I have heard people excuse non-code-compliant egress because a room is “just a storeroom” or “just a bathroom”, but the model codes do not exempt these spaces from the requirements for egress.  Rit Bellefleur of Accurate Commercial Door & Hardware Services sent me today’s Wordless Wednesday photo, which illustrates a storeroom situation that’s not uncommon.  It just doesn’t seem like it would be that hard to keep this exit clear.

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