Life Safety: Exitways
This section has been reviewed and updated as needed: June 2014
No aisle, exit access, or stairway in any place of occupancy shall be obstructed with seats, tables, merchandise, equipment or other obstructions so as to reduce its required width as an exitway.
In every building, means of egress shall be so maintained as to provide free and unobstructed egress from all parts of the building at all times, and so as to be available for full instant use in case of fire or other emergency.
All exit doors shall be unlocked at all times.
Permanently attached lockers, bulletin boards, display cabinets, etc. may be permitted in some locations, subject to approval of the Environment, Health and Safety Office-Fire Safety Section. Transparent covers on bulletin boards and display cabinets must be safety glass or other non splintering material.