Fire Resisting Shafts
Fire resisting 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 resisting 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 resisting shafts are covered by various regulations.
For specific details on installation and maintenance of fire resisting shafts link to:
- Fire isolated lift shafts are fire resisting shafts
- Fire isolated stairs are fire resisting shafts
- Fire resisting structures can be fire resisting shafts