Fire

Enhanced dispatcher training for first responders

30 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Vertel

Firefighters work in hazardous conditions, and 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.


ACT to introduce plug-in hybrid fire truck in 2022

26 October, 2021

The ACT Emergency Services Agency has signed an agreement with Rosenbauer for an electric fire truck, featuring a range of safety benefits for Fire & Rescue firefighters.


AFAC22 to run in Adelaide, after success of AFAC21 Virtual

18 October, 2021

Following the success of AFAC21 Virtual Conference and Exhibition, plans are underway to host AFAC22 in a face-to-face environment in Adelaide.


Granville factory raises fire safety with ISO 9001:2015 certification

13 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Trafalgar Group

Trafalgar Group's Granville facility has earned ISO 9001:2015 for its quality management system, and the design, production and supply of passive fire protection products.


Fire and emergency management sector to convene virtually at AFAC21

30 August, 2021

At AFAC21 (5–8 October), more than 100 conference presenters across seven immersive streams will take a holistic approach to emergency prevention, management and recovery.


Software upgrades fire protection with standards integration

25 August, 2021 | Supplied by: FireMate

Brisbane-based fire protection maintenance software provider FireMate has partnered with Standards Australia to deliver an integrated fire safety solution.


NSW appoints company to oversee flammable cladding blitz

20 August, 2021

A major commercial building company has been chosen to lead Project Remediate, NSW's cladding remediation program.


Trafalgar COREX fire-rated board

16 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Trafalgar Group

COREX is a lightweight fire-rated board designed for steel protection in the event of a fire.


Effective evacuation planning: tips for construction

27 May, 2021 by Leigh Harris, Director, Safety Graphics | Supplied by: Safety Graphics

Here are some tips for effective evacuation planning in construction, covering topics such as compliance, training, evaluation and the importance of up-to-date signage.


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