AUST – Emergency Plan was requested by a property manager to prepare an emergency plan and evacuation diagrams for their multi-storey building’s basement carpark under AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’.
Building owners and tenants should realise that any building works occurring in the building that offsets the information contained on the evacuation diagrams or emergency procedures, requires the evacuation diagrams to be upgraded and re-issued expeditiously under AS 3745-2010.
The client requested the evacuation diagrams to be provided in A3 size and in portrait presentation, an example of which follows:
(Note: Various symbols and indicators on evacuation signs under BFSR and Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) vary to those nominated in AS 3745-2010 ‘Planning for emergencies in facilities’. If requested dual compliance with BFSR and AS 3745-2010, then BFSR symbols would take precedence and then followed by AS 3745-2010 for the symbols – indicators not included in the BFSR).
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