Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation: Dos and Don’ts

The new Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation stamps the state’s resolve to ensure the safety and protection of all residents and properties. It imposes strict requirements that property owners must comply with and introduces significant changes for gradual implementation within ten years. There are a lot of sites on the internet about the new legislation. This [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Smoke Alarm Legislation|1 Comment

Linked Smoke Alarms: Protect Your Pets from Winter Fires

Linked smoke alarms significantly contribute to home fire safety this winter. They not only protect you, your property, and other material assets, they also keep your furry friends safe from fires. If you consider your pets important members of the family, you’ll do everything to provide them with a safe shelter that can protect them [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Fire Safety at Home, Tenants|0 Comments

Fire Alarm System: Put a Freeze on Winter Fire Emergencies

Do you have a robust fire alarm system that can protect your home from fires this winter? Just because summer’s over doesn’t mean you can put the brakes on home fire safety. According to statistics, 43 percent of fire incidents take place during winter. That’s almost half of the total fatalities each year! Use a [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Fire Prevention, Fire Safety at Home|0 Comments

Ionisation Smoke Alarm: Why It Doesn’t Comply with the New Legislation?

The installation of ionisation smoke alarm used to be allowed in Queensland. But with the new smoke alarm laws in place, the technology requirements have changed. From January 1, 2017, moving forward, all new smoke alarms that will go into every property must only be photoelectric alarms that comply with Australian Standards 3786:2014. The legislation [...]

Best Fire Alarm for the Home

Due to tougher smoke alarm rules in Queensland, property managers and homeowners are now more particular about the type of alarm to use in their property. Here’s an article that informs you about which fire alarm is best for the home. Which fire alarm should you use? Photoelectric or ionisation smoke alarms? Photoelectric alarms are [...]

By |June 15th, 2017|Smoke Alarm Legislation|0 Comments

New Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation: Improving Fire Safety

January 1, 2017, marked the beginning of tougher Queensland Smoke Alarm regulations in a move to raise fire safety in the entire state. The new Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation means changes in the placement of smoke alarms, type of smoke alarm technology, and Queensland Smoke Alarm requirements for properties depending on their use. The safety [...]

Are Your Smoke Alarms Compliant with AS 3786-2014?

Changes in the smoke alarm legislation are taking fire safety in Queensland to the next level. The new rules cover the timeframe of implementation depending on the type and use of property, placement of fire detectors, and the technology standards to follow. With these amendments, the state now has the toughest laws in Australia when [...]

Give the Gift of Fire Safety this Mother’s Day

Mothers are the ultimate hyphenates of the world. They can take care of the children, build an empire, deck out a home, and do more super amazing things all at the same time. And the marvel of it all is that they never stop giving everything they have just to ensure we’re safe and sound. [...]

Teaching Children about Fire Safety & Home Smoke Alarms

Fire safety and the importance of home smoke alarms are common topics in schools. But how often do you talk to your kids about them AT HOME? These aren’t exactly exciting topics for children or teens to chat about at the dinner table (compared to say the latest Netflix episodes or fashion trend). However, it’s [...]

Smoke Alarm Legislation Queensland – Why you should comply sooner rather than later

The new Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation requires sold or leased houses to have smoke alarms in place at the time a tenancy agreement or contract of sale is made. But that’s not all there is to the new legislation. The new smoke alarm legislation sets firm rules on the type and number of alarms a [...]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Smoke Alarm Legislation|0 Comments