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Servicing the ACT area and NSW Surrounds Including Queanbeyan, Braidwood, Cooma, Goulburn and Yass
We supply, install and maintain Fire Safety Equipment such as Fire Extinguishers, Smoke Alarms, Fire Panels, Fire Blankets and Emergency Exit Signs. We also offer Fire Compliance Services, Evacuation Diagrams, Electrical Test and Tag and much more. We are 100% Aussie Owned and Operated and offer a fast, friendly, affordable service. Get a free quote today:
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Fire Safety Services Canberra
We offer a full Fire Service to ensure that all Fire Safety Equipment is up to date and running properly. We can also supply and install Fire Safety components.
In Australia there are legal requirements for public buildings and workplaces to adhere to when it comes to fire safety. We can assist you to ensure your business or organisation is fully fire compliant.
Electrical Tag & Test
Electrical cords and devices can become faulty or dangerous through general wear and use. We ensure all your equipment is completely safe with Electrical tag and testing in Canberra and ACT Surrounds.
Emergency Evacuation Plans
All Public buildings and Workplaces need a Emergency Evacuation Plan to ensure they are safe for the people that use them everyday. We can formulate and implement a Fire Evacuation Plan to ensure your are safe and legal.
Emergency Exit Light Testing
There are legal requirements for organisations to have Working Emergency Exit Lights in their buildings. We can supply, service and maintain these lights to maintain Fire Safety.
To be Fire Safe, it is important to regularly check and ensure that all Smoke detectors in your building are fully operational and functioning as intended. Part of our service includes the Supply and Installation of Smoke Detectors and ensuring their ongoing operation.
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Fire Extinguishers – What Every Business Should Know
Most municipalities have fire safety codes for the purpose of reducing the incidence and destruction of unintended fires. Fire protection measures include particular building construction requirements, the disposal of fire hazards, proper lighting, clear pathways, the provision of appropriate fire extinguishers, and also, plans for occupant notification and escape in the event of fire. Businesses that ignore fire compliance mandates, such as the elimination of combustible materials, or the acquisition of fire extinguishers may be subject to civil penalties, and risk being deemed unsafe. Of these requirements, perhaps the most important one concerns the procurement of, and easy access to, appropriate fire extinguishers.
The vast majority of fires start small. Ready access to a materials specific fire extinguisher is often all that stands between a minor mess and wholesale devastation. Fire Extinguishers come in various “classes.” For example, Class A, extinguishers put out fires involving ordinary flammable materials such as paper, straw, and cloth. Class B Fire Extinguishers put out fires that burn flammable liquids, such as grease fires, gasoline, paint and solvents. Class C extinguishers smother electrical fires. ABC Fire Extinguishers are multiple use extinguishers that are approved for all of the above. Class D is for fires involving combustible metals, for example, magnesium. Class K is intended for commercial kitchen fires that involve cooking oils or trans-fats.
To truly be useful in the event of fire, fire extinguishers must be readily accessible and in good working order. It is equally important that the person reaching for the extinguisher have been taught how to use it. Extinguishers should be clearly visible, centrally located, and wall mounted on the provided bracket.
Don’t obscure the the extinguisher, or block its access. All portable fire extinguishers should be serviced annually by a qualified extinguisher maintenance company and new, tamper seals installed. Pressurized extinguishers require regular hydrostatic tests and maintenance which also must be performed by an extinguisher professional.
The size of the average fire doubles every sixty seconds. Therefore, timing is critical. Everyone who works within an establishement should be familiar with the fire extinguisher’s operation. Memorizing the P.A.S.S. acronym can be helpful in remembering the appropriate steps to take should a fire occur.
- Pull. Pull the pin.
- Aim. Aim the extinguisher at the base of the fire.
- Squeeze. Squeeze the trigger.
- Sweep. Move the extinguisher back and forth in a sweeping motion.
If the extinguisher exhausts and the fire is still growing, if you cannot get the extinguisher to work, or if the fire is not contained, simply evacuate the building and call 911. Fire extinguishers are meant to put out small blazes in their infancy, not fight infernos. Be aware that even after they seemingly appear to be out, some fires will reignite. Always put human safety before that of possessions.
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