AUST – Essential Property Services advises that ‘discharge from exits’ is a provision in the Building Code of Australia to maintain a safe unobstructed path of travel from the ‘exit door’ of a building to a road or open space. Discharge from exits are always nominated as essential safety measures by the building surveyor/ building certifier. The following illustration from BCA Illustrated depicts a building’s discharge from exits. (Please note ‘Issues and Explanation’ not included)… (more)

Fire Safety Compliance: Essential Safety Measures

Refer to our Essential Safety Measures Identification table for further information on individual Essential Safety Measures including AS 1851 requirements for as built drawings.

Further Advice

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