The Ontario Building Code | Storage of Oxygen Containers Storage of Oxygen Containers

(1) In a Group B, Division 2 or 3 occupancy, a room for the storage of oxygen containers shall be,

Note: On July 1, 2017, Sentence of Division B of the Regulation is amended by adding "or in a retirement home" after "Division 2 or 3 occupancy" in the portion before Clause (a). (See: O. Reg. 139/17, s. 45)

(a) separated from the remainder of the building by a fire separation having a fire-resistance ratingnot less than 1 h,

(b) designed for the storage of oxygen containers only,

(c) vapour tight,

(d) lined with noncombustiblefinish,

(e) separately exhausted to the exterior, and

(f) equipped with racks to store the containers.

3.6.3. Vertical service Spaces and service Facilities