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

Refer to our Essential Safety Measures Identification table for further information on individual Essential Safety Measures including fire door maintenance.

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