Essential safety measures - cladding safety

Whether you are a resident, an owner or a building manager, everyone has a part to play in fire safety.

Essential Safety Measures (ESMs) are specific safety features in a building which are designed to protect occupants in the event of a fire. They commonly include fire detection and alarm systems, fire doors, emergency lighting and fire hydrants.

Find out about more about their maintenance and compliance requirements by reading the Victorian Building Authority's fact sheet below.

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To view this fact sheet in other languages, see Cladding Resources on the VBA website.

Reviewed 22 October 2019

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