A guide to emergency lighting and exit signs

Emergency lighting is an important piece of fire safety equipment, helping illuminate the path to safety.  Getting people to safety with minimal disruptions can be a life saving measure, which is what makes lighting so important. When people can’t see, they find it very difficult to evacuate in a safe and timely manner. Emergency lighting [...]

Home fire extinguisher – which is right for me?

ABE fire extinguishers, alongside fire blankets, are a common choice for protecting homes across Australia from fires.    Why are ABE Fire Extinguishers ideal for the home? ABE fire extinguishers (also known as a dry powder or dry chemical fire extinguishers) are filled with a powdered extinguishing agent that spreads easily and melts over flames. [...]

Which boat fire extinguisher is right for my needs?

ABE fire extinguishers are a common choice for boat owners looking to protect themselves and their property – here’s why.  People sometimes think boats must somehow be protected against fires because they reside on the water. This is certainly not the case – in fact, the truth is quite the opposite. Fires on boats are a [...]

Vehicle Fire Extinguishers: Which one is right for me?

Vehicle fires are very dangerous but somewhat common – thankfully fire extinguishers can help minimise the risk.  Fire extinguishers aren’t only for buildings, they’re also a very important safety feature to have in your car, van or truck. As far as your vehicle is concerned, this small piece of safety equipment could mean the difference [...]

Is a small fire extinguisher right for my needs?

Size is a necessary consideration when you’re shopping around for a fire extinguisher.    Choosing the right size of extinguisher is a very important safety concern that is often overlooked by businesses. In many cases people assume that bigger is better when it comes to extinguishers because larger equipment is more powerful and has more [...]

Fire extinguisher Supercheap Auto: Things you need to know

Should I purchase a fire extinguisher from a hardware store or auto parts dealer?   It’s common for people to ask us whether it’s safe to purchase a fire extinguisher from a local hardware store like Supercheap Auto. The answer is most likely a yes if you are in Australia or New Zealand, thanks to [...]

What are the different types of fire safety equipment?

There are dozens of different types of fire safety products, and each of these have a very different purpose.  Fire safety equipment can come in multiple different kinds, classifications, styles and colours. Having so many different options means you’ll be very likely to find the perfect match for your needs, but it also makes it [...]

Fire extinguisher Kmart: What you need to know

Is it safe to purchase a fire extinguisher from Kmart or my local department store?  We commonly get asked whether it’s safe to buy a fire extinguisher from Kmart. The answer is yes – probably – Australia and New Zealand have a number of Standards, such as AS/NZ1841.5, in place to ensure fire equipment sold [...]

What kind of fire safety equipment is right for me?

With hundreds of different fire safety products on the market, finding the right fit can be a challenge.  Fire safety equipment comes in different styles, colours, classifications and sizes. Having such a variety of options at your disposal is a good thing because it means there’s likely to be a product that perfectly matches your [...]

Fire extinguisher Bunnings: Things you should know

Should I purchase a fire extinguisher from my local hardware shop?  Many people have asked us whether or not the fire extinguishers sold at Bunnings and other hardware shops are safe to buy. The answer is that they probably are – most commercially available fire extinguishers which are compliant with Australian and New Zealand standard [...]

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