1.2.3.2)

32 inches clear width (18.2.3.7 and 7.2.1.2.3.2)

130

Minimum Height

80 inches (1008.1.1)

90 inches (7.1.5)

90 inches (7.1.5.1)

90 inches (7.1.5.1)

127

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Code Category

Door Swing Doors should be of the side hinged swinging type.

Doors are required to be of the side hinged swinging type. Exceptions: 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)

Doors in the direction of egress 7.2.1.4.1

Doors in the direction of egress 7.2.1.4.1

Doors in the direction of egress 7.2.1.4.1

132

Swing in direction of exit travel when serving high hazardous area or serving an occupant load greater than 50.

(1008.1.2)

(7.2.1.4.2 and 7.2.1.4.3)

(7.2.1.4.2)

(7.2.1.4.2)

133

Exit door shall be openable from the egress side without the use of key locking device

(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)

134

Bolt locks are generally prohibited except for storage or equipment and rooms or where doors serve patient care rooms.

(1008.1.9.4)

N/A

N/A

N/A

135

Horizontal Sliding doors are permitted to be a component of a means of egress when meeting the following:

1. Power operated and capable of being operated manually in the event of power failure. 2. Operable by a simple method form both sides without special knowledge or effort. 3. Force required to operate is a maximum of 30 lbs to set door in motion and 15 lbs to close or open to the required width. 4. Operable with a force not to exceed 15 lbs when a force of 250 lbs is applied perpendicular to the door adjacent to the operating device. 5. If the door is required to be rated, it must 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)

Horizontal doors that are not automatic closing are limited to a single leafe and must be latching or be provided with means to not rebound when pushed closed in an emergency (7.2.1.14 / 18.2.2.2.9)

1. Area served is not high hazard; 2. Door is readily operable from both sides without special knowledge; 3. Force to set door in motion in direction of travel is < 30 lbf and < 15 lbf to open to minimum width or to close; 4. Doors to be fire rated are self- or auto-closing based on smoke detection per NFPA 80; and 5. Doors requried to latch are provided with a mechanism that will latch or eliminate potential for rebound. (7.2.1.14 / 18.2.2.2.10.1 / 18.2.2.2.10.2)

(7.2.1.14 / 18.2.2.2.10.1 / 18.2.2.2.10.2)

136

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Code Category

Horizontal sliding doors serving a 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

(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

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Vision panels of approved assemblies of fire-rated glazing or wired glass be provided at each cross corridor door and each cross-corridor horizontalsliding door in a smoke barrier.

18.3.7.9

Vision panels shall not be wired glass panels

8 feet (96 inches) (18.2.3.4)

8 feet (96 inches) (18.2.3.4)

139

Corridors 96 inches (1018.2) (Exception 6)

8 feet (96 inches) (18.2.3.3)

140

Minimum width where inpatients are moved on beds

141

6 inches from the corridor wall, Projections in corridor with minimum The required width of corridors shall Tentative Interim Amendment (2006 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) separation from other projections.

Not addressed

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Permitted projections when corridor width is 8 feet

143

Minimum Width for limited care facility or hospital for psychiatric care

No similar requirement

6 feet (18.2.3.4)

6 feet (18.2.3.5)

6 feet (18.2.3.5)

144

Minimum Height to Ceiling

90 inches (1003.2)

90 inches (7.1.5.1)

90 inches (7.1.5.1)

90 inches (7.1.5.1)

145

Minimum Height to Ceiling Projections

80 inches (1003.3.1)

80 inches (7.1.5.1)

80 inches (7.1.5.1)

80 inches (7.1.5.1)

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The required corridor width 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.

(1005.2)

(7.2.1.4.4)

(7.2.1.4.3.1)

(7.2.1.4.3.1)

148

Risers

Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 inches (1009.4.2)

Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a))

Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(a))

Minimum 4 inches; Maximum 7 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(a))

149

Treads

Minimum 11 inches (1009.4.2)

Minimum 11 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a))

Minimum 11 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(a))

Minimum 11 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(a))

147

Non-continuous projections that are 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).

Stairways

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Code Category

Width

O.L. < 50 - 36" O.L. ≥ 50 - 44" See occupant egress width Section 1005.1 for further requirements of width (1009.1)

Minimum 44 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a))

2000 persons = minimum 56 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1.2(B))

2000 persons = minimum 56 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1.2(B))

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 (1009.2)

80 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a))

80 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a))

80 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1(a))

154

Handrails (Note: Shall also coordinate with TAS requirements: minimum 1-1/4 inches max 1-1/2 inches, 4.26.2)

Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 inches max 2 inches (1012.3.1)

Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 inches max 2 inches (7.2.2.4.5)

Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 inches max 2 inches (7.2.2.4.4.6)

Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 inches max 2 inches (7.2.2.4.4.6)

155

Height - minimum 34 inches maximum 38 inches (1012.2)

Height - minimum 34 inches maximum 38 inches (7.2.2.4.5)

Height - minimum 34 inches maximum 38 inches (7.2.2.4.4.1)

Height - minimum 34 inches maximum 38 inches (7.2.2.4.4.1)

156

Clear space to wall - 1-1/2 inches (1012.7)

Clear space to wall - 1-1/2 inches (7.2.2.4.5)

Clear space to wall - 2-1/4 inches (7.2.2.4.4.5)

Clear space to wall - 2-1/4 inches (7.2.2.4.4.5)

157

158

159

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)

Guardrails required along open-sided walking surfaces, mezzanines, stairways, ramps and landings

Height - 42 inches (1013.2)

Height - 42 inches (7.2.2.4.6(2))

Height - 42 inches (7.2.2.4.5.2)

Height - 42 inches (7.2.2.4.5.2)

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. 34 inches in height 34 inches in height 34 inches in height and a sphere 4(7.2.2.4.6) (7.2.2.4.5.3) (7.2.2.4.5.3) 3/8 inches in diameter cannot pass through at any point 36-42 inches in height. (1013.3)

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Code Category

Stairway Signage

Signs must be located at each floor level in all enclosed stairways serving 3 or more stories. The signs must identify the story of and direction to exit discharge, floor level, and the upper and lower terminus of the stairway. Sign shall be located 5 feet 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)

N/A

161

Stairway to Roof (DA1015.2.1.1)

In buildings 4 or more stories in height one stairway shall extend to the roof unless the roof slope is greater than 33% slope. (1009.13)

N/A

N/A

N/A

163

Width

Not less than that required for a corridor. (1010.5.1)

96 inches (18.2.3.3)

96 inches (18.2.3.4)

96 inches (18.2.3.4)

164

Maximum slope in direction of travel

1:12 (1010.2)

1:12 (Table 7.2.5.2 (a))

1:12 (Table 7.2.5.2 (a))

1:12 (Table 7.2.5.2 (a))

165

Maximum rise for a single ramp run

1:12 (1010.2)

30 inches (Table 7.2.5.2 (a))

30 inches (Table 7.2.5.2 (a))

30 inches (Table 7.2.5.2 (a))

166

Handrails

Ramps with rise grater than 6 inches shall have handrails complying with Section 1012 (1010.8)

Required for ramps with a rise greater than 6 inches (7.2.5.4)

Required for ramps with a rise greater than 6 inches (7.2.5.4.2)

Required for ramps with a rise greater than 6 inches (7.2.5.4.2)

168

Minimum area per patient provided on each side of the horizontal exit

30 net sf for nonambulatory 15 sf. per ambulatory (1025.4)

30 net sf (18.2.2.5.1)

30 net sf (18.2.2.5.1.1)

30 net sf (18.2.2.5.1.1)

169

Minimum area per occupant in nonpatient areas provided on each side of the horizontal exit

3 net sf (1025.4)

6 net sf (18.2.2.5.1)

6 net sf (18.2.2.5.1.2)

6 net sf (18.2.2.5.1.2)

170

Horizontal exits are permitted to compromise two-thirds of the required exits from any building or floor area

(1025.1.)

(18.2.2.5.2)

(18.2.2.5.2)

(18.2.2.5.2)

171

Horizontal exits in a corridor 8 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 41.5 inches.

N/A

(18.2.2.5.4)

(18.2.2.5.4)

(18.2.2.5.4)

162

167

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

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 3 or more stories. The signs must 3 or more stories. The signs must identify the stairway access, floor identify the stairway access, floor level, and the upper and lower level, and the upper and lower terminus of the stairway. terminus of the stairway. (7.2.2.5.4.1 A-M) (7.2.2.5.4.1 A-M)

Exit Ramps

Horizontal Exits

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Horizontal exits in a corridor 6 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.

N/A

(18.2.2.5.5)

(18.2.2.5.5)

(18.2.2.5.5)

173

An approved vision panel is required in each horizontal exit

N/A

(18.2.2.5.6)

(18.2.2.5.6)

(18.2.2.5.6)

175

Every story, used by inpatients for sleeping or treatment and having an occupant load of 50 or more, must be divided into two smoke compartments.

(407.4)

(18.3.7.1(2))

(18.3.7.1(2))

(18.3.7.1(2))

176

Maximum area per compartment

22,500 sf 407.4

22,500 sf (18.3.7.1(3))

22,500 sf (18.3.7.1(3))

22,500 sf (18.3.7.1(3))

177

Maximum travel distance from any point to reach a door in the required smoke barrier

200 feet (407.4)

200 feet (18.3.7.1(4))

200 feet (18.3.7.1(4))

200 feet (18.3.7.1(4))

178

On floors containing health care, minimum area provided per patient on each side of a smoke compartment

30 net sf (407.4.1)

30 net sf (18.3.7.4)

30 net sf (18.3.7.5.1)

30 net sf (18.3.7.5.1)

179

On non-patient floors minimum area provided per occupant on each side of smoke compartment

6 net sf (407.4.1)

6 net sf (18.3.7.4)

6 net sf (18.3.7.5.2)

6 net sf (18.3.7.5.2)

180

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

(18.3.7.2)

N/A See 18.3.7.2

N/A See 18.3.7.2

181

Cross corridor doors in smoke barriers must be opposite swinging

N/A

(18.3.7.5)

(18.3.7.6(2))

(18.3.7.6(2))

182

Minimum clear width for individual smoke barrier doors

N/A

41.5 inches (18.3.7.5)

41.5 inches (18.3.7.6)

41.5 inches (18.3.7.6)

183

Doors must be self-closing or automatic

N/A

(18.3.7.6)

(18.3.7.8)

(18.3.7.8)

184

Vision panels with fire-rated glazing or wired glass at each cross corridor door

N/A

(18.3.7.7)

(18.3.7.9)

(18.3.7.9)

185

Rabbets, bevels, or astragals are required at the meeting edges and stops are required at the head and sides of the door frames

N/A

(18.3.7.8)

(18.3.7.11)

(18.3.7.11)

186

Positive latching door hardware is not required for doors installed across corridors

N/A

(18.3.7.8)

(18.3.7.10)

(18.3.7.10)

174

Smoke Compartments

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Code Category

Duct penetrations of smoke compartment walls must be protected by smoke dampers.

(716.5.5)

(8.3.5.1)

(8.5.5.2)

(8.5.5.2)

188

Smoke dampers are not required in smoke barriers where steel duct openings are limited to one compartment

(716.5.5)

(8.3.5.1 Exception 3)

(8.5.5.3)

(8.5.5.3)

189

Smoke dampers are not required in smoke barriers with fully ducted HVAC systems.

N/A

(18.3.7.3 Exception 3)

(18.3.7.3(2))

(18.3.7.3(2))

Minimum illumination at the walking surface level

1 foot-candle (1006.2)

1 foot-candle (7.8.1.3)

1 foot-candle (7.8.1.3(2))

1 foot-candle (7.8.1.3(2))

193

Separate source of emergency power is required. Must be automatically actuated if normal power is interrupted.

(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)

194

Duration

90 minutes (1006.3)

90 minutes (7.9.2.1)

90 minutes (7.9.2.1)

90 minutes (7.9.2.1)

195

Minimum illumination

190

Means of Egress Lighting

191 192

196

Emergency Lighting

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 (7.9.2.1) (7.9.2.1) (1006.3) (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)

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 point is more than 100 feet from the nearest visible sign (1011.1)

Required to be placed such that no point is more than 100 feet from the nearest visible sign (7.10.1.4)

Required to be placed such that no point is more than 100 feet from the nearest visible sign (7.10.1.5.2)

Required to be placed such that no point is more than 100 feet from the nearest visible sign (7.10.1.5.2)

199

Illumination

Minimum of 5 foot-candles. (1011.5.2)

Externally illuminated by not less than 5 foot-candles (7.10.6.3)

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

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

200

Listing

201

Emergency Power

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) Shall be connected to an emergency power system (1011.5.3)

Must be connected to an emergency electrical system in accordance with the Electric Code. (7.10.4 )

Must be connected to an emergency electrical system in accordance with the Electric Code. (7.10.4 )

Must be connected to an emergency electrical system in accordance with the Electric Code. (7.10.4 )

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Code Category

Emergency Power Duration

90 minutes in case of primary power loss. (1011.5.3)

90 minutes in case of primary power loss. (7.9.2.1)

90 minutes in case of primary power loss. (7.9.2.1)

90 minutes in case of primary power loss. (7.9.2.1)

203

Tactile Exit Signs

Required at each door to an egress stairway, exit passageway & exit discharge. (1011.3)

Shall be provided at each exit door requiring an exit sign and comply with ICC/ANSI A117.1 (7.10.1.3)

Shall be provided at each exit door requiring an exit sign and comply with ICC/ANSI A117.1 (7.10.1.3)

Shall be provided at each exit door requiring an exit sign and comply with ICC/ANSI A117.1 (7.10.1.3)

205

An automatic sprinkler system is required to be designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 13.

(903.3.1.1)

(18.3.5.1)

(18.3.5.1)

(18.3.5.1)

206

Smoke compartments containing sleeping rooms must used listed quick response sprinklers.

(903.3.2)

(18.3.5.2)

(18.3.5.6)

207

Sprinklers not required in clothes 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

204

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

208

Stated in Appendix 18.3.5.6 that residential sprinklers are considered acceptable in patient sleeping rooms even though not specifically listed for this purpose. 18.3.5.10

Fire Extinguisher

209

Required in all health care occupancies

In accordance with fire code. (906.1)

(18.3.5.6)

(18.3.5.11)

(18.3.5.11)

210

Shall be selected, installed and maintained in accordance with NFPA 10.

-906.2

(9.7.4.1)

(9.7.4.1)

(9.7.4.1)

A manual fire alarm system is required and is required to be initiated by sprinkler system water flow alarms, detection devices, or detection systems

(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)

214

As required for open spaces to corridors

Provide smoke detectors per Section 407.2. (907.2.6.2)

(18.3.6.1)

(18.3.6.1)

(18.3.6.1)

215

At smoke barrier doors and other firerated door openings where doors are on hold open devices

N/A

(18.2.2.2.6)

(18.2.2.2.7)

(18.2.2.2.7)

211

Fire Alarm

212

213

Automatic Fire Detection

216

Special Features

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Code Category

Outside Window or Door

N/A

Every patient sleeping room shall have an outside window or door. The allowable sill height shall not exceed 36 inches above the floor. (18.3.8)

Outside window is not required.

Outside window is not required.

218

Emergency Power System Requirements

An on-site power generator system is An on-site power generator system is An on-site power generator system is required. required. required. (18.5.1.2 (18.5.1.2 (18.5.1.2 NFPA 99) NFPA 99) NFPA 99) 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)

219

220

Laboratories in Health care Occupancies

Must be below exempt amount per Table 307.1(1) & (2) (307.1, Exception 1)

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

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

Total volume of Class I, II and IIIA liquids outside of approved storage cabinets and safety cans shall not exceed 1 gal per 100 sf. (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: 11-10.3.2) (NFPA 99: 11-10.3.2) (NFPA 99:10-10.2.3)

224

225 226

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) Medical Gas Storage 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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228

Alcohol Based Hand Rub (ABHR) Dispensers

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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)

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 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 over or directly adjacent to electrical outlets and switches. “Adjacent” is defined as being no closer than 6 inches from the center of the dispenser to either side. (Joint Commission)

The dispensers shall not be installed over or directly adjacent to electrical outlets and switches. “Adjacent” is defined as being no closer than 1 inches from each side of the dispenser. (18.3.2.6(7))

The dispensers shall not be installed over or directly adjacent to electrical outlets and switches. “Adjacent” is defined as being no closer than 1 inches from each side of the dispenser. (18.3.2.6(8))

230

N/A

In locations with carpeted floor coverings, dispensers installed directly over carpeted surfaces are permitted only in sprinklered smoke compartments. (Joint Commission)

In locations with carpeted floor coverings, dispensers installed directly over carpeted surfaces are permitted only in sprinklered smoke compartments. (18.3.2.6(8))

In locations with carpeted floor coverings, dispensers installed directly over carpeted surfaces are permitted only in sprinklered smoke compartments. (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. (18.3.2.6(6&7)) (18.3.2.6(5&6)) (Joint Commission) 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 fluid capacity is 1.2 liters for dispensers in rooms, corridors, and areas open to corridors. (Joint Commission)

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))

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

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

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2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 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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2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 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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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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FirePlaces

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 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 quickresponse 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)

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Fire Service Features

241

Access to Roof

Stairway access shall be provided unless roof slope is greater than 4:12 (33.3% slope) (1009.11)

N/A

N/A

N/A

243

Construction must be noncombustible.

(3104.3)

N/A

N/A

N/A

244

Fire Barriers between pedestrian walkways

2 hours (3104.5)

N/A

N/A

N/A

242

Pedestrian Walkways and Tunnels

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245

2009 IBC

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

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

N/A

N/A

N/A

246

Public Way

The exit discharge shall provide a direct and unobstructed access to a public way (1027.6)

Every smokeproof enclosure shall discharge into a public way (7.2.3.5)

Every smokeproof enclosure shall discharge into a public way (7.2.3.5)

Every smokeproof enclosure shall discharge into a public way (7.2.3.5)

247

Egress

Access must be available at all times for pedestrian walkways used as egress. (3104.7)

N/A

N/A

N/A

248

Width

Min. 36" Max. 30 feet (3104.8)

N/A

N/A

N/A

249

Exit Access Travel Distance

200 feet 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)

N/A

N/A

N/A

Separation

Separation 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)

N/A

N/A

N/A

253

Hoistway enclosure

Enclosure protection per Section 708 (3002.1)

N/A

N/A

N/A

254

Number of elevators per hoistway

4 (3002.2)

N/A

N/A

N/A

255

Emergency signs

Required (3002.3)

N/A

N/A

N/A

256

Prohibited doors

Additional doors at point of access must be readily openable form the car side (3002.6)

N/A

N/A

N/A

257

Common enclosure with stair

Prohibited (3002.7)

N/A

N/A

N/A

258

Emergency Operations

(3003)

N/A

N/A

N/A

259

Hoistway venting

(3004)

N/A

N/A

N/A

250

Tunneled Walkway

251

252

Elevators

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Component/Requirement

2009 IBC

Machine Rooms

(3306)

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

261

Machine Room Access

(3006.1)

N/A

N/A

N/A

262

Machine Room Venting

Independent venting required for solid-state equipment. (3006.2)

N/A

N/A

N/A

263

Machine Room Pressurization

Required if hoistway is pressurized via activation of a heat or smoke detector in the machine (3006.3)

N/A

N/A

N/A

264

Shunt trip

Required where protected by fire sprinkler system per NFPA 72 Section 6.16.4 (3006.5)

N/A

N/A

N/A

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CODE SUMMARY HEALTH CARE EXISTING 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 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)

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR HEALTHCARE ENGINEERING CODE SUMMARY REPORT

Code Category 1

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Occupancy Classification

Group I-2 (202)

Health care (6.1.5.1)

Health care (6.1.5.1)

Health care (6.1.5.1)

Minimum Construction Type

N/A

Type II (222) (Table 19.1.6.2)

Type II (222) (Table 19.1.6.1)

Type II (222) (Table 19.1.6.1)

Construction Type

4 5

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Occupancy

2 3

2009 Edition International Fire Code

Component / Requirement

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 (Table 19.1.6.2)

4 Stories (Table 19.1.6.1)

4 Stories Basements shall not be considred a story (Table 19.1.6.1)

Distance to Lot Line or Imaginary Line

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

12

Corridors in I-2

N/A

13

Unlimited Areas Spaces off Corridors

N/A

Spaces shall be permitted to be unlimtied in area and open to the corridor, provided that sections 19.3.6.1(1)(a) through 19.3.6.1(1)(d) are met (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 separated separated (19.3.6.1(3)) (19.3.6.1(3))

15

Mental Health Treatment (Areas Open to Corridors)

N/A

9

Fire-Resistance Ratings of Exterior Walls

10 11

Specific Occupancy Requirements for Group I-2

4/22/2011

Corridors shall be separated Corridors shall be separated from all Corridors shall be separated 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 otherwise permitted 19.3.6.5 unless otherwise 19.3.6.5 unless otherwise (19.3.6.1) permitted permitted (19.3.6.1) (19.3.6.1)

N/A

Spaces shall be permitted to be unlimtied in area and open to the corridor, provided that compartments are sprinklered and comply with Sections 19.3.6.1(1)(a) through 19.3.6.1(1)(d) are met (19.3.6.1(1))

N/A

Spaces shall be permitted to be unlimtied in area and open to the corridor, provided that compartments are sprinklered and comply with Sections 19.3.6.1(1)(a) through 19.3.6.1(1)(d) are met (19.3.6.1(1)) Nurse stations do not need to be separated (19.3.6.1(3)) N/A

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Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

16

Smoke Compartments:

N/A

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

17

Smoke Compartment Size

N/A

Compartment sizes may not exceed 22,500 s.f. and the travel distance from any point in a smoke compartment to a smoke barrier door may not exceed 200 feet. Smoke barriers must comply with Section 8.3 and be no less than 1 hour rated (19.3.7.1 and 19.3.7.3)

18

Smoke Compartment Refuge Area

N/A

Provide at least 30 net sq. feet Provide at least 30 net sq. feet Provide at least 30 net sq. feet per 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 hazard areas on each side of the other low hazard areas on each other low hazard areas on each smoke barrier. side of the smoke barrier. side of the smoke barrier. (19.3.7.5.1) (19.3.7.4) (19.3.7.5.1)

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 barrier for the total number of side of smoke barrier for the side of smoke barrier for the occupants in adjoining smoke total number of occupants in total number of occupants in compartments. adjoining smoke compartments. adjoining smoke compartments. (19.3.7.5.2) (19.3.7.4) (19.3.7.5.2)

Code Category

19

4/22/2011

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC Stories containing health care facilitiy sleeping rooms with a capacity for more than 30 patients shall be subdivided by smoke barriers. (19.3.7.1 to 19.3.7.10)

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

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2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

20

Smoke Compartment Independent Egress

N/A

Not less than two exits of the types described in 19.2.2.2 through 19.2.2.10 shall be accessible from each smoke compartment(s) and shall not require return through the compartment of fire origin (19.2.4.3)

Not less than two exits shall be accessible from each smoke compartment(s) and shall not require return through the compartment of fire origin. (19.2.4.3)

Not less than two exits shall be accessible from each smoke compartment(s) and shall not require return through the compartment of fire origin. (19.2.4.3)

21

Smoke Compartment Sprinkler System

N/A

Listed quick-response or listed residential sprinklers shall be used throughout smoke compartments containing patient sleeping areas (19.3.5.3(4) - See Appendix)

Listed quick-response or listed residential sprinklers shall be used throughout smoke compartments containing patient sleeping areas (19.3.5.8(5) - See Appendix)

Listed quick-response or listed residential sprinklers shall be used throughout smoke compartments containing patient sleeping areas (19.3.5.8(5) - See Appendix)

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Component / Requirement

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Code Category 22

Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Fire Resistive Requirements Corridors serving an occupant Must limit the transfer of smoke Must limit the transfer of smoke (19.3.6.2.2) (19.3.6.2.3) load greater than 30 and the 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)

Must limit the transfer of smoke (19.3.6.2.3)

23

Corridors

24

Smoke Barriers

N/A

1/2-hour smoke barrier (19.3.7.3)

1/2-hour smoke barrier (19.3.7.3)

1/2-hour smoke barrier (19.3.7.3)

25

Smoke Barriers

N/A

Smoke barriers must be continuous from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, or from floor to floor and through concealed spaces. (8.3.2)

Smoke barriers must be continuous from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, or from floor to floor and through concealed spaces. (8.5.2)

Smoke barriers must be continuous from wall to wall, barrier to barrier, or from floor to floor and through concealed spaces. (8.5.2)

26

Shaft Enclosures (Connecting 4 or More Stories)

27

Shaft Enclosures (Connecting 3 Stories or Less)

28

Exit Stair Enclosures (Connecting 4 or more Stories)

29

Exit Stair Enclosures (Connecting 3 Stories or Less)

4/22/2011

Vertical Openings protecting 2 2-hour fire barrier 2-hour fire barrier 2-hour fire barrier 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) Vertical Openings protecting 2 1/2-hour fire barrier Connecting 1/2-hour fire barrier Connecting 1/2-hour fire barrier Connecting up to 3 stories or more stories must be up to 3 stories (8.2.5.4(2)) up to 3 stories (8.6.5(3)) (8.6.5(3)) protected with 1-hour rated construction (4603 3 1) Vertical Openings protecting 2 2-hour fire barrier 1-hour fire barrier 1-hour fire barrier 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) 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)) or more stories must be protected with 1-hour rated construction (4603 3 1)

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Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

30

Exit Passageways

N/A

31

Horizontal Exit wall

N/A

32

Horizontal Exit Opening Protection (doors)

N/A

33

Permitted Unprotected Floor Openings.

Code Category

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Fire barrier with same rating as Fire barrier with same rating as Fire barrier with same rating as that for the exit stair enclosure that it that for the exit stair enclosure that for the exit stair enclosure serves. that it serves. that it serves. (7.2.6.2) (7.2.6.2) (7.2.6.2) 2-hour fire barrier and barrier must continue to grade level unless all stairs discharge directly to outside and floor with horizontal exit does not have an unprotected vertical opening. (7.2.4.3.1) 1- 1/2 hours (8.2.3.2.3)

2-hour fire barrier must continue to 2-hour fire barrier must grade level unless all stairs continue to grade level unless discharge directly to outside and all stairs discharge directly to floor with horizontal exit does not outside and floor with have an unprotected vertical horizontal exit does not have an opening. unprotected vertical opening. (7.2.4.3.1 and 7.2.4.3.3) (7.2.4.3.1 and 7.2.4.3.3)

N/A

Communicating space is permitted by 18.3.1.1 Unprotected floor openings permitted provided: 1. Conects no more than 2 adjacent stories 2. Is separated from floor opening serving other floors 3. Separated from corridors 4. Shall not serve as a required means of egress (8.2.5.5)

Permitted provided the following: Permitted provided the 1. Connects no more than two following: adjacent floors 1. Connects no more than two 2. Is separated from floor openings adjacent floors serving other floors 2. Is separated from floor 3. Opening is separated from openings serving other floors corridors 3. Opening is separated from 4. Convenience openings shall be corridors 4. Convenience openings shall separated from by a smoke partition. be separated from by a smoke 4. Opening is not part of a required exit path. partition. (8.6.8.2) 4. Opening is not part of a required exit path. (8.6.8.2)

( Unless permitted by the code all floor openings to be protected as noted above for a shaft.) (711)

1- 1/2 hours (Table 8.3.4.2)

1- 1/2 hours (Table 8.3.4.2)

34

Horizontal Assemblies

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

35

Horizontal Assemblies (Fire Resistive Rating)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

36

Exterior Walls

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

37

Elevator Lobbies

N/A

38

Fire-Resistance Ratings of Structural Members

N/A

4/22/2011

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

N/A

N/A

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Code Category

Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

Ducts and Air Transfer Openings

N/A

40

Escalators connecting four or fewer stories

Escalator openings connecting 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)

4/22/2011

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Smoke dampers shall not be Smoke dampers shall not be required in duct penetrations of required in duct penetrations of smoke barriers in fully ducted smoke barriers in fully ducted heating, ventilating, and air heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. conditioning systems. (19.3.7.3(2)) (19.3.7.3(2))

39

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC Smoke dampers shall not be required in duct penetrations of smoke barriers in fully ducted heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. (19.3.7.3(2))

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Code Category 41

Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

N/A

Opening Protectives

Doors protecting corridor openings shall be constructed to resist the passage of smoke. Bottom clearence shall not exceede 1 inch. Doors shall have positive latching hardware. Existing roller latches that can keep the door closed against 5lbf can be used. (19.3.6.3.1 through 19.3.6.3.6)

42

Corridor Doors- Group I-2

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

43

2- hour Elevator Hoistways

1-1/2 hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

1-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-1/2 hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

1-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

No Requirement

1/3-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1/3-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-1/2 hour (8.2.3.2.3.1)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

Vertical Openings protecting 2 or more stories must be protected with 1-hour rated construction (4603 3 1) 1- hour Elevator Hoistways Vertical Openings protecting 2 or more stories must be protected with 1-hour rated construction (4603 3 1) 2-hour Vertical Shafts (including Vertical Openings protecting 2 stairways, exits, and chutes) or more stories must be protected with 1-hour rated construction (4603 3 1) 1-hour Vertical Shafts (including Vertical Openings protecting 2 stairways, exits, and chutes) or more stories must be protected with 1-hour rated construction (4603 3 1) Vertical Openings protecting 2 1/2-hour vertical shafts or more stories must be (including stairways, exits, and protected with 1-hour rated chutes) construction (4603 3 1) 2- hour Fire Barriers N/A

44

45

46

47

48 49

1- hour Fire Barriers

N/A

45 minutes (8.2.3.2.3.1)

45 minutes (Table 8.3.4.2)

45 minutes (Table 8.3.4.2)

50

1/2-hour Fire Barriers

N/A

?

1/3-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1/3-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

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2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

51

2- hour Horizontal Exits

N/A

1-1/2 hour (7.2.4.3.2 and 8.2.3.2.3)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1-1/2 hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

52

Smoke Barriers

N/A

20 minutes (8.2.3.2.3.1)

20 minutes (Table 8.3.4.2)

20 minutes (Table 8.3.4.2)

53

Smoke Partition

N/A

?

1/3-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

1/3-hour (Table 8.3.4.2)

54

Fire Window Assembly

N/A

8.2.3.2.2

8.3.3.1

8.3.3.1

Code Category

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Code Category 55

Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

N/A

Occupancy Separations

Occupancy separation is not Occupancy separation is not required when the entire required when the entire building meets the most building meets the most restrictive requirements of each restrictive requirements of each individual occupancy. individual occupancy. (6.1.14.3.2) (A3.3.134.10 and 6.1.14.2)

Occupancy separation is not required when the entire building meets the most restrictive requirements of each individual occupancy. (6.1.14.3.2)

56

Non-separated Uses

N/A

57

Boiler and fuel-fired heater rooms

N/A

58

Central/bulk laundries more than 100 sf

N/A

59

Laboratories employing flammable or combustible materials in quantities less than that which would be considered severe.

N/A

Smoke tight and self-closing (19.3.2.1)

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

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

60

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

N/A

(19.3.2.2)

(19.3.2.2)

(19.3.2.2)

61

Paint Shops

62

Physical Plant Maintenance shops Soiled Linen Room

63

4/22/2011

1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic extinguishing system (19.3.2.1)

1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic extinguishing system (19.3.2.1)

1-Hour Fire Barrier or 1 hour Fire Barrier or automatic automatic extinguishing system extinguishing system (19.3.2.1) (Table 19.3.2.1)

1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic extinguishing system (19.3.2.1)

1 hour (Table 19.3.2.1)

1-Hour Fire Barrier or 1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic extinguishing system automatic extinguishing system and smoke partitions and smoke partitions (19.3.2.1 and 19.3.2.1.2) (19.3.2.1) N/A N/A

N/A

N/A

1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic extinguishing system and smoke partitions (19.3.2.1 and 19.3.2.1.2) N/A

Quantity of linen volume must Quantity of linen volume must 1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic extinguishing system exceed 64 gallons to require 1- exceed 64 gallons to require 1-Hour Hour Fire Barrier or automatic and smoke partitions Fire Barrier or automatic extinguishing system and smoke extinguishing system and smoke (19.3.2.1) partition partition (19.3.2.1) (19.3.2.1)

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2009 Edition International Fire Code

64

Waste/trash collection

N/A

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

65

Refuse(waste) & Laundry Chutes

N/A

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

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. (19.5.4.4) (19.5.4.3) 1-Hour Fire Barrier or 1-Hour Fire Barrier or automatic extinguishing system automatic extinguishing system and smoke partitions and smoke partitions (19.3.2.1 and 19.3.2.1.2) (19.3.2.1)

Code Category

66

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Existing chutes that open directly to a corridor shall be permanently sealed to prevent further use by fire resistive construction or a 1-hour fire door shall be installed. Chute must be protected by sprinkler system. Any flue-fed incinerators shall be sealed by fire resistive construction to prevent further use. Shall comply with NFPA 82. (19.5.4)

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

67

Storage rooms greater than 50 sf of combustible materials

N/A

68

Gift shops less than 500 sf and not considered hazardous

N/A

No separation required. (19.3.2.5)

No separation required from corridor required. (19.3.6.1(4))

No separation required from corridor required. (19.3.6.1(4))

69

Gift shops more than 500 sf and not considered hazardous

N/A

Separated from the corridor by non fire rated walls. Must be protected by sprinkler system (19.3.2.5)

Separated from the corridor by non fire rated walls. (19.3.6.1)

Separated from the corridor by non fire rated walls. (19.3.6.1)

70

Gift shops with combustible loading considered hazardous

N/A

1 hour (8.4.1.1)

1 hour barrier or automatic extinguishing system (8.7.1)

1 hour barrier or automatic extinguishing system (8.7.1)

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71

Non-flammable gas storage including oxidizers

N/A

1 hour (NFPA 99:4-3.1..1.2(a)2)

1 hour (NFPA 99:4-5.1.3.3.2(4))

1 hour (NFPA 99:4-5.1.3.3.2(4))

72

Electrical rooms with transformers greater than 112.5 k Rooms Generator

N/A

1 hour (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b))

1 hour (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b))

1 hour (NFPA 70-2005:450.21(b))

N/A

Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One hour separation and two hour fuel supply

Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One Emergency Power 7.2.3.12 One hour hour separation and two hour separation and two hour fuel supply fuel supply

75

Interior Wall & Finish Systems

N/A

May comply with NFPA 355 or 286 (10.2.3)

In accordance with ASTEM E84 or ANSI/UL 723 (10.2.3)

76

Interior Wall Finish Based on Group I-2

N/A

Permitted throughout if Class A Permitted throughout if Class A Permitted throughout if Class A or B or B and compliant with 10.2.3 or B and compliant with 10.2 in and compliant with 10.2 in corridor corridor separated rooms in 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 (Table A.10.2.2)

0-450 (Table A.10.2.2)

0-450 (Table A.10.2.2)

78

Maximum flame spread for vertical exitways, access corridors, other exits, rooms and enclosed spaces, textile wall coverings Textiles (Wall & Ceiling Finish)

N/A

Class A: 0-25 Class B: 26-75 Class C: 76-200 (Table A.10.2.2)

Class A: 0-25 Class B: 26-75 Class C: 76-200 (Table A.10.2.2)

Class A: 0-25 Class B: 26-75 Class C: 76-200 (Table A.10.2.2)

N/A

See 10.2.4.1

See 10.2.4.1

See 10.2.4.1

Interior Floor Finish

N/A

No Requirement (19.3.3.3)

No Requirement (19.3.3.3)

No Requirement (19.3.3.3)

Size

N/A 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

87

Stairways

0.3 inches per occupant (Table 4604.7)

0.3 inches per occupant (Table 7.3.3.1)

0.3 inches per occupant (Table 7.3.3.1)

0.3 inches per occupant (Table 7.3.3.1)

88

Other egress components

0.3 inches per occupant (Table 4604.7)

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)

73

74

Interior Finish Maximum Flame Spread

79 80 81 82

86

89

Component / Requirement

Helistops

In accordance with ASTEM E84 or ANSI/UL 723 (10.2.3)

Exit Capacity

Occupant Load Factors

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90

Office

N/A

100 sf / occupant. (Table 7.3.1.2)

100 sf / occupant. (Table 7.3.1.2)

100 sf / occupant. (Table 7.3.1.2)

91

Conference & Seminar Rooms

N/A

15 sq. ft/ occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

15 sq. ft/ occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

15 sq. ft/ occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

92

Inpatient treatment areas

N/A

240 sf /occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

240 sf /occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

240 sf /occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

93

Outpatient areas

N/A

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

94

Storage & Mechanical Spaces

N/A

300 sf/occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

Anticipated Occupancy 42.1.7

Anticipated Occupancy 42.1.7

95

Sleeping Areas

N/A

120 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.3)

120 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.3)

120 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.3)

96

Locker Rooms

N/A

50 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.4)

50 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.4)

50 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.4)

97

Kitchen

N/A

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.5)

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

100 sf / occupant (Table 7.3.1.2)

99

1-500 occupants

N/A

2 exits (7.4.1.1)

2 exits (7.4.1.1)

2 exits (7.4.1.1)

100

501-1,000 occupants

N/A

3 exits (7.4.1.2(1))

3 exits (7.4.1.2(1))

3 exits (7.4.1.2(1))

101

Greater than 1,000 occupants

N/A

4 exits (7.4.1.2(2))

4 exits (7.4.1.2(2))

4 exits (7.4.1.2(2))

102

Patient sleeping rooms or suites that include patient sleeping rooms more than 1,000 sf in area

N/A

2 exits (19.2.5.2)

2 exits (19.2.5.5.1)

2 exits (19.2.5.5.1)

103

Any room or suite of rooms, other than patient sleeping rooms, more than 2,500 sf in area

N/A

2 exits (19.2.5.3)

2 exits (19.2.5.5.2)

2 exits (19.2.5.5.2)

104

Each smoke compartment

N/A

2 exits (19.2.4.3)

2 exits (19.2.4.3)

2 exits (19.2.4.4)

105

Every habitable room must have an exit access door leading directly to an exit corridor, unless otherwise permitted by exceptions

N/A

(19.2.5.1)

(19.2.5.6.1)

(19.2.5.6.1)

Code Category

98

Minimum Number of Exits

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107

Component / Requirement Exit Access from a patient 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.

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

N/A

(19.2.5.1(2))

(19.2.5.6.2)

(19.2.5.6.2)

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

108

109

Dead ends

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No Requirement (Table 4604.18.2)

Maximum of 30 feet. Existing corridors can extend further than 30 feet if it is unfeasible to alter them. (19.2.5.10)

Maximum of 30 feet. Existing Maximum of 30 feet. Existing corridors can extend further than 30 corridors can extend further than 30 feet if it is unfeasible to feet if it is unfeasible to alter them. (19.2.5.2) alter them. (19.2.5.2)

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Component / Requirement

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Shall not exceed 5,000 sf (19.2.5.6)

Shall not exceed 5,000 sf (19.2.5.7.2.3(A))

Shall not exceed 5,000 sf

240 sf / occupant. (Table 1004.1.1)

Suites

111

2009 Edition International Fire Code

Suites of sleeping rooms

N/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

Shall not exceed 7,500 sf if in direct Shall not exceed 7,500 sf if in direct visual supervision, have visual supervision, have total smoke coverage, and total sprinkler total smoke coverage, and total coverage. sprinkler coverage. (19.2.5.7.2.3(B)) (19.2.5.7.2.3(B))

112

Suites of sleeping rooms

N/A

113

Suites of rooms other than patient sleeping rooms

N/A

Shall not exceed 10,000 sf (19.2.5.7)

Shall not exceed 10,000 sf (19.2.5.7.3.3)

Shall not exceed 10,000 sf (19.2.5.7.3.3)

114

Hazardous areas within suites options

N/A

N/A

See 19.2.5.7.1.3

See 19.2.5.7.1.3

115

Intervening rooms other than patient sleeping rooms.

N/A

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One intervening room is allowed if One intervening room is One intervening room is the travel distance within the suite allowed if the travel distance allowed if the travel distance to the exit access door does not within the suite to the exit within the suite to the exit access door does not exceed 100 access door does not exceed 100 exceed 100 feet and two intervening rooms are permitted where the feet and two intervening rooms feet and two intervening rooms travel distance to the exit access are permitted where the travel are permitted where the travel door does not exceed 50 feet. distance to the exit access door distance to the exit access door (19.2.5.7.3.4(A)) does not exceed 50 feet. does not exceed 50 feet. (19.2.5.7.3.4(A)) (19.2.5.8)

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Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

116

Intervening rooms for patient sleeping rooms.

N/A

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

117

Special Nursing Suites

N/A

May have one intervening room 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

119

Exit Access from a Corridor

N/A

Every corridor shall provide access to at least two exits without passing through any intervening rooms or spaces other than corridors or lobbies. (19.2.5.9)

Every corridor shall provide access to at least two exits without passing through any intervening rooms or spaces other than corridors or lobbies. (19.2.5.4)

Every corridor shall provide access to at least two exits without passing through any intervening rooms or spaces other than corridors or lobbies. (19.2.5.4)

120

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

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 of egress to be into another suite, means of egress to be into provided that the separation another suite, provided that the between the suite complies with separation between the suite 19.3.6.2 through 19.3.6.5 complies with 19.3.6.2 through (19.2.5.7.2.2(C)) 19.3.6.5 (19.2.5.7.2.2(C))

Travel Distance

121

General Egress Travel Distance

122

Between any room door required as an exit access and an exit

N/A

Maximum 150 feet (19.2.6.2.1)

N/A

N/A

123

Between any point in a room and an exit

200 feet (Table 4604.18.2(note c)

Maximum 200 feet (19.2.6.2.2)

Maximum 200 feet (19.2.6.2.1 and 19.2.6.2.2)

Maximum 200 feet (19.2.6.2.1 and 19.2.6.2.2)

124

Between any point in a health care sleeping room and an exit access door in that room

Maximum 50 feet to exit access door in a room. (Table 4604.18.2(note c)

Maximum 50 feet (19.2.6.2.3)

Maximum 50 feet (19.2.6.2.3)

Maximum 50 feet (19.2.6.2.3)

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2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

125

Between any point in a suite of sleeping rooms and an exit access door of that suite

Maximum 100 feet (Table 4604.18.2(note c)

Maximum 100 feet (19.2.6.2.4)

Maximum 100 feet (19.2.5.7.2.4(A))

Maximum 100 feet (19.2.5.7.2.4(A))

126

Between any point in a sleeping suite and an exit

Maximum 200 feet (Table 4604.18.2(note c)

N/A

Maximum 200 feet (19.2.5.7.2.4(B))

Maximum 200 feet (19.2.5.7.2.4(B))

127

Common Path of Travel

No requirement for sprinklered 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)

N/A

N/A

N/A

129

Minimum clear width serving sleeping rooms, diagnostic and treatment rooms

41.5 inches (4604.8)

34 inches (19.2.3.5(1))

34 inches (19.2.3.7)

34 inches (19.2.3.7)

130

Minimum clear width all other areas

28 inches clear width (4604.8)

28 inches clear width (19.2.3.5(2))

28 inches clear width for doors not requiring evacuation of beds, gurneys, or wheelchairs. (19.2.3.7)

28 inches clear width for doors not requiring evacuation of beds, gurneys, or wheelchairs. (19.2.3.7)

131

Minimum Height

80 inches (4604.8)

84 inches (7.1.5(1))

84 inches (7.1.5.1)

84 inches (7.1.5.1)

132

Door Swing Doors should be of the side hinged swinging type.

N/A

Doors in the direction of egress 7.2.1.4.1

Doors in the direction of egress 7.2.1.4.1

Doors in the direction of egress 7.2.1.4.1

133

Swing in direction of exit travel when serving high hazardous area or serving an occupant load greater than 50.

N/A

(7.2.1.4.2 and 7.2.1.4.3)

(7.2.1.4.2)

(7.2.1.4.2)

134

Exit door shall be openable from the inside without the use of key locking device

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)

135

Bolt locks are generally prohibited except for storage or equipment rooms.

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

128

Component / Requirement

Doors

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2009 Edition International Fire Code

136

1. Power operated and capable Horizontal Sliding doors are permitted to be a component of of being operated manually in a means of egress when meeting the event of power failure. 2. Operable by a simple method the following: form both sides without special knowledge or effort. 3. Force required to operate is a maximum of 30 lbs to set door in motion and 15 lbs to close or open to the required width. 4. Operable with a force not to exceed 15 lbs when a force of 250 lbs is applied perpendicular to the door adjacent to the operating device. 5. If the door is required to be rated, it must 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 operating device. (1008.1.4.3)

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2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

(7.2.1.14 / 19.2.2.2.9)

1. Area served is not high hazard; 2. Door is readily operable from both sides without special knowledge; 3. Force to set door in motion in direction of travel is < 30 lbf and < 15 lbf to open to minimum width or to close; 4. Doors to be fire rated are self- or autoclosing based on smoke detection per NFPA 80; and 5. Doors requried to latch are provided with a mechanism that will latch or eliminate potential for rebound. (7.2.1.14 / 19.2.2.2.10.1 / 19.2.2.2.10.2)

(7.2.1.14 / 19.2.2.2.10.1 / 19.2.2.2.10.2)

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Code Category 138

Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

48 inches (19.2.3.3)

48 inches (19.2.3.4)

48 inches (19.2.3.4)

Corridors

139

Minimum width where inpatients are moved on beds

140

Projections permitted when corridor width is at least 6 ft

141

Projections permitted when corridor width is at least 8 ft

142

Minimum Height to Ceiling

N/A

84 inches (7.1.5)

84 inches (7.1.5.1)

84 inches (7.1.5.1)

143

Minimum Height to Ceiling Projections

N/A

80 inches (7.1.5)

80 inches (7.1.5.1)

80 inches (7.1.5.1)

4/22/2011

N/A

Tentative Interim Amendment (2006 LSC) 6 inches from the corridor wall, above the handrail height, shall be permitted for hand-rub dispensing units. Projections in the corridors on both sides are permitted if the projection does not exceed a depth of 6 inches, the length is less than 36 inches, positioned not less than 40 inches above the floor, and has not less than 48 inches of horizontal separation from other projections.

6 inches from the corridor wall, Maximum 6 inches above handrail above the handrail height, shall height; and wheeled equipment in be permitted for hand-rub use for patient movement and dispensing units. Projections in medical emergencies that do not the corridors on both sides are reduce clear width < 5 ft when staff permitted if the projection does are trained and provisions are not exceed a depth of 6 inches, included in facility emergency plans the length is less than 36 inches, for dealing with the equipment positioned not less than 40 (19.2.3.4 #4). inches above the floor, and has not less than 48 inches of horizontal separation from other projections. (19.2.3.4)

Furniture fixed to wall is permitted 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)

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The required corridor width 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.

N/A

(7.2.1.4.4)

(7.2.1.4.3.1)

(7.2.1.4.3.1)

146

Risers

Maximum 8-1/4 inches (4604.11)

Maximum 8 inches; (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b))

Maximum 8 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b))

Maximum 8 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b))

147

Treads

Maximum 9 inches (4604.11)

Minimum 10 or 9 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b))

Minimum 9 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b))

Minimum 9 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b))

148

Width

N/A

Minimum 44 inches or 36 inches 36 inches minimum width clear of all obstructions, except if serving fewer than 50 people projections not more than 4-1/2 (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b)) inches at or below handrail height on each side (Table 7.2.2.2.1.2(b))

36 inches minimum width clear of all obstructions, except projections not more than 4-1/2 inches at or below handrail height on each side (Table 7.2.2.2.1.2(b))

149

Landings

N/A

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

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

150

Vertical Rise

N/A

Vertical Distance between floor Vertical Distance between floor levels and landings - 12 feet. levels and landings - 12 feet. (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b)) (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b))

Vertical Distance between floor levels and landings - 12 feet. (Table 7.2.2.2.1.1(b))

151

Headroom

N/A

80 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b))

80 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b))

80 inches (Table 7.2.2.2.1(b))

152

Handrails (Note: Shall also coordinate with TAS requirements: minimum 1-1/4 inches max 11/2 inches, 4.26.2)

N/A

Circular Diameter minimum 11/4 inches max 2 inches (7.2.2.4.5)

Circular Diameter minimum 11/4 inches max 2 inches (7.2.2.4.4.6)

Circular Diameter minimum 1-1/4 inches max 2 inches (7.2.2.4.4.6)

Code Category 144

145

Component / Requirement

Stairways

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Height - minimum 30 inches maximum 42 inches (4604.1.4.1)

Height - minimum 30 inches maximum 38 inches (7.2.2.4.5)

Height - minimum 30 inches maximum 38 inches (7.2.2.4.4.2)

Height - minimum 30 inches maximum 38 inches (7.2.2.4.4.2)

154

Intermediate handrails are required so that all portions of the stairway are within 44 inches of the handrail. (4604.14)

Intermediate handrails are required so that all portions of the stairway are within 44 inches of the handrail. (7.2.2.4.2(1))

Intermediate handrails are required so that all portions of the stairway are within 44 inches of the handrail. (7.2.2.4.1.2)

Intermediate handrails are required so that all portions of the stairway are within 44 inches of the handrail. (7.2.2.4.1.2)

Height - 30 inches (4604.6)

Height - 30 inches (7.2.2.4.6(2(3)))

Height - 30 inches (7.2.2.4.5.2(3))

Height - 30 inches (7.2.2.4.5.2(3))

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

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

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

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

Code Category

155

Component / Requirement

Guardrails required along open-sided walking surfaces, mezzanines, stairways, ramps and landings

156

157

Stairway Signage

A stairway in an exit enclosure 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)

N/A

N/A

N/A

158

Stairway to Roof (DA1015.2.1.1)

Not less than required by the code which it was constructed under (4604.7)

N/A

N/A

N/A

159

Exit Ramps

160

Width

161

Maximum slope in direction of travel

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Not less than required by the serving patient sleeping rooms = serving patient sleeping rooms = serving patient sleeping rooms = 48 code which it was constructed inches 48 inches 48 inches under Other = 44 inches Other = 44 inches Other = 44 inches (4604.7) (19.2.3.4) (19.2.3.3) (19.2.3.4) N/A

Class A: 1:10 Class B: 1:8 (Table 7.2.5.2 (b))

1:8 (Table 7.2.5.2 (b))

1:8 (Table 7.2.5.2 (b))

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2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

162

Maximum rise for a single ramp run

N/A

12 feet (Table 7.2.5.2 (a))

12 feet (Table 7.2.5.2 (b))

12 feet (Table 7.2.5.2 (b))

163

Handrails

N/A

Required for ramps with a rise greater than 6 inches (7.2.5.4)

Required for ramps with a rise greater than 6 inches (7.2.5.4.2)

Required for ramps with a rise greater than 6 inches (7.2.5.4.2)

165

Minimum area per patient provided on each side of the horizontal exit

N/A

30 net sf (19.2.2.5.1)

30 net sf (19.2.2.5.1.1)

30 net sf (19.2.2.5.1.1)

166

Minimum area per occupant in nonpatient areas provided on each side of the horizontal exit

N/A

6 net sf (19.2.2.5.1)

6 net sf (19.2.2.5.1.2)

6 net sf (19.2.2.5.1.2)

167

Horizontal exits are permitted to compromise two-thirds of the required exits from any building or floor area

N/A

(19.2.2.5.2)

(19.2.2.5.2)

(19.2.2.5.2)

168

Horizontal exits must have doors with a clear width of no less than 34 inches inches.

N/A

(19.2.2.5.4)

(19.2.2.5.4)

(19.2.2.5.4)

169

Horizontal exits in a corridor 6 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.

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

170

An approved vision panel is required in each horizontal exit

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

164

Component / Requirement

Horizontal Exits

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Code Category 171

Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Smoke Compartments

172

Every story, used by inpatients for sleeping or treatment and having an occupant load of 30 or more, must be divided into two smoke compartments.

N/A

(19.3.7.1)

(19.3.7.1)

(19.3.7.1)

173

Maximum area per compartment

N/A

22,500 sf (19.3.7.1)

22,500 sf (19.3.7.1(1))

22,500 sf (19.3.7.1(1))

174

Maximum travel distance from any point to reach a door in the required smoke barrier

200 feet (Table 4604.18.2)

200 feet (19.3.7.1)

200 feet (19.3.7.1(1))

200 feet (19.3.7.1(1))

175

On floors containing health care, minimum area provided per patient on each side of a smoke compartment

N/A

30 net sf (19.3.7.4)

30 net sf (19.3.7.5.1)

30 net sf (19.3.7.5.1)

176

On non-patient floors minimum area provided per occupant on each side of smoke compartment

N/A

6 net sf (19.3.7.4)

6 net sf (19.3.7.5.2)

6 net sf (19.3.7.5.2)

177

Smoke barriers must be provided on stories that are useable, even if unoccupied.

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

178

Cross corridor doors in smoke barriers must be opposite swinging

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

179

Minimum clear width for individual smoke barrier doors

N/A

32 inches (19.3.7.7)

32 inches (19.3.7.9(1))

32 inches (19.3.7.9(1))

180

Doors must be self-closing or automatic.

N/A

(19.3.7.6)

(19.3.7.8)

(19.3.7.8)

181

Vision panels with fire-rated glazing or wired glass at each cross corridor door

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

182

Rabbets, bevels, or astragals are required at the meeting edges and stops are required at the head and sides of the door frames

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

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183

Positive latching door hardware is not required for doors installed across corridors

N/A

(19.3.7.6)

(19.3.7.8)

(19.3.7.8)

184

Duct penetrations of smoke compartment walls must be protected by smoke dampers.

N/A

(8.3.5.1)

(8.5.5.2)

(8.5.5.2)

185

Smoke dampers are not required in smoke barriers where steel duct openings are limited to one compartment

N/A

(8.3.5.1 Exception 3)

(8.5.5.3)

(8.5.5.3)

186

Smoke dampers are not required in smoke barriers with fully ducted HVAC systems.

N/A

(19.3.7.3 Exception 2)

(19.3.7.3(2))

(19.3.7.3(2))

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Code Category 187

Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Means of Egress Lighting

188

Minimum illumination at the walking surface level

N/A

1 foot-candle (7.8.1.3)

1 foot-candle (7.8.1.3(2))

1 foot-candle (7.8.1.3(2))

190

Separate source of emergency power is required. Must be automatically actuated if normal power is interrupted.

(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)

191

Duration

90 minutes (4604.5.1)

90 minutes (7.9.2.1)

90 minutes (7.9.2.1)

90 minutes (7.9.2.1)

192

Minimum illumination

N/A

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

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

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

194 195

Required for every exit Location

N/A N/A

(7.10.1.2) (7.10.1.2.1) (7.10.1.2.1) 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 point is more than 100 feet from the no point is more than 100 feet nearest visible sign from the nearest visible sign from the nearest visible sign (7.10.1.5.2) (7.10.1.5.2) (7.10.1.4) 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 exsting signs, they must be externally illuminated by not less than 5 foot-candles or internally illuminated in accordance per their listing (4604.3)

189

193

Emergency Lighting

Exit Signs

4/22/2011

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

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

Unless signs are approved exsting signs, they must be externally illuminated by not less than 5 footcandles or internally illuminated in accordance with UL 924 Standard for Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment (7.10.6.3)

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2009 Edition International Fire Code

197

Listing

N/A

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

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

198

Emergency Power

Must be connected to an emergency electrical system. (4604.4)

Must be connected to an emergency electrical system in accordance with the Electric Code. (7.10.4 )

Must be connected to an emergency electrical system in accordance with the Electric Code. (7.10.4 )

Must be connected to an emergency electrical system in accordance with the Electric Code. (7.10.4 )

199

Emergency Power Duration

90 minutes in case of primary power loss. (7.9.2.1)

90 minutes in case of primary power loss. (7.9.2.1)

90 minutes in case of primary power loss. (7.9.2.1)

90 minutes in case of primary power loss. (7.9.2.1)

200

Tactile Exit Signs

N/A

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Code Category

4/22/2011

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

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Code Category 201

Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

(19.3.5.1)

(19.3.5.3)

(19.3.5.3)

(4603.4.2)

202

An automatic sprinkler system is required to be designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 13.

203

Sprinklers to be retrofit per the Smoke compartments containing sleeping rooms must IFC would need to meet 2007 Ed of NFPA 13, which requires QRS use listed quick response throughout light hazard areas. sprinklers (QRS). (Chapter 47)

204

Supervision

205

Sprinklers in clothes closets of patient sleeping rooms in hospitals

206

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

N/A

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

No specific requirement.

Not Required in existing construction (19.3.5.3(Exception 1))

In accordance with NFPA 72 9.7.2.1

Not Required in existing Annex indicates residential construction if installed prior to sprinklers are permitted in patient listing of QRS sleeping rooms even though not (19.3.5.8(6)) specifically listed for this purpose. (19.3.5.8 ) In accordance with NFPA 72 9.7.2.1

In accordance with NFPA 72 9.7.2.1 Not required in closets where the area of the closet < 6 sf, if the 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)

Fire Extinguisher

207

Required in all health care occupancies

N/A

(19.3.5.6)

(19.3.5.11)

(19.3.5.11)

208

Shall be selected, installed and maintained in accordance with NFPA 10.

N/A

(9.7.4.1)

(9.7.4.1)

(9.7.4.1)

A manual fire alarm system is required and is required to be initiated by sprinkler system water flow alarms, detection devices, or detection systems

(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)

209

Fire Alarm

210

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212 213

Component / Requirement Manual Fire Alarm System

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

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

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC Manual fire alarm boxes not required in patient sleeping rooms if stations are provided in all nurse's station or other continuously attended areas. Manual pull stations shall be visible and travel distance to pull station does not exceed distances listed in 9.6.2.4. (19.3.4.2(1))

Coverage

N/A

214

As required for open spaces to corridors

An automatic fire alarm system shall be installed in accordance with Section 907.2.6.2 (4603.6.3)

(19.3.6.1)

(19.3.6.1(b))

(19.3.6.1(b))

215

At smoke barrier doors and other fire-rated door openings where doors are on hold open devices

N/A

(19.2.2.2.6)

(19.2.2.2.7)

(19.2.2.2.7)

217

Standpipe System

Existing structures with occupied spaces located > 50 feet above or below fire department access shall be equipped with standpipes installed per Section 905. (4603.5)

N/A

N/A

N/A

218

Outside Window or Door

N/A

219

Emergency Power System Requirements

The emergency power system shall provide power and consist of storage batteries, unit equipment or on site generator. (4604.5.1)

216

Automatic Fire Detection

Special Features

4/22/2011

Every patient sleeping room 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) An on-site power generator system is required. (18.5.1.2 NFPA 99)

An on-site power generator system is required. (18.5.1.2 NFPA 99)

Outside window not required.

An on-site power generator system is required. (18.5.1.2 NFPA 99)

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Component / Requirement

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220

N/A

221

N/A

222

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Fire resistance separation if located inside - 2 hour (11.8.4.2 NFPA 110 5-2.1)

Fire resistance separation if located inside - 2 hour (11.8.4.2 NFPA 110 5-2.1)

Fire resistance separation if located inside - 2 hour (11.8.4.2 NFPA 110 5-2.1)

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 critical patient care and are and critical patient care and are and critical patient care and are designated the life safety branch designated the life safety branch designated the life safety and critical branch and critical branch branch and critical branch (NFPA 99 3-4.4.2.2.2.1) (NFPA 99 3-4.2.2.2) (NFPA 99 3-4.4.2.2.2.1)

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 IIIA Total volume of Class I, II and Total volume of Class I, II and 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 exceed 1 gal per 100 sf. shall not exceed 1 gal per 100 sf. shall not exceed 1 gal per 100 sf. (NFPA 99:11-7.2.3.1) (NFPA 99:11-7.2.3.1) (NFPA 99: 10-7.2.2)

225

N/A

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

4/22/2011

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

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

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2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

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: 11-10.2.2) (NFPA 99: 10-10.2.2)

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 gas cylinders shall be well ventilated of gas cylinders shall be well (NFPA 99: 11-10.3.2) ventilated ventilated (NFPA 99: 11-10.3.2) (NFPA 99:10-10.2.3)

228

N/A

229

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

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

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

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 nitrous oxide shall not be stored and nitrous oxide shall not be and nitrous oxide shall not be stored with any flammable gas, stored with any flammable gas, with any flammable gas, liquid or vapor, liquid or vapor, liquid or vapor, (NFPA 99: 9.4.1) (NFPA 99: 9.4.1) (NFPA 99: 8-3.1.11.2)

232

N/A

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

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

N/A

The corridor width is 6 feet or greater and dispensers are at least 4 feet apart (Joint Commission)

The corridor width is 6 feet or greater and dispensers are at least 4 feet apart (19.3.2.6(1))

233

Alcohol Based Hand Rub (ABHR) Dispensers

4/22/2011

The corridor width is 6 feet or greater (19.3.2.6(1))

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234

N/A

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

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

235

N/A

In locations with carpeted floor coverings, dispensers installed directly over carpeted surfaces are permitted only in sprinklered smoke compartments. (Joint Commission)

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

236

N/A

Each smoke compartment may contain a maximum aggregate of 10 gallons (37.8 liters) of ABHR product in dispensers and a maximum of 5 gallons (18.9 liters) in storage. (Joint Commission)

Each smoke compartment may Each smoke compartment may contain a maximum aggregate contain a maximum aggregate of 10 gallons (37.8 liters) of ABHR of 10 gallons (37.8 liters) of product in dispensers and a ABHR product in dispensers and a maximum of 5 gallons maximum of 5 gallons (18.9 liters) in storage. (18.9 liters) in storage. (19.3.2.6(6&7)) (19.3.2.6(5&6)) 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 dispenser fluid capacity is 1.2 liters for dispensers in rooms, corridors, and areas open to corridors. (Joint Commission)

238

N/A

The maximum individual dispensers in suites of rooms is 2.0 liters (Joint Commission)

4/22/2011

The maximum individual dispenser fluid capacity is 1.2 liters for dispensers in rooms, corridors, and areas open to corridors. (19.3.2.6(2a))

The maximum individual dispenser fluid capacity is 1.2 liters for dispensers in rooms, corridors, and areas open to corridors. (19.3.2.6(2a))

The maximum individual dispensers The maximum individual dispensers in suites of rooms is in suites of rooms is 2.0 liters 2.0 liters (19.3.2.6(2b)) (19.3.2.6(2b))

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Code Category 239

Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Cooking Facilities

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 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

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 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

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 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.

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242

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 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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Code Category 243

Component / Requirement

2009 Edition International Fire Code

2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Fireplaces

244

245

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) Fire Service Features

246 247

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC 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 quickresponse 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)

Access to Roof

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Performance Requirements

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Exterior Walls

248

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2000 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2009 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

2012 Edition NFPA 101 LSC

Wind, Snow, Seismic & Dead Loads on Glass

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

251

Safety Glazing

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

252

Glass In Handrails & Guards

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

254

Construction must be noncombustible.

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

255

Fire Barriers between pedestrian walkways

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Code Category 249

Glass & Glazing

250

253

Component / Requirement

Pedestrian Walkways and Tunnels

256

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

257

Public Way

N/A

Every smokeproof enclosure shall discharge into a public way (7.2.3.5)

Every smokeproof enclosure shall discharge into a public way (7.2.3.5)

Every smokeproof enclosure shall discharge into a public way (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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