Fire alarm system needs to be active and healthy at all times

Keeping your fire alarm systems in good condition is vital for fire safety. Fire alarm devices are exposed to dust, dirt and other contaminants which may damage them and this can be prevented through proper maintenance and monitoring. With proper testing, inspection, and maintenance you can keep your fire alarm system at optimum operating performance. In addition to ensuring protection, keeping your system in good condition reduces expenses by preventing unbudgeted emergency repairs and costly false alarms. The best-designed fire alarm system can be rendered ineffective, if improperly maintained.

As a building owner you can now login to the Dubai Life Safety Dashboard to monitor the health and safety status of your building online. Apart from regular maintenance of your fire alarm system, it is recommended that the Dubai Civil Defence’ Life Safety Building Dashboard is monitored on a regular basis by visiting http://24x7dcd.ae/dashboard.

Press reports
  • H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid announces UAE Innovation Week
  • The Global Innovation Summit 2015
  • Reduced number of major incidents
    The 24x7 Command Control Center has captured more than 6,182 real life safety alarms since the time of its inception. The Command Control Center has played a vital role in capturing and preventing fire and life safety incidents in Dubai. Statistics show steady reduction in serious incidents in Dubai owing to faster response and timely maintenance of life and safety systems. Since August 2008 until 31st July 2015, there are more than 50,128 assets subscribed and 45,392 assets connected to 24x7 Direct Alarm System. In July 2015, 91 life safety incidents were captured while monitoring these connected assets.

    We hope you find this newsletter informative and we welcome your feedback via our email DCD24x7@dcd.gov.ae