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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How To Prepare for a Fire Safety Inspection

22 April 2020

Local Fire and Rescue Services conduct regular fire safety inspections on business premises to ensure that they comply with standards. This will involve a visit from a representative of the Fire and Rescue Service who will carry out an assessment of the building. If you’ve never had one before, here’s what you can expect from a fire safety inspection, should an inspector come calling. Know the Role of a Fire Inspector Job descriptions and titles tend to differ depending on which Fire & Rescue Service they belong to but you’ll often hear them described as fire safety inspectors or fire […]

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Fire Extinguishers: A Basic Fire Safety and Compliance Requirement

08 April 2020

More often than not, people feel that fire safety and compliance begins and ends with provision of safety equipment within businesses and homes. However, knowing the best safety device also includes proper determination of fire fighting equipment. That it is also highly-significant to know what equipment is right for your business or home. One of the most basic fire safety and compliance requirements are fire extinguishers. Classes of Fires Class A Class A fires involve paper products, fabrics of textiles, wood-based products, plastics, and rubber-based products. The type of class A extinguishers that fall into this category are powder ABE, […]

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Fire Safety Protection and Compliance in Commercial Establishments for Occupants’ Peace of Mind

27 March 2020

All establishments, whether residential or commercial, must abide with all safety protocol to ensure the protection of its occupants. However, these safety protocols have certain specifications to better accommodate the needs of the establishment. This article will focus on the fire safety protection and compliance in commercial establishments for occupants’ peace of mind. Australian Standards 1851 Australian Standards 1851, shortly known as AS 1851 is a set of rules and regulations that ensure building owners are compliant in meeting the safety standards imposed on fire protection systems. These rules and regulations help to ensure all state and Occupational Health and […]

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Promoting Fire Safety in Heritage Buildings and Establishments

13 March 2020

Heritage building and establishments are a hodgepodge of old documents, precious artwork and impeccable craftsmanship. As observed, these premises boast of preserving the ambiance and appearance of the era it represents – resulting into a mesmerising atmosphere of history. The items found in these buildings and establishments are priceless yet they do not remain immune to the hazards of fire damages. Below are ways of promoting fire safety in heritage buildings and establishments. Incorporating Fire-Suppression Equipment In order to protect historic buildings, sometimes structural engineers, preservation specialists and the building managers must get involved in addition to the fire protection experts.  Together, […]

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