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Do you have Clients where English is their second language?

In a multicultural country like Australia, there’s a good chance that you regularly communicate with clients from diverse countries and cultures. Being able to communicate in more than one language is an amazing feat. But it’s no secret, intercultural communication isn’t always easy, for either party. There can be linguistic and cultural barriers. Connecting with […]

It’s Official!

Smoke Alarm Testing Services (SATS Australia) is excited to announce that SATS New Zealand has acquired the business of Smoke Alarm Professionals. The Smoke Alarm Professionals team will be joining the SATS New Zealand team in our vision to educate people on the importance of installing and maintaining working Smoke Alarms and providing the best […]

Deadlock Deathtraps

Whilst many people are concerned for their home Safety and aim to keep intruders out, the sinister side of this is people lock themselves in without a thought of what to do if they need to exit their home in an emergency. SATS technicians attend many properties where the occupants take several minutes to allow […]

Do you have hearing Impaired tenants?

Working Smoke Alarms save lives! But those who are deaf or hearing impaired cannot depend on the sound of a standard Smoke Alarm to alert them to a fire. Plus, if your tenant uses hearing aids, they’re less likely to hear the Smoke Alarm when they take them out to sleep. That’s why it’s vital […]

Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation

What is the New Legislation? The new legislation specifies that all Queensland dwellings will be required to have interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in all bedrooms, in hallways that connect bedrooms with the rest of the dwelling and on every level. What does Interconnected mean? It means the Smoke Alarms communicate with each other, forming an […]

Safety Switch vs Circuit Breaker. Do you know the difference?

 Safety Switch vs Circuit Breaker Both Safety Switches and Circuit Breakers promote safety and prevent damage to you and your property, but they are not the same thing. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions about these two electrical safety devices that have been causing a lot of confusion in the mind of people. It’s […]

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Top 6 ways to reduce the risk of a house fire

Working smoke alarms Ensure your home has smoke alarms that are correctly positioned, operational, regularly tested and compliant. Early warning systems can save lives and your home should a fire break out. Keep your stove and oven areas clear Never leave anything flammable near hot surfaces in the kitchen, especially your stove and oven spaces. […]


Hop to it!

Celebrate Easter in style with some homemade goodies that are all about chocolate and Easter. Crowd favourite Hot Cross Buns via maggiebeer.com.au A fun festive flair on Easter with Easter Nests via countdown.co.nz It’s not Easter with out delicious Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes via mybakingaddiction.com Use leftover Easter treats for a scrumptious egg-plosion of Rainbow Easter Egg […]

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Australian house fire facts

When you’re asleep you won’t smell smoke from a fire Electrical appliances cause 40% of house fires You are twice as likely to die in a house fire without a working smoke alarm The most common house fire cause is from unattended cooking followed by faulty electrical appliances, heaters, cigarettes and candles Many household fires […]

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Home Fire Safety Checklist

It is important that in the event of a fire (or emergency) you have a safety checklist and escape plan. Take the time to put both in place with your family, friends or boarders – it could potentially save a life. A home fire safety checklist consists of a to-do list to prevent your home […]