Fire Test Procedures Code - Australian Government

Service summary

You must comply with this code if you undertake fire test procedures on navigational products.

The fire test procedures include:

  • Testing for non-combustibility;
  • Testing for smoke and toxicity;
  • Testing fire door control systems;
  • Testing surface flammability;
  • Testing vertically supported textiles and films;
  • Testing upholstered furniture;
  • Testing bedding components; and
  • Testing materials for high-speed ships and vessels'.

Please note that the Agency has advised that this code is called up in Marine Order 47, Issue 3. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

 Resources
Comply Marine Order 47, Issue 3 Opens in a new browser window

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Navigation Safety & International Division

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Navigation Safety & International Division

Operating address:
82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address:
GPO Box 2181
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62795664

Fax:

02 62795966

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