Aged Care

With frail and often immobile residents the installation and maintenance of fire systems for aged care requires planning and a respectful understanding of the environment. Technical expertise is essential to ensure inadequate fire systems don’t expose patients and staff to unnecessary risk. The Aged Care Act 1997 is the main law that covers government-funded aged …

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Fire Detection

Fire detection systems provide a means to identify a fire through either manual or automatic methods and then alert building occupants to a fire condition. Australian Standard AS1670.1 sets out requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of fire detection and alarm systems. Australian Standard 1851 requires fire detection systems to be inspected every month. …

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Special Hazards

Special hazards are any area containing equipment, processes or stock of exceptionally high value, contain unique or irreplaceable assets or any area or process where the revenue produced is of greater value than the equipment itself. A special hazard can be a building, an area, a room or a piece of equipment. Fire protection systems …

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Gas Suppression

Gaseous Fire Suppression or Clean Agent fire suppression are terms to describe gases used to extinguish fires. Gas suppression systems are typically used to protect three dimensional enclosures containing high value assets. Total flood systems are the most common type of gas fire suppression system. These systems are used to protect against fire hazards located …

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Fire can have a devastating effect on a structure and is a serious risk to the safety and welfare of building occupants. Property loss and damage can result in lengthy disruption while repairs and rebuilding take place.