Roof Safety Alert
The purpose of this safety alert is to highlight that sudden roof collapse can occur without warning. This alert provides guidance for building owners, schools, local government, building managers and body corporates about minimising the risk of roof collapse.
This alert focuses on roofs with trusses that have large continuous spans (i.e. the truss is only supported at its ends) and, in particular, timber trusses with tiled roofs. Buildings with these roof combinations could potentially be found on halls, at schools, sporting facilities, entertainment venues or other public meetings areas.