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

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32.1. Smoke alarms:
(1)  Certified smoke alarms that comply with standard CAN/ULC — S531-M87, “Standard for Smoke Alarms” shall be installed:
(a)  in each dwelling unit and, except for hospital, special care or detention institutions, in each sleeping room not within a dwelling unit; and
(b)  in each sleeping room, corridor and sleeping or common activity area in a building used as a family-type building.
(2)  Smoke alarms shall be installed between each sleeping area and the remainder of the dwelling unit, and where the sleeping areas are served by hallways, the smoke alarms shall be installed in the hallways.
(3)  Smoke alarms shall be installed on or near the ceiling in accordance with the instructions for installation.
(4)  Smoke alarms shall either be installed by permanent connections to an electrical circuit and have no disconnect switch between the overcurrent device and the smoke alarm, or shall be battery operated, except in a family-type building where they shall be installed by permanent connections to the electrical circuit.
(5)  Where more than one smoke alarm is required in a dwelling unit, and where these smoke alarms are installed by permanent connections to an electrical circuit, these smoke alarms, with the exception of battery-operated alarms, shall be wired so that the activation of one alarm will cause all alarms within the dwelling unit to sound.
O.C. 88-91, s. 28; O.C. 466-95, s. 10.