Property Managers and AS 3745-2010

VIC – Hendry advises building owners and property managers of multi-tenanted buildings of their duty of care under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 to provide a safe work place to tenants, visitors and tradespeople. This duty of care extends to a procedure to respond to emergencies (AS 3745-2010), and this procedure is also needed by the tenants to meet their duty of care to the staff they employ. This in part is provided by an emergency response training exercise, and is specified under AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’ where the building owner is specifically mentioned. A building-wide response

Building Compliance: Building Code of Australia

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise building owners and managers need to be aware that a majority of buildings do not comply with the current  Building Code of Australia or building regulations. Each year various aspects of the Building Code of Australia are enhanced or amended according to industry and community consultation and feedback, and also according to the agenda and direction identified and adopted by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG). Recent examples of these are the enhancements to Bush Fire protection requirements, the adoption of the Disability Access provisions within the Building Code of Australia, and the inclusion of

Emergency Plan: Emergency Response Exercise: Evacuation Practice

QLD - Emergency Plan advises that it is a requirement of the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 (BFSR) that the occupier of a building ensures an evacuation of a building occurs at intervals of not more than 1 year by an appropriate number of people through the conduct of Evacuation Practice (Emergency Response Exercise)… (more) Work Health Safety Legislation Refer to our Work Health Safety Legislation Table for further statutory information on safe occupation of a building including evacuation signs and the fire safety advisor. Further Advice For advice on safe occupation of a building, please contact your closest Emergency Plan office

Property Managers and AS 3745-2010

VIC – Emergency Plan advises building owners and property managers of multi-tenanted buildings of their duty of care under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 to provide a safe work place to tenants, visitors and tradespeople. This duty of care extends to a procedure to respond to emergencies (AS 3745-2010), and this procedure is also needed by the tenants to meet their duty of care to the staff they employ. This in part is provided by an emergency response training exercise, and is specified under AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’ where the building owner is specifically mentioned.

Tenants: Emergency Response Training: AS 3745-2010: Emergency Plan

VIC – Emergency Plan advises property managers of multi-tenanted buildings of their duty of care under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 to provide a safe work place to tenants, visitors and tradespeople. This duty of care extends to a procedure to respond to emergencies (AS 3745-2010), and this procedure is also needed by the tenants to meet their duty of care to the staff they employ. This in part is provided by an emergency response training exercise, and is specified under AS 3745-2010 'Planning for emergencies in facilities'. A building-wide response to an emergency requires the cooperation and

Emergency Response Exercise: Emergency Plan: AS 3745-2010

NSW - Emergency Plan advises it is a requirement of AS 3745 - 2010 'Planning for emergencies in facilities' that emergency response procedures be tested within the first 12 months once a facility's emergency planning committee has deemed them satisfactory and workable and the facility's emergency control organisation has been trained. AS 3745 also requires the first emergency response exercise be an evacuation exercise and thereafter, a program of site-specific emergency response exercises including evacuation exercises be developed for the facility... (more)

Emergency Response Exercise Training: AS 3745-2010: Emergency Plan

SA - Emergency Plan advises it is a requirement of AS 3745 - 2010 'Planning for emergencies in facilities' that emergency response procedures be tested within the first 12 months once a facility's emergency planning committee has deemed them satisfactory and workable and the facility's emergency control organisation has been trained. AS 3745 also requires the first emergency response exercise be an evacuation exercise and thereafter, a program of site-specific emergency response exercises including evacuation exercises be developed for the facility…(more)

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 practicing 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