WALL-MOUNTED HANDRAIL -
a handrail installed wherever code determines it necessary but
especially in those areas that are closed and a balustrade is not
applicable. Wall-mounted handrails may have mitered returns, overeasings,
upeasings and/or quarter-turns. They may also incorporate “S”
turns, tieing a wall-mounted handrail into an open balustrade at
the point where a closed staircase changes to an open staircase.
In some situations, a wall-mounted handrail may be constructed to