Electric Vehicle & Charging Safety For Emergency Response

EV FireSafe, a private company funded by the Department of Defence to research electric vehicle battery fires & emergency response, was engaged by the Australian Building Code Board to provide a foundational set of EV & charging safety considerations.

Based on our research, discussions with Australian & international emergency agencies & peer review by an international battery fire expert, Professor Paul Christensen, this report sets out the first step in an ongoing journey to making driving & charging EVs safe & easy.