S-3, r. 2 - Regulation respecting safety in public buildings

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33. Evacuation:
(1)  To ensure the evacuation of a building, a skeleton staff is required. The number of staff members shall be determined according to the evaluation of local fire-fighting equipment, the occupancy, the destination and the fire resistance rating of the building.
(2)  In an establishment occupied by sick persons, there shall be at least 1 staff member on duty for every 15 patients.
(3)  In an establishment occupied either by:
(a)  persons who, because of their mental or physical condition, require continuous nursing care or treatment in the amount of care mentioned in Schedule E;
(b)  persons who are blind, deaf, or in wheel chairs, who wear prostheses or orthopaedic appliances on their lower limbs and any other persons who, in a significant and persistant manner, require help to move about;
the minimum number of staff shall be in accordance with Table 3 of Schedule B.
(4)  (Paragraph revoked).
(5)  The staff responsible for evacuation shall receive all necessary instructions concerning fire extinguishing devices, alarm systems and means of egress. It shall be responsible for the evacuation of persons in case of fire and enforce all rules during fire exit drills as prescribed in paragraph g of section 3.
(6)  When required alterations cannot be carried out immediately, the inspector requires a larger number of staff responsible for evacuation as temporary measure.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-3, r. 4, s. 33; O.C. 88-91, s. 29.