Fire Safety Assessments

Fire Safety Assessments

FIRE SAFETY ASSESSMENTS & ENDORSEMENT OF ANNUAL FIRE SAFETY STATEMENTS

Annual Fire Safety Statements:

A Fire Safety Statement is a document issued by or on behalf of the owner(s) of an existing building.

The statement confirms that an accredited practitioner (APFS) has assessed, inspected, and verified the performance of each fire safety measure that applies to the building.

 

Accredited practitioners (Fire Safety) APFS & Fire Safety Assessments:

 

An accredited practitioner is a person that undertakes certain specialist fire safety assessment functions required by regulation.

 

15+ Years Experience

FPA Member

Quick Turnaround

Dedicated Support

Fire Safety Assessments

A Fire Safety Assessment identifies whether:

 

 

  • the fire systems listed on council’s schedule exist on your premises, and are correctly listed by council
  • the fire systems can perform to the relevant Australian Standards and legislation
  • the fire equipment is correctly located
  • the routine inspection, testing and servicing is being performed and any defects found have been rectified
  • the status of the paths of travel to the exits including the exit doors, in connection with the relevant state

Douse Fire Protection’s APFS holds accreditation in the assessment of:

 

  • Access panels, doors and hoppers to fire-resisting shafts
  • Automatic fail-safe devices
  • Automatic fire detection and alarm systems (level 1)
  • Automatic fire detection and alarm systems (level 2)
  • Automatic fire suppression systems (level 1)
  • Automatic fire suppression systems (level 2)
  • Division 7 Miscellaneous fire safety offences
  • Emergency lighting
  • Emergency waring and intercommunication systems
  • Exit signs
  • Fire alarm monitoring
  • Fire doors
  • Fire hose reel systems
  • Fire hydrant systems (level 1)
  • Fire hydrant systems (level 2)
  • Fire seals protecting openings in fire-resisting components
  • Lightweight construction
  • Perimeter vehicle access for emergency vehicles
  • Portable fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms and heat alarms
  • Smoke detectors and heat detectors
  • Smoke doors
  • Solid core doors
  • Wall-wetting sprinkler and drencher systems
  • Warning and operational signs