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Document ID (ISN)111833
CIS number 11-0454
ISSN - Serial title 0376-9410 - IZA - Sicherheit und Gesundheit
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Truninger K.
Title Emergency exists and escape ways - Proper signalling and maintenance are musts
Original title Notausgńnge: Gute Kennzeichnung und Wartung sind ein Muss [in German]
Sorties de secours: une signalisation et une maintenance exemplaires sont une nÚcessitÚ [in French]
Bibliographic information 2011, No.2, p.12-15 Illus.
Abstract Emergency exits and escape ways are subject to specific requirements: they should always be clear; they should be rapidly openable at all times towards the outside; they should be immediately found in cases of emergency by means of appropriate signaling and lighting. These requirements are summarized in this article, with reference to Swiss labour legislation and fire protection regulations.
Descriptors (primary) premises and workplaces; fire hazards; escape and exit; escape means; escape routes
Descriptors (secondary) Switzerland; safe layout; safety lighting; optical signalling; legal aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Safety organization and training
Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization
Safety and health information