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Time to review your fire safety provider’s accreditation

By |2019-05-15T07:11:40+10:00May 15th, 2019|Accreditation, Fire safety regulation, News, Regulation changes|

Credentials count. That’s especially true when it comes to matters that you would never entrust with an unqualified operator – fire safety not least of all. With industry bodies and the government further strengthening the regulations surrounding fire safety, now is a good time to review if you are entrusting work to the right

How recent changes to fire safety affect you

By |2019-05-15T06:52:24+10:00April 30th, 2019|Fire safety regulation, Regulation changes, Uncategorized|

Australia now has a new building code with the National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 coming into force on 1 May 2019. This new code has legal effect across the entire country. It’s important to stay aware of what the changes mean for your building and its fire safety. Summary of fire safety changes The

Five ways to simplify your fire safety inspection

By |2019-04-04T08:44:38+10:00March 28th, 2019|Fire prevention, Fire safety, Fire system, Service|

Although a perennial process, organising and carrying out annual fire safety inspections can require much effort from building managers; however, a misstep could be time-consuming and can cost thousands in penalties, not to mention unhappy tenants.Plus, carrying out inspections is a requirement to secure your AFSS — your primary proof of fire safety compliance.So, how

Smart and safe ways to save on fire protection costs

By |2019-02-25T17:05:02+10:00February 25th, 2019|Fire prevention, Fire safety, Useful tips|

The amount of money spent doesn’t always equate to value gained. It’s true for consumer goods, but also for services. Plus, making smart decisions about how to use funds means investing more resources into growing your business. But should you try to save costs on something as vital as fire protection? After all, lives

What makes an ideal fire safety provider?

By |2019-01-30T05:17:59+10:00January 30th, 2019|Fire prevention, Fire safety, Fire system, Service|

In the world of fire safety, very few features distinguish one service provider from another. If you think about it, most if not all provide the same products and services. How can you be sure you’re working with a provider who offers the best value? The answer matters because fire safety is a considerable

Keep buildings fire-safe during holiday closures

By |2018-12-13T22:14:18+10:00December 13th, 2018|Fire prevention, Fire safety, Useful tips|

The summer break is time for relaxing. But did you know, many serious incidents occur during the extended public holiday stretch? In 2015, injuries during the holidays included fairy light-related accidents and burns. Now, those were situations where people were actively involved. What about those that could happen passively? If your office building or

Debunking 5 popular sprinkler system myths

By |2018-11-19T19:07:45+10:00November 19th, 2018|Equipment, Fire prevention, Fire system, New installation, Service|

You’ve seen it in movies: the hero sets off the fire sprinklers to cause a diversion, the entire building gets flooded, and he gets away to save the day. Unfortunately, Hollywood gets a lot of things wrong about sprinkler systems. Also, unlike the flicks, fires are real and very serious. Uncontrolled, it could lead

Fire safety tips for building and facility managers

By |2018-10-24T08:53:11+10:00October 24th, 2018|Buildings, Fire prevention, Fire safety|

As a busy building or facility manager, attending to more obvious issues, like leaking pipes or damaged carpet, leaves you vulnerable to hidden ones. Fires happen less frequently than other building maintenance issues it’s easy to ignore. However, unlike a leaking pipe, fires take lives. While the importance of fire safety is undeniable, learning

Busting myths about fire extinguishers

By |2018-09-18T10:35:31+10:00September 18th, 2018|Equipment, Fire safety, Useful tips|

Fire extinguishers can be effective ‘first aid’ tools in stopping a fire. But, incorrect handling can bring tragic results. That’s why it’s important to sort the facts from the myths when it comes to fire extinguishers. It could mean the difference between ‘disaster averted’ or ‘crisis worsened’! Myth 1: All fire extinguishers are

What is a CFSP and do you need one?

By |2018-08-27T09:14:07+10:00August 27th, 2018|Buildings, Certification, Fire safety regulation, Regulation changes|

When protecting lives and property, there are no taking chances. Building owners and certifiers want to ensure safe structures. While fire service professionals need a way to guarantee customers that they measure up to the highest standards. That’s why the amendment to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (NSW), is a welcome improvement.