Fire > Evacuation

Evacuate immediately: construction workers "risking their lives"

16 September, 2019

New UK research finds that high-rise construction site workers are "risking their lives" by not responding immediately to evacuation alarms.


Cygnus Wireless Alarm System

01 September, 2019

The Cygnus Wireless Alarm System is a modular system that can be used for site evacuation, first aid alerts and fire detection.


Johnson Controls Vigilant T-Gen2 emergency warning systems

24 January, 2019

The Johnson Controls Vigilant T-Gen2 Grade 2 and Grade 3 emergency warning systems can be configured to suit most installation requirements.


What are the risks with fire safety upgrades?

12 December, 2018 by Charles Fortin, Managing Director, Collard Maxwell Architects

It is essential to have a clear strategy in place for delivering fire safety upgrades.


Navigating recent changes to fire safety

05 November, 2018 by Matt Sulley, National Manager, Wormald

In an industrial environment, building fires can have a catastrophic impact.


Preparing for an emergency

08 October, 2018 by Steve McLeod*, Non-Executive Chairman and Founder, Fire & Safety Australia

Three steps could help to ensure your workplace emergency response training and exercises are realistic and achieve the desired outcomes.


Beating the heat with PPE

11 August, 2016

High temperatures are a cause for concern for outdoor workers and increase the risk of heat-related illness such as heat exhaustion, heat stress and heat stroke.


Safeguarding your worksite against electrical fires

04 July, 2016

Simply Energy provides guidelines on how to safeguard your worksite against electrical fires.


Things to consider when selecting a fire protection contractor

31 May, 2016 by John Lynch, General Manager Business Support Services, Wormald

As industrial, construction and mining sectors undertake rationalisation programs and centralise procurement, cost and efficiency are weighing more heavily into the purchase of fire protection systems than ever before. While these are important considerations, this should never be at the expense of life safety.


Emergency lighting upgrade for Etihad Stadium

05 August, 2014

A range of emergency and exit light fittings has been installed throughout Melbourne's Etihad Stadium.


UC research studies heat in working environments

01 August, 2014 by Claudia Doman

University of Canberra PhD candidate Anthony Walker is studying what physical attributes make firefighters work better in extremely hot conditions and how to maximise their recovery once the fire has been put out.


Wormald Connect online fire service portal

16 May, 2014

Wormald has launched Wormald Connect, a web-based portal that gives users 24-hour access to fire service calls and inspections data.


One in three business managers unaware of fire safety standards and legislation

17 July, 2013

Fire protection specialist Wormald is urging business owners and managers to keep up to date with fire safety standards and regulations and to ensure their buildings are adequately protected against fire.


Keeping on top of fire safety regulations and standards

08 February, 2013 by Garry Kwok, National Technical Services Manager, Wormald

Fire safety is an important responsibility for anyone managing a business or facility of any size. To ensure the safety of building or site occupants, it is vital that an adequate fire protection solution is in place and that sufficient fire safety training is provided to building occupants. It is also important that any fire protection equipment on site is routinely serviced so that it is kept in proper working order and ready when needed.


Optus to send emergency alerts

24 September, 2012

Optus users will now join Telstra and Vodafone users who have been able to receive emergency location-based text message warnings.


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