Standards

Emergency Management Performance Standards

The Victorian Emergency Management Performance Standards provide responder agencies with objectives and minimum requirements for the emergency management functions they collectively undertake and clarify how these functions contribute to the shared vision of ‘safer and more resilient communities’.

The Community Smoke Air Quality & Health Standard

The Community Smoke Air Quality & Health Standard (or Community SAQH Standard) provides direction for the protection of community health in response to smoke events resulting in significant levels of fine particles in the outdoor environment.

The Standard for Managing Exposure to Significant Carbon Monoxide Emissions

This Standard provides direction for all agencies responding to large, extended or complex fires that produce significant levels of carbon monoxide (CO) in the outdoor environment.