ARA Safety Inc.

ARA Safety Inc.

June 16, 2009 20:05 ET

ARA Safety Announces Change to Its U.S. Fire Service Dealer Program

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) - ARA Safety Inc. ("the Company") announced today that it has ended its U.S. fire service master dealer agreement with Hansen Fire & Safety on mutually agreed terms.

This change will allow ARA Safety to have a direct relationship with its dealers and a closer relationship with its end customers in the fire service.

The Company plans to add dealers to fill any remaining gaps in fire department coverage in the United States.

About ARA Safety

ARA Safety is a world leader in innovative fire and life safety technology. ARA Safety's powerful Fire Interruption Technology (FIT) can knock down fully involved fires quickly and effectively, buying firefighters time to extinguish fires completely with little or no water. In November 2008, ARA Safety's FIT-5 was included in Popular Science Magazine's Best of What's New in 2008. To learn more about ARA Safety and FIT visit www.arasafety.com.

This release contains certain forward-looking statements not under the Company's control, which may cause actual results, to be materially different from the results implied by these statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: a reduction in anticipated orders; an economic downturn; changes in competitive marketplace and/or customer requirements; a change in government spending; an inability to perform customer contracts at anticipated cost levels; and other factors that generally affect the business of fire interruption technology.

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