Fire Safety

At Form1, when we take on the care of your Fire Systems, we ensure they’re fully compliant and operational, in line with Government Regulations, Australian Standards and Building Code of Australia requirements.

Our comprehensive fire solutions are designed with the ongoing safety of your business and people in mind. In other words, we don’t cut corners or settle for a quick fix. When we take on the care of your Fire Systems, we ensure they are fully compliant and operational, in line with Government Regulations, Australian Standards and BCA requirements.

Our expertise and knowledge, reliability and efficiency is what we’re known for and it’s this culture that enables us to build strong and trusted relationships across a wide range of industries.

At Form1 we are serious about safety. Our evidence-based reporting of services includes asset registers, reports and log books. Form1 Fire is committed to upholding all Work Health and Safety Requirements required for our business in order to supply safe work practices on all sites.

Fire Services


Form1 enjoys working with our customers, and endeavour to reach the best and most cost effective solution specific to our customers’ requirements, whether that relates to fire systems installation, maintenance, repairs or upgrades. We have an outstanding record of saving our customers many thousands of dollars, and always ensure the system design meets not only the customers’ current requirements, but is capable of expansion to incorporate their future requirements. Utilising our experience we can help you with the following;

  • Automatic fire detection and alarm systems.
  • Sound systems and intercom systems for emergency purposes.
  • Aspirated (VESDA) detection systems.
  • Gaseous fire suppression and special hazard systems.
  • Kitchen suppression systems.
  • Automatic sprinkler systems.
  • Drencher systems.
  • Fire pump sets.
  • Water storage tanks.
  • Fire hydrant systems.
  • Fire hose reels.
  • Portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets.
  • Fire safety doors.
  • Passive fire and smoke elements.
  • Fire and smoke dampers.
  • Emergency evacuation lighting.
  • Thermographic scanning of switchboards.
  • Emergency eyewash and safety showers.

 

Your Equipment


Fire safety equipment must be tested and maintained frequently to ensure it operates correctly. Here’s why…

  • Know your staff and building occupants are safe at all times.
  • Government regulations.
  • Required annual fire safety statement.
  • Reduction in operating costs.
  • Peace of mind – know your equipment is in working order when required.
  • Increased life span of equipment.
  • Health & wellbeing of all your people.

 

Fire Safety Training


No two workplaces are the same, which is why Form1 has a flexible approach to fire safety training. Within the framework outlined in the Australian Standards, Form 1 will tailor solutions to your specific needs. Should it be required, training sessions can be delivered during evenings, or on weekends. Form 1’s training presentations can be designed to suit your site specific needs and incorporate fire response procedures, fire evacuation training, fire officer training, and warden training. Training sessions can be provided as theoretical, practical, or a combination of both.

Form1 have an enviable record of providing fire safety and awareness training in public and private hospitals and health care facilities. Warden training is recommended annually under AS 3745-2010 for all workplaces. Fire safety awareness is a general session for all staff, and covers their emergency response procedures and use of fire-fighting equipment, and includes first response and general evacuation instructions. The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 requires all staff to be familiar with their workplace and emergency procedures.

Form1’s fire safety education training, incorporating fire officer training, fire warden training, and safety awareness training, meets all aspects of the various legislative requirements, including the following;

  •    Work, Health and Safety Act 2011
  •    Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulations 2000
  •    Australian Standard 4083-2010 – Planning for Emergencies in Health Care Facilities
  •    Australian Standard 3745-2010 – Planning for Emergencies in Facilities
  •    State legislation
  •    Local Health District policy requirements

Form1 provides an optional online learning management system to assist in facilitating the requirements of AS 3745-2010. This enables your team to receive their fire safety instructions at a time that suits your business. The practical sessions incorporating the use of portable fire equipment can then be presented at a later date that is convenient to you, to complete the fire safety training package.

Form1 utilise the latest technologies in fire safety training, enabling practical equipment training sessions to be carried out indoors if required, assisting you by ensuring minimal disruption and maintaining operational efficiency. You will be provided with a copy of the attendance register for your training records and all staff will receive a certificate of attendance.

Form1 can also conduct emergency evacuation exercises, which are recommended annually in accordance with AS3745-2010, and include;

  • Code Red – Fire / smoke scenario
  • Code Orange – Evacuation scenario

Following the emergency evacuation exercise, Form 1 will provide an immediate debrief, followed up by a comprehensive report, complete with any recommendations.

Form1 trainers are NSW Health Department accredited and registered, Health Care Level 2 Fire Safety Managers and Educators.

View the Staff Fire Safety course outline and Warden Training course outline below.


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