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Section 5

BS 5588-7:1997

Is phased evacuation being considered ? No

Yes

All stairs to be sized for simultaneous evacuation

Provide L2 AFD within atrium and associated floor areas and alarm throughout building

Provide L2 AFD within atrium and associated floor areas and voice alarm throughout building

Atrium pressurized to relevant clauses of BS 5588 : Pt 4

Atrium pressurized to relevant clauses of BS 5588 : Pt 4

There should be no combustible content on the atrium base

There should be no combustible content on the atrium base

No exemplar given

Provide sprinkler system in associated floor area(s) See exemplar 9

Figure 3d — Occupancy category A: occupants who are awake and, predominantly, are familiar with the building — Atrium enclosed with fire-resisting construction and using pressurization

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