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
As an expert in fire protection, DEM Fire has full understanding of the complexity of a well-designed fire system. Something as seemingly simple as a commercial sprinkler system for instance, requires a thorough knowledge of solution design, system installation, building codes and compliance requirements – which is why the true operation of a sprinkler system… is nothing like Hollywood.Read More
Effective fire prevention involves the seamless intersection of multiple protection systems that meet compliance requirements within specific environmental conditions, which is why maintenance is a critical element of effective fire protection. By taking a holistic approach to solution design, system installation, asset management and fire compliance, DEM Fire can advise on comprehensive solutions – including full inspection and testing.Read More
As a leader in fire prevention services – and with our origins in a family business – DEM Fire knows that a company’s strength relies on robust processes… and dedicated people. James Kingi and Scott Wootton are two of our newest project team members. They have been overseeing new processes to streamline and improve operations – and it’s already making a positive impact.Read More
As Australia’s leading independent providers of fire and essential services, DEM Fire emphasises to all our clients that commercial fire prevention involves comprehensive planning. Most Australians are now very aware of the importance of having a Bushfire Survival Plan at home. It’s critical that businesses give equal urgency to fire prevention… and part of that involves understanding common causes of fire.Read More