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.
Fire and evacuation plan development, evacuation coordination procedures, evacuation signs/diagrams, evacuation coordination instructions, evacuation practice and staff training are mandatory requirements in Queensland.
We are often asked whether Fire Extinguishers are required to be provided in Company Vehicles. This Information Bulletin aims to provide some guidance.
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 Reels||Hose Reels need to be looked after so they can be relied upon and used easily in an emergency.|
|06 Smoke Alarm Legislation January 2017||From 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.|
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