Fire Safety Verification Method

Handbook

This non-mandatory Handbook provides guidance to use the Fire Safety Verification Method (FSVM) for buildings in NCC Volume One. The FSVM is a voluntary tool under a Performance Solution pathway, providing a documented process in the design of fire safety Performance Solutions and is based on the International Fire Engineering Guidelines (IFEG).

This handbook has been released as a preview to support education on the new non-mandatory Fire Safety Verification Method within NCC 2019, which has been introduced with a delayed adoption date from 1 May 2020.

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