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EVACUATION DIAGRAMS

Is Your Emergency Evacuation Plan Up To Date?

An effective emergency evacuation plan is crucial for any business to ensure the health and safety of people and property.

Evacuation diagrams are an important element of fire safety and provide the occupants with the relevant information to safely exit a building in the event of an emergency.

Evacuation diagrams are a requirement for all building over 300sqm as
per Australian Standard 3745-2010.  

Our Evacuation Diagrams are meticulously crafted in accordance with the Australian Standard 3745-2010, ensuring compliance and the highest level of preparedness for your space.

 

Our comprehensive evacuation diagrams provide clear and concise instructions, guiding occupants through emergency situations with ease.

 

With easy-to-understand pathways, vital information, and strategically placed emergency exits, our evacuation diagrams empower individuals to navigate to safety swiftly and confidently.

 

Whether you're a business owner, building manager, or homeowner, our custom-tailored diagrams will ensure your space is fully equipped to handle emergencies and protect the well-being of everyone involved. Explore our Evacuation Diagrams today and be prepared for any situation that comes your way.

 

Our Evacuation Diagrams Include

  • Review of the property of plans to create an evacuation diagram specific to the requirements of the property

  • Diagram developed by professional draftsman based in Newcastle

  • Evacuation Diagram printed and framed

  • Instructions specific to the installation of the evacuation diagram.

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Evacuation Diagrams For:

  • Hospitality

  • Aged care

  • Small businesses

  • Food manufacturers

  • Office buildings incl co-working spaces

  • Childcare centres

  • Health care facilities

  • Short-term rental accommodation incl hotels, motels and airbnb's

Evacuation Diagrams
....The Details

  • Evacuation Diagrams must be visibly displayed throughout your workplace as part of your emergency evacuation plan. This is essential in case of a fire or emergency and may prove the difference between life or death.

  • Evacuation Diagrams must be displayed in accordance with AS3745 – Planning for emergencies in facilities and failure to comply may result in penalties up to $30,000.

  • The Emergency Planning Committee (EPC) is responsibile for ensuring that the evacuation diagrams for your sites are kept current and contain all the necessary information.

  • The Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 in NSW mandates strict compliance. Depending on your building's size and characteristics, it may require engagement with a Fire Safety Advisor (FSA). 

  • If you need more information regarding the requirements for evacuation diagrams, please Contact Us for more information.

Evacuation Diagrams
....Who Is Responsible

The PCBU, that is the ‘Persons conducting a business or undertaking’ is responsible in ensuring Evacuation Diagrams are visibly displayed throughout your workplace for emergency management.

This could be an individual or an organisation,

some examples may be:

  • A builder or site manager

  • A retail manager

  • Anybody who is self employed running their own business

  • School principal or head office staff

  • A warehouse or store manager

  • The operator of a franchise fast food outlet

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Evacuation Diagram FAQ's

  • What is an Evacuation Diagram?
    An evacuation diagram is a graphical representation of how to evacuate a building in case of emergencies. The evacuation diagram shows a detailed map that outlines the layout of a building, as well as the location of emergency exits, fire extinguishers, first aid kits, and other important safety features. The Australian Standard AS3745:2010 considers this as an essential part of emergency management. It contains vital information such as: Emergency information Emergency procedures Fixed and portable firefighting equipment Exit routes and exit lights Manual call points (MCP)/communication equipment Assembly points or areas Fire control rooms The creation date and validity of the diagram Site name and complete address It must also be prepared by a competent person and displayed in a conspicuous location on each floor of the building. The evacuation diagram should be regularly reviewed and updated to ensure its accuracy. It is a crucial tool for emergency preparedness and response in the event of a fire or other emergency.
  • In what format will my Evacuation Diagrams be provided?
    Depending on your needs we can offer many different options – Laminated Paper, Snap-lock Frames, Aluminium Composite Material, Acrylic & more.
  • How long are my evacuation diagrams valid?
    In NSW evacuation diagrams are valid for 5 years or until any renovations or changes to the business have been implemented.
  • Do you provide site inspections?
    Yes. We travel through Newcastle, Maitland, Singleton and the Central Coast However, if you are able to provide the information required we may not need to. We'd be happy to work with you to figure out the best solution for your business.

A robust emergency evacuation plan is indispensable for any business, as it safeguards the well-being of individuals and protects valuable assets.

It is crucial to optimally balance word choice, structure, readability, and eloquence while preserving the original meaning, to ensure utmost clarity and effectiveness.

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Less than 50% of building occupants feel confident of knowing what action to take and where to evacuate to during an emergency.

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