Enhanced dispatcher training for first responders30 November, 2022
Firefighters work in hazardous conditions, and they are at a greater risk of injury and death than many other workers.
Alert issued for Vic construction sector ahead of fire safety changes12 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 collars20 January, 2022
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 ceilings14 January, 2022
FyreSHIELD PLUS is an access panel system that is designed to be built into plasterboard ceilings.
Fire protection systems: transforming ancient principles27 October, 2021 by Peter Geale*, Marketing Manager, 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 202226 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 Virtual18 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.
Fire and emergency management sector to convene virtually at AFAC2130 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 integration25 August, 2021
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 blitz20 August, 2021
A major commercial building company has been chosen to lead Project Remediate, NSW's cladding remediation program.
Trafalgar COREX fire-rated board16 June, 2021
COREX is a lightweight fire-rated board designed for steel protection in the event of a fire.
Jumping castle business fined after truck explosion26 March, 2021
A Gold Coast jumping castle hire business has been fined $50,000 for exposing two workers, who were burned in a fire, to the risk of serious injury.
Vic volunteer firefighters to undergo virtual training29 January, 2021
Victorian volunteer firefighters will receive virtual reality training to help them grow accustomed to a range of emergency firefighting scenarios.
Research reveals health effects of Hazelwood mine fire30 October, 2020
Research into the health effects of the 2014 Hazelwood mine fire has revealed an increased risk of death in smoke-impacted areas during and after the fire.
New Fire-Retardant Ensembles and Fireboot in development for Workwear Group24 September, 2020
With industry leading design, product and service expertise, Workwear Group tailor solutions to meet each of our Emergency partners' unique requirements.