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Acceptable Solution C/AS6: Buildings used for High Level Storage and Other High Risk Purposes (Risk Group WS)

Abbreviation
C/AS6
Amendment
4
Version
First edition, amendment 4
Valid from
01/07/2017

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 WS. 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 WS. This covers buildings or parts of buildings capable of storage of goods and other materials at a height of 3.0 m or more (warehouses with storage 5.0 m or more) and other spaces where there is a high fire load or the potential for fast fire growth.

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

  • a) Warehouses capable of storage over 5.0 m in height except storage buildings capable of storage of 5.0 m or greater but with a height to apex of less than 8.0 m and floor area of less than 4200 m2 (see C/AS5)
  • b) Supermarkets with shelving over 3.0 m
  • c) Bulk retail and wholesalers with greater than 3.0 m storage height
  • d) Temperature controlled storage with a stack height of more than 3.0 m except limited areas in processing buildings (see C/AS5).
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Acceptable Solution C/AS6: Buildings used for High Level Storage and Other High Risk Purposes (Risk Group WS)

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Acceptable Solution C/AS6: Buildings used for High Level Storage and Other High Risk Purposes (Risk Group WS)

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 WS. 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/AS6: Buildings used for High Level Storage and Other High Risk Purposes (Risk Group WS)
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 WS. 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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