Fire

Fire Extinguisher Requirements for Construction Sites

Guide to Fire Extinguisher Requirements for Construction Sites

September 8, 2021 /

With sparks flying, dangerous chemicals lying about, and flammable substances in multiple places, construction sites are especially prone to dangerous fires. That’s why all builders need to make sure they’re taking fire safety seriously. Having fire extinguishers on site is one of the most important precautions for a builder to take. Not only could the…

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Home Fire Safety Guide

Home Fire Safety Guide

August 23, 2021 /

When it comes to home fire safety, prevention and planning are key. First of all, you need to make sure everyone in the household knows how to get out in the case of an emergency. Then, you must do everything you can to remove hazards and limit the risk of fire in your home. By…

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AS1851 Fire Safety Standards

AS 1851 Fire Safety Standards

July 26, 2021 /

The AS-1851 is an Australian Standard that sets out requirements for routine fire protection equipment and services requirements. Rules and procedures outlined in AS-1851 cover different types of fire equipment and procedures related to the proper functioning of fire hazard systems and emergency planning. These rules and regulations ensure that building owners remain in compliance…

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Smoke alarm beeping

Why Do Your Smoke Alarms Keep Beeping?

July 20, 2021 /

If your day has ever been interrupted by that dreaded smoke alarm beeping, you know how annoying it can be. This sound has haunted people worldwide for decades and will continue to do so.  As you know, it’s not the beeping of your smoke alarms that causes such a hassle, it’s the fact that it is…

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Electric Blanket Safety

Electric Blanket Safety Tips

July 12, 2021 /

Electric blankets are the perfect addition to any bed in winter. They keep you toasty warm and allow you to save energy by not running the heater all night. While electric blankets are generally safe to use, it’s important to follow all recommended safety precautions. Follow these safety tips below and practice all fire safety…

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Fire and Rescue NSW

Fire Extinguisher Safety #10: Fire and Rescue NSW

November 7, 2012 /

Fire and Rescue New South Wales (NSW) goal is to protect the citizen, improve their defence against catastrophe and crisis from happenings on the public, nature and businesses of New South Wales. Fire and Rescue NSW’s is one of the biggest fire and rescue services that combat fire in the Area of NSW. Fire and…

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Firewoman

Fire Extinguisher Safety #09: Women firefighter for Fire and Rescue

November 6, 2012 /

The fire fighting profession has long been dominated by males but the times have change and women have become integral partners in the fire fighting programs of the state. Becoming a good firefighter must involve certain traits such as trustworthiness, dependability, quick thinking, physically fit, team player, helpful, effective communicator, hard worker, positive outlook and open…

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special job

Fire Extinguisher Safety #08: Fire and Rescue NSW Recruiting

November 5, 2012 /

A fire fighter is a special job that serves others while learning unique skills. It also carries a sense of pride, honor and respect of work for community which he serves. Hard work is synonymous to a fire-fighters task but with cooperation and teamwork even difficult task can be done quickly. A successful work can lead to a…

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Fire Safety Sprinkler Systems

Fire Extinguisher Safety Tip #01: Comparative Sprinkler Test Burns

October 10, 2012 /

Contact Aegis Safe for fire extinguishers and fire safety services in Sydney (02) 8005 7666 Sprinklers are one of the best ways to fight fire during the early stage so that it can help protect life and property. Sprinklers automatically detect fire and instantly suppress it from spreading to nearby areas. The sprinkler releases water to stop fire…

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