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Recognising fire hazards in the workplace

Fires are an extremely dangerous phenomenon which have the potential to destroy property, cause injuries, and even in extreme cases, take lives. While all fires propose serious risks, fires in the workplace can be particularly challenging as there is a larger and more concentrated group of people that need to remain safe. Recognising risks and

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Fire safety checklists for the workplace

It is essential that businesses and workplaces put plans and procedures in place in order to minimise the risk of fires and help in recovering if an unforeseen fire emergency does occur.  Fire and Rescue New South Wales provides information which is helpful in assisting businesses and workplaces in understanding fire safety. Check out the

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How fires work

At FSE Special Doors, we specialise in the manufacture and design of door system solutions for commercial, industrial and special-purpose applications. Part of this involves creating quality fire doors to ensure buildings and their occupants are protected in the event of a fire. But have you ever learned about how a fire works? Read on

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Timber versus metal door frames

A door’s frame is its core source of stability, and therefore it must remain strong and sturdy. It is important to know the facts about steel vs timber frames before building a big lifetime investment. It is essential to understand the implications that your framing choice will have on future costs and maintenance of your

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Fire protection equipment for the workplace

On any job site, or in any office, it is essential to be equipped with the right safety equipment. Purchasing and maintaining the right fire safety equipment for the office or job site is not only integral in saving lives and reducing property damage but also in adhering to laws and regulations. Read on to

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Using Fire Extinguishers

A fire­ extinguisher is an undeniable necessity in any home, building or office. While there’s a good chance that the extinguisher will sit on the wall for years, collecting dust, it could end up saving your property and even your life. But how do fire extinguishers work and how do you operate them? What is

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A Beginner’s Guide to Fire Doors

Fire doors are an essential part of a building’s fire protection model and are a crucial piece of infrastructure needed to keep residents safe. Fire doors stop the spread of smoke and flames between different areas of a building, while also working to prevent smoke from entering into isolated areas such as fire exits and

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Fire Rated Door Hardware

Fire rated doors ensure the safety of the occupants of a building and stop the spread of smoke between different parts of a building. A fire rated door is more than just the door unit itself, it includes different pieces of hardware, and without each of these components, the fire safety of the door would

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What Are the Benefits of Automatic Doors?

Automatic doors make entering and exiting a building a breeze and are generally a preference for customers and employees. Buildings that experience high foot traffic have a lot to benefit from automatic doors, especially given the fact that there are many different types to suit the needs of all industries. Automatic doors offer many conveniences

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Maintaining Fire Rated Doors

Fire Rated Doors are crucial in creating fire safe infrastructure for your building. In order to ensure the efficacy and compliance of Fire Rated Doors throughout their lifetime, it is important to make sure they are correctly maintained so that occupants can remain fire safe. Fire Rated Doors are one of the most important safety

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