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20 July 2017 How to apply best practice fire-safety standards to shopping centres
Turnkey fire-safety solutions provider ASP Fire can assist with shopping-centre design to ensure it complies with minimum or best-practice fire-safety standards.
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13 June 2017 Fire detection and prevention in server rooms
The installation of proper fire detection and suppression systems is critical in hi-tech areas such as server rooms, in order to protect both costly equipment and valuable data in the event of any fire.
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4 May 2017 South Africans remain complacent about fire-safety awareness
There is a general complacency among South Africans when it comes to safety in general, and fire safety in particular. Most people do not believe they will become a victim of a car accident, a workplace incident, or...
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29 March 2017 Durban factory inferno raises importance of fire-detection systems
A huge fire in Durban at the end of March, believed to be one of the largest factory fires ever in the Southern Hemisphere, has raised concerns about fire prevention and risk management at large industrial estates...
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16 March 2017 Essential maintenance and fire-prevention procedures for gensets
Generating sets (gensets) supply off-grid electricity during power outages, based on diesel or petrol as a fuel source. However, such critical equipment is often neglected. Here ASP Fire provides essential advice on...
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9 February 2017 The risk of prioritising security over fire safety
We all tend to focus on protecting properties from theft or vandalism, ignoring the equally important area of fire safety, where electrical fires are the most common sources of outbreaks. Here ASP Fire CEO Michael...
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8 November 2016 South Africans prioritise security over fire safety at home
South Africans tend to focus exclusively on security, ignoring equally vital areas such as fire safety in the home, where electrical fires are the most common sources of outbreaks. Here ASP Fire CEO Michael van...
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26 September 2016 Handy hints for regular fire-safety checks in the home
Regular fire-safety checks are vital to eliminate or reduce the risk of a fire breaking out in a home. Here ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk highlights what residents should be on the outlook for.
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24 August 2016 Safe handling, storage of LPG and flammable gas cylinders
Home owners and businesses that have LPG or flammable gas cylinders on their premises must not only have the necessary safety systems in place to deal with any gas leaks, but must also be aware of the necessary...
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14 July 2016 Protecting mining vehicles from fire
Mining vehicles are high-value assets operating under harsh conditions that could result in a fire outbreak at any moment. The appropriate protection should therefore always be available at hand. ASP Fire assists...
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