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Four important facts about fire blankets

By |2020-03-05T08:21:46+10:00February 29th, 2020|Equipment, Fire safety|

Cover-ups. Two words that usually imply something wrong – not when it comes to stopping fires though. For some flames, the best way to extinguish it is to suffocate it, hence covering it up. That’s what fire blankets do best. So, should a fire blanket be part of your suite of fire safety equipment?

Your fire safety statement: a step-by-step guide

By |2020-01-05T19:22:27+10:00January 5th, 2020|Fire safety regulation|

(This article was updated on 5 January 2020) In 2017, the NSW government introduced a series of building regulatory reforms to address the need for stricter guidelines when it comes to fire safety. These reforms affect the Annual Fire Safety Statement NSW process. As usual, building owners must submit an Annual Fire Safety Statement

What you need to know: Smoke and heat alarms

By |2019-11-10T18:38:30+10:00August 30th, 2019|Equipment, Fire prevention, Fire safety|

Smoke and heat alarms can be found everywhere since these are considered one of the first line of defense in the event of fire. When it comes to detectors and alarms, there can be so many options when you’re a building manager or owner. Do you have smoke detectors and/or heat detectors in your

Top fire safety resources for building managers

By |2019-11-10T18:39:18+10:00July 30th, 2019|Fire prevention, Fire safety, Useful tips|

As fire safety regulations continue to change, compliance-conscious building managers or owners, like you, are always looking for ways to improve the fire protection of your property. While it’s crucial to arm yourself with a professional fire safety provider, it’s just as vital that you understand the ins and outs of your systems. That’s

What building managers need to know about fire pumps

By |2019-11-10T18:39:51+10:00June 25th, 2019|Equipment, Fire safety, Fire system, Useful tips|

Water remains one of the most effective fire fighting agent. However, without the correct pressure, it will be ineffective at putting out any fire. It’s vital that the flow of water gets a much-needed boost so that it can reach areas affected by fire. That’s why fire pumps are an essential component of any

Time to review your fire safety provider’s accreditation

By |2020-01-15T19:16:25+10:00May 15th, 2019|Accreditation, Fire safety regulation, News, Regulation changes|

(This article was updated on 15 January 2020) 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

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