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Fire Code Friday: Inspection

by Stacey Simmons

🔥 TGIFire Code Friday! 🔥 If the fire marshal showed up today, would your building comply with Life Safety Code (NFPA 101)? Things to look for:
*floor space on both sides of opening is clear of obstructions and door can open fully and close freely.
*latching/locking devices do not require keys, tools, or special knowledge.
*one releasing operation per door leaf.
*releasing hardware is installed 34-48″ above the floor.
*door closers meet speed requirements for accessibility.
*security devices impeding egress are not present.
Contact us to review any questions or concerns you may have!

NFPA code handbook
NFPA code handbook