Fire Rated Shafts
Fire rated shafts is a term used in previous building regulations that is still applicable today. Although the Building Code of Australia now redefines this term into a number of specific building elements. Building surveyors/building certifiers have nominated fire rated shafts as an essential safety measure in their essential safety measures determination/schedule.
Building Code of Australia
The Building Code of Australia criteria for the fire-rating of the members of fire rated shafts are covered by various regulations.
For specific details on installation and maintenance of fire rated shafts link to:
- Fire isolated lift shafts are fire rated shafts
- Fire isolated stairs are fire rated shafts
- Fire resisting structures can be fire rated shafts