Practice Notes 2014-23 Maintenance of Essential Safety Measures - Victoria


This document describes the requirements for maintenance of essential safety measures in building and places of public entertainment. It is used by building surveyors or other inspectors at the time of issuing an Occupancy Permit or Certificate of Final Inspection.

Essential safety measure refers to safety measures, essential services, safety fittings, and equipment.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2018 Victoria

Administering agency

Victorian Building Authority

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