Fire sprinkler, fire alarm, fire extinguisher and smoke extraction systems coupled with passive fire protection all have a vital role in safeguarding fire safety in buildings. They protect lives and help to reduce unwarranted costs or other losses. Well-performing systems detect fires efficiently and extinguish them quickly, restrict the spread of fire and also help to eliminate harmful smoke from the building. BWoF Ltd prides itself on ensuring your fire protection solution is inspected on time and to budget.
As per New Zealand Building Code, Fire Extinguishers are not required but can be necessary to support a Fire Sprinkler System for specific hazardous goods requirements, or even as a requirement for insurance cover.
Hand operated fire-fighting equipment, all types of portable extinguishers need to be tested at least once every 12 months according to the NZS 4503:2005. If the atmosphere considered ‘hostile’, extinguishers need to be inspected at least once every 6 months.
Fire hose reels are designed as a first response to a public fire. They must not be used on electrical fires. Fire hose reels are manufactured and installed in compliance with the New Zealand Building code, and maintained in accordance with the national safety standards. When you choose BWoF Ltd Fire Hose Reel Testing, you’ll always meet the national requirements.
A fire separation is required to be listed on a compliance schedule where the fire separation: forms part of the means of escape from fire which contains one or more of the specified systems 1–6, 9 and 13 (Read More)