DEM Fire successfully passes FPAS audit for expert fire compliance delivery

As we’ve previously reported, the fire protection industry has seen immense changes in recent years. In addition to a demanding assessment process in order to gain accreditation, all Accredited Practitioners must also pass a detailed audit process. We are pleased to advise that DEM Fire team member, Anthony Carroll, has successfully passed his first audit – so you can be reassured of a safe, certified and industry-leading fire compliance solution.

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DEM Fire Now Providing Lift Assessments for Annual Fire Safety Statements

Following the implementation of the 2017 NSW Government legislation reforms to fire compliance, we’re pleased to advise that DEM Fire now provides lift assessment services for Annual Fire Safety Statements from our in-house CFSPs. Here’s our guide to the changes and to our safe, certified and leading fire compliance lift assessment services.

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Upskilling the DEM Fire Inspection and Testing Team

At DEM Fire, we regularly update staff skills to ensure our team has leading capability across all aspects of fire prevention. Last year, team members gained accreditation under the Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS), and our Testing and Inspection team is now working through a number of FPAS accredited courses to deliver first-class fire protection for every customer.

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What Fire Compliance Changes Mean for Annual Fire Statements

As we recently reported, legislation changes now require all staff that conduct Annual Fire Statements to gain accreditation as ‘competent fire safety practitioners’ (CFSPs). As of 1 July, only CFSPs can now legally conduct the work previously covered by Fire Safety Assessment (FSA). Here’s why that’s good news for the industry, for quality assurance…and for property owners.

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DEM Fire Moving Forward with FPAS Accreditation

Amendments introduced in 2017 to the NSW Government EP&A Regulations come into force on 1 July 2020. These amendments require fire safety statements to be assessed and signed by an accredited Competent Fire Safety Practitioner (CFSP). Implementing these changes is a significant process, and we are pleased to advise that DEM is fully prepared to meet the April deadline.

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