CODES: Decoded: Delayed Egress Vs. Controlled Egress

Written by Lori Greene, ACH/CDC, CCPR, FDAI, FDHI; Allegion, August 17, 2015
 
Prior to the 2009 edition of the International Building Code and NFPA 101 - The Life Safety Code, health care facilities with a need to contain patients for their safety did not have a lot of options. This article provides a closer look at the current code requirements and addresses the confusion between delayed egress and controlled egress.

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