TACs

 

Below is a list of the current Technical Advisory Committees and their activities. The numbering of each directly corresponds with the particular Australian Standards FP committee with which it interfaces.

 

TAC/1 - Maintenance of Fire Protection Systems and Equipment

 

Responsibilities cover the maintenance of fire protection systems and equipment.

 

TAC/1 Terms of Reference

 

TAC/2 - Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

 

Responsibilities cover fire detection, alarm, warning and intercommunication systems.

 

TAC 2 Terms of Reference


TAC/3/7 - Portable and Mobile Equipment

 

Responsibilities cover fire extinguishers, fire blankets, fire hose reels and other portable or mobile fire equipment.

 

TAC 3/7 Terms of Reference

 

TAC/4/8/9 - Fire Sprinkler & Hydrants Systems, Tanks and Fixed Fire Pumps

 

Responsibilities cover fire sprinkler and hydrant systems, tanks and fixed fire pumps.

 

TAC 4/8/9 Terms of Reference


TAC/11/22 - Special Hazard Fire Protection Systems

 

Responsibilities cover special hazard fire protection systems, such as, gaseous, aerosol, water-mist and fixed foam suppression systems as well as pre-engineered systems.

 

TAC 11/22 Terms of Reference

 

TAC/17 - Emergency Planning

 

Responsibilities cover emergency response planning, training and procedures.

 

TAC 17 Terms of Reference

 

TAC/18 - Fire Safety

 

Responsibilities cover methods for assessing for hazards and risk to life and property and the contribution of design, materials, products and components to fire safety particularly but not exclusively in buildings.

 

TAC 18 Terms of Reference

 

TAC/19 - Passive Fire Protection

 

Responsibilities cover passive fire protection products and services.

 

TAC 19 Terms of Reference

 

TAC/20 - Bushfire Safety

 

Responsibilities cover planning and design to reduce risks to people, property and the environment from bushfires, wildfire and grassfires throughout Australia. This committee also provides advice on FPA Australia's industry accreditation program for this area known as: Bushfire Planning and Design (BPAD).

 

TAC 20 Terms of Reference

 

TAC/23 - Tunnel Fire Safety

 

Responsibilities cover fire protection and fire safety systems and equipment for use in road and rail tunnels.

 

TAC 23 Terms of Reference

 

TAC/T - Training


Responsibilities cover the identification and review of educational resources, units of competency and training and assessment delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) through and on behalf of FPA Australia or its members.

 

TAC T Terms of Reference