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Better evacuation diagrams, as explained by NFPA Journal

Blog Post created by Fred Durso Employee on Dec 2, 2013

Evac diagramsAll evacuation diagrams aren't created equal.

The latest "In Compliance" column in NFPA Journal discusses what important features these diagrams should include, and what should be left out. Guiding such requirements is NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®, which lists where the diagrams are required to be posted in an occupancy and its specific features.

"Evacuation diagrams are certainly a good idea, provided they clearly and simply show occupants all of the choices available for evacuation," says columnist Chip Carson. Read all of Chip's tips in the November/December issue of NFPA Journal.

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