After last year’s horrific bushfire season across Australia, bushfire preparation should be front and centre for every business owner in a bushfire prone area. As a business owner or manager, it is your responsibility to understand the risks, prepare a bushfire plan, and ensure that you and your staff are clear on the required course of action before, during and after a fire. Here’s what you should know.Read More
DEM Fire has a specialist team of fire system experts in-house. Our project team has expertise across all aspects of fire prevention design and installation, and our asset protection team monitors and tests installed fire system components, including passive fire protection. Passive fire protection is a key element of structural fire protection. We explain here how passive fire protection works, and why it’s critical for building fire safety.Read More
On 18 September, DEM Fire celebrated National Family Business Day, an initiative of Family Business Australia (FBA). It’s a nod to the contribution that all family businesses make to the Australian economy, community and culture. DEM Fire is very proud to be a family business, and we are delighted that our team has grown to include several other families.Read More
DEM Fire delivers leading fire prevention with expertise across complex fire protection systems. Fire equipment today is cutting edge… but it wasn’t always that way. We take a look at moments in the history of firefighting that show just how far we’ve come, and how fortunate we are today to have integrated and advanced fire protection systems.Read More
Every fire is different. Depending on the flammable materials involved you may need to use a specific type of fire extinguisher. If you choose the wrong type, it could be ineffective or dangerous.
Understanding the different classes of fire can help you to identify which types of fire extinguishers you need for adequate fire protection for your commercial site.Read More
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.Read More