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”.

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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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