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50 * In all occupancies, floors above the first story having an occupant load of more than ten (10) shall
not have less than two (2) exits.
** Institutional Sleeping Departments shall be based on one occupant per eleven (11) sq. meters of the
gross floor area; In-patient Institutional Treatment Departments shall be based on one occupant per
twenty-two (22) square meters of gross floor area.
RULE XV - PROTECTION AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION AND
Pursuant to Sections 1101 to 1108 of the National Building Code (PD 1096), the following rules and
regulations shall provide minimum standards of safety and protection for construction and/or demolition
of buildings/structures. The provisions of this Rule shall apply to all work in connection with the
construction, alteration, repair, renovation, removal and demolition of building/structures.
1.1 The construction, erection, alteration and removal of scaffolds and the application,
installation and setting up of safeguards and equipment devices shall be done by skilled
workmen under the supervision of a person qualified by experience or training for such
work. 1.2 A safeguard, device or piece of equipment which is unsafe shall be reported to the
superintendent or foreman, who shall take immediate steps to remedy such condition or
remove such safeguard, device or equipment. 1.3 Scaffolds, laddrs, stairs, fuel gas tanks and other devices or equipment falling within the
scope of this Rule shall be maintained in a good, safe and usable condition as long as in
use. 1.4 No scaffolds, ladders, railings or other devices or equipment or any part thereof required
by this Rule shall be removed, altered or weakened when required by the work unless so
ordered by the superintendent or foreman in charge. 1.5 Scaffolds, temporary floors, ramps, stairway landings, stair treads, and all other walkway
surface shall be kept free form protruding nails and splinters. They shall be kept free
from unnecessary obstructions so that the workers may move about safely. 1.6 Protruding nails and tie wire ends shall be removed, hammered in or bent in a safe
condition. 1.7 Electric lines, moving ropes and cable gears, or similar hazards with which a worker
might come in contract shall be encased or protected. 1.8 No person, firm or corporation, either personallly or through an employee or agent of
another, shall operate or move any machinery, equipment, material, scaffolds, or
materials in process of assembly closer than 5.00 meters to any energized high voltage
overhead electrical facilities except with the approval of the electric inspector. 1.9 All workmen on any demolition job shall be furnished with and be required to wear
industrial safety helmets. 1.10 Construction sheds and tool boxes shall be so located as to protect workers from
dangerous falling walls and other falling objects. 1.11 The Building Official may permit the use of alternative methods and/or...
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2013 for the course ARIDBE AR taught by Professor Any during the Fall '12 term at Mapúa Institute of Technology.
- Fall '12