Australian Standard AS 3745 Emergency Control Organisation and Procedure for Buildings, Structures and Workplaces - Tasmania

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you are responsible for an occupied building, structure or workplace. This standard outlines the minimum requirements for the establishment, validation and implementation of an emergency plan for facilities to ensure the safety of its occupants in the event of an emergency evacuation.

Class 1a buildings are exempt from this standard unless that building is also used as a workplace. Class 1a buildings are defined as a single dwelling being a detached house, or one or more attached dwellings, each being a building, separated by a fire-resisting wall, including a row house, terrace house or villa unit.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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.

Administering agency

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management
Tasmania Fire Service

Act(s) name

Fire Service Act 1979 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

General Fire Regulations 2010 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Head Office
Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management
Tasmania Fire Service

Operating address:
Cnr Argyle and Melville Streets
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1526
Hobart, Tasmania 7001


1800 000 699


03 6230 8600


03 6234 6647


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