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Fire Extinguisher Testing Why it is Important

Posted on 10 May 2019
Fire Extinguisher Testing Why it is Important

Fire extinguishers are an important part of any business. The last thing you would want to have is a fire at your place of business and not have a fire extinguisher that is working properly and up to code as outlined by the Australian Standards AS 1851-2010. It is for this reason fire extinguisher testing is particularly important.  
What is fire extinguisher testing? For starters, fire extinguisher testing is part and parcel of your business obligations for Aust...
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AS 1670 Fire Safety

Posted on 10 May 2019
AS 1670 Fire Safety

AS 1670 The Australian Standard 1670 (AS1670) outlines the basic requirements when it comes to the design and installation automatic fire detection as well as alarm systems. The components for the systems are designed and manufactured in line with the AS 1603 standard. According to the Building Code of Australia (BCA), emergency warning systems fall under three main categories, including: Emergency warning and intercommunication system Emergency sound and intercom ...
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Electrical Fire Extinguishers ? What To Use In An Electrical Fire

Posted on 10 May 2019


Electrical fires are far more common than we think and they can happen at just about any time. As such, it is important for commercial properties to be properly equipped to handle the same in the event that one does occur. Certain types of fire extinguishers are designed to work in the case of electrical fires. These are called Electrical Fire Extinguishers. It is important to understand the nature of electrical fires so you can understand which type of extinguisher is best to u...
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FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Posted on 10 May 2019
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Fire Extinguishers in Australia
In Australia there are 6 main fire extinguisher types which can be installed in business premises. The different types of fire extinguishers in Australia are for different types of fire. For this reason it is essential that Australian businesses have the right type of extinguisher installed in their workplace. Types of Fire Extinguishers
Class A Class A Fire Extinguishers are used for fires that involve paper products, fabrics of text...
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RCD Testing Requirements

Posted on 10 May 2019
RCD Testing Requirements
 
In Australia, all commercial businesses are required to maintain electrical safety. One important component of Electrical Safety is the installation of RCD Safety Switches. Once the RCD's are installed, they are also required to be tested periodically to ensure they are working correctly. There are RCD Testing Requirements in place help the owner maintain safety and compliance. However, the first question some owners may have is, "what is an RCD?" Frequ...
 

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