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Summary Bulletin: Home Fire Safety Egress

Authors: Oram, L.
Illustrators/Contributors: Svenger, M.
Published: 1st October 2005
Audience: Consumers, Government/NGOs/Peaks, Industry, Librarians/Researchers/Students
ISBN: 1 86487 760 X


This bulletin discusses the considerations for fire safety within the home and specifically addresses egress concerns for people with disabilities. It provides information on evacuation planning, automatic door closers and openers along with other safety products. It has a checklist for therapists and product information.

Publication History

1st edition Summary Bulletin: Home Fire Safety Egress by Lara Oram, October 2005. Reprinted June 2014.

Table of Contents


  • Publication History
  • Acknowledgements
  • Liability Statement
  • Reproduction of material
  • Contents
  • Tables
  • Considerations for home fire safety
  • Fire safety products
  • Automatic Door Closers and Openers
  • Evacuation Plan
  • Responsibility of HMM Services and Therapists
  • Products for home fire safety
  • Fire Safety Checklist
  • References
  • Appendix 1: Australian Standards and the BCA


  • Table 1. Products for home fire safety

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