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New York City Local Law 141

New York City Local Law 141

Section BC 1024 Luminous Egress Path Markings

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1024.1 General

Approved luminous egress path markings delineating the exit path shall be provided in all high-rise buildings subject to Section 403.5 having occupied floors located more than 75 feet (22 860 mm) above the lowest level of Fire Department vehicle access in accordance with Sections 1024.1.

Exceptions:

1. Luminous egress path markings shall not be required on the level of exit discharge in lobbies that serve as part of the exit path in accordance with Section 1027.1, Exception 1.

2. Luminous egress path markings shall not be required in areas of open parking garages that serve as part of the exit path in accordance with Section 1027.1, Exception 3.

1024.2 Required Markings

Egress path markings shall be provided in exit enclosures, including vertical exit enclosures, horizontal exits, and exit passageways, in accordance with Sections 1024.2.1 through 1024.2.9. Entrances to exit enclosures shall be provided with exit signs in compliance with Section 1024.2.6.1.

1024.2.1 Steps

A solid and continuous stripe shall be applied to the horizontal leading edge of each step and shall extend for the full length of the step. Outlining stripes shall have a minimum horizontal width of 1 inch (25 mm) and a maximum width of 2 inches (51 mm). The leading edge of the stripe shall be placed at a maximum of ½ inch (13 mm) from the leading edge of the step and the stripe shall overlap the leading edge of the step by not more than ½ inch (13 mm) down the vertical face of the step. Outlining stripes on steps shall comply with Figure S101.1(2) of Appendix S.

Exception: The minimum width of 1 inch (25 mm) shall not apply to outlining stripes listed in accordance with UL 1994.

Photoluminescent aluminum strip

Photoluminescent aluminum* strip with foamy adhesive backing. (* Not a thin, flimsy foil but a durable, semi-stiff aluminum metal) Floor-suitability tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Model No.:
CC-ALU
Item No.:
83-60207Click here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 48 in
CA Residents:
Prop 65 Warning
The Foam Adhesive can expose you to Toluene, a substance known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. Avoid inhaling Toluene and use an appropriate mask or other safeguards for personal protection. For more information, go to https://oehha.ca.gov/chemicals/toluene
Photoluminescent aluminum strip

Photoluminescent aluminum* strip with foamy adhesive backing. (* Not a thin, flimsy foil but a durable, semi-stiff aluminum metal) Floor-suitability tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Model No.:
CC-ALU
Item No.:
83-60227Click here to shop!
Dimensions:
2 in x 48 in
CA Residents:
Prop 65 Warning
The Foam Adhesive can expose you to Toluene, a substance known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. Avoid inhaling Toluene and use an appropriate mask or other safeguards for personal protection. For more information, go to https://oehha.ca.gov/chemicals/toluene
*** IMPORTANT: please see the required Accessories 83-0783 and 86-7006 ***
90° angled aluminum stair nosing

90° angled aluminum stair nosing (silver-color anodized) with photoluminescent, anti-slip gritty aluminum strip and black, anti-slip gritty insert. Floor-suitability tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Model No.:
CC-NOSING
Item No.:
83-40447LClick here to shop!
Dimensions:
2 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 48 in

Custom-lengths available – Call us!

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Model No.:
CC-NOSING
Item No.:
83-40457L
Dimensions:
2 5/8 in x 1/2 in x Custom-length to fit new construction projects – Call us!

1024.2.2 Landings

The leading edge of landings shall be marked with a stripe consistent with the dimensional requirements for steps. Stripes on landings shall comply with Figure S101.1(3) of Appendix S.

Photoluminescent aluminum strip

Photoluminescent aluminum* strip with foamy adhesive backing. (* Not a thin, flimsy foil but a durable, semi-stiff aluminum metal) Floor-suitability tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Model No.:
CC-ALU
Item No.:
83-60207Click here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 48 in
CA Residents:
Prop 65 Warning
The Foam Adhesive can expose you to Toluene, a substance known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. Avoid inhaling Toluene and use an appropriate mask or other safeguards for personal protection. For more information, go to https://oehha.ca.gov/chemicals/toluene
*** IMPORTANT: please see the required Accessories 83-0783 and 86-7006 ***

Accessories

The right accessories are important for durable, fast and efficient installations. Here are the most important ones at a glance.

3M Safety-Walk™ Primer 901

3M Safety-Walk™ Primer 901 for Slip-Resistant Materials – One quart covers appproximately 35 square feet.

Item No.:
83-0781Click here to shop!
Size:
1 Quart

Priming Instructions:
(a) Properly clean the surface.
(b) Use a paint brush to apply a thin coat of Safety-Walk primer where floor tapes are to be placed.
(c) Allow the primed area to dry thoroughly (no evidence of stickiness or tackiness) before applying floor tapes.

CA Residents:
Prop 65 Warning
3M Safety Walk Primer may expose you to Toluene, n-Hexane, Ethylbenzene, Xylene and other trade-protected ingredients, substances known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and reproductive harm. Avoid contact and use safeguards for personal protection. For more information, go to https://oehha.ca.gov/proposition-65/chemicals/
Edge Sealing Acrylic Lacquer

Edge Sealing Acrylic Lacquer – This 0.528 pint (250ml) bottle yields appproximately 150 linear feet.

Item No.:
83-0783Click here to shop!
Size:
0.528 pint
Pressure Roller

Pressure Roller – To firmly press-apply self-adhesive tapes for a fim bond.

Item No.:
86-7006Click here to shop!
Roller Width:
1 3/4 in

1024.2.3 Handrails

All handrails and handrail extensions shall be marked with a solid and continuous stripe having a minimum width of 1 inch (25 mm). The stripe shall be placed on the top surface of the handrail for the entire length of the handrail, including extensions and newel post caps. Where handrails or handrail extensions bend or turn corners, the stripe shall not have a gap of more than 4 inches (102 mm). Strips on handrails shall comply with Figure S101.1(4) of Appendix S.

Exception: The minimum width of 1 inch (25 mm) shall not apply to outlining stripes listed in accordance with UL 1994

Photoluminescent polyester handrail tape with NYC-required Labeling

Photoluminescent polyester handrail tape with NYC-required Labeling self-adhesive backing.

Model No.:
CC-TAPE
Item No.:
82-40708-NYCClick here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 82 ft
Item No.:
82-40708L-NYCClick here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 164 ft

1024.2.4 Perimeter demarcation lines

Stair landings and other floor areas within exit enclosures, with the exception of the sides of steps, shall be provided with solid and continuous demarcation lines on the floor or on the walls or a combination of both. The strips shall be 1 to 2 inches (25 mm to 51 mm) wide with interruptions not exceeding 4 inches (102 mm).

Exception: The minimum width of 1 inch (25 mm) shall not apply to outlining strips listed in accordance with UL 1994.

1024.2.4.1 Floor-mounted demarcation lines

Perimeter demarcation lines shall be placed within 4 inches (102 mm) of the wall and shall extend to within 2 inches (51 mm) of the markings on the leading edge of landings. The demarcation lines shall continue across the floor in front of all doors. Perimeter demarcation lines shall comply with Figure S101.1(5) of Appendix S.

Exceptions:

1. Demarcation lines shall not extend in front of exit doors that lead out of an exit enclosure and through which occupants must travel to complete the exit path.

2. Demarcation lines shall be continuous but need not extend into an area such as a dead end or an obstruction that is selected not to be outlined because it is not part of the egress path.

Photoluminescent aluminum strip

Photoluminescent aluminum* strip with foamy adhesive backing. (* Not a thin, flimsy foil but a durable, semi-stiff aluminum metal) Floor-suitability tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Model No.:
CC-ALU
Item No.:
83-60207Click here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 48 in
CA Residents:
Prop 65 Warning
The Foam Adhesive can expose you to Toluene, a substance known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. Avoid inhaling Toluene and use an appropriate mask or other safeguards for personal protection. For more information, go to https://oehha.ca.gov/chemicals/toluene
*** IMPORTANT: please see the required Accessories 83-0783 and 86-7006 ***

1024.2.4.2 Wall-mounted demarcation lines

Perimeter demarcation lines shall be placed on the wall with the bottom edge of the strip no more than 4 inches (102 mm) above the finished floor. At the top or bottom of the stairs, demarcation lines shall drop vertically to the floor within 2 inches (51 mm) of the step or landing edge. Demarcation lines on walls shall transition vertically to the floor and then extend across the floor where a line on the floor is the only practical method of outlining the path. Where the wall line is broken by a door, demarcation lines on walls shall continue across the face of the door or transition to the floor and extend across the floor in front of such door.

Exception: Demarcation lines shall not extend in front of exit doors that lead out of an exit enclosure and through which occupants must travel to complete the exit path … (continued)

Photoluminescent polyester handrail tape with NYC-required Labeling

Photoluminescent polyester handrail tape with NYC-required Labeling self-adhesive backing.

Model No.:
CC-TAPE
Item No.:
82-40708-NYCClick here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 82 ft
Item No.:
82-40708L-NYCClick here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 164 ft
Do NOT use this wall tape on the floor.
Photoluminescent aluminum strip

Photoluminescent aluminum* strip with foamy adhesive backing. (* Not a thin, flimsy foil but a durable, semi-stiff aluminum metal) This floor-suitability tested metal strip also works great on the wall in low location. The aluminum with its foamy adhesive can even get installed on brick walls.

Model No.:
CC-ALU
Item No.:
83-60207Click here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 48 in
CA Residents:
Prop 65 Warning
The Foam Adhesive can expose you to Toluene, a substance known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. Avoid inhaling Toluene and use an appropriate mask or other safeguards for personal protection. For more information, go to https://oehha.ca.gov/chemicals/toluene
*** IMPORTANT: please see the required Accessory 86-7006 ***

1024.2.5 Obstacles

Obstacles at or below 6 feet 6 inches (1981 mm) in height and projecting more than 4 inches (102 mm) into the egress path shall be outlined with markings no less than 1 inch (25 mm) in width comprised of a pattern of alternating equal bands, of luminescent luminous material and black, with the alternating bands no more than 2 inches (51 mm) thick and angled at 45 degrees (0.79 rad).

Obstacles shall include, but are not limited to, standpipes, hose cabinets, wall projections and restricted height areas. However, such markings shall not conceal any required information or indicators including, but not limited to, instructions to occupants for the use of standpipes.

Markings on obstacles shall comply with Figure S101.1(6) of Appendix S.

Photoluminescent / Contrast black obstacle marking polyester thin tape with self-adhesive backing

Photoluminescent / Contrast black obstacle marking. Polyester thin tape with self-adhesive backing.

Model No.:
CC-TAPE
Item No.:
82-44151Click here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 82 ft
Item No.:
82-44151LClick here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 164 ft
Do NOT use this wall tape on the floor.
Obstacle Marking Aluminum Strip

Photoluminescent / Contrast black ALUMINUM* marking strip with thin adhesive backing. (*Not a thin, flimsy foil but a durable, semi-stiff aluminum metal, supported by thin adhesive).

Model No.:
CC-ALU
Item No.:
82-44151ALUClick here to shop!
Dimensions:
1 in x 48 in

Also NYC MEA-certified: MEA 302-05-M BR: 36-9-6 UV

*** IMPORTANT: please see the Accessories below: firmly press-apply with 86-7006 ***

1024.2.6 Doors from exit enclosures

Doors through which occupants within an exit enclosure must pass in order to complete the exit path, and doors serving horizontal exits, shall be provided with markings complying with Sections 1024.2.6.1 through 1024.2.6.3 of this chapter and Figures S101.1(11) and S101.1(12) of Appendix S. Exit discharge doors shall further comply with Section 1024.2.6.1.2.

1024.2.6.1 Emergency exit symbol

The doors shall be identified by a low-location luminous emergency exit symbol complying with Section 1024.6.1. The exit symbol shall be a minimum of 4 inches (102 mm) in height and shall be mounted on the door itself in accordance with Section 1024.2.6.1.1. Such signs shall be no higher than 18 inches (457 mm) above the finished floor.

1024.2.6.1.1 Mounting location. The vertical centerline of the sign shall be centered with the door, or shall be in that half of the door, either the right or left, that contains the latch. In case of double-doors, both doors shall be marked and the signs shall be centered with the doors. Arrows may be omitted on door-mounted signs. Door-mounted signs shall comply with Figure S101.1(1) in Appendix S.

1024.2.6.1.2 Exit discharge doors. At doors serving as exit discharge, a sign in compliance with Section 1024.2.6.1.1 shall contain supplemental directional text such as "FINAL EXIT", "EXIT THROUGH LOBBY", or "EXIT TO STREET" in sans serif letters one-half as high as the word EXIT. Exit discharge door sign shall comply with Figure S101.1(13) in Appendix S.

Man running + Arrow right
Man running + Arrow right
Dimensions:
4.5 in x 8 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60117-IBCClick here to shop!
Arrow left + Man running
Arrow left + Man running
Dimensions:
4.5 in x 8 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60127-IBCClick here to shop!
Man running + Arrow right up
Man running + Arrow right up
Dimensions:
4.5 in x 8 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60137-IBCClick here to shop!

Arrow left up + Man running
Man running + Arrow left up
Dimensions:
4.5 in x 8 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60147-IBCClick here to shop!
Man running + Arrow right down
Man running + Arrow right down
Dimensions:
4.5 in x 8 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60157-IBCClick here to shop!
Man running + Arrow left down
Man running + Arrow left down
Dimensions:
4.5 in x 8 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60167-IBCClick here to shop!

Man running + Arrow down
Man running + Arrow down
Dimensions:
4.5 in x 8 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60177-IBCClick here to shop!
Man running + Arrow up
Man running + Arrow up
Dimensions:
4.5 in x 8 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60187-IBCClick here to shop!
Man running + EXIT
Man running + EXIT
Dimensions:
4.5 in x 9.5 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60287-IBCClick here to shop!

EXIT + Man running
EXIT + Man running
Dimensions:
4.5 in x 9.5 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60547-IBCClick here to shop!
Man running + Arrow right down + EXIT
Man running + Arrow right down + EXIT
Dimensions:
10 in x 9 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60257-IBCClick here to shop!
Arrow left down + Man running + EXIT
Arrow left down + Man running + EXIT
Dimensions:
10 in x 9 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60247-IBCClick here to shop!

Man running + Arrow right up + EXIT
Man running + Arrow right up + EXIT
Dimensions:
10 in x 9 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60267-IBCClick here to shop!
Arrow left up + Man running + EXIT
Arrow left up + Man running + EXIT
Dimensions:
10 in x 9 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60277-IBCClick here to shop!
NO EXIT sign
NO EXIT sign
Dimensions:
5 in x 5 in
Material:
self-adhesive Aluminum
Item No.:
600098IBCClick here to shop!

FINAL EXIT + Arrow left down
FINAL EXIT + Arrow left down
Dimensions:
8 in x 14 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60427-IBCClick here to shop!
FINAL EXIT + Arrow right down
FINAL EXIT + Arrow right down
Dimensions:
8 in x 14 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60437-IBCClick here to shop!
FINAL EXIT + Arrow up
FINAL EXIT + Arrow up
Dimensions:
8 in x 14 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60207-IBCClick here to shop!

EXIT TO STREET + Arrow left down
EXIT TO STREET + Arrow left down
Dimensions:
8 in x 18 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60237-IBCClick here to shop!
EXIT TO STREET + Arrow right down
EXIT TO STREET + Arrow right down
Dimensions:
8 in x 18 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60227-IBCClick here to shop!
EXIT THROUGH LOBBY + Arrow left up
EXIT THROUGH LOBBY + Arrow left up
Dimensions:
8 in x 18 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60337-IBCClick here to shop!

EXIT THROUGH LOBBY + Arrow right up
EXIT THROUGH LOBBY + Arrow right up
Dimensions:
8 in x 18 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60347-IBCClick here to shop!
EXIT THROUGH LOBBY + Arrow left down
EXIT THROUGH LOBBY + Arrow left down
Dimensions:
8 in x 18 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60327-IBCClick here to shop!
EXIT THROUGH LOBBY + Arrow right down
EXIT THROUGH LOBBY + Arrow right down
Dimensions:
8 in x 18 in
Material:
Rigid Aluminum
Item No.:
86-60217-IBCClick here to shop!

CA Residents:
Prop 65 Warning
The Foam Adhesive can expose you to Toluene, a substance known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. Avoid inhaling Toluene and use an appropriate mask or other safeguards for personal protection. For more information, go to https://oehha.ca.gov/chemicals/toluene

1024.2.7 Directional signage upon entering an exit enclosures

Luminous directional signs designed in compliance with Section 1024.6.1 shall be placed in the exit enclosure at every entrance thereto such that they are readily visible when the doors are in the open and closed positions. Such directional sign shall include an arrow indicating the direction of travel. The word "EXIT" shall not be required. The signs shall be located such that their top edge is within 18 inches (457 mm) above the finished floor. Directional signs shall comply with Figure S101.1(9) in Appendix S.

1024.2.8 Directional signage at transfer levels and where egress direction is not clear

Luminous directional signs designed in compliance with Section 1024.6.1 and installed at heights indicated in Section 1024.2.7 shall be placed on the wall at transfer levels and wherever egress direction is not clear including at turns along horizontal extensions; at transitions from vertical to horizontal direction and at a "T" intersection. These directional signs shall include arrows indicating the direction of travel. The word "EXIT" shall not be required. Directional signs at transfer levels shall comply with Figure S101.1(9) in Appendix S.

1024.2.9 "No Exit" sign

Luminous signs shall be placed on doors along the egress path that lead to dead ends (mechanical rooms, storage closets, etc.). Such signs shall contain sans serif lettering at least 1 inch (25 mm) high reading "NO EXIT", with the "NO" centered above the "EXIT". The "NO" may be a larger size than the "EXIT" for clarity. The nonluminous portion of such signs shall not be green. No-exit signs shall comply with Figure S101.1(10) in Appendix S.

1022.8 Floor identification signs / 1022.8.1 Signage requirements

(EXTRACT – not complete)

1022.8 Stairway [floor number and] identification and floor level signs. Signs identifying stairways and floor levels shall comply with Sections 1022.8.1 through 1022.8.4.

1022.8.1 Stairway identification signs. A stairway identification sign indicating each stair by alphabetic letter shall be posted on both sides of each stair door.

1022.8.2 Floor identification signs. A floor identification sign shall be provided at each floor landing [in interior vertical] within exit enclosures connecting more than three stories. Such sign shall designate:

  1. The floor level;
  2. The terminus of the top and bottom of the [stair] exit enclosure; and
  3. The identification of the stair or ramp. The signage shall also state
  4. The story of and the direction to the exit discharge; and
  5. The availability of roof access from the [stairway] enclosure for the Fire Department.
The signs shall be located 5 feet above the floor landing in a position that is readily visible when the doors are in the open and closed positions.

1022.8.3 Tactile floor level identification signs. Floor level identification signs in tactile characters complying with ICC A117.1 shall be located at each floor level landing adjacent to the door on the stair side.

1022.8.4 Signage requirements. Stairway and floor identification signs required by Sections 1022.8.1 and 1022.8.2 shall comply with all of the following requirements:

  1. The signs shall be a minimum size of 18 inches (457 mm) by 12 inches (305 mm).
  2. The alphabetic letters designating the identification of the stair enclosure shall be a minimum of 1½ inches (38 mm) in height.
  3. The number designating the floor level shall be a minimum of 5 inches (127 mm) in height and located in the center of the sign.
  4. All other lettering and numbers shall be a minimum of 1 inch (25 mm) in height.
  5. Characters and their background shall have a nonglare finish. Characters shall contrast with their background, with either light characters on a dark background or dark characters on a light background.
  6. When signs required by Section 1022.8 are installed in interior exit enclosures of buildings subject to Section 1024, the signs shall be made of the same luminous materials as required by Section 1024.4

Floor Identification Signs Demo: Lights On Floor Identification Signs Demo: Lights Off

Custom fabricated floor identification sign in minimum 18 in x 12 in with tactile floor level designation. Made of rigid PVC with adhesive backing.

Model No.:
CC-RIGID
Item No.:
86-18128
Dimensions:
min. 18 in x 12 in

Custom fabricated floor identification sign in minimum 18 in x 12 in with tactile floor level designation. Made of aluminum with adhesive backing.

Model No.:
CC-ALU
Item No.:
86-18127
Dimensions:
min. 18 in x 12 in

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