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Basic Fire Safety For Your Home

When it comes to fires, the wrong split-second decision can get you in a life-threatening situation. Below are some of the most common mistakes people make in the event of a fire and tips on how to avoid them. Remembering and applying these tips could help you escape from a potential life-threatening situation. These basic …

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Are You Confident Your Business Has The Correct Fire Extinguishers Installed?

Are you confident that your business has the correct fire extinguishers installed? Did you know certain extinguishers are made for specific fire types? There are actually 6 main fire extinguisher types in Australia which can be installed in business premises. The various types of fire extinguishers in Australia are for different types of fire. Because …

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The Requirements of Evacuation Signs and Diagrams

In all states of Australia, it is a requirement of AS3745 2010 to have Evacuation Diagrams in all facilities, including common areas when referring to multi-tenanted buildings. To ensure compliance with the building fire safety regulation and The Australian Standard AS3745-2010 Companies must be equipped with an evacuation plan, fire evacuation diagram, and comply with the …

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Why You Need Your Emergency Plans Fact Sheet Ready in Creating Fire Evacuation Diagram

According to Safe Work Australia the Emergency Plans Fact Sheet provides general guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) and workers on preparing and maintaining general emergency plans for fixed workplaces under regulation 43 of the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations. The Emergency Plans Fact Sheet will serve as a guide in …

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Who needs evacuation diagrams according to Australian Standards?

A key component of AS 3745-2010 is the provision of evacuation diagrams. An evacuation diagram is intended to provide emergency and evacuation information for occupants and visitors. They should contain concise, clear and appropriate detail to inform occupants and visitors in an emergency. Fire Evacuation Diagrams are an important element of your facility’s safety plan and …

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Use This Checklist for Your Next Child Care Fire Inspection

Child care centres exist to provide children with proper development activities and a good learning environment. Providing them with these growth factors comes with the responsibility to keep them safe. This is why the Australian Standards for fire protection in child care facilities came into existence. To comply with the laws and succeed in hazard …

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