A A A

You must be registered and logged in to reply to posts or post new topics. Click on "How to Use This Forum" for simple instructions on how to get on board. NB: Please do not use your real name or email address as your screen name - if you do it will be changed to something less insecure.

Avatar

Please consider registering
Guest

Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_PrintTopic sp_TopicIcon
If a resident calls 000 are building managers alerted?
Avatar
geeohgeegeeoh
Newbie
Members
Forum Posts: 1
Member Since:
19/04/2018
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
1
19/04/2018 - 6:18 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_EditHistory

I’ve been told that in Queensland, police and fire brigades hold keys to gain access to units and lifts and will assist Ambos to get into a unit.  They’re also equipped to gain entry come what may. Expensively, but if I was bleeding out on my floor I’d want the door kicked in.

My question is: if a resident dials 000 for a reason which neccessarily means a callout and emergency services turning up onsite, will building managers be informed automatically by emergence services?  I’m (hypothetically) dying here, do I really have to try and call onsite manager and wait for IVR and redirect to the oncall? Surely, when a building management contract goes in, one of the registration events is passing contact info to the triple zero?

I tried searching google for any legislation pointers. I tried searching emergency services website. I even tried searching this forum (!) But I can’t see a clear statement.

Avatar
Flame Tree
Flat(chat)Mate
Members
Forum Posts: 53
Member Since:
06/02/2018
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
2
20/04/2018 - 10:42 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print

Interesting question. Why don’t you call one of the services and ask direct. I’d be interested in their answer. Cheers, C.

Avatar
Guest
Guests
3
20/04/2018 - 11:25 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print

Queensland has a very different system of on-site management from the rest of the country.

Is there a BM contact number shown at or near the door so they can be alerted in anything less critical than a life-or-death situation?

A senior fire officer told be that in the absence of access keys in strata, fireys use the “big red key” – you know, the one with the long handle and the shiny blade.

Forum Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Most Users Ever Online: 518

Currently Online: hinshelwood@bigpond.com, Jimmy-T
35 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Whale: 1584

kiwipaul: 584

struggler: 458

Austman: 335

Millie: 211

Billen Ben: 205

Cosmo: 193

considerate band fair: 160

FlatChatFan: 140

Kangaroo: 140

Newest Members:

Shilpa Bakhle

LT

Sammi

iyan2018

iyan

veronikarao12

pommie

Chronicals

amaple

Meloc25

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 40

Topics: 4763

Posts: 22773

 

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 242

Members: 5463

Moderators: 6

Admins: 1

Administrators: JimmyT

Moderators: Sir Humphrey, scotlandx, Christopher Jones, Lady Penelope, Stratabox.com.au, Jimmy-T