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

Full text
47. Refuse chutes: Refuse chutes shall:
(a)  be enclosed by a separation having a fire-resistance rating of at least:
i.  1 hour, if the refuse chute is equipped with a selflatching closure, certified by one of the following agencies: Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada, Underwriters’ Laboratories Inc. or by Factory Mutual and held open by a fusible link; or
ii.  2 hours, if the chute outlet does not have a device as mentioned in subparagraph i;
(b)  be equipped with approved self-closing closures and located in rooms separated from other rooms having a fire resistance rating of not less than 3/4 hour and used for no other purpose;
(c)  discharge in non-combustible binds or rooms separated from the remainder of the building and having a fire-resistance rating of not less than 2 hours;
(d)  be equipped with automatic sprinklers:
i.  at the top;
ii.  at every fifth floor levels;
iii.  in the bin or room into which the chute discharges;
(e)  be ventilated and equipped with spray equipment for cleaning purposes;
(f)  be kept closed at the point of discharge.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-3, r. 4, s. 47; O.C. 88-91, s. 36.