Fire safety regulation

How investing in professional fire protection will save you money.

By |2024-04-03T11:33:37+10:00April 3rd, 2024|Equipment, Fire prevention, Fire safety, Fire safety regulation, Fire system, Quality management, Service|

Investing in professional fire protection can feel like a big expense, however, using the proper fire prevention services for your business, can not only protect property and lives, but it can also save you thousands of dollars each year, making it a smart investment that give you peace of mind.  Let’s explore how. Reduce your

Industrial fires: stop your assets from going up in flames

By |2023-10-18T10:23:14+10:00October 18th, 2023|Buildings, Construction, Fire prevention, Fire safety regulation|

An extreme blaze at a Sydney industrial business near Campbelltown, which took 60 firefighters around four hours to extinguish, shows the importance of having a high level of fire safety within industrial workplaces. The intensity of the fire was caused by waffle pod slabs which are used in the construction of concrete slabs. The threat

Designing the right fire protection system – what do you need?

By |2023-03-29T10:22:34+10:00March 29th, 2023|Construction, Design, Equipment, Fire prevention, Fire safety regulation, Fire system, New installation|

Designing a fire protection system is a critical aspect of any building design and construction, especially in Australia where the risk of fire is high. The Australian government has enacted strict regulations on fire protection to safeguard businesses and ensure the safety of occupants. This article explores what factors you need to consider when designing

Fire safety in aged care facilities – know your responsibilities

By |2023-03-09T10:41:16+10:00March 9th, 2023|Design, Fire prevention, Fire safety, Fire safety regulation, Fire system, Uncategorized|

On the 18th of November 2011, two rooms at the Quakers Hill Nursing Home in North Sydney caught fire.  The devastating incident caused 11 fatalities and dozens more were injured.  The tragedy raised many questions about fire safety in nursing homes, and today it remains a harsh reminder of what can occur when proper fire

New fire safety statement regulations – what they mean for you.

By |2022-10-01T12:16:57+10:00October 1st, 2022|Accreditation, Buildings, Certification, Fire prevention, Fire safety, Fire safety regulation, Regulation changes|

Did you know that version 4 of the annual fire safety statement came into effect on 1 September 2022?  What does this mean for you? Don’t panic, here’s a quick reference to the information you need to stay up-to-date. What are fire safety statements? Here's a quick refresh. As part of the construction of a

Fire protection, what your business must know!

By |2022-05-27T09:11:58+10:00May 27th, 2022|Buildings, Fire prevention, Fire safety, Fire system, Regulation changes, Service, Uncategorized|

You never think a devastating event will happen to your business, but nobody is immune from the threat of fire. Preparing your business to survive such an event is vital whether you’re a small family-run business or a company with a large team. You have a duty to protect the lives on your property by

Office fire safety, have you done enough?

By |2022-07-11T20:55:38+10:00March 28th, 2022|Equipment, Fire safety, Fire safety regulation, Fire system, Service, Uncategorized, Useful tips|

A company office space may not seem like a dangerous fire zone, however office fires can be caused by faulty electronics or wiring, old heating systems or they may even be deliberately lit.  Fire can quickly get out of control, especially without the right fire prevention strategy and tools.   So, is your office really prepared

Fire safety for high rise buildings – are you prepared?

By |2022-07-04T23:06:22+10:00February 23rd, 2022|Fire prevention, Fire safety, Fire safety regulation, Fire system|

Fire safety in high-rise buildings has gained much attention over the years.  Sadly, events like the Grenfell Tower incident, where 72 people were killed in a blaze in west London, show how horrific it can be when fire safety is not prioritised. In NSW, fire services respond to many fires in residential buildings of four

5 critical things restaurant owners must know about fire safety

By |2022-07-04T23:01:01+10:00January 23rd, 2022|Buildings, Fire prevention, Fire system, Regulation changes, Uncategorized, Useful tips|

If you work in the hospitality industry, it won’t come as a surprise that restaurants, cafes, and catering businesses are at high risk of fire. That's because hot surfaces, open flames, and unattended cooking in the kitchen are close to other combustible materials. So, what do you need to do, to protect your business

Your guide to building fire safety

By |2021-10-14T16:54:13+10:00October 14th, 2021|Buildings, Fire safety regulation|

As a busy building manager or owner, you’re in charge of ensuring every part of your property is fire-safe. The trouble is, there are a plethora of requirements for building fire safety. Getting it right is essential since the latest government figures show that fire damage can cost an average of $32,000 per building.

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