Standard: NFPA 101B

CODE FOR MEANS OF EGRESS FOR BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES

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Title. NFPA 101B, Code for Means of Egress for Buildings and Structures, shall be known as the Means of Egress Code, is cited as such, and shall be referred to herein as “this Code” or “the Code.”

* Danger to Life from Fire. This Code addresses those egress features necessary to minimize danger to life from fire and smoke, crowd pressures, and movement of individuals and groups.

Egress Facilities. The Code establishes minimum criteria for the design of egress facilities in order to permit prompt escape of occupants from buildings or, where desirable, into safe areas within buildings.

Areas Not Addressed. The Code does not attempt to address the following:

(1) General fire prevention or building construction features that are normally a function of fire prevention codes and building codes

(2) Prevention of personal injuries incurred by an individual’s own negligence

(3) Preservation of property from loss by fire

Organization: National Fire Protection Association
Document Number: nfpa 101b
Publish Date: 2002-01-01
Page Count: 106
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: YES
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: NO
Status: Inactive

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
NFPA 101B Change Type: Update Date: 1999-01-01 Revision: 99 Status: INAC

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