Fire and Rescue NSW has announced the launch of Fire Prevention Week.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
The petrol-powered GAAM MK4QF Quick-Fill pumpset for high-volume applications, weighs 70 kg and is easily handled by two firefighters for on-site positioning, making it suitable as a portable pump for dewatering or supply applications.
Designed for qualified emergency operators, Wormald’s emergency rescue mat provides a practical, lightweight solution for carrying casualties during search and rescue operations. The mat has been specifically devised to minimise operator fatigue and reduce the risk of injury.