At the request of the Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities, the Association of Canadian Fire Marshalls and Fire Chiefs, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) created an Associate Committee on Fire Codes in 1956. The National Fire Code of Canada (NFC) was first published in 1963.
There are a few simple questions you can ask yourself before consulting Robert Furlong Design Co. about your Fire Safety Plan needs.
The changes need to be enacted by the Provincial Government to become law. Maintaining compliance with life safety changes is the responsibility of the building owner and those designated by the owner to implement the requirements of the Fire Code. This has not changed since the inception of the first BC Fire Code in 1980.
A Fire Safety Plan is intended to limit the probability of delays or ineffectiveness in conducting firefighting operations, which could lead to the spread of fire that could ultimately lead to damage of your property.