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John Carmichael
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Fire Safety Compliance in NSW Australia
What you need to know about making your workplace compliant for Fire Safety
What are the risks if you choose not to get an Annual Fire Safety Statement

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What is AdBlue or DEF?
Diesel exhaust fluid is NOT a diesel fuel additive. It is used to treat the exhaust, not the diesel fuel. Do not add it to your diesel tank! Learn more from this article:

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Rules for transporting diesel in Australia:
Are there any special rules for transporting diesel?  No 
Do you need to display signs when transporting diesel?  No. 
Do you require a dangerous goods driver licence when transporting diesel only?  No 
Do your diesel transport tanks conform to all the rules and standards?  Yes. Read more:

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Fire Extinguisher Pressure Testing- A Guide for Building Services Managers:
Fire extinguishers should be pressure tested (a process called hydrostatic testing) after 5 years to ensure that the cylinder is safe to use.

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How to Save Money on Fire Safety Maintenance
You can save money on fire maintenance! If you are with one of the big 3 fire companies you are probably being ripping off. If you think that statement is a bit over the top, then read on, and see if you can prove me wrong

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Fire Extinguisher Australian Standards AS2444
There are usually three Australian Standards that apply to any fire safety product: one governing how they are constructed, one about how the product is used or installed, and one that indicates how they must be serviced or maintained. So for example fire extinguishers

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Where to locate Fire Extinguishers
The requirements for the location of portable fire extinguishers is governed by the Australian standard AS2444. There are no simple rules to follow because each building is different, both in its layout, and fire risks. There are some general guidelines for locating fire extinguishers

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How do Extinguishers work?
Why are there different types of extinguishers? What size of fire extinguisher do I need? A fire extinguisher works to put out a fire because it removes one or more of the 3 essential elements of fire: HEAT, OXYGEN and FUEL.

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Fire Extinguisher Types
What do the ratings A,B,E,F mean? Which extinguishers are used for what fire? How do I decide which extinguisher to buy? What do the different colours mean?
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