In order to uphold legal requirements, building owners are likely to need to engage the services of competent essential services specialists. Metropolitan Essential Services offer expertise to identify and counter any non-compliance or regulatory issues found within any commercial, industrial or public building in Australia. We can provide comprehensive solutions for all of your Essential Safety Measures needs.

We can take care of your Essential Safety Measures compliance, removing the stress of legal and statutory requirements.


Fire Equipment Servicing

Fire Equipment found within commercial properties can include portable & fixed equipment such as fire extinguishers, fire blankets, fire hose reels, fire hydrants, canvas hoses, smoke alarms, fire indicator panels and sprinklers. MES are recognised as being a competent service provider by the Fire Protection Association of Australia (FPA).


Exit & Emergency Lighting

Emergency lighting is used to provide lighting for people exiting a building in order to safeguard occupants from injury by providing sufficient lighting to allow a safe evacuation.


Repairs and Maintenance

The objective of maintenance is to ensure that every essential safety measure continues to perform at the same level of operations that existed at the time of commissioning and issue of the occupancy permit or maintenance statement.


Owners Corp & Residential Audits

Essential safety measures are central to ensuring a safe and healthy environment in Victoria, and the maintenance is vital for the life, safety and health of occupants over a building's lifetime.



Metropolitan Essential Services can prepare the following auditing reports:

  • Essential Safety Measures Audit

  • Annual Essential Safety Measures Report (AESMR)

  • Building Compliance Audits

  • Fire Safety Compliance Audits

  • Asbestos Audits

  • Building Notices (Council or MFB)



Australia has one the highest rates of asbestos related illness in the world. Unless property owners start taking warnings seriously numbers will continue to rise, and penalties may be severe.



Smoke alarms are compulsory and must be installed in every residential building. on or near the ceiling of every storey and be located in a position designed to wake sleeping occupants.




  • Annual Essential Safety Measures Reports (AESMR)

  • Building Compliance Audits

  • Fire Safety Compliance Audits

  • Asbestos Audits

  • Building Permits

  • Building Notices (Council or MFB)

  • Fire Brigade Reporting

  • Referees Determination

  • Council Dispensations

  • Council Fire Reports

  • Building Surveyors Directions

  • Building Permits/Approvals


  • Air Conditioning System

  • Emergency Lifts

  • Emergency Lighting

  • Penetrations In Fire Rated Structures

  • Exit and Emergency Lighting Testing and Repairs

  • Paths of Travel - Steps and Tread Repairs

  • Fire equipment repairs and Installations

  • Emergency Power Supply

  • Emergency Warning an Intercom Systems

  • Exit Doors

  • Exit Signs

  • Light Weight Construction*

  • Mechanical Ventilation Systems

  • Paths of travel to Exit

  • Stairway Pressurisation Systems

  • Static Storage Tanks

  • Vehicle Access for Large Isolated Buildings*

  • Warning Systems associated with Lifts


  • Supply and install new Equipment

  • Sprinkler system testing

  • Fire Indicator Panel testing

  • Alarm testing

  • Fire Brigade connections

  • Fire Control Centres

  • Fire Control Panels

  • Fire Curtains

  • Fire Dampers

  • Fire Detectors

  • Alarm Systems

  • Fire Doors (including signs)

  • Fire Extinguishers (portable)

  • Fire Hose Reels

  • Fire Hydrants

  • Fire indices for materials

  • Fire Isolated Passageways

  • Fire Isolated Ramps

  • Fire Isolated Stairs

  • Fire Mains

  • Fire protective Coverings

  • Fire rated Access Panels

  • Fire rated Control Joints

  • Fire rated material applied to building elements

  • Fire resistant Shafts

  • Fire Resisting structures

  • Fire Shutters

  • Fire Windows

  • Penetration in Fire-rated Structures

  • Smoke Alarms

  • Smoke Control Measures

  • Smoke Doors

  • Smoke Vents

  • Sprinkler Systems