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Refuge Areas: The Elephant in the (Fire-rated) Room
Commercial
Thursday March 30 2017

Refuge Areas: The Elephant in the (Fire-rated) Room

Australian building legislation has generally steered clear of promoting the use of refuge areas in commercial buildings.

Emergency Egress Handbook Needed for People with Disability
Strata
Wednesday April 20 2016

Emergency Egress Handbook Needed for People with Disability

Australia needs a non-regulatory handbook to provide the building and construction industry with best practice advice on emergency egress for people with disability.

Why We Need an Accessible Means of Egress
Strata
Thursday February 5 2015

Why We Need an Accessible Means of Egress

The needs of people with disabilities must be a priority when considering the overall evacuation strategy of a building.