New UK research finds that high-rise construction site workers are "risking their lives" by not responding immediately to evacuation alarms.
The Cygnus Wireless Alarm System is a modular system that can be used for site evacuation, first aid alerts and fire detection.
The Johnson Controls Vigilant T-Gen2 Grade 2 and Grade 3 emergency warning systems can be configured to suit most installation requirements.
It is essential to have a clear strategy in place for delivering fire safety upgrades.
In an industrial environment, building fires can have a catastrophic impact.
Three steps could help to ensure your workplace emergency response training and exercises are realistic and achieve the desired outcomes.
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.
Simply Energy provides guidelines on how to safeguard your worksite against electrical fires.
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.
A range of emergency and exit light fittings has been installed throughout Melbourne's Etihad Stadium.
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 has launched Wormald Connect, a web-based portal that gives users 24-hour access to fire service calls and inspections data.
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.
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 users will now join Telstra and Vodafone users who have been able to receive emergency location-based text message warnings.