How To Identify a Means of Egress

2. Identify: If the tactic of using observation to ascertain the location of a means of egress is unsuccessful, please execute this more advanced protocol.

a. Attempt to use logic to identify the means of egress. For example, anything that is transparent is most likely a window. This is a means of egress, but not the preferred one (See step 3).

b. If the previous effort is unsuccessful, look for these telltale signs a surface is a means of egress:

i. It has a knob

ii. It has a hinge

iii. It is in a frame

iv. It has a sign indicating that it is a means of egress

c. If you remain unable to deduce a means of egress, proceed to step 3.

BACK TO STEP 1         STEP 3

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