Building Evacuation: Exit Way Finding: Emergency Plan

AUST – Emergency Plan advises that building owners, occupiers and certifiers who are either considering increasing an occupancy level in a building beyond normal allowable limits (pursuant to an approval situation) under the Building Code of Australia (BCA) or who need to justify increasing exit travel distances, should consider (as part of a fire engineered alternative solution for evacuation), the merits of a unique sounder device that emits distinct sound to alert and lead occupants in the building to an exit during an evacuation. The product development through travel notifier/ Inertia by Honeywell is an extension to a building occupant warning system and is activated by the fire panel that is

Egress: Exit Way Finding: Evacuation Diagrams

AUST – Emergency Plan advises building owners, occupiers and certifiers who are either considering increasing an occupancy level in a building beyond normal allowable limits (pursuant to a building approval), or who need to justify increasing exit travel distances, should consider (as part of a fire engineered alternative solution for evacuation) under the Building Code of Australia (BCA), the merits of a unique sounder device that emits distinct sound to alert and lead occupants in the building to an exit during an evacuation exercise. Product development through travel notifier/Inertia by Honeywell is an extension to a building occupant warning system and

AS 3745: Exit Paths: Emergency Plan

NSW – Emergency Plan advises that property managers should not rely on the report from their annual evacuation exercise under AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’ to ensure the paths of travel to exits are clear. This may not prove adequate to satisfy the requirements of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation (EPAR). The Regulations require building owners to confirm on their Annual Fire Safety Statement that the building has been inspected by a properly qualified person and was found…to be in a position that did not disclose any grounds for a prosecution under Division 7 (which covers Paths

Exit Paths: Emergency Plan: AS 3745

NSW – Emergency Plan advises that property managers should not rely on the report from their annual evacuation exercise under AS 3745-2010 'Planning for emergencies in facilities' to ensure the paths of travel to exits are clear. This may not prove adequate to satisfy the requirements of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation (EPAR). The Regulations require building owners to confirm on their Annual Fire Safety Statement that the building has been inspected by a properly qualified person and was found…to be in a position that did not disclose any grounds for a prosecution under Division 7 (which covers Paths

Evacuation: Exit Way Finding: Building Code of Australia

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advises that building owners, occupiers and building certifiers who are either considering increasing an occupancy level under the Building Code of Australia in a building beyond normal allowable limits (pursuant to a building approval situation), or who need to justify increasing exit travel distances, should consider (as part of a fire engineered alternative solution), the merits of a unique sounder device that emits distinct sound to alert and lead occupants in the building to an exit during an evacuation. The product development through travel notifier/Inertia by Honeywell is an extension to a building occupant warning

Evacuation Diagrams: Egress: Exit Way Finding

AUST – Emergency Plan advises building owners, occupiers and certifiers who are either considering increasing an occupancy level in a building beyond normal allowable limits (pursuant to an approval situation), or who need to justify increasing exit travel distances, should consider (as part of a fire engineered alternative solution for evacuation) under the Building Code of Australia (BCA), the merits of a unique sounder device that emits distinct sound to alert and lead occupants in the building to an exit during an evacuation. The product development through travel notifier/Inertia by Honeywell is an extension to a building occupant warning system and

Exit Way Finding: Building Evacuation: Emergency Plan

AUST – Emergency Plan advises that building owners, occupiers and certifiers who are either considering increasing an occupancy level in a building beyond normal allowable limits (pursuant to an approval situation) under the Building Code of Australia (BCA) or who need to justify increasing exit travel distances, should consider (as part of a fire engineered alternative solution for evacuation), the merits of a unique sounder device that emits distinct sound to alert and lead occupants in the building to an exit during an evacuation. The product development through travel notifier/ Inertia by Honeywell is an extension to a building occupant warning

Exit: Door: Exit Doors: Essential Safety Measures

AUST - Essential Property Services observes many clients being confused and frustrated with their understanding of the terms 'doors', 'exit' and 'exit doors' when they either receive a building notice from the local council or when reading from an essential safety measures inspection report. The following article aims to provide you with the background knowledge to allow you to communicate professionally with either the building surveyor or essential safety measures auditor relative to the Building Code of Australia (BCA) terms for 'doors' and 'exit doors' when used in essential safety measure audits... (more)