Evacuation Exercise Overview

The Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 requires the occupier of a building to conduct an evacuation exercise of the building or workplace annually to test the effectiveness of the emergency procedures as detailed in the Fire and Evacuation Plan.

The purpose of the evacuation practice is to identify any deficiencies of the current emergency procedures, and to ensure building occupants are aware and become familiar with the emergency procedures.

The evacuation exercise must be carried out by an appropriate number of occupants.


A practice evacuation record and checklist will be provided as required under the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008.

This exercise has been developed to comply with the requirements of the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008.

Evacuation Exercise – Target Audience

All Queensland workplaces as required under the Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008.