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