The first myth Coté addresses is that all assembly occupancy rooms with an occupancy load more than 50 must have a second egress door. Not true, Coté writes, although many do have second exit access doors “in order not to violate the common path of travel limitation,” Coté writes.
Secondly, Coté debunks the myth that exit signs are required at exits only. The signs are actually reguired in three locations: at exits, in the exit access, and in exit access corridors of new construction.
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