13-25-1 Construction and maintenance of buildings in safe condition required--Matters considered.
Construction and maintenance of buildings in safe condition required--Matters
In addition to all other requirements provided by law, every public or nonpublic school,
or private institution operating a school shall be subject to the provisions of this chapter and shall
be constructed, equipped, operated, and maintained in a safe condition so as to provide for the safety
of all persons employed, accommodated, housed, or assembled therein, with respect to the type of
construction and materials used, fireproofing, the number and types of ways of egress, aisles and
passageways, stairs and fire escapes, wall openings, exits and exit signs, doors and doorways, shaft
ways and other vertical openings, fire alarm systems, electrical equipment, flammable and explosive
materials, heating systems and fuel storage, numbers of occupants, ventilation, and all other
Source: SL 1959, ch 217, § 3; SDC Supp 1960, § 31.04C03; SL 1975, ch 128, § 158.