Fire Protection

Home Fire Safety

Home Fire Safety Audit

January 4, 2013 /

Contact Aegis Safe for fire extinguishers and fire services. Use this easy online home fire safety audit.  It is a great way to understand how you can prevent and prepare your home for a fire. Is your home fire safe? As well as the fire safety unit we recommend you follow this fire safety checklist to…

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Home Fire Safety

Home Fire Safety

January 3, 2013 /

Contact Aegis Safe for fire extinguishers and fire services. Almost half of all fires in the home begin in the kitchen and a staggering 43% of all fire fatalities occur in winter. The key to surviving a house fire and reducing the risk of a fire occurring in your home is to be PREPARED. Every member…

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Fire Safety: Join a Community Fire Unit Interview 5

December 29, 2012 /

This article explains how becoming a Community Fire Unit Member you and your neighbours can build your resilience to bush fires. Community Fire Unit members receive fire training and equipment that helps you to prepare yourself, your family and your home in preparation for the bushfire season.  It will allow you to make informed decisions…

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Fire Extinguisher Safety #11: Hose Drag Test

November 10, 2012 /

The main target of Hose drag and hold test is the upper and lower body muscle strength and stamina of the firefighter. The task is to drag a 38mm hose for 10m to a designated 1m by 1m marked square. While standing on the square, you must target to two different targets and close the…

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Fire Extinguisher Safety #06: Do A Home Fire Safety Audit

November 4, 2012 /

Undergoing a  Home Fire Safety Audit will help you pinpoint the different fire hazards in your home.  A list of simple questions about your house and your activities will help determine your own  fire prevention and safety for your  home.  Storing your answers for  easily retrieval for future usage to determine  your improvement against fire from occurring in your own home.…

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Fire Extinguisher Safety #07: Becoming A Fire Fighter

November 4, 2012 /

Becoming a fire fighter is not an easy job. Most fire fighter applicants are denied and some have applied a lot of times before getting hired. They undergo a lot written and physical exams to screen the right applicants. Physical training and interview are also done since it is a physically demanding work.  To further…

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Fire Extinguisher Safety #05: Community Fire Units (CFU)

November 3, 2012 /

Bush fires are a common place  in New South Wales (NSW)  which occurs  in different sizes and areas every year. Communities that are located in bush lands are always threatened with bush fires since the Australian landscape is a natural bush fire prone area. People living near the bush areas must be prepared at all times for…

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The most common causes of house fires

October 29, 2012 /

Contact Aegis Safe for fire extinguishers and fire safety services in Sydney The kitchen is the most dangerous room in the house for fires. Cooking is the major cause of fires in the kitchen. These fires mainly occur in the evening between 5 and 7 pm. Faulty or damaged electrical wiring throughout the house and in home…

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What Is Fire Safety?

October 29, 2012 /

Contact Aegis Safe for fire extinguishers and fire safety services in Sydney. Fire safety is a set of precautions that are taught and implemented to minimize and avoid the chances of fires that could lead to property and physical damage, injuries, death and community risks especially with uncontrolled fires. A person or a group with fire safety…

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Fire Extinguisher Safety #04: Oil and Fat Fire Safety Message

October 29, 2012 /

You should avoid pouring water on the pan that has oil or fat  in it when it catches fire. The water will quickly evaporate and spread the oil that contains fire. The  water poured turns into vapor it and the dire magnifies over 1000 times making it a giant fireball. Contact Aegis Safe for fire extinguishers and fire safety services in Sydney.…

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Fire Safety Tips For Your Home

October 29, 2012 /

Statistics about home fires reveal several interesting things. Firstly, they show that half of home fires originate in the kitchen area. This is, for the most part, to be expected because of the various cooking activities that are carried out in the kitchen. But then, the statistics also reveal that close to a half of…

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Fire Extinguisher Safety Tip #03: Kitchen Fire Safety

October 25, 2012 /

According to government data, unattended cooking on a hot oven in the kitchen is one the leading causes of home fires. Kitchen fires has brought death and damages to properties. Follow this simple Kitchen Fire Safety steps to avoid fires in your own kitchen. Contact Aegis Safe for fire extinguishers and fire safety services in Sydney. Accidentally spilling…

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Fire Extinguisher Safety Tip #02: How To Use A Fire Blanket

October 23, 2012 /

Aegis Safe recommend that everyone have a fire extinguisher and a fire blanket in their kitchen.  It is extremely important that you have one know how to use it correctly.  The following video will help to teach you how to use a fire blanket. How fire safe is your home? Contact Aegis Safe for fire extinguishers and…

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