As part of this requirement, fire extinguishers must be available and located for safe use, should a fire start.
To ensure your business is compliant, Chubb can provide a fire safety risk assessment for your site and advise you on the placement and types of fire extinguishers required to meet relevant legislation, OH&S requirements and Australian Standards.
Chubb's range of quality fire extinguishers are easy to use, are approved to Australian Standard AS 1841 and feature:
- Stainless steel handle and trigger (excludes 1Kg models and carbon dioxide extinguishers)
- Durable polyester powder coated finish
- Transport style pull out pin
- Ready for use pressure indicator (excludes carbon dioxide extinguishers)
- Shock absorbing base on water, foam and wet chemical extinguishers
It's essential to recognise the different types of fire, as the correct treatment for one can prove disastrously wrong for another.
Chubb's experienced technicians can advise you on which extinguisher is required for your risk areas.
Reliable, Compliant Service
All fire extinguishers are required to be regularly tested, maintained and serviced in accordance with Australian Standard 1851.
Chubb's experienced technicians can perform routine scheduled testing and service of your fire extinguishers to check that they are functioning correctly and are appropriate for your fire risks.
Correct Fire Extinguisher Use
It's important to recognise and understand the different types of fire extinguishers and which fire hazards they can and cannot be used on.
As a registered training organisation, Chubb can provide training in the identification and use of fire extinguishers, either in Chubb's training centres or on your site.