If you want to learn more about fire safety the FPA provides a range of factsheets. The FPA Australia aims to be a vital and successful link in communicating the fire safety message to members, the fire safety industry, other businesses and industry, and to the wider community.
The following factsheets have been developed using the knowledge and skills of the members of the association and with the approval of the various Technical Committees.
Only a working smoke alarm can save lives. If you can handle a screwdriver, you can install a battery operated smoke alarm. Smoke Alarm Installation and Maintenance
Portable Fire Extinguishers can save lives and property by putting out or containing fires within the capability of the extinguisher. However, they must be of the correct type for the particular fire, and they must be used
correctly. Making the Right Choice and Understanding the Differences
Residential Fire Safety
Fire Protection Association Australia recommends ten steps you can take to protect yourself, your family and your home from fire. Ten Steps to Home Fire Safety
Every year fire departments attend fires that are caused by incorrectly placed Christmas lights. FPA Australia urge everyone decorating their home to review these simple guidelines to ensure their home is safe this Christmas. Christmas Light Safety
Protecting Yourself and Your Family
Each year numerous children fall victim to fire. In some cases, children cause fires, which injure themselves and others and result in damage to homes, schools, other buildings and bushland. Children need to be protected from fire and the potential to start them. Children and Fire Safety
Each year many senior citizens fall victim to fire. Simple fire prevention is the best way to keep you and your home safe from fire. Below are some simple steps that you can take to reduce the chance of fire and burns.
If your clothing or hair catches fire, the “Stop, Drop and Roll” method will aid in extinguishing the fire and prevent further injury. Stop, Drop and Roll
Escape plans are essential for schools, pre-schools and for the home. Home Escape Plans
Appropriate design can be crucial when protecting your house from bushfire. Below basic checklist to consider when designing a house in a bushfire prone area. Bushfire Resistant Design
Business Fire Safety
A fire at work can mean more than perhaps a few days off. You or your work-mates could be badly injured or killed. Even if no one is injured, a serious fire can mean that you lose your job. Around 25% of businesses that suffer a serious fire go out of business as a result. Fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace. Fire Safety in the Office