Wormald service teams are industry leaders in testing, maintaining and repairing fire protection systems. With specific expertise in building maintenance and safety, Wormald can provide Annual Assessments, BCA Assessments and Fire Upgrade Assessments.
Regular inspection and maintenance of fire protection systems is important as it is required by law in most circumstances, e.g. Section 166, NSW Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulations (2000).
Wormald can assess key fire safety measures within a building such as:
Where applicable, the law requires building owners, from October 2017 to engage a Competent Fire Safety Practitioner (CFSP), to assess fire safety measures in buildings each year. If the inspection is not performed properly by a Competent Fire Safety Practitioner (CFSP), the building owner may be held liable. Engaging of Wormald's CFSP's for the assessment satisfies this obligation. Wormald CFSP’s are all accredited with the Fire Protection Association of Australia- Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS) for undertaking Annual Fire Safety Statement (AFSS) endorsements.
For example, the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulations (2000) require building owners to submit an Annual Fire Safety Statement to the local council and fire brigade.
An Annual Fire Safety Statement when issued certifies that:
Wormald CFSP's determine when the fire safety measures were installed in your building and research the performance standards that was applicable at the time (not today’s standards).
The inspection identifies whether:
Wormald’s Engineering & Assessments team was formally established in 2000.
Our team of consultants is engaged full time to carry out an array of fire safety assessments. Our projects range from single residential strata buildings to multiple highly complex buildings.
With comprehensive industry experience, technical backing and proven track record, we make sure we are always up to date and informed of legislative requirements. We focus on our customer’s needs and expectations in order to deliver our products in a timely and professional manner.
Our experienced staff deal with complex issues / systems and ensure all matters arising are dealt with accurately and professionally. We liaise with all our clients in a professional and friendly manner and have the ability to work in occupied locations without interruptions of staff.
Other consultancy services offered include BCA assessments, fire systems assessment and contractor co-ordination in obtaining Annual Essential Safety Measures Reports and Annual Fire Safety Statements.