Marine Fire Prevention And Safety Services

Author: Alex Pericleous

Whether you are at home, at work, shopping, or even on a boat having the right fire safety equipment in place can save lives. The reason there are Australian Standards for Marine fire prevention is to keep property as safe as possible while also protecting the lives of those who are on the water. Any small mistake can spark a fire emergency, and a lapse in marine fire prevention can be devastating. Safety Measures for Marine Vessels Personal watercraft, motor boats, yachts and commercial boats are required to adhere to Australian Standards for boating safety. These standard read full post


Marine Fire Safety Equipment South Australia

Author: Alex Pericleous

The Nightmare of a Fire at Sea: What should be an enjoyable voyage can quickly become a nightmare. A simple spark near the cooking area of your boat ignites the grease. The flames can spread so quickly that there are only seconds to react. People on the boat panic and scramble for safety. Who will fight the fire? Where are the life vests? Does everyone know what to do? Could this be you? The risk of a fire on any marine vessel is real. Proper preparation, training and installation of fire safety equipment is essential to help keep your property protected and to save lives.  read full post


Fire Extinguisher Requirements For Boat & Vessels in South Australia

Author: Alex Pericleous

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) has reported that during the year 2014 there were almost 200 distress incidents involving marine vessels. A significant number of these incidents involved smoke or fires on the boat or other type of watercraft. Thankfully this number has remained relatively stable over the last few years mainly due to increased awareness and fire safety training. There is real danger for fire emergencies on boats, yachts, commercial vessels, and other types of marine vessels. Occupants on the vessel are just a short distance from extremely flam read full post


Fire Extinguisher Requirements For Boats & Marine Ships

Author: Alex Pericleous

Boats and marine vessels of all types can be particular dangerous for fires. Each year hundreds of boats, personal watercraft and other types of marine vessels catch fire or have some form of fire event. The factors that can cause a fire and make a marine fire so dangerous include: Wiring and electrical connections wear more rapidly on watercraft because of the corrosive nature of water Electrical wiring and batteries are in close proximity to combustible materials such as a fiberglass hull Petrol fumes can quickly cause a spark at any moment Cooking on a ma read full post