Fire

Wormald issues fire safety reminder to businesses

05 July, 2012

Fire protection specialist Wormald is warning businesses to be extra vigilant about using portable heaters and electrical appliances in the workplace.


Tyco Model EC-25 Extended Coverage Sprinkler

12 June, 2012 | Supplied by: Wormald

The Model EC-25 Extended Coverage Sprinkler, from Tyco Fire Protection Products (TFPP), provides advanced solutions for the higher-density, extended-coverage applications in extra hazard and storage occupancies.


Fire suppression solution for forestry vehicle

07 June, 2012 | Supplied by: Wormald

Fire protection specialist Wormald has designed and installed a fire suppression system for Logset’s new forestry vehicle, the 10F Titan Forwarder. Logset is a Finnish manufacturer of forestry machinery and has recently started operating in the Australian market. The company provides solutions to logging professionals and its 10F Titan Forwarder is a heavy-framed machine with a load capacity of 18 tonnes.


Fighting house fires with computer models

24 May, 2012

Through advanced computer modelling of house fires, mechanical engineers at UNSW are giving firefighters a new suite of tools to investigate and battle dangerous blazes - just in time for the high-risk winter months.


TE Connectivity HXCT heat-shrinkable tubing

06 October, 2011 | Supplied by: Soanar Limited

TE Connectivity has launched a low fire hazard, heat-shrinkable continuous identification tubing for industrial, rail and mass transit, aerospace and defence, as well as marine applications.


Fire Fighting Enterprises Fireray 3000 infrared optical-beam smoke detector

27 September, 2011 | Supplied by: Fire Fighting Enterprises Ltd

The Fireray 3000 infrared optical-beam smoke detector provides protection for large, open-area spaces, and in situations where ceiling mounting is difficult or inappropriate.


PR:Incident at BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam mine

07 July, 2011

SafeWork SA inspectors will travel to Roxby Downs in the state’s Far North today to investigate an incident which occurred underground yesterday afternoon at BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam mine. 


Comprehensive fire protection systems for Royal North Shore Hospital

02 June, 2011 | Supplied by: Wormald

Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital is currently undergoing a $1.07bn redevelopment that will consolidate 53 buildings into modern purpose-built facilities.


Fire Prevention Week launched

02 May, 2011

Fire and Rescue NSW has announced the launch of Fire Prevention Week.


Jo Bird wins two major Australian contracts

29 April, 2011

Jo Bird, a UK-based designer and manufacturer of storage cabinets for fire, safety, lifesaving and emergency equipment, has secured two major contracts in Australia.


Water and oil don’t mix - avoiding fire and explosion risk in drainage

06 April, 2011 | Supplied by: MSA Australia Pty Ltd

The advent of the discovery of oil and consequently all the by-products of oil (fuels, lubricants, solvents) used in modern society has been highlighted as one of the greatest advances of the industrialised period. Unfortunately this white cloud also has a darker lining. When fuel and by-products (hydrocarbons) are spilt, leak or worse still dumped into drainage systems the potential for explosion, fire or poisoning is significant. Contamination can also occur from stormwater runoff where low levels of hydrocarbons aggregate to form a hydrocarbon layer over water.


BullEx GasTrainer gas detector training

03 April, 2011 | Supplied by: BullEx Australia

GasTrainer enables users to conduct hands-on gas detector training, using GasSource emitters and sensor technology to simulate chemical and explosive gas emission sources.


BullEx BullsEye fire extinguisher training system

02 February, 2011 | Supplied by: BullEx Australia

The BullsEye fire extinguisher training system uses advanced laser technology to simulate the discharge of a dry-chemical or CO2 extinguisher for a completely clean, safe and effective training experience.


BullEx SmartDummy interactive rescue mannequins

09 November, 2010 | Supplied by: BullEx Australia

The SmartDummy interactive rescue mannequins are suitable for use in intense fire training.


Wormald fire defence training

29 September, 2010 | Supplied by: Wormald

Wormald’s fire defence training can provide workers with an essential awareness of how different types of fires can start and instil in them the confidence required to respond effectively.


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