The benefits of immersive firefighter training

15 July, 2024

The state emergency services of Ukraine have faced significant and ongoing challenges in training its firefighters, due to a lack of resources.

Vic employers urged to manage the risks of working in heat

04 March, 2024

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a reminder for employers to ensure their workers are protected from the risks of extreme heat and fire danger.

SWA releases bushfire planning resources for workplaces

05 February, 2024

Safe Work Australia has released an information sheet to help PCBUs use the national fire danger rating and warning systems to assess the risks of bushfires in the workplace.

Li-ion battery fire hazards: reducing the risk

28 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Wormald

Lithium-ion batteries are commonplace in most businesses and are often used in products such as power tools, vehicles and energy storage systems.

Report reveals lingering mental health burden on firefighters

30 October, 2023

A report released by Curtin University has highlighted the mental health struggles of first responders after the Black Summer Bushfires of 2019–2020.

Protecting firefighters by remotely monitoring vital signs

28 September, 2023

With increasing global temperatures and longer fire seasons, keeping firefighters safe has become even more crucial.

Ramtech WES3 Wireless Evacuation and Nurse Call System

04 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Ramtech

The Ramtech WES3 Wireless Evacuation and Nurse Call System has launched in Australia.

Maintaining fire safety in the workplace

10 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Brooks Australia

Without proper training in place, workers are at risk of being harmed in the event of a fire.

Enhanced dispatcher training for first responders

30 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Vertel

Firefighters work in hazardous conditions, and they are at a greater risk of injury and death than many other workers.

MineGlow em-Control interoperable emergency lighting system

08 September, 2022 | Supplied by: Mineglow

The MineGlow em-Control emergency lighting system warns and directs an underground workforce to safety with multi-directional light pulses and colours.

Honeywell Fire-Lite fire protection systems

31 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Honeywell Safety Productivity Solutions

The Fire-Lite fire protection systems offer fire detection and protection in new and existing buildings and are suitable for small to medium-sized buildings in Australia.

Alert issued for Vic construction sector ahead of fire safety changes

12 May, 2022

The Victorian construction sector has been reminded to review its passive fire protection measures, ahead of legislative changes coming into effect in September 2022.

FyreCHOKE mixed service fire collars

20 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Trafalgar Group

FyreCHOKE mixed service fire collars are lined with an intumescent material that expands with the heat of a fire to seal the gaps around services inside a fire collar.

FyreSHIELD PLUS for ceilings

14 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Trafalgar Group

FyreSHIELD PLUS is an access panel system that is designed to be built into plasterboard ceilings.

Fire protection systems: transforming ancient principles

27 October, 2021 by Peter Geale*, Marketing Manager, FireMate | Supplied by: FireMate

The fire protection industry is frequently traced back to the Ancient Romans. Through technological innovation, these ancient principles have been transformed.

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