Fire > Detection

Study highlights impact of trauma on firefighters

13 February, 2018

More support will be provided for firefighters, following a landmark study into their mental and physical health.


Vehicle fire protection standard revised

28 September, 2016

Vehicle owners and operators are advised to familiarise themselves with changes to Australian Standard AS5062.


Standards update — national approach to fire protection maintenance

27 July, 2016

National businesses are being urged to standardise maintenance of fire protection as Victoria joins the rest of Australia in implementing fire protection maintenance standard AS1851-2012.


Rosemount 975 flame detectors

26 July, 2016

Rosemount 975 flame detectors are a line of optical flame detectors designed to perform in the harshest environmental conditions and connect directly to alarm or automatic fire extinguishing systems.


Photoelectric smoke alarms will be the way of the future

27 June, 2016

With the mandatory installation of photoelectric smoke alarms in all homes in Queensland, one manufacturing company is ceasing production of ionisation smoke alarms altogether.


Fighting fire with science

11 March, 2016

A UQ researcher and 'fire chaser' has won a national competition for a project that looks at fighting intense bushfires with science.


RMIT technology on track for China

28 January, 2016 by Greg Thom, RMIT

Technology developed at RMIT to detect powerline fires before they happen may be adapted for China's extensive, and very fast, rail system.


Fire protection challenge for Melbourne shopping centre

23 October, 2015

A glass-roofed atrium in one of the Southern Hemisphere's largest shopping centres presented a fire detection challenge solved by Xtralis.


Tyco VIGILANT Generation 6 MX Addressable Fire Detectors

24 September, 2015

Tyco Fire Protection Products has released the VIGILANT Generation 6 MX Addressable Fire Detectors range including the Heat Detector (850H), Photo Smoke Detector (850P) and Multi-sensor Smoke and Heat Detector (850PH).


Bushfire monitoring system gives updates every 10 minutes

14 August, 2015

A new bushfire monitoring system, due to be operational by June next year, can provide updates to emergency responders every 10 minutes — a vast improvement to the current rate of every 6 hours.


FLIR K-series range thermal imaging firefighting cameras

01 July, 2015

FLIR Systems has added the FLIR K2 and FLIR K65 to its K-Series range of thermal imaging cameras.


Xtralis VESDA-E VEA aspirating smoke detector

19 June, 2015

The VESDA-E VEA from Xtralis is an aspirating smoke detector (ASD) that provides accurate information on the location of a potential fire source.


7 fire safety tips for manufacturing facilities

10 June, 2015

The impact and cost of fire in a manufacturing facility should never be underestimated.


Honeywell Command and Control Suite

25 May, 2015

Honeywell has released its Command and Control Suite, which is designed to provide a user-friendly way to manage complex data for effective facility and security management.


Firefighters using thermal imaging cameras

17 April, 2015

A fire department in the US is using thermal imaging cameras (TICs) as a critical tool in helping protect lives and save property.


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