A fire blanket is a kind of fire safety appliance used to tackle minor contained fires typically found in kitchens, garages, small factories, etc. Fire blankets are made of specially treated synthetic and fire-resistant or fire-retardant materials, including woven fibreglass and wool, which can withstand high temperatures of around 500 to even 900 degrees Celsius.
The fire triangle, also known as the combustion triangle, consists of three vital components – heat, fuel, and oxygen. The three components are essential to start and sustain a fire. The fire can’t be ignited, or it will extinguish almost immediately, even if one of these three ingredients are missing. So, how does this work?
5 Benefits Of Getting Your Fire Alarm System Tested There are thousands of fire accidents in New Zealand annually, and unfortunately, many lives are lost in these accidents. It is commonly seen that fire alarm systems play a crucial role in saving lives during fire breakouts. On the other hand, the property damage and loss
6 Reasons Why You Need To Test Your Business’s Fire Alarm System The fire alarm system needs to be 100 per cent functional and reliable, and the only way to guarantee that is by getting it professionally tested and inspected regularly. A fire alarm system can save many lives during fire emergencies by giving people
Benefits of Fire Extinguisher Servicing Taupo Irrespective of the size of the commercial establishment you visit in Taupo, you’ll notice fire extinguishers located strategically near the staircase or any other easily accessible places. We don’t need fire extinguishers every other day, and businesses, organisations and households use safety and preventive measures to ensure they aren’t needed
Fires tend to occur at the most unexpected of times, and it’s in such situations that fire extinguishers play an undeniably vital role. What for the most part was just a red canister on your wall, suddenly becomes the difference between minor and extensive damage to your property. For your extinguisher to be up to
The PASS Technique: How To Use A Fire Extinguisher The most common emergency for any small business is a fire and which is something that they need to plan for at all times. Fire extinguishers are an invaluable tool for small businesses and homeowners alike when it comes to fighting small fires. It can help
Fire Extinguisher Band Colours NZ Fire extinguishers are an essential tool in the unfortunate event of a fire. Not only can they save property but can also save lives and reduce the chance of danger to those involved. Different fire extinguisher types are more effective with different classes of fire. Some types may even cause
What Are The Six Classes Of Fire? The fuel that is burning dictates the type of extinguisher you use to fight the fire. To help you understand this idea, you need to know how fires are classified and which fire extinguishers are fitting for each class. The six classes of fire in New Zealand are Class A
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If you are the manager or owner of a New Zealand building, then you are legally obligated to provide evidence that the building meets the health and safety requirements set out in The Building Act 2004 and the associated regulations of that Act. Part of the process is that building owners have to hold a
The Building Warrant of Fitness serves a similar function to that of a vehicle warrant of fitness. It ensures the continued health and safety of building occupants. There are many parts of a building that can be damaged by regular wear and tear and could become a risk to occupants if left unchecked. These key
The Building Act 2004 – which covers the safety and integrity of buildings – states that building owners with buildings that contain “specified systems” related to health and safety, then those buildings must maintain a Compliance Schedule and they must produce Building Warrant of Fitness documents annually. These documents verify that those specified systems have