Safety Facility Equipment Identification Catalog Page 18 Key Business Issues

18 Key Business Issues Emergency Egress When emergency situations occur, it's essential that employees and visitors in the workplace are able to move out of a dark building quickly and safely. BradyGlo photoluminescent markings illuminate evacuation routes, guiding people around obstacles, along stairs, through hallways and to the nearest exit. These quality and reliable glow-in-the-dark products feature: High-tack adhesive that's up to 30% stronger than other pressure-sensitive adhesives, meaning you reduce costs spent on replacing with new labels Pre-cut products save time and ensure correct and consistent configuration Low-profile construction allows products to easily conform to handrails, stand pipes and other unique shapes for fast application Department of Buildings Materials and Equipment Acceptance (MEA) division approved Made in the US for NYC Local Law 26 compliance The following codes and regulations contain provisions for the means of egress and photoluminescent markings on stairs, handrails, signage and more. LOCAL New York City Local Law 26 Requires all Class E commercial properties that are 75 feet or taller to use photoluminescent markings on: Door opening to exits and exit passageways Landings, perimeters and individual stair steps located within exit passageways Obstacles and hazards located within exit passageways Directional guidance signs to vertical, horizontal and final exits, plus "Not an Exit" door signs where applicable Handrails on building with plans approved after July 1, 2006 NATIONAL UL1994 Standard for Luminous Egress Path Marking Systems This standard regulates specific materials and testing for photoluminescent egress products for doors, door hardware, door frames, stairs, landings, banisters, obstacles, egress symbols, information placards and more. NFPA CH. 7 Means of Egress Compliance requirements for means of egress in both new and existing buildings. Materials. Exit stair path markings shall be made of any material, including paint, provided that an electrical charge is not required to maintain the required luminescence. Exit Stair Illumination. Requires that exit enclosures where photoluminescent materials are installed to be continuously illuminated for at least 60 minutes prior to periods when the building is occupied. INTERNATIONAL IBC (International Building Code) Requires that all non-residential groups A, B, E, I and R-1 for new construction over 75 feet in height must install photoluminescent Exit Path markings in all enclosed emergency exit stairwells (Code 403.16 and 1024) IFC (International Fire Code) Requires that all non-residential buildings groups A, B, E, I, M and R-1 for existing construction over 75 feet in height must install photoluminescent Exit Path markings in all enclosed emergency exit stairwells (IFC Section 4604) Regulations Reliable & Quality Products We understand the needs of our customers and the applications they use them on - and we understand the need for quality, worker safety, durability and easy installation. That's why Brady's photoluminescent products are developed, manufactured and tested in our own facilities by our R&D team. Brady has extensive experience in developing, engineering and manufacturing safety signs, labels and markings.

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