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1914 Excerpt: ... width of exits, the capacity of building shall be
established as follows: In wholesale mercantile establishments and
warehouses, by the number of persons employed therein plus an equal
number of customers. In dining rooms, cafes, and lunch rooms, by
allowing 15 square feet of floor per person. If the room
accommodates more than 100 persons see order 5501. In retail
mercantile establishments and exhibition halls, the capacity shall
be determined by the architect or owner and no greater number of
persons shall be permitted therein; but such number shall in no
case be less than one person per 60 square feet of gross floor area
excluding elevators and stairways. In all other buildings, the
capacity shall be determined by the actual number of persons liable
to be engaged therein and no greater number of persons shall be
permitted therein. See order 5415. Order 5406. Exit Doors. Every
door which serves as an exit from a room accommodating more than
ten persons (as well as doors which are exits from public
passageways or stairways) shall be a standard exit door as defined
in order 5132 except that such exit door need not swing outward if
it accommodates less than 25 persons and is not located at the foot
of a stairway, and is not more than four risers above the outside
grade. Over every emergency exit door, and over every exit door
where other doors or openings may cause confusion, a sign shall be
placed bearing the word "Exit" or "Out" in plain letters at least 5
inches high. For red lights see order 5132. Order 5407.
Passageways. Every public passageway or aisle leading to or from a
stairway, fire escape, or exit door, shall conform in width to the
rule for width of stairways (order 5404). The required width shall
be kept clear and unobstruc...
|Country of origin:
Industrial Commission of Wisconsin
||246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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