“This code requests that consideration be taken in regards to the character of the occupancy, the capabilities of the occupants and other factors necessary to provide occupants with a reasonable degree of safety—a school classroom, where students are utilizing natural gas and have little or no experience with open flames, should be afforded the utmost safety when designed”
There should be “an emergency gas shutoff device in an accessible location near one of the egress doors . . . in addition to manual point-of-use valve."
“Each laboratory space containing two or more gas outlets . . . shall have a single shutoff valve through which all such gas outlets are supplied. The shutoff valve shall be located within the laboratory or adjacent to the laboratory's egress door and identified.”
“Where provided with two or more fuel gas outlets. . . each laboratory space in educational, research, commercial and industrial occupancies shall be provided with a single dedicated shutoff valve. The dedicated shutoff valve shall be readily accessible, located within the laboratory space served. located adjacent to the egress door from the space and shall be Identified with approved signage . . .”
“Emergency shutoff for water, electrical service and gas should be near the teacher’s station, not far from the door, and not easily accessible to students. "
“The control valve for shutting off the gas. . . should be accessible only to the teacher. . .The room should have an emergency shutoff valve activated by pushing a highly visible button with a keyed reset mechanism to turn the gas supply back on. "
“Emergency shutoff for electrical service should be available to the teacher, but not easily accessible to students.”