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refers to features that enable disabled persons to make use of the primary functions for which the structure is built.
A small recessed space in a room or wall.
pertaining to the measurement of the human body
unhindered, without obstructions to enable disabled persons free passage or use of the facilities.
public and private buildings and other related structures for public use. Those designed to accommodate and serve persons in the pursuit of educational commercial recreational, religious, occupational, medical, political, social activities and others of similar nature as enumerated and provided herein.
a long interior passage way providing access to several rooms. A public means of access from several rooms or spaces to an exit.
A raised rim of concrete, stone or metal which forms the edge of the street, sidewalk, planted area, etc.
A break in the sidewalk or traffic island provided with an inclined surface to facilitate mobility of wheeled chairs, carriages and other similar conveyance.
those suffering form restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within as the range considered normal for a human being as a result of a mental, physical or sensory impairment.
An entranceway. A barrier which swings, slides, tilts or folds to close an opening in a wall or cabinet or the like.
An exit, or a means of going out.
A hoisting and lowering mechanism equipped with a car or platform which moves in guides, in a vertical direction serving two or more floors of a building or structure.
point of entry into a building; an exterior door, a vestibule, or a lobby.
The surface within a room or area on which one walks.
Gradient of ramp
the degree of inclination of sloped surface expressed as a percentage or ratio.
a drawing, painting, diagram, engraving, etching, or other similar illustrations on which a single glance conveys a given message; a visual aid.
a hand support along a stairway or ramp consisting of rails and their supporting posts, balusters or pillars and constituting an enclosure or a line of division.
Height above floor
distance between two points aligned vertically with one of the points on the floor.
allocated space composed of marked-off portions for single motor vehicles on a short-time storage basis.
Passageway or passage
A space connecting one area or room of a building with another.
Part of road where pedestrian going across the road have priority over traffic
A shelf-unit telephone with coin operating functions for the use of the public.
A sloped surface connecting two or more planes at different levels
A paved footwalk at the side of a street or roadway.
a strip fastened to the floor beneath a door, usually required to cover the joint where two types of floor materials meet; may provide weather protection at exterior doors.
The room containing the water closet
a small entranceway or transitional space from the exterior to the interior of a building and and opens into a larger space.
An exterior passage for walking along, especially one connecting adjoining buildings and related structures.
a room providing facilities for washing; a lavatory or toilet room
A fixture consisting of a shallow basin, together with a water jet designed to provide potable water for human consumption.
Width of corridor
the linear width of the obstructed path in corridors.
Combustible, Flammable, or Inflammable
Descriptive of materials that are easily set on fire
Any readily ignitable and free burning fiber such as cotton, oakum, rags, waste cloth, waste paper, kapok, hay, straw, Spanish moss, excelsior and other similar materials commonly used in commerce.
A vertical panel of non-combustible or fire resistive materials attached to and extending below the bottom chord of the roof trusses, to divide the underside of the roof into separate compartments so that heat and smoke will be directed upwards to a roof vent.
A normally open device installed inside an air duct system which automatically closes to restrict the passage of smoke or fire.
A continuous passageway for the transmission of air.
A building unsafe in case of fire because it will burn easily or because it lacks adequate exits or fire escapes.
Any visual or audible signal produced by a device or system to warm the occupants of the building or fire fighting elements of the presence or danger of fire to enable them to undertake immediate action to save life and property and to suppress the fire.
A fire resistive door prescribed for openings in fire separation wall or partitions.
Any condition or act which increases or may cause an increase in the probability of the occurrence of fire, or which may obstruct, delay, hinder or interfere with the fire fighting operations and the safeguarding of life and property.
The portion of a roadway or publicway that should be kept opened and unobstructed at all times for the expedient operation of fire fighting units.
Fire Protective and Fire Safety Devices
Any device intended for the protection of buildings or persons to include but not limited to built-in protection system such as sprinklers and other automatic extinguishing system, detectors for heat, smoke and combustion products and other warning system components.
Fire Safety Constructions
Refers to design and installation of walls, barriers, doors, windows, vents, means of egress, etc. integral to and incorporated into a building or structure in order to minimize danger to life from fire, smoke, fumes and or panic before the building is evacuated.
The minimum temperature at which any material gives off vapor in sufficient concentration to form an ignitable mixture with air.
A process where a piece of metal is heated prior to changing its shape or dimensions.
Passageway from one building to another or through or around a wall in approximately the same floor level
A box or cabinet where fire hoses, valves and other equipment are stored and arranged for fire fighting.
The use of one or more electrical appliances or devices which draw or consume electrical current beyond the designed capacity of the existing electrical system.
Automatic closing doors that are designed to confine smoke and heat and delay the spread of fire.
An integrated network of hydraulically designed piping installed in a building, structure or area with outlets arranged in a systematic pattern which automatically discharges water when activated by heat or combustion products from a fire.
A system of vertical pipes in a building to which fire hoses can be attached on each floor, including a system by which water is made of available to the outlets as needed.
All corrective measures undertaken to abate hazards which shall include, but not limited remodelling, repainting, repairing, strengthening, reconstructing, removal and demolition, either partial or total, of the building or structure.
A legal claim that someone or something has on the property of another person until a debt has been paid back