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Last edited 15 Mar 2019
Final exit for escape routes
The termination of an escape route from a building giving direct access to a street, passageway, walkway or open space, and sited to ensure the rapid dispersal of persons from the vicinity of a building so that they are no longer in danger from fire and/or smoke. Windows are not acceptable as final exits.
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