[...] Annex B, "Elevators for Occupant-Controlled Evacuation Prior to Phase I Emergency Recall Operations," addresses the use of elevators before the operation of smoke detectors in elevator lobbies, machine rooms, or elevator shafts (if provided due to the presence of sprinklers in the shaft). [...] the elevators will operate and can be used to evacuate persons with mobility impairments after the building fire alarm has activated.
Getting to Know You Chip Carson NFPA Journal; Mar/Apr 2009; 103, 2; Docstoc pg. 34 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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