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 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.
Tecpro Australia Mine Spec Range heavy-duty hose reels include a spring rewind mechanism to make it easy for operators to retract the hose after use.
Emergency services will be better able to share resources ahead of the disaster season in Australia, following support from the National Resource Sharing Centre.
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.
Simply Energy provides guidelines on how to safeguard your worksite against electrical fires.
PVStop has been designed from polymer film technology that acts a 'liquid tarp' to switch off a solar PV system in seconds, which renders the entire system safe in the event of a fire or other emergency situation.
With the mandatory installation of photoelectric smoke alarms in all homes in Queensland, one manufacturing company is ceasing production of ionisation smoke alarms altogether.
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 UQ researcher and 'fire chaser' has won a national competition for a project that looks at fighting intense bushfires with science.