How To Find Fire Fighting Equipment Suppliers In Adelaide?

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Fire fighting equipment is a necessary part of every facility. When a fire emergency occurs, equipment such as fire extinguishers (http://www.firesafeservices.com.au/fire-extinguishers), alarms, smoke detectors, blankets and other devices can help in saving lives and minimise property damage. If the equipment is not appropriate for the fire, not in the right location, or not functioning properly a catastrophic situation could happen. Facility managers and owners should seek fire fighting equipment suppliers Adelaide businesses need to make sure the right equipment is installed and working. read full post


How to use a Fire Blanket

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An important part of fire fighting is to know the type of fire and the source of the flames. Electrical, grease, chemical and other flammables have different approaches to extinguish. The wrong approach can result in property damage, injury, or death. A fire blanket is designed to address specific types of fires that produce large flames and are difficult to extinguish. For fire emergencies in contained areas a fire blanket can be used if the source of the flame is a chemical, oil or grease. Oil or grease fires are commonly found in kitchen or cooking areas. Fats and oils can i read full post


Emergency Lighting systems for Business - Why they are important?

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Smoke can be as deadly as or even more deadly than fire. When smoke fills an area it becomes extremely difficult to see and to breathe. Even when there is not a great deal of smoke, building occupants may panic if they do not have clear indication on what to do or where the exits are located. Emergency lighting systems can be a life saver during times when fire or smoke is present. Some of the options available for emergency lighting systems (http://www.firesafeservices.com.au/products/exit-and-emergency-lighting) include: Battery powered single point systems – these li read full post


The Importance of fire alarm systems & fire detection systems In your workplace?

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In a fire emergency, a few seconds could save lives. All businesses should be aware of their fire risks and take appropriate steps to prevent fires, but also take steps to properly alert personnel if a fire event occurs. Facility owners and managers should evaluate their need for fire alarm systems. These are important devices to keep personnel and property safe. A fire detection system is designed to sense smoke, excessive heat or fire and provide an alert for a particular area of the building. The type of fire alarm system needed depends on the age of the building and the layo read full post


Why fire protection systems are important for your business?

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Businesses need fire protection systems that will protect persons as well as property and assets. With the release of Standards Australia AS 1851-2012 businesses should be aware of the fire protection systems required, how they should be used, and what steps should be taken to be compliant. Fire protection systems include various devices designed to diminish or eliminate the threat of a fire event. Fire protection systems include detection devices such as smoke detectors, fire response systems such as sprinklers, fire safety equipment (http://www.firesafeservices.com.au/) such as ex read full post


Does my fire safety equipment need to be maintained?

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Any type of safety equipment must be inspected and maintained on a regular basis. This is particularly important for fire safety equipments Adelaide facilities utilize. Without proper maintenance fire safety equipments Adelaide can degrade, malfunction or break and become unusable. If a fire emergency occurs your facility personnel need to have the confidence and trust that the fire safety equipments Adelaide has in place will properly address the fire. Imagine a situation where a location is fully equipped with fire extinguishers, but there has been no maintenance on the extinguishe read full post


Buying fire protection and safety equipment in Adelaide

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When buying fire safety equipment Adelaide (http://www.firesafeservices.com.au/) businesses can choose from several types of safety equipment providers - but not all are the same. Before selecting a provider for fire protection and safety equipment it is best to make sure that provider is the right fit for your particular business. There are several key items regarding fire protection Adelaide businesses should review before making a final decision on a fire protection equipment provider: Knowledge – does the provider understand your business and the areas that are to be pr read full post


Fire extinguisher maintenance — easy to do, hard to remember

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In order to comply with Australian Standard (AS) 2444 and to insure that proper safety precautions are in place, fire extinguisher maintenance should be performed on a routine basis to keep the devices in proper working order. Faulty or improperly maintained fire extinguishers can have dire consequences in the event of a fire emergency. There could be damage to the person operating the device, structural damage to the building, or even life threatening situations — all of which could have been prevented if a working extinguisher was available. AS2444 outlines several items that  read full post


Safety equipment in Adelaide: how it's regulated by AS2444

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The implementation of safety standards can be confusing when business owners and managers are left to interpret them with little or no guidance. In the case of the Australian fire detection and suppression standard AS2444, owners and managers may require help to properly implement the guidelines. For safety equipment Adelaide businesses should be fully briefed on the AS2444 standard to make sure they are compliant. The following are some important clarifications of some terms in the Australian Standard AS2444, including what safety equipment Adelaide businesses should utilize: Por read full post