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How fire safe is your holiday rental?

By |2024-02-07T10:51:58+10:00February 7th, 2024|Buildings, Fire prevention, Fire safety, Useful tips|

Over the holidays, many of us like to escape  the daily grind to enjoy some rest and relaxation. Whether it’s a beachside apartment or a home in the countryside, short-term holiday rental listings have surged over recent years. However, a crucial component in owning a temporary accommodation is ensuring it is fire safe. In Australia,

Is your e-bike as safe as you think?

By |2023-06-16T12:30:52+10:00June 16th, 2023|Fire prevention, Fire safety, Useful tips|

Electric scooters and e-bikes have become a cheap, convenient and environmentally friendly way to travel around town.  However, a recent spate of local e-bike and e-scooter fires means it’s important to understand their possible risks. Find out our top recommendations and precautions to keep your e-bike and e-scooter fire safe. Know the risk E-scooters and

Is your electric vehicle a fire risk?

By |2023-05-06T11:32:22+10:00May 6th, 2023|Buildings, Engineering, Fire safety, Quality management, Service, Useful tips|

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular as people are looking for more sustainable ways to travel.  However, there are concerns about the safety of EVs, particularly when it comes to fire safety. While EVs are generally safe, there are certain precautions that should be taken to minimise the risk of fire. So if you

Is your smartphone a fire hazard? What you need to know

By |2022-12-06T11:51:20+10:00November 26th, 2022|Fire prevention, Fire safety, Service, Useful tips|

Are you reading this article on your smartphone, tablet or laptop?  Chances are you are, because most of us own a device with rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. From phones, powerbanks and toys, to appliances electric bikes and scooters.  Rechargeable batteries are all around us, however, not many people know that they can be a real fire

What building managers must know about winter fire safety

By |2022-06-29T00:14:22+10:00June 29th, 2022|Buildings, Fire safety, Fire system, Uncategorized, Useful tips|

Fires occur all year round, however, they are much more common when the temperature dips during the cooler months.  This is because many people spend more time indoors cooking and using electrical appliances such as space heaters and electric blankets.  There’s a lot of responsibility on building managers to do everything possible to prevent fire

Hazardous chemicals at work, how to avoid a fire

By |2022-07-11T20:31:55+10:00April 28th, 2022|Equipment, Fire prevention, Fire safety, Service, Useful tips|

Do you have hazardous chemicals at work? Many businesses deal with highly flammable substances such as petrol, ethanol, methylated spirits, nail polish remover, and even hand sanitizer.  If exposed to flames, electricity, or industrial heat, any of these chemicals could cause explosions or a major fire incident resulting in death and serious damage.  Let’s look

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

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

How to prevent a fire during the holidays

By |2022-07-04T22:59:32+10:00December 23rd, 2021|Buildings, Fire safety, Service, Useful tips|

The holiday season is time for families and friends to get together, but, it’s also a time when the risk of fire increases.  Many buildings use lights and other electronic decorations, while other properties are unattended at this time, leaving them especially vulnerable. Just a few extra steps and services can prevent a fire

What to communicate about fire safety to tenants

By |2021-11-23T10:01:25+10:00November 23rd, 2021|Useful tips|

With the help of good communication, building owners and managers can avoid many common fire safety accidents and hazards – not to mention your wasted time and effort. This ensures the tenant fire safety, but it can also save you trouble and cost. So what information should you communicate with your tenants when it

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