means of egress

means of egress

A continuous path of travel from any point in a building or structure to the outside at ground level.
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They are puzzled, too, by the seeming impossibility of reconciling the voices heard in contention, with the facts that no one was discovered up stairs but the assassinated Mademoiselle L'Espanaye, and that there were no means of egress without the notice of the party ascending.
When she had laid the supper-cloth, the bridge was lowered to give her means of egress, and she withdrew for the night.
We're already in a bad environment, what compounds it is if something has gone wrong in that structure - a partial collapse, the firefighter is lost, disoriented or can't find their way back out, or the fire comes up and gets their means of egress (escape).
She likewise noted that "many countries have already begun the use of photo-luminescent or glow-in-the-dark paint to guide persons to emergency exits and other possible means of egress, especially when the power goes out.
It's worthwhile to mention that adequate coverage has been provided to not only general principles and requirements but subjects such as classification of occupancy, building services, fire safety construction features, fire protection systems, means of egress, fire department access and water supply, combustible waste, etc.
The codes therefore have less-stringent requirements for design and layout of the means of egress for smoke-protected assembly seating.
Tenders are invited for to provide repair/replacement of life safety and fire protection systems and modification of means of egress at various tfc buildings
MEP designers must be able to provide appropriate means of egress and clear evacuation strategies.
Someone living in a room with no means of egress other than the door.
How people behave in fire situation have a big correlation with their role, previous experience, education, personality, means of egress provided and also the action taken by the people who shared the same situation.
By late afternoon, the team had worked its way through about three dozen properties, trooping single file up and down narrow three-decker steps and peering into basements looking for dangerous makeshift apartments without two means of egress.