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Re: code load for stairs?

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Think about what might happen if Grandma tells everybody to get on the
stairs for a family photo!?

Jeff Smith wrote:

> Can anyone tell me if they feel that the 100psf code live load is
> intended
> for interior private stairs of a residential unit with an occupant
> load less
> than 10? (Not public stairs or fire escapes, but possibly a required
> means
> of egress for within that unit.)
>
> Does not seem like a bad idea, but I was just curious what the intent
> of the
> code is.
>
> Jeff Smith, S.E.