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How Would You Know If Fire Extinguishers are in Good Condition?

17 June 2019

If you own residential or commercial property that is occupied by residents or companies and their employees, it is essential to have top-rated and currently updated fire safety equipment and protective devices. It is very important to include easily accessible fire extinguishers in both home and business property for use by occupants if a fire should occur. Each extinguisher must be in good operating order and ready for use. In addition, all of the fire extinguishers in your property should be frequently and carefully inspected to ensure their readiness for use. Often large, damaging fires spread from relatively small outbreaks […]

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Fire Protection Safety in Sydney: Building Assessment by Competent Consultants and Practitioners

03 June 2019

Fire safety services compliance regulations in Sydney, NSW require that you install and maintain a range of fire safety measures and equipment in any building that you own. A top-rated fire safety compliance consultant and practitioner like Dennis Lyons, principal consultant of Key Compliance, is well prepared to fully assess your commercial, multi-purpose or multiple-unit residential building for its current levels of compliance for fire safety protection. As property owner, you are required to make sure that your building interiors are inspected, assessed and certified on a regular schedule to ensure adequate fire safety for all employees or residents. All […]

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Important Considerations in a Fire Safety System Upgrade

16 May 2019

If you own a building in NSW that needs a fire safety system upgrade, you are legally responsible for ensuring that all necessary repairs and upgrades are made. Otherwise, your local municipal council or other authority can issue a fire safety order requiring compliance with fire safety regulations if your building is deemed sub-standard in meeting these requirements. Perhaps you have recently purchased a sizable, multi-unit residential building, factory, office building or commercial retail building and need to have your new property inspected for fire safety compliance. In many instances, recently purchased properties need inspections, audits and fire safety system […]

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Fire Door / Smoke Door Inspections in Strata Buildings: Why is this Necessary?

02 May 2019

Fire door/smoke door inspections are major necessities in strata buildings today. Especially since strata property is owned by multiple individuals or companies, more focused attention may be required by building management to ensure that all fire protection doors meet NSW fire safety requirements. With shared property ownership, there may also be delays in scheduling the necessary fire safety compliance inspections by qualified fire safety consultants. Delays may occur in gaining access to all the fire and smoke doors located in a strata building as well. The Strata Title system became effective in Australia in 1961 for better handling of the […]

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Important Qualifications That Your Fire Safety Consultant Should Possess

23 April 2019

When you have your commercial property assessed for fire prevention safety, you want to ensure that your fire safety consultant has all the important qualifications to perform a thorough and highly effective inspection. You need a consultant with expert training, professional experience, and knowledge of the fire safety regulations in your locality. This consultant must be well qualified to perform the necessary audit of your business premises and make correct recommendations for all necessary property repairs and installations to ensure excellent fire protection for your commercial property and all employees who work within the building as well as all valuable […]

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