Learn about the Building Code clauses related to fire safety, which aim to protect people in and around buildings, limit fire spread and help firefighting and rescue teams do their jobs swiftly and safely.
Passive fire protection is a crucial element of fire protection that should be planned for from the very initial design stages of any new building – and retrofitted where possible into all existing building fit-outs.
Picture your workplace in evacuation mode – what kind of emergency is most likely to prompt it? The reality is that most workplaces are vulnerable to more than one kind of emergency, and your emergency preparedness and staff training need to reflect this fact. What does your risk assessment process cover?
Jenny Maxwell reports on new ways of collaborating during the early stages of building development to increase fire safety design.