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What are the Benefits of Having a Fire Protection System?

What are the Benefits of Having a Fire Protection System?

on Monday, 23 May 2016. Posted in Blog, Fire Protection

Fires can be very damaging for any business. They can spread very quickly through a workplace and consume anything and everything that comes in their way. To prevent fires from doing a great deal of damage to your facility, it’s important that you have a fully functional fire protection system. This system is going to help you in stopping the fire before it becomes too big to control.

10 Ways Fires Start in the Workplace

10 Ways Fires Start in the Workplace

on Tuesday, 17 May 2016. Posted in Blog, Fire Protection

Fires can result in devastating consequences like property damage, injuries, or even death. According to the World Fire Statistics Bulletin, fire causes an estimated 100 fatalities and over 3,000 injuries per year in Australia. In the workplace, workers and business owners must take adequate preventative measures to avoid fire accidents. Here we’ve listed 10 ways fires start in the workplace to aid you in putting safety measures in place for you and your colleagues.

Test and Tag Electrical Equipment – What are the Guidelines

Test and Tag Electrical Equipment – What are the Guidelines

on Monday, 16 May 2016. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

Electrical equipment and appliances are used in almost every industry these days. These equipment and appliances are susceptible to errors and can malfunction if they are not used properly or are not tested at regular intervals. This is the reason why the Australian Workplace Safety Standards highly recommend for all companies to test and tag electrical equipment that they are using at their facilities.

Jim’s Test & Tag’s Bruce Collins a Proud SecondBite Supporter

Jim’s Test & Tag’s Bruce Collins a Proud SecondBite Supporter

on Wednesday, 11 May 2016. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

Jim’s Test & Tag has always been passionate about helping the community, and this value is aptly represented by our very own Bruce Collins of Gippsland, Victoria.

Fire Extinguisher Testing Sydney – Why Jim’s Fire Safety is the Best Choice

Fire Extinguisher Testing Sydney – Why Jim’s Fire Safety is the Best Choice

on Monday, 09 May 2016. Posted in Blog, Fire Protection

Fire extinguishers are one of the most important and efficient tools used for controlling fires. They are handy equipment that can be used by workers for putting out small fires and containing them. Because of the importance of fire extinguishers, it is important to ensure that they are functioning properly and can do their job when required.

5 Mistakes People Make During a Fire

5 Mistakes People Make During a Fire

on Thursday, 28 April 2016. Posted in Blog, Fire Protection

Fire is a pervasive hazard in Australia. It’s a country prone to fire incidents, be it due to natural causes like bushfires, or accidental ones like electrical fires. These incidents often leave a trail of devastation in their wake. According to the World Fire Statistics Bulletin, fire causes an estimated 100 fatalities and over 3,000 injuries per year in Australia.

Jim’s Test & Tag Featured on Channel Ten’s The Home Team

Jim’s Test & Tag Featured on Channel Ten’s The Home Team

on Thursday, 28 April 2016. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

Jim’s Test & Tag was featured earlier this year on The Home Team TV show on Channel Ten.

An Introduction to Emergency Lights

An Introduction to Emergency Lights

on Monday, 25 April 2016. Posted in Blog

Emergency lights are backup lights that come on in case of a power shut down or during emergencies. Emergency lights provide workers or patrons the chances to find their way out of the facility when the regular power is down for whatever reason.

What Industries Need Fire Hose Reel Testing the Most?

What Industries Need Fire Hose Reel Testing the Most?

on Monday, 18 April 2016. Posted in Blog, Fire Protection

Fire hose reels are considered an important fire safety tool. This is why it is important to ensure the fire hose reels you have installed in your workplace or building are functioning properly and have no faults present in them.  Fire hose reel testing has been made compulsory for all industries as per the guidelines of the Australian workplace safety standards.

3 signs your workplace is unsafe and how to fix them

3 signs your workplace is unsafe and how to fix them

on Tuesday, 05 April 2016. Posted in Blog, Fire Protection, Test & Tag

Do you ever get the tingling feeling when you step into your workplace? Does your gut tell you that something isn’t quite right or in place? If you have alarm bells ringing in your head, then you should turn your anxiety into action. Look out for these warning signs and proceed to fix them. Your actions could save your life as well as your colleagues'.

Franchisors sponsor Woolamai Nippers Surf Lifesaving Program

Franchisors sponsor Woolamai Nippers Surf Lifesaving Program

on Tuesday, 05 April 2016. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

Jim’s Test & Tag is always a keen supporter of promoting safety in the community. Earlier this year, two of our franchisors, Bruce and Michael of Gippsland and Melbourne South East sponsored the Woolamai Beach SLSC Nippers Surf Lifesaving Program for 2015/16.

Why Choose a Jim’s Test and Tag Brisbane?

Why Choose a Jim’s Test and Tag Brisbane?

on Wednesday, 23 March 2016. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

Brisbane is one of Australia’s industrial hubs. Just like all other cities, businesses in Brisbane also have to ensure that they follow the guidelines set by the Australian workplace safety standards and get their appliance tested and tagged regularly.

Why Choose a Test and Tag Franchise?

Why Choose a Test and Tag Franchise?

on Wednesday, 23 March 2016. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

Starting your own business in Australia is not an easy feat. To build a reputable business that is known for being reliable can take you many years. Setting up a business for the first time is risky especially in the current economic environment. If you want to start your business off with the right foot, what better way than with a proven franchise model.

How Often Do I Test & Tag?

How Often Do I Test & Tag?

on Wednesday, 23 March 2016. Posted in Blog, Test & Tag

Testing and tagging of electrical equipments and portable appliances on a frequent basis is considered mandatory for all companies in Australia no matter which industry they belong to. It is important that company owners effectively manage getting their appliances tested and tagged after every few months to ensure a safe working environment.

What Elements Does a Portable Appliance Tester Actually Test?

What Elements Does a Portable Appliance Tester Actually Test?

on Wednesday, 23 March 2016. Posted in Blog, Appliance Testing

Portable appliance testing is considered mandatory by the Australian workplace safety standards. So, if you want to avoid any violations then it is important that you get your appliance tested. We offer appliance testing services in which a technician tests the appliances using a portable appliance tester. The following are some of the elements that are tested during portable appliance testing.

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