Seminar Understanding an organisations Liability and Risk providing Fire Safe SDA


SKU: LRFSSDA Category:


30 August 10.00-12.30

In this seminar, you will gain an understanding of the complexities in providing fire-safe Specialist Disability Accommodation. It will discuss an organisation’s liabilities and offer solutions to improve survivability in an emergency.

The session will be delivered by Bruce Bromley, a specialist that consults on delivering Specialist Disability Accommodation; he is a co-author of the SDA Design Standards and is an expert in emergency evacuation planning for people with disability.

Topics Covered

  • Building Legislation
  • Fire Sprinklers
  • Requirements for class 1b and 3 dwellings
  • Fire compartmentation
  • Case studies
  • Unique requirements of SDA
  • Incorrect assumptions
  • Evacuation by emergency services
  • Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs)
  • Assistance animals
  • The Role of the OOA
  • Fire risk of charging wheelchairs and scooters
  • Evacuation strategy
  • Assistive technology/equipment

Seminar Duration

2.5 hours, including Q & A.