Work Health and Safety Legislation: Evacuation Diagrams: Emergency Plan

NSW – Hendry reports that under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, an employer must ensure that, in the event of an emergency at any place of work at which the employer’s undertaking is conducted, arrangements (such as evacuation diagrams) have been made for the safe and rapid evacuation of persons from the place of work. Furthermore, details of the arrangements for any such evacuation are kept on display in an appropriate location or locations at the place of work. AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’ is designed to suit the requirements. As part of an emergency plan in

Sound Systems and Intercom Systems Training: AS 3745-2010: Emergency Planning

VIC – Emergency Plan advises that Emergency Planning including Sound Systems and Intercom Systems (SSIS) for emergency purposes, Emergency Warning and Intercommunication Systems (EWIS) and Occupant Warning Systems (OWS) may be available to aid occupants of a building in an emergency. The emergency response procedures under AS 3745-2010 will specify the use of SSIS, EWIS and OWS systems during emergencies. It is important that the Emergency Control Organisation and in particular the Communications Officer understands how to operate these systems during an emergency… (more)                                                                    

AS 3745: Emergency Plan Compliance Package

NSW – Emergency Plan offers a no nonsense ‘Emergency Planning Compliance Package’ of emergency planning services designed to meet the mandatory requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 2001 and the industry best practice recommendations of AS 3745 – 2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’. Building owners also have a duty of care to make sure that occupants and visitors are safe in the building, including during emergencies, e.g. providing evacuation diagrams. The extent and detail of the emergency procedures required to be in place are not detailed by a specific piece of legislation, so employers and building owners

Exits on Evacuation Diagrams: Evacuation Signs: AS 3745-2010: Emergency Plan

AUST  Emergency Plan reveals audits performed by our assessors show misleading exits marked on evacuation diagrams (evacuation signs). The latest version of AS 3745 -2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’, details the requirements of evacuation diagrams/evacuation signs required to alert occupants of essential safety measures in their building. These evacuation signs, also known as evacuation diagrams, include a plan of the floor or area. The floor plan on the evacuation diagram/evacuation signs is required to show the designated exits. Designated exits include the paths of travel required to fulfil the Building Code of Australia (BCA) minimum requirements and are based on factors

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan: PEEP: AS 3745-2010: Emergency Plan

VIC – Emergency Plan advises that the development of emergency response procedures for inclusion in an emergency plan is not complete unless consideration is given to the occupants and visitors of a facility who may require assistance or are likely to experience difficulty in responding to an emergency and therefore require their own personal emergency evacuation plan. AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’ identifies potential occupants and visitors who may require a personal emergency evacuation plan, as being those… (more) Occupational Health & Safety Legislation Refer to our Occupational Health & Safety Legislation Table for further statutory information on safe occupation

Work Health and Safety Legislation: Evacuation Diagrams: Emergency Plan

NSW – Emergency Plan reports that under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, an employer must ensure that, in the event of an emergency at any place of work at which the employer’s undertaking is conducted, arrangements (such as evacuation diagrams) have been made for the safe and rapid evacuation of persons from the place of work. Furthermore, details of the arrangements for any such evacuation are kept on display in an appropriate location or locations at the place of work. AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’ is designed to suit the requirements. As part of an emergency plan

No Duff: Emergency Response Exercises: AS 3745-2010

AUST – Emergency Plan asks what do you do if there is an emergency during an Emergency Response Exercise under AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’? No one will argue with the wisdom of practising emergency response exercises. For most occupants this means actually using the fire stairs or other emergency exit and walking to the assembly area.  Actually going through the process stores learned behaviour that makes the response to an actual emergency more organised, quicker and more effective. Few people realise all the reasons why the death toll from the most famous building disaster in living memory

Emergency Planning: Sound Systems and Intercom Systems Training: AS 3745-2010

VIC - Emergency Plan advises that Emergency Planning including Sound Systems and Intercom Systems (SSIS) for emergency purposes, Emergency Warning and Intercommunication Systems (EWIS) and Occupant Warning Systems (OWS) may be available to aid the occupants of a building in an emergency. The emergency response procedures under AS 3745-2010 will specify the use of the SSIS, EWIS and OWS systems during emergencies. It is important that the Emergency Control Organisation and in particular the Communications Officer understands how to operate these systems during an emergency.... (more)

Emergency Plan Compliance Package: AS 3745-2010

NSW - Emergency Plan offers a no nonsense 'Emergency Planning Compliance Package' of emergency planning services designed to meet the mandatory requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 2001 and the industry best practice recommendations of AS 3745 - 2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’. Building owners also have a duty of care to make sure that occupants and visitors are safe in the building, including during emergencies, e.g. providing evacuation diagrams. The extent and detail of the emergency procedures required to be in place are not detailed by a specific piece of legislation, so employers and building owners

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan: AS 3745: Emergency Planning

AUST - Emergency Plan advises that the development of emergency response procedures for inclusion in emergency planning under AS 3745 is not complete unless consideration is given to the occupants and visitors of a facility who may require assistance or are likely to experience difficulty in responding to an emergency and therefore require their own personal emergency evacuation plan... (more)