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.

Fire Fighting Enterprises Fireray 5000 beam detector range

28 September, 2010 | Supplied by: Fire Fighting Enterprises Ltd

The Fireray 5000 Auto Alignment Beam Detector range has received FM (Factory Mutual) approval, certifying that it meets rigorous loss prevention standards.

Fire Fighting Enterprises fire protection product installation accessories

22 September, 2010 | Supplied by: Fire Fighting Enterprises Ltd

Fire Fighting Enterprises has launched a full range of installation accessories for use with its fire protection products. The company offers various mounting plates and brackets for the reflector prisms, allowing easy fixing and positioning of either a single- or 4-prism array to surfaces at almost any angle. Protective cages for the Fireray 5000 detector head and controller units are also available, in addition to those for the Fireray 50/100R and Fireray 2000 models.

Ansul Sapphire fire suppression system

06 August, 2010 | Supplied by: Tyco Integrated Fire & Security

The Ansul Sapphire fire suppression system uses a sustainable chemical agent that fights fires without causing any damage to electronics and other critical assets and is suitable for applications including hospitals and telecommunications centres.

Ansul Red Line hand-portable fire extinguishers

06 August, 2010 | Supplied by: Tyco Integrated Fire & Security

Ansul Red Line cartridge-operated hand-portable fire extinguishers enable fires to be quickly detected and suppressed. Each unit is tested under actual fire situations, making it suitable for firefighting in high fire-risk industries.

Vesda Eco and ICAM Eco very early smoke detectors

23 July, 2010 | Supplied by: Xtralis Pty Ltd

Vesda and ICAM very early smoke detectors have been expanded to include aspirating smoke detection (ASD) plus gas detection and environmental monitoring.

Akron Brass water cannon range

23 July, 2010 | Supplied by: Wormald

The Akron Brass water cannon range, which includes severe-duty electric, hydraulic, automated, semi-automated, programmable and Omega severe-duty types are claimed to outlast and outperform manual water cannons.

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