Fire and Evacuation Plan

Fire Evacuation Plan

Is your Fire Evacuation Plan designed to the specified format and compliance?

Why work with Australian Fire Protection?

Australian Fire Protection have designed Fire Evacuation Plan (FEP) / Fire Safety Management Plan for business of all types and sizes. These includes schools, factories, hospitals, retail shops, aged-care and child care facilities. 

The Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 requires all buildings to have a written Fire Evacuation Plan to the specified form that details the policies and procedures of the business when responding to fire and other emergencies. 

Is my FEP to the specified form?  Does it contain the following?

  • Relevant approval documents i.e. Building Certificate of Classification, building Fire Safety Installations list, alternative building solution & fire safety management plan procedure if applicable
  • The Building Fire Evacuation Diagrams
  • Procedures for giving Fire and Evacuation Instructions 
  • The Evacuation Coordination procedures for the building
  • Instructions for evacuating the building safely in the event of a fire or hazardous materials emergency
  • The inclusion of method of operation of firefighting equipment and manually operated fire alarms in the building
  • Name, address and contact details for the building, the owner and the occupier
  • The Evacuation Coordinator for the building
  • Your Fire Safety Adviser's contact details and accreditation details if applicable

Fire Evacuation Plan - what to expect

The Fire Evacuation Plan (FEP) is prepared taking into account the requirements of the QLD Building Fire Safety Regulation and Australian Standards 3745 Planning for Emergencies in Facilities

  • Process:

The FEP is designed in consultation with key members of your business to ensure site specific hazards and other requirements are accounted for. The FEP is site specific to your business.

  • Design Time:

A typical design turnaround time is 2 to 4 weeks to complete depending on the complexity  and urgency. For urgent jobs, contact us and we will discuss working to your commissioning or compliance deadlines.

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The Fire and Evacuation Plan will include:

  • Instructions for evacuating the building safely in the event of a fire or hazardous materials emergency
  • The evacuation coordinator, owner and occupier contact details for the building
  • The procedures for giving the fire and evacuation instructions
  • Instructions for evacuating persons with special needs
  • Fire safety Adviser details (if required)
  • The method of operation of firefighting equipment
  • The method of operation of manually operated fire alarms in the building
  • Your existing evacuation diagrams for the building are included in the plan

  • Alternative solution applicable to the building
  • Building Certificates of classification
  • Your Building Fire Safety Installations
  • Other response procedures i.e Bomb Threats

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