Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers And Their Uses

The world has certainly experienced some weird weather recently. Sydney in particular was the warmest place across the globe a few days ago, and bushfires have been on the rampage all around the country. This is why it’s important that everyone understand just how dangerous hot weather can be. Although the weather is mostly out of our control, we can certainly take precautionary actions to stay safe and healthy throughout the summer months.

Steering clear of the sun and staying hydrated are excellent ways to manage hot weather, however it's evenly important to ensure that everyone take measures to improve their home fire safety. Being the most fire hazardous time of year, now is an appropriate time to evaluate your home fire safety by testing all fire alarms and other firefighting tools such as fire extinguishers to ensure they are in good working order.
Common Household Fires Even though bushfires bring about tremendous amounts of damage to properties lying in their path, many peopl…

Making It Your New Year's Resolution To Increase Your Home Fire Safety

Despite plenty of good intentions, I’ve always found it really difficult to keep my new year's resolutions! Looking back, it’s quite clear to me that part of the issue is that my past resolutions have been substantial lifestyle changes which are a little idealistic and hard to achieve.

Does this sound familiar?So I've come to the conclusion that this year, my new year's resolution will be a more practical and feasible one - decreasing my daily coffee intake. I cherish coffee, and giving up would cause exhausting amounts of suffering, but I most certainly don't need the massive amount of caffeine that presently runs through my system each day. With a little bit of inspiration and tenacity, I'm optimistic I'll be capable of achieving this goal.
Most people's new year's resolutions are focused around being healthier in one way or another, which I think is great, but we should all remember that taking small steps to realise a goal is much more useful than bit…

Tips For Managers on Business Fire Safety Essentials

There's no question that fires can have a destructive impact on a company. Alongside presenting a dangerous threat to human life, fires can ravish through resources and properties, and elicit an extensive amount of lost income through high priced and time-consuming repairs. It shouldn't come as a surprise that there are rigorous regulations when it pertains to commercial fire safety in Australia. Business managers should incorporate an in depth fire safety plan for their workplace and make sure that all workers are comprehensively trained in these fire safety procedures. Although there are typical fire safety tools such as fire extinguishers and smoke alarms which are required by law, there are also some fundamental tips that business managers must be aware of to make sure all team members are safe and any damage to equipment or property is mitigated in the unfortunate event of a fire.

Undertake A Fire Safety Audit
One of the best ways to ensure the safety of your staff members …

Fire Alarm Safety Tips At Home

Let's be honest, homes have plenty of safety hazards. From slippery floors, sharp tables, stairs, kitchens and pools, your house and most other buildings have a vast range of hazards that can put our safety at risk. We don't think too much about it though, as accidents such as tripping on the floor and hitting your head on the ground is not likely to happen. And if it does, the majority of the time it's not going to be a critical situation. What is lethal though, are fires. If a fire breaks out in your house when you're sleeping at night, you'll only have a few minutes to evacuate before it's too late. That's why home fire alarms are a legal requirement. Without working fire alarms in your home, you are:

●57% more likely to incur property loss and damage; ●26% more likely to suffer serious injuries; and ●4 times more likely to die
It's obvious that home fire safety is an exceptionally important, if not a life-saving subject. So here's a quick overview o…