Grammar School Boatshed: Evacuation Diagrams: AS 3745-2010: Emergency Plan

AUST - Hendry provided the owner a metropolitan Grammar School of a boatshed with an emergency plan and evacuation diagrams for a part 2 storey building under AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’. The building’s emergency control procedures and evacuation diagrams were not up to date and did not comply with the provisions of AS 3745-2010. AS 3745 now requires the Emergency Planning Committee to nominate a validation date for the evacuation diagrams (that is, the date upon which the evacuation diagrams must be re-assessed against potential changes that have occurred to the building or AS 3745-2010). The Emergency Planning Committee

AS 3745-2010: Carpark Basements: Evacuation Diagrams: Evacuation Signs

AUST - Hendry was commissioned by the property manager to prepare the evacuation diagrams (evacuation signs) for an existing multi-level basement car park under AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’. The client’s emergency plan and evacuation diagrams or evacuation signs were outdated to the extent that they did not include new requirements with AS 3745. The emergency plan and evacuation diagrams needed a complete revision to comply with the new provisions in AS 3745-2010. Building owners, property managers and tenants should realise that any building works occurring in the building that offsets the information contained on the evacuation diagrams

Property Managers and Evacuation Diagrams

VIC – Hendry reports that under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004, a Property Manager (for public areas) tenants and employers must ensure that, in the event of an emergency at any place of work 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 order to meet such legislative requirements, evacuation diagrams or

Multi-Storey Building: Evacuation Diagrams: AS 3745: Emergency Plan

AUST - Hendry was commissioned by the owner of a business to prepare the necessary emergency plan and evacuation diagrams (evacuation signs) under AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’ for an existing multi storey hotel building. The building consisted of lower levels of hotel entertainment with upper levels of hotel rooms. The building had a number of superseded emergency procedures and evacuation diagrams (evacuation signs) that did not comply with the new provisions of AS 3745-2010. Minor building works had also occurred that required the evacuation diagrams to be updated. AS 3745 now requires the Emergency Planning Committee to nominate