AUST – Essential Property Services advises that the Building Code of Australia defines the essential safety measures known as fire-isolated stairs to be a stairway within a fire-resisting shaft and includes the floor and roof or top enclosing structure. Part D2 Construction of exits in clause D2.2 Fire-isolated stairs, sets out the criteria for the type of construction and fire ratings required for fire-isolated stairs. The following illustration from BCA Illustrated depicts the construction requirements for fire-isolated stairs… (more)
Fire Safety Compliance: Essential Safety Measures
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