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Acceptable Solution C/AS3: Buildings Where Care or Detention is Provided (Risk Group SI)

Abbreviation
C/AS3
Amendment
4
Version
First edition, amendment 4
Valid from
01/01/2017

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Information type
Acceptable Solution
Format
PDF


Description

The Building Code clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire relate to protecting people in and around buildings, limiting fire spread and helping firefighting and rescue. This Acceptable Solution can be used for establishing compliance with those clauses for risk group SI. It is one of a suite of Acceptable Solutions C/AS1 to C/AS7, each of them corresponding to a risk group.

Scope

The scope of this Acceptable Solution is restricted to risk group SI. This covers buildings or parts of buildings where people are unable to self-evacuate without assistance through requiring special care or treatment, or they are restrained or their liberties are restricted.

This will include the following provided they are no more than 20 storeys high (from ground level):

  • a) Hospitals, including outpatients and day procedures (excluding special care facilities as described in Paragraphs 1.1.2 c) and 1.1.3.
  • b) Medical centres and dental practices where sedation is administered or treatment where people are unable to self-evacuate without assistance (eg, dialysis or chemotherapy)
  • c) Aged care facilities
  • d) Residential care in an institution and hospices, and
  • e) Police Stations and Court buildingswith detention facilities.
  • f) Houses used for care in the community.
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Acceptable Solution C/AS3: Buildings Where Care or Detention is Provided (Risk Group SI)

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Acceptable Solution C/AS3: Buildings Where Care or Detention is Provided (Risk Group SI)

Description

The Building Code clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire relate to protecting people in and around buildings, limiting fire spread and helping firefighting and rescue. This Acceptable Solution can be used for establishing compliance with those clauses for risk group SI. It is one of a suite of Acceptable Solutions C/AS1 to C/AS7, each of them corresponding to a risk group.

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Acceptable Solution C/AS3: Buildings Where Care or Detention is Provided (Risk Group SI)
Description

The Building Code clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire relate to protecting people in and around buildings, limiting fire spread and helping firefighting and rescue. This Acceptable Solution can be used for establishing compliance with those clauses for risk group SI. It is one of a suite of Acceptable Solutions C/AS1 to C/AS7, each of them corresponding to a risk group.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 3.7MB)
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