The entry and exit zone shall be kept clear of all obstacles. The width of the zone shall be not less than the width between the centerlines of the handrails plus eight inches. The length of the zone, measured from the end of the newel, shall be not less than twice the distance between the centerlines of the handrails.
|EXCEPTION: ||On the entrance side, the safety zone distance may be reduced, when cart restriction devices are installed, with prior written permission. |
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. 07-24-041, § 296-96-23460, filed 11/30/07, effective 1/1/08.]