Guides for Businesses and Councils

A range of publications to assist businesses and councils in planning for fire.

 

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1 Mar 2021

Guidelines for Renewable Energy Installations (pdf 1.8MB)

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide details about standard measures and processes in relation to fire safety, risk and emergency management that should be considered when designing, constructing and operating new renewable energy facilities ...

Guidelines for Renewable Energy Installations (pdf 1.8MB)

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1 Apr 2020

Management and storage of combustible recyclable and waste materials - indoor storage guideline (pdf 1.2MB)

This guideline advises building owners, occupiers and operators of waste and resource recovery facilities (WRRF) in Victoria how to store combustible recyclable and waste materials (CRWM) indoors.

Management and storage of combustible recyclable and waste materials - indoor storage guideline (pdf 1.2MB)

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6 Jul 2019

Identification of Street Hydrants for Firefighting Purposes (pdf 1.9MB)

Guidelines to provide reference to Councils, water authorities, contractors, land developers and any other parties responsible for provision and maintenance of the identification components of street hydrants for firefighting purposes in Victoria.

Identification of Street Hydrants for Firefighting Purposes (pdf 1.9MB)

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6 Mar 2017

Riparian Land and Bushfire Risk - Resource document (pdf 3.9MB)

Information about the behaviour of fire in riparian land to assist catchment management authorities.

Riparian Land and Bushfire Risk - Resource document (pdf 3.9MB)

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1 Mar 2017

Riparian Landholder Brochure (pdf 410.6KB)

Information about the behaviour of fire in riparian land to assist catchment management authorities.

Riparian Landholder Brochure (pdf 410.6KB)

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6 Jun 2016

Guidelines for Operating Private Equipment at Fires (Edition 2) (pdf 2.9MB)

Advice and information to help individuals operating private equipment at fires.

Guidelines for Operating Private Equipment at Fires (Edition 2) (pdf 2.9MB)

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6 Aug 2015

Guidance for Beekeepers during the Fire Danger Period and Total Fire Ban Days (pdf 212.3KB)

General advice as to what beekeepers can and can't do during declared Fire Danger Periods when fires in the open air are legally restricted and on days of Total Fire Ban.

Guidance for Beekeepers during the Fire Danger Period and Total Fire Ban Days (pdf 212.3KB)

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6 Aug 2014

Grassland Curing Guide (pdf 2.5MB)

A guide to estimating the level of grassland curing.

Grassland Curing Guide (pdf 2.5MB)

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6 Apr 2014

A guide to retrofit your home for better protection from a bushfire (pdf 657.9KB)

Produced by CFA and the Building Commission to help you better prepare your home for a bushfire situation.

A guide to retrofit your home for better protection from a bushfire (pdf 657.9KB)

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6 Mar 2014

Tyre storage guidelines - Indoor Storage (pdf 118.5KB)

Guidelines for site operators about safe storage of tyres indoors.

Tyre storage guidelines - Indoor Storage (pdf 118.5KB)

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6 Mar 2014

Tyre storage guidelines - Outdoor storage (pdf 114.6KB)

Guidelines for site operators about safe storage of tyres in the open air.

Tyre storage guidelines - Outdoor storage (pdf 114.6KB)

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6 Feb 2014

A guide for business: developing a Bushfire Emergency Plan in Victoria (pdf 1.5MB)

For organisations who have occupants residing, holidaying or working at their premises.

A guide for business: developing a Bushfire Emergency Plan in Victoria (pdf 1.5MB)

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6 Jun 2013

Monitored Automatic Alarms Guidelines (pdf 322.1KB)

A guide that assists building owners and managers to know their rights and responsibilities in relation to monitored automatic alarms in buildings.

Monitored Automatic Alarms Guidelines (pdf 322.1KB)

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6 Oct 2012

Fire Ecology Guide (pdf 4.6MB)

A guide to environmentally sustainable bushfire management in rural Victoria.

Fire Ecology Guide (pdf 4.6MB)

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6 May 2012

Caravan Park Fire Safety Guidelines (pdf 5.6MB)

Guidelines for caravan park owners, operators and occupants.

Caravan Park Fire Safety Guidelines (pdf 5.6MB)

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6 Jan 2008

Residential subdivision Water Supply Requirements Statement (pdf 33.3KB)

Residential subdivision applications that require a road to be made are sent to CFA when they do not meet water supply requirements.

Residential subdivision Water Supply Requirements Statement (pdf 33.3KB)

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6 Jan 2007

Requirements for Water Supplies and Access for Subdivisions in Residential 1 and 2 and Township Zones (pdf 692.9KB)

Planning tool for permit applicants and municipalities outlining the fire safety requirements to cope with structure fires and assist with the design and approvals process for residential subdivisions.

Requirements for Water Supplies and Access for Subdivisions in Residential 1 and 2 and Township Zones (pdf 692.9KB)

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6 Jan 2006

Preferred Requirements: Water supplies and access for subdivisions in Rural Zones (pdf 241.4KB)

Planning tool for permit applicants and municipalities outlining fire safety requirements performance levels, CFA preferred requirements and guidelines to assist with the design and approvals process for rural subdivisions.

Preferred Requirements: Water supplies and access for subdivisions in Rural Zones (pdf 241.4KB)

fire orders poster

1 Jan 2006

Fire Orders (pdf 522.7KB)

'In case of Fire' signage for the workplaces.

Fire Orders (pdf 522.7KB)

brochure on gas safety

7 Jul 2005

Gas Safety Guidelines for Hospitality Industry - Guidelines for staff (pdf 190.3KB)

Factsheets for businesses using portable gas heaters in public places.

Gas Safety Guidelines for Hospitality Industry - Guidelines for staff (pdf 190.3KB)

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7 Jul 2005

Gas Safety Guidelines for Hospitality Industry - Guidelines for the employers (pdf 217.7KB)

Factsheets for businesses using portable gas heaters in public places.

Gas Safety Guidelines for Hospitality Industry - Guidelines for the employers (pdf 217.7KB)

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7 Jan 2004

Roadside Fire Management Brochure (pdf 516.2KB)

General information on roadside fire management with a simple explanation of key fire science.

Roadside Fire Management Brochure (pdf 516.2KB)

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7 Jan 2004

Roadside Mowing and other Fire Prevention Works (pdf 11.5KB)

The introduction of the Road Management Act in 2004 with its implications for roadside fire prevention works, has hardly been noticed and may not have been properly considered by many members of the community.

Roadside Mowing and other Fire Prevention Works (pdf 11.5KB)

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7 Jan 2003

Class A Foam, Wetting Agent and your property (pdf 312.7KB)

Information for property owners about firefighting chemicals CFA may need to use during a fire.

Class A Foam, Wetting Agent and your property (pdf 312.7KB)

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7 Jan 2001

Roadside Fire Management Guidelines (pdf 583.6KB)

Will assist land and resource managers, Councils, transport authorities, service providers and fire services to provide balanced and effective fire management on roadsides to meet community needs.

Roadside Fire Management Guidelines (pdf 583.6KB)

 

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