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Fire Engineering and Training

Dihlase’s specialist fire unit provides clients with a specialist fire and emergency consultancy that also provides training to up-skill people with regards to Fire Fighting, Fire Protection, SHEQ and other emergency disciplines such as First Aid and Disaster Management.

Dihlase has the required skills and experience to offer unique and modern solutions to ‘emergency and disaster situations’ such as fires and other incidents that cause emergencies and disasters. The company offers modern and well-researched solutions to emergencies by way of modern training methods and practices. The company will concentrate its main efforts in South Africa but currently also exports services to the Middle East, particularly with regard to fire fighting and protection, providing a high quality, cost effective training to persons wishing to achieve standards and qualifications registered on the NQF.

Typical Engineering Services include:
- Fire Protection Design (Sprinklers, Gas suppression, etc.)
- Fire Detection Design
- Rational Fire Design
- Preparation of Building Plans and Rational Fire Design.
- Preparation of plans for fuel depots and service stations-Fire Design.
- Preparation of plans for LPG Depots.
- Airport Rescue and Fire fighting: Audits and Fire Safety evaluations.
- Fire Safety and Risk Assessments of Industry.
- Major Hazard Installation Risk Assessments.
- Quantitative Risk Assessments.
- Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments.
- Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods: Assessments and Specialization.
- Fire Investigation.
- Municipal Fire Brigade Assessments and Infrastructure Planning.
- Safety; Health and Environment Assessments and Audits.
- Emergency Planning.
- Audits and Surveys of Industry; Commercial; Institutional and Educational Establishments.
- Fire Detection and Suppression system audits.
- Fire Legislation compliance audits and installations.
- Hazardous Substances Audits.
- International Maritime Dangerous Goods Assessments.
- Forestry and Agricultural Fire Risk Assessments.
- Aerial Photography relating to Fire Risk.

Typical Training Services include (as per unit standards):
- First Aid
- Fire Safety and Public Education
- Function in an Emergency Service
- Perform fire-ground operations
- Perform support operations at a fire
- Breathing apparatus
- High angle 1 rope rescue
- Hazardous materials
- Hazardous materials awareness
- Care for Fire Service equipment
- SHEQ management
- Perform vehicle rescue operations
- Technical rescues

Members of our fire team have also been involved in all the main Associations and organisations discussing fire detection issues including the establishment and amending of fire standards used throughout South Africa, and include over 25 years expertise in design, training and inspections.

Their memberships include being founding member of the Fire Detection Installers Association (FDIA), Member – SABS Technical Committee for Fire, Member – SAQQ (FIRE) Committee, Member -Engineering Council of South Africa (Fire) and are registered with ECSA and SAQCC FIRE - DGS 12/0018.

Our Fire team of engineers has been involved in many of the country’s largest projects from an advisory level, design verification position or full design and consultancy level. Omnia - Computer room fire protection design and consultancy

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