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Fire Safety Information

Fire can be devastating and tragic if fire safety procedures are not planned, practised and implemented. Having fire safety knowledge is the first step to ensuring a better outcome for the occupants and the property itself.

Here are some handy brochures for becoming that little bit more aware and informed:

Fire Safety at Home (464kb)

Fire Safety and Children (282kb)

Fire Safety for Seniors (195kb)

Fire Safety in the Office (186kb)

Hot Fire Permits at Work (133kb)

Stop Drop & Roll Info sheet (700kb)

Fires and Commercial Buildings (Fires in commercial buildings puts lives at risk and can cost the business thousands of dollars in repairs and damage. Reduce the risk by educating your staff about what to do in an emergency situation and having the right equipment available.) Fires in commercial buildings - the result equals millions.


Building Fires in Commercial Premises

(Tables Below- 1 July 2005 to 30 June 2008 - Queensland)

Know the facts and prevent yourself from becoming just another statistic.

Total number of building fires in Commercial premises.

Year 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 TOTAL
Totals 889 944 990 2823


Total dollar loss from building fires in commercial premises per year.

Year 2006/07 2007/08 2005-08
Totals $44,645,080 $89,681,372 $192,991,330


The average Total Dollar Loss per Year is $64,330,443.
The average Dollar Loss per Incident (Building), for the three years, is $68,364.

NOTE: Commercial buildings are all premises which are not houses/flats or units and include premises that house people for commercial purposes i.e. hotels, holiday apartments, boarding houses etc. 

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