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  • Smoke Alarm Testing Services in Australia

    Fire can happen in the blink of an eye, but you don’t have to be a victim. Instead, you can protect your home and business by ensuring your smoke alarms are working and tested regularly. If there is one thing we can all agree on, it’s crucially important to have ...

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  • Small Business Fire Safety Tips

    The effects of fire on companies can be devastating, destroying livelihoods and harming the community. They may also result in a considerable loss of stock, income, and productivity. In addition, a fire may, in tragic circumstances, cause loss of life, injury, unemployment, and bankruptcy. Therefore, it is crucial to take ...

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  • The Importance of Fire Alarm Systems  

    Hundreds of lives are saved every year due to having fire alarm systems installed. Saving lives and property are the most critical reasons businesses and building owners must prioritise full fire alarm system installation. Alarms alert employees, customers, and tenants to evacuate and escape the fire. Moreover, a combination of ...

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  • Should You Install An Intercom System?

    We live in a fast-paced world with many technological innovations thanks to modern technology. One of these innovations is the intercom security system. Importantly, intercom systems have proven to be a significant benefit for home, office and business security. This remarkable device helps prevent intruders, vandals, and unwanted salespeople from entering a property. Plus, modern intercom systems ...

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  • Effective Access Control for Your Building

    An access control system gives business owners and landlords control over who can enter their buildings. Essentially, the system can be as simple as only the main entrance. Or, it can be installed throughout a building and control access to individual rooms and elevators. So, each employee or tenant will ...

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  • Smoke Detector Installation and Testing is Important

    Smoke detector installation is required by law. A smoke detector must be fitted on every level of a home in NSW and the Coffs Harbour region. Not just homes, the regulations extend to any other residential and commercial setting where people sleep. Moreover, smoke detector installation and testing aren’t just ...

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  • What is an Annual Fire Safety Statement (AFSS)?

    An Annual Fire Safety Statement is submitted every twelve months to the local council. In addition, a copy is sent to the local fire brigade and displayed at the building’s entrance. Essentially, the statement must be completed by an Accredited Practitioner (Fire Safety). Plus, the submission must confirm that every ...

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  • What Are Essential Fire Safety Measures?

    ‘Essential Fire Safety Measures’ refers to the safety features of a building related to protecting occupants in the event of a fire. Safety features include fire alarms, exit lighting and directions, fire extinguishers and hydrants, emergency lighting and power supplies. The EFSM applies to all commercial buildings and residential complexes. ...

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  • A Quick Guide to Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

    Early fire detection is critically important. For instance, a fire takes just 30 seconds to become life-threatening. Consequently, fire detection systems are designed to alert occupants to a fire hazard quickly. Clearly, an early alert allows time for safe evacuation. Moreover, early detection plays a vital role in the safety ...

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  • Advantages of Intercom Systems

    Unfortunately, hundreds of homes and businesses are burglarised in Australia every year. Therefore, installing a security alarm system makes sense, but what about an intercom? Essentially, intercom systems add another layer of security. They do this by acting as a deterrent to potential break-ins. In addition, they allow a quick ...

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  • Why do you need a Competent Fire Safety Practitioner?

    A Competent Fire Safety Practitioner is an essential component for modern fire safety compliance. Moreover, this relatively new role was created due to crucial reforms to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act Amendment (Fire Safety and Building Certification) Regulation 2017. Ultimately, the motivation for these reforms was a series of ...

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  • Understanding Electronic Access Control Systems

    Electronic Access Control systems (EAC) are a way of efficiently controlling access to premises. Businesses or organisations install EAC’s to prevent vandalism, trespassing, and theft. EAC also provides a high level of security and control. Moreover, Electronic Access Control provides ultimate flexibility compared to the most basic access control, such ...

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