Construction Site Fire Safety Plans are required and regulated in National, Provincial and Municipal Fire Codes. The local “Authority Having Jurisdiction” (the fire department) must approve this plan. The owner or authorized agent of the owner is responsible for the implementation and content maintenance of the plan and has a legal duty to ensure that the building complies with the regulations at all times. Failure to comply to the regulations the may result in penalties levied against the owner.
Fire Operation Manuals are required for high buildings or buildings containing specialized equipment, hazards, or special operational challenges to firefighters as defined in the BC Building Code.
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An Emergency Response Manual is a resource guide developed for staff, providing information on first response procedures that should be undertaken in emergency situations such as:
- Evacuation Procedures
- Fire and Smoke Procedures
- Gas Leaks
- Medical Emergencies
- Bomb Threats
- Chemical Spills
- Public Disorder
- Other Threats