Emergency Management Plans

QBM is a leading Fire and Emergency Management planning company with staff and offices strategically placed to service the whole of Australia. Our staff are fully trained, qualified and licensed with vast experience to assist you in developing effective Emergency Management and Fire Evacuation Plans for your business and complex.

Our founder, Donald Pitt, having many formal qualifications, has been an active member of the industry for over 45 years and continually trains all staff to ensure QBM stays the leading professional in developing Emergency Management and Fire Evacuation Plans.

OUR SERVICES

Fire Safety Audit

  • Inspection of the site
  • Identify and list all fire equipment on site
  • Report on any additional fire equipment required by legislation or as a safety requirement
  • Report upon any issues with the fire services within the building including access and fire hazards
  • Report upon any issues requiring rectification to enable yearly Fire Statement to be submitted
  • Report upon maintenance and service requirements on all fire equipment

Emergency Management Plan Development

  • Conduct a survey of the property to identify the methods of evacuation
  • Discussion with on-site persons to develop a site specific evacuation plan
  • Compilation and supply of Emergency Management Plan in electronic format
  • Access to on-line instruction/training system;
  • First response evacuation instruction/training
  • Evacuation coordination instruction/training

Emergency Evacuation Diagrams Development

  • Conduct a survey of the site to identify the safest route of exit
  • Develop site specific Evacuation Diagrams to comply with AS3745
  • Supply of Evacuation Diagrams to common area in A3 laminated format
  • Other formats to be at additional cost

Annual Review

  • Inspection of the site
  • Report on any additional fire equipment required by legislation or as a safety requirement
  • Report upon any issues with the fire services within the building including access and fire hazards
  • Review of the Emergency Management Plan and update as required to meet changed conditions
  • Report upon any issues requiring rectification to enable yearly Fire Statement to be submitted
  • Review of the Evacuation Diagrams
  • Any changes to be at an additional cost

Submission of Annual Occupiers Statement (QLD Only)

  • Compilation of supplied maintenance records
  • Confirmation of maintenance requirements based upon supplied Statement of Fire Installations
  • Submission of Annual Fire Safety Statement to QFES

Yearly Evacuation Drill Co-ordination

  1. Where QBM has not been appointed to run the drill
    • Observe the Evacuation Coordinator conducting an evacuation exercise
    • Prepare a report and recommendations for the safe evacuation of the property
  1. Where QBM has been appointed to run the drill
    • Organise evacuation practice by sending letters to occupants of all units/tenancies
    • Conduct the evacuation exercise
    • Prepare a report and recommendations for the safe evacuation of the property

(You may choose which services you want included)

WHY QBM?

QBM provides the most professional Emergency Management planningand reporting service at a cost-effective price that reflects the requirements of building owners and managers.

We supply the best service at the best price;
We are trained and licensed professionals;
We know the legislation;
We supply the full service as required by Legislation;
We have been around a long time and will continue to operate to protect you;
Our plans and reports are detailed and meet your specific requirements;
We are independent of fire services providers and can conduct truthful audits;
We are fully insured to cover these services to protect you;

QBM SUPPORTS YOU

  1. We handle it all for you
  2. We are trained Fire Safety Advisors
  3. We are fully insured to do this work
  4. We prepare the Quotes specific to the facility
  5. Provide letter to send to tenants and staff concerning evacuation processes
  6. Undertake a full and detailed audit of the whole complex
  7. Work with the on-site contact person to develop specific procedures and processes required in the Emergency Management Plan
  8. Develop “position specific” Evacuation Diagrams
  9. Supply of evacuation diagrams for individual units if Holiday rental complex (when ordered)
  10. Training of emergency personnel in evacuation procedures
  11. Full use of On-Line training programs by all owners, staff and tenants

THE LEGISLATION

Section 43 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations requires all PCBU’s (Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking) to ensure that an Emergency Plan is prepared for the workplace.

Prepare an Emergency Plan for the workplace
Test the Emergency Procedures
Train and instruct relevant workers in implementing the emergency procedures
Maintain and review the emergency plan
Implement the Emergency Plan in an emergency

Emergency Plans are developed to AS 3745-2010 Planning for emergencies in facilities.

Fines apply up to $18,000 and $90,000 for a Managing Entity

Queensland Variation:

Queensland also need to apply to their Building Fire Safety Regulations 2008.

For non commercial facilities such as purely residential Strata Schemes, These are called Fire and Evacuation Plans.

THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN

The Emergency Management Plan is developed to provide for the safety of occupants and visitors to the facility during an emergency.

The Plan development includes:

The formation, purpose, responsibility and training of emergency planning committee
Emergency identification
The developement of an Emergency Plan
The development of emergency response procedures
The establishment, authority and training of an emergency control organisation
The testing and validation of emergency response procedures
Emergency related training

Who are required to develop
Emergency Management Plans?

The PCBU of all Workplaces and all facilities where work can be undertaken must develop and implement Emergency Management Plans.

WHAT IS A WORKPLACE?

A workplace is anywhere that work can be undertaken.

A place where work is being undertaken is a workplace.

Offices
Factories
Warehouses
Shops
Hotels
Motels
Apartment buildings
All Holiday Rental properties (even detached houses)

THE SOLUTION

QBM have been developing Emergency Management Plans since 2006 and have completed thousands of plans for satisfied customers around Australia.

QBM will work with you to ensure your procedures and manner of work are considered and implemented into the completed Emergency Management Plan.

QBM offers a “hassle free” service where we take all the responsibility off you. We will also act as your Fire Safety Advisor.

We will:

Provide annual fire safety training
Develop and Implement an Emergency Management Plan
Draw and print of evacuation diagrams orientated to specific exit points and locations
Conduct annual fire safety audit of fire safety installations
Conduct annual review of the Emergency Management Plan & Diagrams

THE COST

The cost depends upon the facility and number of evacuation diagrams required.

However QBM will guarantee that our service and prices are the best in the business.

QBM will also act as your Fire Safety Advisor and provide ongoing advice at no extra charge.