National Security & Fire
The importance of regular fire risk assessments
February 2016, Fire & Safety, Security Services & Risk Management
Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, every business in South Africa is obliged to safeguard personnel by completing a fire risk assessment at least once per year.
Chubb promotes the SOAP principle
October 2015, Security Services & Risk Management, News
Chubb Fire & Security South Africa has released a list of useful tips to ensure that the SOAP approach to safety and security (Stop. Observe. Assess. Proceed) achieves maximum effectiveness.
Safety during load shedding
August 2015, Products, Security Services & Risk Management
Chubb Fire and Security South Africa has launched a solar panel that connects to the alarm system and battery, ensuring operation while reducing false burglary and panic alarms during load shedding.
Fire safety requires preparation
September 2013, Fire & Safety
There's more to devising a fire safety plan for your business than meets the eye. An evacuation plan springs to mind but have you given any thought to the ultimate in an early warning system, a smoke alarm?
Chubb Fire and Security expands footprint in East London
August 2013, News, Fire & Safety, Security Services & Risk Management
Chubb Fire and Security SA has expanded its presence in the Eastern Cape with the opening of its new branch office in East London. Chubb is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies ...
Optimising the control room
April 2013, Security Services & Risk Management
Chubb Fire and Security has a network of computerised alarm monitoring centres throughout South Africa all of which are linked via a wide area network (WAN). The centres are maintained in accordance with ...
Is your fire risk assessment up to date?
February 2013, Fire & Safety
Compliance with fire legislation is not limited to buildings. Legislation applicable to vacant properties (possible fire hazards), provision of fire breaks and vehicles transporting dangerous goods (dangerous goods certification) is also covered in the abovementioned by-law.
Preparing to deal with a fire
August 2012, Fire & Safety
A properly implemented fire strategy requires a four-step model to help avoid fire threats and adhere to South Africa’s health and safety legislation requirements: Prevent, Detect, Contain and Escape.
Benefits of surveillance
May 2012, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Retail (Industry)
There are numerous benefits to installing a CCTV solution in your office or home. Chubb Fire and Security explains the basics for those considering whether CCTV is the right decision for their environment.