The operator of Hazelwood Power Corporation has been fined $1.56 million, after a bushfire spread to its coalmine and burned for 45 days.
The Australian Government and Standards Australia will jointly fund access for all Australians to AS 3959:2018 Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas until 30 June 2021.
As Australia's firefighters are pushed to their limits, new research suggests their lower back pain can impact on the severity of insomnia they face.
Bushfires burning across Victoria have led to increasing smoke levels, which can adversely impact those exposed to particles in bushfire smoke.
There were 141 instances of mobile plant fires in NSW in 2019, and "a significant rise" in underground fires, according to a new report.
Those affected by the bushfires are being advised to remain vigilant, even after the fires have passed and assessment, clean-up and recovery work is undertaken.
Jason Andrews-Reid, OH&S Manager at Elastomers Australia, outlines a few industry innovations aimed at reducing fire risk in mining.
Lawyers Scott Watson and Aisling Scott from King & Wood Mallesons discuss the Queensland Government's planned combustible cladding ban on new builds.
Better safety testing is required to prevent deadly fires in high-rise exterior building claddings, according to FM Global.
A camp held for teenagers in Canada is aiming to get more girls and women into the firefighting services.
Canadian study reveals that firefighters absorb harmful chemicals through skin.
A non-toxic fire retardant is being developed for the building industry, with the hope that it will help to prevent future fire disasters.
A virtual reality firefighting simulator has been launched by Deakin University for emergency service training.
The Apex2 range of sampling pumps is intrinsically safe for use in flammable atmospheres.
The Scott Safety Scott Sight in-mask thermal imaging intelligence system uses hands-free thermal imaging technology to provide firefighters with a clear, unobstructed view of their surroundings.