A Fire Safety Advisor is a requirement in Queensland as required in the Building Fire safety Regulations 2008 QLD and amendments in 2009 and 2010. Having a fire safety advisor is mandatory in QLD if you meet the requirements below.
(*High Occupancy Building – 30 or more employees, a Class 2 or 3 building that is more than 25m in height, a Class 4 building and an at risk licensed premises as nominated by the Commissioner)
The QLD Fire Safety Adviser has a responsibility to:
- Be familiar with all aspects of building fire safety;
- Provide advice to the occupier to ensure that appropriate emergency planning has taken place; and
- Provide advice to the occupier to ensure that appropriate instruction is carried out at the prescribed times and intervals.