Fire Safety Audit Melbourne
So why is a Fire Safety Audit important?
A Fire Safety Audit is required to assess if your building or site meets the relevant fire safety standards as required by state legislation. It will help the building or site owners understand their responsibilities and where improvements should be made, the steps required to develop an specific action plan as well as preparation for a fire emergency event.
What is a Fire Safety Audit?
State legislation details your legal obligation to ensure the safety of any person in a building in the event of a fire or hazardous materials emergency.
A Fire Safety Audit is a fire safety assessment of your building or site to ensure that it meets the latest fire safety and industry standards and to provide you with the appropriate recommendations to bring your building or site up to the relevant standards when required.
Includes a full assessment of your building or site to
Ensure it is compliant with the National Construction Code (NCC) as well as the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and other Australian Standards and State Fire Safety Regulations.
Ensure all relevant documentation to establish how your fire safety procedures and to ensure that you meet the requirements set out by the Faire Safety Officer.
The objectives of a Fire Safety Audit are
Identify all fire hazards.
A risk assessment to identify potential causes of a fire, including potential sources of ignition, other flammable materials or substances, and risks to personal.
Identify people who may be at risk from the fire hazards.
Evaluate existing control measures.
Establish what additional control measures may be required.
Examine your emergency fire event plan, including detailing the responsibilities of key personnel.
Assess any storage facilities including fire detection and warning systems, sprinkler systems, emergency lighting, signage and exits, fire-fighting equipment, fire extinguishers etc.
Petracon can help you understand more about a Fire Safety Audit and answer all your questions.