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AS 3745-2010

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Planning for emergencies in facilities

AS 3745 2010 specifies the minimum requirements for the establishment, validation and implementation of an emergency plan for a facility to provide for the safety of occupants of that facility and its visitors leading up to, and during an evacuation.
Published: 25/11/2010
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Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
Header
About this publication
Preface
Foreword
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Application
1.3 Normative references
1.4 Definitions
1.5 List of abbreviations
2 Emergency planning committee
2.1 General
2.2 Responsibilities
2.3 Membership
2.4 Meetings
2.5 Indemnity
3 Emergency plan
3.1 General
3.2 Emergency identification and analysis
3.3 Key considerations
3.4 Structure of the emergency plan
3.5 Evacuation diagrams
3.5.1 General
3.5.2 Number and location
3.5.3 Position
3.5.4 Orientation
3.5.5 Minimum elements
3.5.6 Optional elements
3.5.7 Size
3.5.7.1 Diagram with only minimum elements
3.5.7.2 Diagram with minimum and optional elements
3.6 Distribution of the emergency plan
3.7 Review and amendment of the emergency plan
4 Emergency response procedures
4.1 General
4.2 Key elements and considerations for inclusion in the emergency response procedures
4.2.1 General
4.2.2 After-hours procedures
4.2.3 Communication
4.2.3.1 Communicating the emergency
4.2.3.2 Neighbouring facilities
4.2.3.3 Communications equipment
4.2.4 Control and coordination
4.2.5 Emergency response equipment
4.2.6 Evacuation
4.2.6.1 General
4.2.6.2 Occupants and visitors with a disability
4.2.6.3 Evacuation options
4.2.6.4 Evacuation routes
4.2.6.5 Assembly area(s)
4.2.7 External sources
4.2.8 First aid officers
4.2.9 Lifts and escalators
4.2.10 Media response
4.2.11 Occupants and visitors with a disability
4.2.12 Organization of the facility
4.2.13 People unfamiliar with the emergency response procedures
4.2.14 Personal effects
4.2.15 Refuges
4.2.16 Specialist staff
4.2.17 Stairway evacuation device
4.2.18 Use and characteristics of the facility
4.2.19 Vehicle entry points
4.3 Emergency colour codes
5 Emergency control organization (ECO)
5.1 General
5.2 Positions on the ECO
5.3 Number of ECO members
5.4 Authority
5.5 Indemnity
5.6 Selection criteria for ECO members
5.6.1 Chief warden
5.6.2 Communications officer
5.6.3 Floor or area wardens
5.6.4 Wardens
5.6.5 Deputies
5.7 Primary roles and duties
5.7.1 General
5.7.2 Pre-emergency
5.7.3 Emergency
5.7.4 Post-emergency
5.8 Identification
6 Training
6.1 General
6.2 EPC training
6.3 ECO training
6.3.1 All ECO members
6.3.1.1 General
6.3.1.2 Content
6.3.2 Chief warden, deputy chief warden, communications officer
6.3.3 First-attack firefighting
6.3.4 Emergency response skills training
6.4 Occupants and visitors
6.4.1 Occupants working at a facility
6.4.2 Occupants not working at a facility
6.4.3 Visitors
6.5 Skills retention
6.5.1 ECO skills retention
6.5.1.1 General
6.5.2 Occupant skills retention
6.5.3 First-attack firefighting
6.5.4 Emergency response
6.6 Communications system
6.7 Training materials
7 Emergency response exercises
7.1 General
7.2 Initial testing and implementation
7.3 Ongoing program
7.4 ECO briefing
7.5 Observers’ checklist
7.6 Emergency response exercise debriefing session
7.7 An emergency during an emergency response exercise
8 Review and routine servicing
8.1 Emergency plan
8.2 Communication system
Appendix A
A1 General
A2 Essential steps
Appendix B
B1 General
B2 Threats
B3 Evaluation
B3.1 General
B3.2 Actions
B4 Notification
B5 Search
B5.1 General
B5.2 Search sequence
B6 Evacuation options
B6.1 General
B6.2 Limitations of total evacuation
B6.3 Partial evacuation
B7 Suspect items
B7.1 Identifying an item as suspect
B7.2 Actions to be taken
B8 Suspect mail articles
B9 Types of bomb delivery
Appendix C
C1 General
C2 Response
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
F1 General
F2 Facility structural characteristics
F3 Occupant and visitor characteristics
Appendix G
Appendix H
Amendment control sheet
Bibliography
Cited references in this standard
[Current]
Colour standards for general purposes
[Current]
Portable fire extinguishers, Part 1: General requirements
Content history
[Superseded]
DR 10029