Evacuation Sign and Diagram

Fire Evacuation Diagram

Affordable, Clear & Professional Evacuation Signs and Diagrams

Why choose Australian Fire Protection for Evacuation Signs and Diagrams?

Australian Fire Protection has designed evacuation diagrams to a variety of sectors, including schools, factories, hospitals, retail shops, aged-care, Early Learning Centre, accommodation units and short-term rentals among others. 

Australian Fire Protection have partnered with businesses of all sizes in order to ensure fire safety compliance. From the small local business to the nationally recognized organisations Australian Fire Protection are one of the top fire compliance providers throughout Australia. Turn to us to create your fire evacuation diagram in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and beyond.

Our Evacuation Diagrams and signs are professionally designed, accurate and easy to understand. The Evacuation Diagrams are designed using specialise indoor mapping software to speed up the entire process and most importantly, to drive the cost of production down. This means that evacuation diagrams are completed quickly, with the cost savings passed on to our clients. For more information or a quote contact us 

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What is shown in the Evacuation Diagram?

  • The place that corresponds to the location in the building where the sign is displayed
  • The main and alternate route to the nearest exits
  • Each exit of the building
  • Any intercommunication points
  • The location of manually operated alarms
  • Emergency equipment such as defibrillators, eye wash stations, emergency showers and spill kits
  • The location of any fire fighting equipment
  • The designated assembly area
  • The route from each exit to the assembly area
  • Your business logo if required
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Fire Evacuation Diagram Summary

Regulations:

Evacuation Diagram and signs are required in all workplaces under Australian Standard 3745. In Queensland the Building Fire Safety Regulations 2008 requires all short-term accommodation units, budget accommodation and Class 2 to 9 building greater that 300m2 to display evacuation diagrams. The Evacuation diagrams and signs must be reviewed annually and updated anytime changes are made to the building or when any fire safety reference points are changed.

Markup Process:

Your Evacuation Diagrams and signs are marked-up on-site to ensure accuracy and to determine the best diagram positioning and Assembly Areas. We use specialise state of the art indoor mapping software to speed up the entire process and most importantly, to drive the cost of production down. This means that evacuation diagrams can completed quickly, and the cost savings passed on to our clients. The Evacuation Diagrams are emailed for pre-approval prior to production.

Design Time:

Evacuation Diagrams and signs are designed using CAD or Planstudio software. A typical turnaround time is 2 to 4 weeks to complete depending on the difficulty and urgency. We use previous diagrams & building plans to aid the mark up process where possible. If no building plans are available, we can still draw up your floor layout manually whilst on site. For extremely urgent jobs, contact us and we will discuss working to your construction or compliance deadline.  

Included finish:

The Evacuation Diagrams and signs are produced in colour on A3 or A4. The diagrams as a standard are laminated using 150gsm paper and 160 micron laminate with double sided tape applied. A digital PDF master file is also provided for your records.

Other finishes:

The Evacuation Diagrams and signs are also available in other finishes such as crystallites, acrylic, foamboard, brushed metal or aluminum snap frames if required.  If you are not sure what medium, speak to a team member for advise.

Fire Evacuation Diagram FAQ

What is a Fire Evacuation Diagram?

Evacuation diagrams provide emergency and evacuation information to occupants and visitors in a facility. Evacuation diagrams can assist building occupants to determine the location of fire-fighting equipments, means of raising the alarm and also the optimal routes to uses when evacuation the facility. Hence it is imperative that each evacuation diagram is orientate correctly to its physical location and designed to a reasonable scale in an understandable format.

Who Needs Fire Evacuation Diagrams?

Under Australian Standard 3745, all workplaces must have evacuation diagrams and signs. In Queensland the Building Fire Safety Regulations 2008 requires all short-term accommodation units, budget accommodation and Class 2 to 9 building greater that 300m2 to display evacuation diagrams.

Where Should a Fire Evacuation Diagram be Located?

Every facility must display evacuation diagrams in prominent places where occupants and visitors can view them. The location of the evacuation diagrams is determined by your Emergency Planning Committee, or a building fire safety advisor can determine the number of diagrams for you. In Queensland the Building Fire Safety Regulations requires evacuation diagrams to be located along the evacuation routes taking into consideration the number of exits. If you require assistance with this, speak to a fire safety advisor, we are happy to assist you.

Will I Need an Evacuation Diagram Next to Every Door?

The location of the evacuation diagrams is determined by your Emergency Planning Committee, or a building fire safety advisor can determine the number of diagrams for you. In Queensland the Building Fire Safety Regulations requires Evacuation Diagrams along the evacuation routes taking into consideration the number of exits. In most buildings these are located strategically along the evacuation path and the final exit door taking into consideration the available space. If you require assistance with this, speak to one of our fire safety advisor, we are happy to assist you.

How Do I Install Evacuation Diagrams?

Although we can install your diagrams for you, we recommend putting evacuation diagrams in a snap frame or something similar, then mounting them on the wall. Double-sided tape is the minimum for securing the evacuation diagram, velcro and blue-tac is not permitted. The diagrams should also be placed between 1200mm and 1600mm off the ground, with the 'You Are Here' reference point facing up.

 

How Do I Check if the Orientation is Right?

You should use the surrounding structures to check your orientation. Look for the “You are here” marker, and check if you can actually identify the rooms, walls and doors illustrated on the evacuation diagram. The location where you are standing at must match the actual diagram orientation exactly.

How Often do my Evacuation Diagrams Need to be Updated?

The evacuation diagrams must be updated as soon as any modifications to the building's layout or firefighting equipment occurs. The evacuation diagrams should be reviewed and revised every 5 years and the validity date updated. In Queensland, evacuation diagrams and evacuation plans are to be reviewed annually and documented.

 

Who Can Make my Fire Evacuation Diagram?

For many years, Australian Fire Protection has provided evacuation diagrams to a variety of sectors, including schools, factories, hospitals, retail shops, aged-care, early learning centre, accommodation units and short-term rentals among others. We utilise specialise indoor mapping software to speed up the entire process and most importantly, to drive the cost of production down. This means that evacuation diagrams can completed quickly and the cost savings passed on to our clients.

Our evacuation diagrams and signs are professionally drawn, accurate, and straightforward. We conduct an onsite inspection to ensure that every component of your diagram is spot on as we take pride in the quality of our work. For locations where a site visit is not possible, we can still work with you directly to complete the project.

In order to assure fire safety compliance, Australian Fire Protection has worked with businesses of all sizes. We are one of the leading fire compliance providers in Australia, serving everyone from local businesses to nationally recognized enterprises. You can rely on us to craft your fire evacuation diagram In Brisbane, the Gold Coast, and beyond.

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