Welcome to the October issue of Asia Pacific Fire. AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ was at the beginning of September and has been viewed once again as a tremendous success. Please see the review of the conference and exhibition on pages 18 and 19 so please take a look if you attended or are planning to attend AFAC19 in Melbourne. Remember the dates are slightly earlier next year on the 27th – 30th August. Please visit www.afacconference.com.au/afac19-powered-by-interschutz/ for more information.

Interesting articles of note in this issue include [de]contaminate!, Fire starters: Shipping dangerous goods, Why should the Fire Service use virtual reality training? and a look at the Increasing emergency management capacity through the business sector.

Other informative articles include Bright Ideas: Emergency lighting intensity for day and night conditions, Standards hot of the press, How innovative technology can lead to significant gains in lone worker safety, Fire protection system security and much, much more.

We sincerely hope you enjoy reading Asia Pacific Fire Magazine.

If you have any comments or questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

The F11 Dragonfly Structural Firefighting Helmet from Pacific Helmets NZ Ltd is adaptable, light, and compact. Read more on page 11 or at www.pacifichelmets.com

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Dr John Allum, Cameron Bettany, Tom Bicknell, Dr George Carayannopoulos, Andrew Gissing, Costa Haritos, Travis Holland, Torbjorn Lundmark, Andre Mierzwa, James Mullins, Li Ning, Alison Scotland, Firas Shawash, Roger Startin, Andrew Vasta, Scott Williams, Mike Willson, Matthew Wright.

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