Maintenance of fire protection systems vital for business

Maintenance of fire protection systems vital for business from Wormald

By: Wormald  21-May-2012
Keywords: Fire Protection Equipment, Fire Protection, Fire Extinguishers

Every year fire fighters are called out to combat fires which could have been avoided had the right fire protection equipment and systems been installed within the premises and properly maintained. While most building owners and managers understand their obligation to install appropriate fire protection systems, regular service and maintenance is often overlooked.

Australian Standard AS1851-2005 - Maintenance of fire protection systems and equipment, recommends that fire protection systems be regularly inspected to help keep them in working order so that they can perform when required.

For some building owners and managers, dealing with mandatory fire audits, complying with strict standards and regulatory requirements, keeping clear and traceable records and reports can seem overwhelming. Fire protection specialists can provide professional advice, helping take the stress out of maintaining fire protection systems and providing peace of mind for management.

“It can be daunting for building owners and managers trying to understand exactly what their obligations are,” says Garry Kwok, National Technical Services Manager at Wormald. “We help our customers stay on top of their servicing responsibilities by keeping a schedule of when their systems need to be inspected. This helps to minimise the risk of failure in an emergency situation.”

Wormald offers affordable maintenance and servicing to all types and size of business and can also maintain other manufacturers’ systems. For further information on Wormald’s services, call 133 166 or visit www.wormald.com.au.

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