International Symbol of Accessibility

Section 1007.6.5 (Identification) in IBC also required each door providing access to an area of refuge from an adjacent floor area shall be identified by a sign complying with ICC A117.1, stating: “AREA OF REFUGE”, and including the International Symbol of Accessibility. The same requirement is in place for any “EXTERIOR AREA FOR ASSISTED RESCUE AREA”.

Buildings need exit and emergency signs to identify parts of the accessible means of egress. An Accessible Exit Sign Project Initiative.

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