Different Types of Fire Extinguishers and Their Respective Uses

13 July 2020

Generally speaking, a fire extinguisher is an equipment that functions as a fire protection device to mitigate and manage fire-related incidents during emergency situations. Normally, it is not the default equipment used to put out a fire that is considered “out-of-control.” Out of control fire incidents are characterised by flames reaching up to the ceiling, user-endangering categories that include lack of escape route, toxic smoke, big explosions and hazardous occurrences. A fire extinguisher consists of a hand-held cylindrical pressure vessel containing an agent that can be discharged to extinguish a fire. Fire extinguishers manufactured with non-cylindrical pressure vessels also exist […]

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Building Fire Safety and Upgrade in Sydney: Hire the Best Professional Fire Safety Consultants

29 June 2020

Professional fire safety consultants are often those who conduct a fire risk assessment on your premises and afterwards would write a report on building safety in order to recommend the necessary precautionary fire protection measures. Their job mainly revolves around pinpointing fire hazards and advising responses to better handle and control a situation should a fire occur. Every business is mandated to build and upgrade fire safety systems. Here is how hiring the best professional fire safety consultants would build fire safety and upgrade in Sydney. Hiring the Best Professional Fire Safety Consultants Ensures Safe Work Environment Hiring the best […]

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Fire Safety Risk Assessment: What Can It Do For Your Business?

11 June 2020

Businesses all around the globe are mandated to a regular fire safety risk assessment. Such is an important practice in most industries to ensure the safety and protection of the owners, employees and customers altogether. Since it is under the obligation of owners, in compliance with the law, neglecting the fire safety risk assessment could result into excessive and unnecessary penalties or worst – imprisonment. Usually, most business people would perceive this fire safety risk assessment as one of those measures that are not entirely essential to the industry. However, what they do not know is that there are preventive […]

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Understanding Fire Safety Protection

29 May 2020

Due to its geographical and environmental conditions, Australia takes fire safety very seriously and has a number of programs in place to help prevent building fires and minimise their impact. The Department of Customer Service is currently developing an accreditation framework to recognise industry schemes that will accredit individuals as competent fire safety practitioners. The department has published a guide for building owners  to help owners determine if a person is a competent fire safety practitioner in the interim. When the accreditation scheme is established a register will then be available for building owners to select a competent fire safety […]

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Ways to Prevent Fire Alarm System Failure and How Fire Safety Consultants Can Help

11 May 2020

Fire safety requires a great deal of knowledge covering a wide range of topics in regards to the fire protection system, including operational considerations, monthly and annual testing and inspection requirements, preventative maintenance, as well as various policies and procedures. To overlook or not have a good understanding of how fire alarm system operates can have catastrophic consequences in ensuring the safety of the buildings occupants. The element of risk, duty of care and responsibility for fire and life safety is a big burden, that is why prevention is the best way to address such. Below are ways to prevent […]

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