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Pedestrian Ramps

Extracts from the National Construction Code

D2.10 Pedestrian Ramps

(a) A fire-isolated ramp may be substituted for a fire-isolated stairway if the constructions enclosing the ramp and the width and the ceiling height comply with the requirements for a fire-isolated stairway.

(b) A ramp serving as a required exit must -

    (i) where the ram is also serving as an accessible ramp under Part D3, be in accordance with AS 1428.1; or
    (ii) in any other case, have a gradient not steeper that 1:8.
(c) The floor surface of a ramp must have a non-slip finish.

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