Eyre Trading Co started the Fire Equipment Service Run around Port Lincoln & Eyre Peninsula in May 1981, after seeing a need for the service to their existing & future customers, marine & land based.
In 1996 the service range increased in the marine sector with Liferaft & lifejacket servicing becoming available in Port Lincoln through the increasing need for them to be done locally.
Eyre Peninsula Fire & Safety was born with the amalgamation of the Fire Equipment Service run from Eyre Trading Co & Spencer Gulf Fire Services in September 1998, with the co-operation of partners from ETCO & the future owners to continue to service the existing customers & break into other areas of servicing, including the marine sector.
In 2003 we continued to increase our range of services with the inclusion of Electrical Testing & Tagging & testing of Height safety equipment to our customers.
In February 2004, Eyre Peninsula Fire & Safety became a business in its own right with the amicable dissolving of the partnership between ETCO & the current owners & keeping in with the tradition of it being passed from their family to ours.
In August 2005 we became Lloyd’s Register approved for the servicing of Marine Fire Equipment & Systems. This allows us to service Fire equipment & systems on larger (Class Registered) vessels.
Our head office, main workshop & workforce is based in Port Lincoln & covers all of Eyre Peninsula, with a workshop in Whyalla & locally based tech to cover the town & most of the Spencer Gulf area. Even though our team is small, we are available to assist where we can in any way possible.
Our customer base includes private households, vehicles, businesses small to as large as fuel depots, hospitals, government departments, district councils & marine industry , then more recently the mining sector.
First Aid kits became a part of our service in our earlier days of trading through the marine sector, as part of their annual survey to get all their equipment onboard checked before the season started, also through provision of service to the emergency services & businesses for the workplace kits.
We still provide first aid kit sales & service for marine, workplaces & general public. Although with the change in regulations, a designated first aid person within a workplace or vessel can service their own first aid kit(s) every 3 months. Replacement items are available through us by completing the checklist supplied in the kits.
We have a reasonable range of signage, general, marine, fire, height safety equipment, as well as hi-vis clothing, spillage kits & materials & first aid kits. If you can’t find it – please ask as we like to work with “Just because it’s not on the shelf, doesn’t mean it isn’t available!” & will do our best to make it available to you.
All servicing & testing done complies with Australian Standards AS 1851 & AS 2444 and satisfies the requirements of Worksafe, WHS & Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) regulations, NSCV requirements (marine first aid kits) & Code of Practice for First Aid 2012 (workplaces & general public first aid kits).
We also offer Fire extinguisher training for local businesses or individuals, which provides them with the experience of being able to handle an extinguisher without the panic & gain the confidence they may need to assist them when needed.
For those needing the next step we can also offer Emergency Warden Training, which provides a more in-depth look at evacuation procedures, extinguisher handling & generally setting up a workable system for your business in an emergency.