May 2017

/ AS 3745-2010 Who’s Responsible?

AUST  Hendry advises under ‘AS 3745-2010 Planning for emergencies in facilitites’, the standard dictates that Facility Owners, Managers and Occupiers must be familiar of their responsibilities and requirements of the standard ‘Planning for Emergencies in Facilities’.

This standard nominates ‘facility owners, managers, occupiers and employers’ in 10 separate parts within the body of the standard. The clause listings for the facility owner in AS 3745 Planning for emergencies in facilities are as follows:

  • Preface
  • Page 12 2.1 General
  • 2.2 Responsibilities
  • 2.5 Indemnity
  • 3.1 General
  • 5.4 Authority Notes 1 and 2
  • 5.5 Indemnity
  • 5.7.4 Post Emergency Note
  • 7.1 General
  • 7.2 Initial Testing and Implementation and Note 3

Property professionals and facility owners should not ignore their responsibilities under AS 3745-2010. The standard is very specific regarding the building owners obligations.

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