Industry Updates

  • The COVID-19 situation is changing rapidly and we wanted to take this opportunity to advise you of the business activities of ESM Compliance. It is of the utmost importance to us that your sites are safe and compliant....

  • As a busy property manager or property owner, you do all the right things to comply with Victorian Building Regulations; your Essential Safety Measures assets are serviced regularly and on schedule, your log books are complete, your records intact. But there seems to be a growing......

  • In many ways, the building industry seems to be one of the last to embrace technology and remove reliance on hard copies, records in triplicate and mountains of loose data that then needs to be entered into spreadsheets, chased up when lost, filed, archived, stored.......

  • This practice note updates the previous practice note 2016-23 issued February 2016. Purpose An essential safety measure includes an item required to be specified by the Relevant Building Surveyor (RBS) under Regulation 194 and Part 15 that is provided in a building or place of......

  • It still surprises us how often we see fire exit doors blocked by stock, fixtures and all kinds of obstructions. The scary thing is, most building owners don’t know what their tenants get up to behind closed doors. Technically its the responsibility of a building......

  • Are you placing your financial future at risk with non-compliant Essential Safety Measures? Every year those insurance renewals roll around, and although we might complain a little that the premium has increased – again – we pay it anyway, because we know how important it......

  • Are you a property owner in the City of Greater Dandenong and you’ve received a Building Infringement Notice (BIN)? Keeping our ear to the ground, we’ve heard that this particular region of Melbourne is being targeted for Essential Safety Measure non-compliance. Before you throw it......