We know what an Exit is, sure. But what about Exit Access? Exit Discharge? A Horizontal Exit, or Exit Passageway? What are the different types of Exits? How are they located and arranged? We cover all this and more in this series.

Our objectives include:

  1. Identify different types of exits.
  2. Identify the differences between Exit Access, Exits, and Exit Discharge.
  3. Be capable of identifying requirements as well as correct and incorrect exit separation requirements.

LS183 - 2023 - 1.5 HOURS



Steven Barrett, PE

Fire Protection Engineer IV at SmithGroup | Chicago, Illinois, USA
Steven Barrett is a licensed professional engineer in the discipline of fire protection with over 14 years of design experience in the practice of fire protection, fire alarm, building code, and life safety in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industry. Mr. Barrett is the Fire Protection Discipline Leader for the SmithGroup Midwest Region (including Madison, Milwaukee, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and Chicago – the office where he is based). Mr. Barrett is also an adjunct professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois where he teaches Plumbing and Fire Protection Design in the Civil and Architectural Engineering Department to bachelor’s and master’s students.