n Occupational Risk Management - Evacuation by the book : use the stairs : construction risk

Volume 5, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1817-6585


The new building regulations, citing SANS 10400, require planning of safe evacuation for people with disabilities or mobility impairment. The building regulations that came into effect in October last year, includes a new section - Section S - while Section T has been modified to include safe evacuation for people with disabilities : "Section S2 (1) (a); persons with disabilities shall be able to enter the building safely, use all the facilities subject to the provisions of sub-regulation (3) within it and leave it."

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