2012 IBC Means of Egress

Course Title 2012 IBC Means of Egress
ICC CEU0.6
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryPremium
ObjectivesUpon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:
  • List and describe each of the three parts of a means of egress.
  • Identify the eight fundamental means of egress design issues.
  • Calculate the occupant load and determine the required means of egress capacity.
  • Determine the required number of exit access doorways and exits.
  • Determine the requirements for arrangement of the means of egress elements, including:
—         the location of exit access doorways and exits, —         the exit access travel distance, —         the common path of egress travel, —         any egress through adjoining spaces.
  • Determine the requirements for the design, including fire-resistance-rated construction, of egress elements, including corridors; stairways; exit passageways; areas of refuge and horizontal exits.
  • Determine the requirements for door hardware, including panic hardware and door latching devices.
  • Determine the requirements for locations and amounts of means of egress lighting and signage.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of a horizontal exit as part of a means of egress plan.
  • Evaluate the means of egress in assembly spaces.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of accessible means of egress.
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DescriptionThe goal of this courseis to provide an overview of the fundamental means of egress requirements in the 2012 International Building Code® (IBC®). The reader will be presented with specific problems related to means of egress and will be asked to solve each problem using a set of plans for a four story college classroom/office building.

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