2009 IBC Solving Means of Egress

Course Title 2009 IBC Solving Means of Egress
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryPremium
ObjectivesUpon completion of this workshop you will be better able to:
  • List and describe each of the three parts of a means of egress.
  • Identify the seven fundamental means of egress design issues.
  • Calculate the occupant load and determine the required means of egress capacity.
  • Determine the required number of exits.
  • Determine the requirements for arrangement of the means of egress facilities including:
–      Remote location of doors and exits. –      Exit access travel distance. –      Common paths of egress travel. –      Egress through adjoining spaces.
  • Determine the requirements for fire-resistance-rated construction for egress elements.
  • Determine the requirements for design of egress elements.
  • Determine requirements for door hardware.
  • Determine 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.
  • Determine requirements for exit access widths in smoke-protected assembly seating.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of accessible means of egress
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DescriptionThe 2009 IBC® Solving Means of Egress in Commercial Buildings seminar provides participants with the requirements for means of egress. Plans for a 4-story commercial building are provided to allow participants the opportunity to practice problem solving related to each egress issue.