AUST – Hendry advises building owners and property professionals that some local councils are undertaking a “combined inspection process” on existing buildings under the building regulations resulting in the issuing of a building notice. In adopting this approach they encompass detection of illegal building works, change […]
VIC – Hendry advises building owners and property managers of multi-tenanted buildings of their duty of care under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 to provide a safe work place to tenants, visitors and tradespeople. This duty of care extends to a procedure to respond […]
AUST – Hendry advise that the Building Code of Australia (BCA) in Part C3 ‘Protection of Openings’, nominates fire windows under Clause 3.4 ‘Acceptable methods of protection’. This clause allows for the use of windows as an acceptable method of fire protection in walls requiring a […]
QLD – Hendry was requested by a client to prepare evacuation signs/evacuation diagrams and a fire and evacuation plan for their existing large grease plant factory under the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 (BFSR).
The client’s fire and evacuation plan (emergency plan) and evacuation signs/evacuation diagrams were […]
VIC – Maintenance requirements for essential safety measures have been almost non-existent until a major amendment occurred to the Victoria Building Regulations 1994 by the inclusion of Part 11 – Maintenance.
All buildings developed after 1 July 1994 and subjected to an Occupancy Permit must have […]