Assurance Fire Protection
- Why should my business hire Assurance fire protection to test and inspect our fire safety measures?
Assurance Fire Protection is a new business, established in February of 2019. For this reason, we offer extremely competitive pricing in order to gain long lasting relationships with new clients. Whilst the idea of a hiring a new company to assist your business can often mean you compromise on industry experience, that is not the case with ‘Assurance Fire Protection’. Our lead fire technician and general manager holds seven years full time experience within the industry - with multiple qualifications in the areas of both passive and active fire protection; specializing in fire doors, portable fire equipment, fire panels, compliance with Australian standards, and provision of Fire safety statements with nationally recognized specialist training in all of the above.
Assurance Fire Protection is a complete service. We can ensure that ALL fire safety measures within your facility are tested in compliance with Australian standards as our technicians are qualified in all specialist areas.
- What testing time frames should I follow as a site owner?
Testing time frames are dependent on the equipment held within your site. The 'Australian fire safety standards' set forth the regulations for testing time frames required for fire safety equipment. Extinguishers, hose reels, smoke and heat alarms, fire doors, emergency lighting and exit signs, fire indicating panels, evacuation alarm systems, gas suppression systems, and hydrants all require mandatory inspection in order to assure compliance with these standards, with non-complaint site owners risking significant fines.
At assurance fire protection, we often find that our sites will require monthly, six-monthly and/or annual testing depending on the specific equipment held within the property. Please contact us for information on testing time frames specific to your site.
- Where can I purchase a fire extinguisher that meets Australian standards?
AS1851-2012 and AS2444-200
Assurance fire protection offers competitive rates on the five main types of fire extinguishers used within Australia. These are water, foam, C02, dry powder and wet chemical. There is no single extinguisher that will fight all classes of fire. The extinguisher your site requires will depend on the risks within your property. There are six classes of fire - each type of fire presents its own challenges to subdue and this is where the experts at Assurance Fire Protection can help you protect your most valuable assets.
Class A: Combustible materials
Class B: Flammable liquids
Class C: Flammable gases
Class D: Combustible metals
Electrical fires: Electrical equipment
Class F: Cooking oils
- How much does your servicing cost?
Our expert technicians will provide you with an obligation free quote based upon the services you require. Our prices are highly competitive with our fees including labour, equipment required, and provision of a site asset register. Contact us now for a free consultation and quote. ]
- What is an "ANNUAL FIRE SAFETY STATEMENT" and Does my site need one?
An annual fire safety statement is a declaration by or on behalf of a building owner that a competent fire safety practitioner (CFSP) has:
- Assessed, inspected and verified the performance of each existing essential fire safety measure that applies to the building,
- Inspected the exit systems serving the building and found that the exit systems within the building do not contravene the provisions of Division 7 of Part 9 of the Regulation.
A building owner must ensure that an annual fire safety statement for the building is issued each year and that a copy of the statement is provided to the local council and Commissioner of Fire and Rescue NSW. If you have any questions regarding this process, please reach out to us so we can discuss your sites Annual fire safety statement.