TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER b: HOSPITAL AND AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES
PART 205 AMBULATORY SURGICAL TREATMENT CENTER LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 205.1790 FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
Section 205.1790 Fire Alarm System
A manually operated electrically supervised fire alarm system shall be installed. The following is required:
a) Manual pull stations at all exit doors.
b) Audio/visual signal devices in compliance with the State of Illinois Accessibility Code (71 Ill. Adm. Code 400).
c) A presignal system is not permitted; all signals must automatically transmit to the nearest fire department or central receiving station.
d) If a sprinkler system is installed, the required water flow alarm device and electrical tamper switches must be interconnected to the fire alarm system.
e) If a smoke barrier is installed, the doors must normally be kept closed or, if held open, they must be equipped with magnetic hold-open devices that will release the door upon activation of the fire alarm system and a local smoke detector.
f) Automatic smoke detectors are required in waiting areas that are open to egress corridors.
(Source: Amended at 18 Ill. Reg. 17250, effective December 1, 1994)