Standard Specification for Window Fall Prevention Devices With Emergency Escape (Egress) Release Mechanisms
|Publication Date:||10 September 2001|
|ICS Code (Doors and windows):||91.060.50|
This specification establishes requirements for devices intended to address the risk of injury and death associated with accidental falls from windows by children five years old and younger.
This specification is not intended to meet the unique requirements of Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).
This specification applies to window fall prevention devices that are to be used on any windows, including those that are designated for emergency escape (egress) and rescue (ingress).
NOTE 1-A separate safety specification, Safety Specification F 2006, covers window fall prevention devices for non-emergency escape (egress) and rescue (ingress) windows in installations more than 75 feet4 (23 m) above ground level in multiple family dwelling buildings.
This standard does not purport to address all safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI values given in parentheses are for information only.
4 1994 Uniform Building Code Handbook, Section 1807(a) and 2000 International Building Code, Section 403.1, Special Provisions for Groups B and R1, January 2000.