Fire safety measures and current standards

# Fire Safety Measure Building Code of Australia Reference Minimum Standard of Performance
1. Access panels, doors and hoppers to fire resisting shafts BCA Clause C3.13 BCA Clause C3.13
2. Automatic fail safe devices BCA Part D2 BCA Part D2
3. Automatic fire detection and alarm systems BCA Clause C2.3, BCA Clause E2.2 & Specification E2.2a, BCA Clause G3.8 & Specification G3.8 AS 1670 (1995), AS 3786 (1993), as applicable
4. Automatic fire suppression systems BCA Clause E1.5, BCA Clause C2.3, BCA Clause C3.11, BCA Specification C1.1, BCA Part E2, BCA Clause E2.2, BCA Part G3, BCA NSW Part H101 AS 2118.1 (1999), AS 2118.4 (1995), AS 2118.6 (1995), as applicable
5. Emergency lighting BCA Clauses E4.2 & E4.4 AS 2293.1 (1998)
6. Emergency lifts BCA Clause E3.4 AS 1735.2 (1997), AS 1735.11 (1986)
7. Emergency warning and intercommunication systems BCA Clause E4.9 AS 2220 parts 1 & 2 (1989)
8. Exit signs BCA Clauses E4.5, E4.6 & E4.8 AS 2293.1 (1998)
9. Fire control centres and rooms BCA Clauses E1.8 & Specification E1.8 BCA Specification E1.8
10. Fire dampers BCA Clauses C3.12 & C3.15, BCA Clause E1.8 & Specification E1.8, BCA Part E2, BCA NSW Part H101 AS/NZ 1668 part 1 (1998)
11. Fire doors BCA Clause C2.13, BCA Clause C3.2, BCA Clause C3.3, BCA Clause C3.4, BCA Clause C3.5, BCA Clause C3.6, BCA Clause C3.7, BCA Clause C3.8, BCA Clause C3.10, BCA Clause C3.11, BCA Clause D2.8, BCA Clause E1.8 and Specification E1.8, BCA Part G3, BCA NSW H101 BCA Specification C3.4, AS/NZ 1905.1 (1997)(fire doors), AS 1905.2 (1989)(fire shutters), AS 1735.11 (1986), as applicable
12. Fire hydrant systems BCA Clause E1.3 AS 2419.1 (1994)
13. Fire seals protecting openings in fire resisting components of the building BCA Part C3 & Specification C1.1 BCA Part C3 & Specification C1.1
14. Fire shutters BCA Clauses C3.2 & C3.4 AS 1905.2 (1989) & Specification C3.4
15. Fire windows BCA Clauses C3.2 & C3.4, BCA Clause C3.3, BCA Clause C3.8, BCA Clause C3.11 BCA Specification C3.4
16. Hose reel systems BCA Clause E1.4 AS 2441 (1988)
17. Lightweight construction BCA Clauses C1.8 & Specification C1.1 BCA Specifications C1.1 & C1.8
18. Mechanical air handling systems BCA Part E2, BCA Clause E1.8 & Specification E1.8, BCA Clause E2.2, BCA Clause C2.3, BCA Clause C2.5, BCA Clause D1.7, BCA Part F4, BCA Part G3 AS/NZ 1668.1 (1991), BCA Specifications E2.2a, E2.2b, E2.2c, Specification G3.8
19. Perimeter vehicle access for emergency vehicles BCA Clauses C2.3 & C2.4 BCA Clauses C2.3 & C2.4
20. Portable fire extinguishers BCA Clause E1.6 AS 2444 (2001)
21. Safety curtains in proscenium openings BCA NSW Part H101 BCA NSW Part H101
22. Smoke and heat vents BCA Clause C2.3, BCA Clause E2.2, BCA Part G3, BCA NSW Part H101 BCA Specification E2.2c & AS 2665 (2001)
23. Smoke dampers BCA Clause C2.5, BCA Clause E2.2 AS/NZ 1668.1 (1991)
24. Smoke detectors and heat detectors BCA Clause E2.2 & Specification E2.2a AS 1670 (1995), AS 3786 (1993), as applicable
25. Smoke doors BCA Clause C2.5, BCA Clause C2.14, BCA Clause D1.7, BCA Clause D2.6 BCA Specification C3.4
26. Solid core doors BCA Clause C3.11 BCA Clause C3.11
27. Stand-by power systems BCA Clause E1.8, BCA Part G3 BCA Specification E1.8, BCA Specification G3.8
28. Wall wetting sprinkler and drencher system BCA Clauses C3.2 & C3.4, BCA Clause C3.11, BCA Part G3 & Specification G3.8, BCA NSW Part H101 BCA Clause C3.4 & AS 2118.2
29. Warning and operational signs Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 & Regulations Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 & Regulations
30. Other fire safety measures, as may be included in the fire safety schedule for the building As specified in the fire safety schedule As specified in the fire safety schedule