TAS – Emergency Plan advises that Sound Systems and Intercom Systems (SSIS) for emergency purposes, Emergency Warning and Intercommunication Systems (EWIS) and Occupant Warning Systems (OWS) may be provided under building permit requirements to aid the occupants of a building in an emergency. The emergency response procedures will specify the use of these SSIS, EWIS and OWS systems during emergencies. It is important that under AS 3745, the Emergency Control Organisation and in particular the Communications Officer (if appointed), Chief Warden and deputy Chief Warden understand the capabilities of these SSIS, EWIS and OWS systems and know how to operate them during an emergency, this skill is obtained undergoing chief warden training… (more)

Building Legislation Table

Refer to our Building Legislation table for further information on the building control process and Annual Statement.