Useful Links

Links to a number of related websites

 

Fire Protection Association (United Kingdom)

www.thefpa.co.uk
The United Kingdom’s national fire safety organisation that seeks to identify and draw attention to (1) the dangers of fire, and (2) the fire prevention measures (so as to minimise the potential for loss).

Fire Protection Association Australia

www.fpaa.com.au 
Australia’s largest organisation seeking to promote fire awareness and the work of the fire protection industry.

Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

 www.civildefence.govt.nz
This site has some resources for evacuation planning and management. The focus is mass evacuation, but building evacuation gets a mention.

National Fire Protection Association (United States)

 www.nfpa.org
An association that seeks to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically- based consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.

New Zealand Fire Service evacuation scheme

www.onlineservices.fire.org.nz 
NZFS website page for lodgement of evacuation schemes: allows schemes to be lodged online and provides information on how to complete and submit an application for a Fire Evacuation Scheme, provides copies of the forms for approval, notification, and maintenance.

Non-natural disasters

www.whatstheplanstan.govt.nz/non-natural
A section of a Civil Defence website on emergency planning.

Passive Fire Protection Alliance (Australia)

www.pfpa.com.au
An alliance that provides fire safety engineering for performance-based building solutions. It focuses on new science and philosophies about how best to contain and control fire. One change has been a move to significantly reduce passive fire protection systems if active fire protection features, such as sprinklers, are on site.

Society of Fire Protection Engineers

www.sfpe.org
A society that seeks to advance the science and practice of fire protection engineering and its allied fields, to maintain a high ethical standard among its members, and to foster fire protection engineering education.

Standards New Zealand

 www.standards.co.nz
A body that develops standards and other specifications to improve the quality of goods and services, facilitate trade and commerce, and promote safety, health and welfare.