Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Ministry of Education Fire Safety and Design Requirements summary

The Ministry of Education, working with the New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS), has developed ‘Fire Safety and Design Requirements for Schools’ to provide boards of trustees with advice and mandatory requirements for fire protection. The document provides: · Fire safety design requirements when you are considering a building project at your school · Details of the legal requirements · The Ministry’s standard specifications for fire alarms (MOE SFA1) · Guidelines for evacuation schemes. Mandatory ONLY for public sector funded projects.