What is the maximum allowable common path of
NFPA 101, Sect 5-6, and
Is it met?
What is the minimum required number of exits
NFPA 101, Sect. 5-4
from every area?
Are they provided?
Are exits as remote from one another as
NFPA 101, Sect. 5-5
Are exit components (stairs, ramps, etc.)
NFPA 101, Ch. 5 and
approved for the particular occupancy?
Do stairs and ramps comply with dimensional
NFPA 101, Sect. 5-2.2,
Do exits and stairs discharge directly to the
NFPA 101, Sect. 5-7
outside or through a protected passageway
Do doors swing in the direction of exit
NFPA 101, Para 5-2.1.4
travel when required?
Is door hardware (locks, latches, etc.)
NFPA 101, Paras 5-2.1.5,3
adequate and not restrictive?
Is panic hardware provided where required
NFPA 101 and
(schools, assembly, child care)?
If doors are expected to be held open, are
NFPA 101, Para 5-2.1.8
smoke detector actuated automatic-closers
NDIV 4042, A.13
Ensure exit paths are not through hazardous
NFPA 101, Sec. 5-5.2
or lockable rooms.
Is normal illumination provided in egress?
NFPA 101, Sec. 5-8
NFPA 101, Sec. 5-9
Is emergency lighting provided where required?
N.E.C.(NFPA 70) Art.700-12
Are battery-type emergency lighting units wired
NDIV 4042, F.3
to the circuits serving lights in corresponding
Are illuminated exit signs provided?
NFPA 101, Sec. 5-10
N.E.C. (NFPA 70)
Are exit signs provided with battery back-up?
NDIV 4042, F.1
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