Fire prevention

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

Global Fire in top industry magazine

By |2018-09-18T10:47:53+10:00June 4th, 2018|Buildings, Construction, Design, Fire prevention, Fire safety, Fire system, New installation, News|

They say you can tell a lot about someone by the company they keep. That’s why Global Fire is honoured to get mentioned among the building industry’s best in the Australian National Construction Review (ANCR). The quarterly magazine showcases the very best of Australia’s construction projects. It also highlights how consultants, like Global Fire,

Tips to stay warm but safe in winter

By |2018-09-18T10:46:55+10:00May 14th, 2018|Buildings, Fire prevention, Fire safety, News, Useful tips|

While the threat of fire always exists, winter brings with it specific risks to fire safety. During the colder months, warmth and comfort come in the form of heaters and similar items. It’s no surprise then that in NSW, incidents of fires increase by 10% during winter. Since fires can cause irreparable damage to