Guiding principles

The fire safety of buildings comprises many measures that should always be considered as inter-related. A major component of these measures are extinguishers. In the early stages of a fire, fire extinguishers are highly valuable. Immediate availability and fast mobility contribute to a fast extinguishing attempt (ISO 7165:2009).
Requirements for fire extinguishers, introduction, guiding principle
Maintenance of fire extinguishers, introduction, guiding principle

Maintenance of Fire extinguishers

This guiding principle specifies requirements for the inspection and maintenance of extinguishers, fire hose systems and fire hose reels, as a result of which, the operation of the products remains intact, in accordance with the objective for which they are intended.

Guiding principle hot work introduction

Hot Work

This guiding principle outlines the regulations for hot work procedures and how to mitigate the hazards present during hot work.

Guding principle Electricity at work introduction

Electricity at work

This guiding principle highlights the dangers of working with electricity and ways in which they can be effectively mitigated.

Hot topics

Office fire introduction, hot topic, HSEQ

Office fires: be ready to act! The right response to a fire

IF THERE WAS A FIRE AT YOUR WORKPLACE, WOULD YOU KNOW HOW TO RESPOND? Learn here the right steps in case of emergency.

Electrical Safety introduction, hot topic, HSEQ

Avoiding electrical hazards in the office don’t “overplug” it!

When thinking about where electrical hazards are commonly found, your first thought most likely is not in your office.

But electrical accidents do happen in the office. Learn here how to prevent them!

Video

FIRE DUE TO MOLTEN SPARKS

This animation highlights the precautions that should be taken to prevent fire during hot work.

 

Posters

Fire prevention

This poster outlines the golden rules for: Fire prevention

Gas Testing

This poster outlines the golden rules for Gas Testing.

Hot Work

This poster outlines the golden rules for: Hot work

Housekeeping

This poster outlines the golden rules for: Housekeeping

Folders, booklets and flyers

EMERGENCY INSTRUCTIONS

This booklet outlines the crucial steps to be taken in various cases of emergency.

Follow the link to download the booklet: EMERGENCY ISTRUCTIONS

Safety briefings

Gas Testing

This safety briefing highlights the importance of gas testing and continuous monitoring when work is to be carried out in confined spaces.

Dust Explosions

This safety briefing highlights the hazards linked to the accumilation of dust particles in enclosed spaces. When exposed to an ignition source, these particles may explode causing injury and fire.

Hot Work

This safety briefing outlines the regulations for hot work procedures and how to mitigate the hazards present during hot work.

Forms and templates

Gas testing teaser

Gas Testing Certificate Template

This template provides an example of gas testing certificate, conform the requirements of the standard on Permit to Work and the Guiding principle on Gas Testing.