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WAC 212-12-035

Special requirements.

In addition to the fire and life safety standards listed in WAC 212-12-030, the following shall apply:
(1) In nursing homes, fire alarm system annunciators shall be provided where the system serves more than one floor, one fire or smoke division, or one building. They shall be located at each main nurses' station on each floor, fire or smoke division, and/or building.
(2) In all Group E-3, I, LC Occupancies, annual certification of fire alarm systems shall be performed by the holder of a current low-voltage electrical contractors specialty license issued by the department of labor and industries.
(3) Every story, and basements of Group LC Occupancies shall have not less than two exits.
Exception:
Basements used exclusively for the service of the building may have one exit. For the purpose of this exception, storage rooms, laundry rooms, maintenance offices, and similar uses shall not be considered as providing service to the building.
(4) In all Groups E-3, I, and LC Occupancies, emergency lighting for means of egress shall be provided. Emergency systems shall activate automatically in a power failure and be supplied from storage batteries or an on-site generator set. The system shall be installed in accordance with the requirements of the Electrical Code.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 19.27 RCW. WSR 02-16-023, § 212-12-035, filed 7/29/02, effective 8/29/02. Statutory Authority: Chapters 43.63A and 48.48 RCW. WSR 93-05-032 (Order 93-02), § 212-12-035, filed 2/16/93, effective 3/19/93.]
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