Exits: Safety First!

(Spanish)

Every building designed for human occupancy should be provided with exits that are sufficient to permit the prompt escape of occupants in case of an emergency.

The approach to and travel from exits shall be maintained so that they are unobstructed and accessible at all times.

In hazardous areas, or where employees may be endangered by the blocking of any single means of egress due to fire or smoke, there shall be at least two means of egress that are remotely located to each other.

Each exit must lead directly outside to a street, walkway, secured area, public way or open space with access to an outside area.

Exit doors serving more than 50 people or at high-hazard areas shall open and swing in the direction of exit travel.

Exits shall be marked by readily visible and suitably illuminated exit signs. Exit signs shall be distinctive in color and provide contrast from surroundings.

Be aware of your exit routes and exit safely.

 

Salida: Seguridad Primero!

Todo edificio diseñado para la ocupaciόn humana debería contar con salidas que sean suficientes para permitir la pronta fuga de los ocupantes en caso de emergencia.

El acercamiento y el viaje desde las salidas se mantendrá de manera que no estén obstruidos y sean accesibles todo el tiempo.

En áreas peligrosas, o donde los empleados puedan estar en peligro por el bloqueo de cualquier medio de salida debido a fuego o humo, debe haber al
menos dos medios de salida que estén ubicados remotamente entre si.

Cada salida debe conducir directamente al exterior a una calle, pasarela, área segura, vía pública o espacio abierto con acceso a un área exterior.

Las puertas de salida que atienden a más de 50 personas o en áreas de alto riesgo deben abrirse y girar en la direcciόn del recorrido de salida.

Las salidas deben estar marcadas por letreros de salida fácilmente visibles y convenientemente iluminados. Las señales de salida serán de color distintivo y proporcionarán contraste con los alrederores.

Sea consciente de sus rutas y salga de manera segura.

By/Por:Sergio Arvizu
Personnel/Safety Director
Personal/Director de Seguridad

 

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