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RULE 3: FIRE SAFETY MEASURES

PREPARED BY: JANINE FAUSTINO JACQUILINE MISA JEROME RAMOS

Division 7: Places of Assembly


Place of Assembly

Gathering together fifty (50) or more persons


Class A: 1,000 persons or more Class B: 300 to 1,000 persons Class C: 50 to 300 persons

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Exit Details

Capacity
Min. Number Class A 4 Class B 2 or 3 Class C 2 Location Main of occupant load Other 2/3 of occupant load

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Projection Booth / Projection Pictures are projected from cellulose acetate Safety Film Only Permitted in This Room Motion picture projector etc. working space not less than 1.25 meters Building Service Equipment Elevators One for fire emergency Air conditioning : Rule 3-6 Food Service Establishments Avoid hazard

Division 7: Places of Assembly


Outdoor Assembly NFPA Pamphlet No. 102 Standards for Tents, Grandstands, and air supported Structures Exhibition Halls Exhibit or display should not interfere the exit access Combustible matl should be protected Complete automatic fire suppression system Storage Room (2 hrs), provide fire extinguisher

Division 8: Educational Occupancies


Sec. 3.801 General Requirements
Groups of 6 or more persons for instruction (day care, schools, colleges, etc) Occupant load : 1.8 m2/pax for classroom; 3.25 m2/pax for dry nursery EXITS: 50~ person or 93 m2 => 2 doors/room Travel distance to emergency exit: ~46 meters. Corridors: 1.8m wide min.

2 separate exits/ floor. And as remote from each other

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Lighting and Signs

Adequate illumination and signs designating the location or path of travel of exits.
Fire Alarm System Fire alarm facilities that can be manually operated shall be provided Automatic Fire suppression system Sprinklers

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Provisions for Flexible Plan and Open Plan Buildings Flexible Plan: movable partitions Open Plan: delineated by tables, bookcases, etc Shall not exceed 2787m2 Means of Egress: 300~ persons: each path of travel must lead to different exits

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Existing Educational Buildings
Provide additional protection Automatic fire suppression system: sprinklers Exits: Add more exits Fire Alarm systems Should conform to new requirements

Division 9: Institutional Occupancies


Classifications of institutional occupancies:
Health care facilities Residential custodial care (mental hospital) Residential-restrained care (jail)

Buildings shall be designed such that emergency evacuation requirements are minimized.

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Exits
Revolving doors and elevators are not required exits. Travel distances can be increased if the building is equipped with automatic fire suppression system.

Auto-locking doors shall only be installed on designated fire separation areas.


Fire alarms must have alternative power supply.

Division 9: Institutional Occupancies


Protection
Smoke partitions are required regardless of building type. Institutional buildings shall have walls of non-combustible materials. Every building shall have an automated fire alarm system; also capable of manual activation. Fire extinguishers shall be provided. Hazardous areas shall be segregated and protected.

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Building Service Equipment
Service equipments shall be installed in accordance to manufacturers specifications. Heating devices shall be designed such that combustible materials will not be ignited. Boiler, incinerator, and heater air shall be directly discharged outside. Trash chutes shall only discharge in trash-collection rooms.

Division 9: Institutional Occupancies


Windowless Buildings
Pertaining to jails, penitentiaries, correctional facilities. Exits shall be provided to permit prompt release of inmates. Release must be guaranteed and guarded by adequate personnel. Keys are only available to guards and personnel.