FIRE SAFETY


§ 2800.121. Unobstructed egress.

 (a)  Stairways, hallways, doorways, passageways and egress routes from living units and from the building must be unlocked and unobstructed.

 (b)  Except as provided in §  2800.101 (relating to resident living units), doors used for egress routes from living units and from the building may not be equipped with key-locking devices, electronic card operated systems or other devices which prevent immediate egress of residents from the building, unless the residence has written approval or a variance from the Department of Labor and Industry, the Department of Health or the appropriate local building authority.



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