Escape from upper storeys more than 4.5m above ground level

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Escape from upper storeys more than 4.5m above ground level. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 2: Means of escape - dwellinghouses, 1 (2.4). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 11. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Dwellinghouses with one internal stair should comply with paragraphs 2.5 and 2.6. In dwellinghouses with more than one stair, the stairs should provide effective alternative means of escape. The stairs should be physically separated by either of the following.
a. Fire resisting construction (minimum REI 30).
b. More than one room.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: common stair, common stair, private stair, dwellinghouse, common balcony, spiral stair, alternating tread stair, helical stair, should, protected stairway
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 2: Means of escape – dwellinghouses
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B1: Means of warning and escape
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2020 20:24
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41
URI: https://buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/91

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