WHAT ARE ESSENTIAL SAFETY MEASURES?
- Fire Indicator Panel or Control Equipment
- Mechanical Services including Air Handling Units
- Exit / Smoke and Fire Doors
- Emergency Lifts
- Emergency and Exit Signage
- Fire Equipment
- Fire Rated building Materials (installed during construction)
- Fire isolated passageways and paths of travel
- Smoke Alarms or Smoke Detection systems
- Sprinkler or fire pump systems
When the construction of a building is complete, it is the owner’s responsibility to ensure that the safety features installed in Class 2 – 9 buildings are maintained on a regular basis.
WHAT IS A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY?
If you’re unsure of what Essential Safety Measures are required to be maintained in your building, contact us on 1300295337. Fire and Wire can arrange a site inspection to identify what is required to be maintained, and provide a detailed quotation for ongoing maintenance of your Essential Safety Measures.
I LIVE IN A BRAND NEW BUILDING ARE THE FIRE PREVENTION SYSTEMS UNDER WARRANTY AND IF SO FOR HOW LONG?
Fire and Wire are often called upon to inspect buildings before the end of this warranty period to ensure that any defects can be rectified by the builder whilst still under warranty.
WHY IS MY FIRE EQUIPMENT INSPECTED SO REGULARLY?
HOW OFTEN DO MY EXIT AND EMERGENCY LIGHTS NEED TO BE TESTED?
SHOULD I RECEIVE A SERVICE REPORT FOR EACH PERIODICAL FIRE SYSTEM TEST?
Inspection logbooks on site keeps a history of every attendance by our service technicians.
DOES A FIRE TECHNICIAN HAVE TO CARRY OUT FIRE INDICATOR PANEL ISOLATIONS?
Fire and Wire can handle any isolation should you require an isolation to be done?
HOW OFTEN DOES MY FIRE EQUIPMENT HAVE TO BE TESTED?
I HAVE A SMOKE DETECTOR OR SMOKE ALARM IN MY APARTMENT WHAT DO I NEED TO DO WITH IT?
DO FIRE HYDRANTS GET TESTED?
CAN I USE THE HOSE REEL IN MY BUILDING TO WASH MY CAR?
HOW CAN I TELL IF THE FIRE EXTINGUISHER WILL BE RELIABLE IN AN EMERGENCY
If you’re not sure, please contact our service department on 1300295337. We can send a Technician out to your premises to inspect and service your fire extinguishers and other equipment.
SHOULD I HAVE A FIRE BLANKET AND EXTINGUISHER IN MY KITCHEN?
Fire and Wire sell Fire blankets and Extinguishers suitable for residential and commercial kitchens, Contact our Service Department on 1300295337 for further information.
SHOULD I HAVE AN EVACUATION PLAN IN MY BUILDING?
In Residential buildings these plans should be displayed and understood by all residents but also be easy to understand for all visitors and contractors who may be unfamiliar with your building.
WHAT IS A BLOCK PLAN AND WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I DON’T HAVE ONE?
Sprinkler Block Plan
It is a requirement of Australian Standards (AS) 2118 that a block plan be installed at the sprinkler control and test valve assembly. The Sprinkler Block Plan displays the location of the sprinkler isolation and test valves, and any other information required in an emergency situation.
The Hydrant block plan
It is the requirement of Australian Standards 2419 that a block plan be installed at the main booster connection at the front of the building. The block plan identifies all hydrants, including the booster system, on site and any isolation valves installed.
If you require a block plan, contact our Service Department on 1300295337 for further information.
I BELIEVE THE FIRE PREVENTION SERVICES IN MY BUILDING ARE NOT CORRECT, WHAT CAN I DO?
WHAT ARE MECHANICAL SERVICES AND WHO LOOKS AFTER THEM?
Fire and Wire can assist with your mechanical company or can make it part of our service agreement with one of our specialist sub contractors, contact our Service Department on 1300295337 for an inspection. We can tailor a service to meet your needs.