NSW – Emergency Plan advises heath care facilities are a unique environment with specialist staff and occupants with special needs. Australian Standard AS 4083 – 2010 ‘Planning for emergencies – Health care facilities’, provides guidelines to assist in the prevention, preparation for and mitigation of the impact of emergencies. AS 4083 applies many of the principles of AS 3745 – 2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’, while highlighting the issues faced by health care facilities… (more)