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DISCLAIMER: Fortifire Information Bulletins are intended to provide assistance to the general public. Every attempt is made to provide information that is consistent with the appropriate laws, standards, and good practice. Therefore, any information provided should serve only as a foundation for further investigation and study and the user must seek their own professional or legal advice in all matters.

  01 Signs and Safety

Safety signs give a specific message to those who may be exposed to hazards in the workplace. This document provides a brief overview of the types of safety and awareness signs used in in Australia. Refer to Australian Standard 1319 for more detail. 

  02 Evacuation Plans and Diagrams

Fire and evacuation plan development, evacuation coordination procedures, evacuation signs/diagrams, evacuation coordination instructions, evacuation practice and staff training are mandatory requirements in Queensland.

  03 Fire Extinguishers in Company Vehicles

We are often asked whether Fire Extinguishers are required to be provided in Company Vehicles. This Information Bulletin aims to provide some guidance.

  04 Photoluminescent Exit Signs

The National Construction Code 2014 (Building Code of Australia contains new provisions that allow the use of Photoluminescent Exit Signs where specific criteria is met.

  05 Hose ReelsHose Reels need to be looked after so they can be relied upon and used easily in an emergency.
  06 Smoke Alarm Legislation January 2017From 1st January 2017, new Queensland Legislation was introduced with the aim of ensuring every Queensland home is fitted with compliant and operable Photoelectric Smoke Alarms in every bedroom and path of travel to an exit by the year 2027.

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This Information Bulletin provides some basic information on portable fire extinguishers, including what their purpose is, when they are required, what types of extinguisher are suitable for different fires, how to use them and the requirements to have extinguishers serviced (maintained). 
 
This document is intended for consumers or for fire protection companies to provide consumers with an overview of the factors around the selection, use and servicing (maintenance) of portable fire extinguishers and direct them to resources where they can find out more information