Why Using Licensed Professionals for Fire Safety is Essential

Why you need to check licences

Hiring licensed professionals is not just about ticking boxes, if there’s an incident, being able to show that qualified professionals did the checks and maintenance can help legally, as body corporates can be held accountable if something goes wrong.

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Occupier Statement Explained

When it comes to managing properties in Queensland, one crucial thing to remember for fire safety is the annual occupier’s statement. This document might not seem like a big deal, but it’s really important. It keeps track of all the checks and assessments done on different fire safety systems in a building. In this article, we’ll talk about what the annual occupier’s statement is, why it’s needed, and why getting a third-party fire safety audit can be helpful.

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Maintenance Tolerance Period Explained

The Qld Development Code MP6.1 calls up Australian Standard AS1851-2012 as the minimum service requirements for prescribed fire safety installation, therefor becomes mandatory. The frequencies are set out in the Australian Standard AS1851-2012; tolerances apply to the frequency service intervals set out for each required service. Tolerances are applied to the date of the initial activity, for example: Read more…

 

Third Party Certification – Why wouldn’t you do it?

Are your fire safety documents fully compliant?

When it comes to fire safety compliance, one often overlooked area is documentation. With service providers increasingly utilising third-party software to document their visits, body corporates may no longer have instant access to physical service logs. This leads to potential issues, such as discrepancies, data loss and unresolved issues that can compromise both safety and compliance.

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