As with any peak body, Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) which is Australia’s peak body for the fire protection industry, takes the issue of governance extremely seriously. Other Asia Pacific
Interspiro, the renowned designer and manufacturer of SCBA equipment, has recently released a new breathing apparatus, developed in close co-operation with professional firefighters. Named Incurve after its ergonomically and anatomically optimised
Regular readers will have noticed that the last two issues of Asia Pacific Fire have featured two of the new, state-of-the-art training centres in the region and that not an
World Class Products and Customer Service Tornatech specializes in the conception and manufacturing of fire pump controllers in accordance with the NFPA 20 standard. They are UL listed and FM approved.
The new Pacific F15 Structural Fire Helmet from Pacific Helmets combines the 34 year heritage and proven safety of Pacific’s unique Kevlar® technology with an advanced polymer chassis to revolutionize
The news is filled with ever more examples of fires caused by Lithium batteries, from e-cigarettes to mobile phones and even electric vehicles, the danger is ever present. Of course
Last issue, Part 1 of this article covered a range of issues with Queensland’s (QLD) recent foam policy, while also complementing it for taking action on PFOS and PFOA. We
Standards Australia is the nation’s peak non-government, not-for-profit organisation for developing standards in Australia. Our standards are voluntary documents which do not become mandatory unless they are referenced in regulation
The recent fire that occurred on the 9th November 2016 involving the Neo-Soho project in Jakarta has left a desire to look at the phenomena of external fire spread in
To understand how components of our built environment and society will fare during a disaster, we first need to know the interconnectedness of network systems and the role each component
Some might say that investigating fire origin and cause is an “Art”, but it is actually a “Profession” and to be absolutely professional the investigator must act professionally and ethically.
For over 35 years Pacific Safety International Ltd (PSI), owned and operated by the Bennett family, has provided world class safety equipment to emergency services around the world, without compromise. Within
Firefighting is one of the most physically demanding jobs imaginable. In addition to physical exertion, a firefighter must also wear breathing protection while doing the job. How does a respirator
In Part 1 of this article featured in the last edition we discussed the rise of solar energy from a cottage industry just a few decades ago to becoming a
The role of a firefighter is constantly evolving. Today across the globe, firefighters are spending much less time actually fighting fires. Instead, in many countries the vast majority of call-outs
To negate the risk of using ladders and scaffolding, the FiewView Detector Test Kit has been designed to aid technicians from floor level during the service and maintenance of fire