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CFPA-Asia meets in Beijing during China Fire 2019

The Confederation of Fire Protection Associations – Asia (CFPA-Asia) met recently during the China Fire 2019 expo. The CFPA-Asia meeting was attended by delegates from Australia, China, China Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Korea and Malaysia. Several initiatives were identified…

Bristol Uniforms – Producing high quality PPE for customers around the world for more than 60 years

Bristol Uniforms is a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of protective clothing for firefighters, and has been producing high quality PPE for customers around the world for more than 60 years. The company prides itself on providing…

China Fire 2019 – A Festive Party of innovation and opportunity

China Fire 19 opened its doors on October 16-19, 2019 after a new round of Chinese fire \ army reforms, which will generate a far-reaching influences on the development of fire industry in China and worldwide, long term. As one…

TEXPORT® – Ergonomic science is key to firefighter protection

Just because a firefighting garment is made with the latest high performance fabrics, doesn’t guarantee that it will provide the best possible protection for the wearer. Beyond the textile components, the keys to creating the optimum performance in protective gear…

Cancer – The current epidemic in the fire service

More firefighters have been diagnosed with cancer in the last two years, then in the previous 10 years combined, sadly, one in three firefighters will die of cancer. With a minimum of nine Group 1 carcinogens in all fire, the…

AFAC19 powered by INTERSCHUTZ Conference and exhibition review

Over 4,000 practitioners, researchers, critical thinkers, international guests and delegates attended AFAC19 powered by INTERSCHUTZ Conference and Exhibition in Melbourne. This attendance figure was a record for the event. Australasia’s premier event for the fire and emergency management sector returned…

Fire Australia 2019 – The largest dedicated fire protection event in the Southern Hemisphere

The Fire Australia Conference and Tradeshow 2019 attracted more than 1500 visitors across three days on 14-16 May, offering delegates access to local and international expert speakers, exclusive off-site tours of fire protection facilities, a view of the latest products…

FireDos – Stands out as a specialist for monitors and proportioners for firefighting

The Germany-based company FireDos has become an established specialist in the field of designing and manufacturing high-quality foam proportioners and monitors for firefighting worldwide. “About 20 years ago, we were the first company to develop a proportioning concept for firefighting…

China Fire – More than 2,000 fire products submitted to the expo website

There are only days left before the opening of China Fire 2019 on October 16 in Beijing. Asia Pacific Fire magazine is working with the China Fire Committee to get first-hand information on the progress of this event. This update…

Revelation of fire rated ducts

Smoke kills more people in fire than heat, flames or structural collapse every year. Often, smoke incapacitates so quickly that it reduces the oxygen level or replaces it with other toxic gases causing a respiratory hazard to its victim, either…

Hard hitting nozzle types – Fact from fiction

Task Force Tips has engineered a test method to accurately measure the impact of a fire stream. Which nozzles hit hardest? “A fire stream can be defined as a stream of water or other extinguishing agent after it leaves the…

After 40 years with Singapore Airport Emergency Services Chief Cletus retires

With more than 40 years of service, Cletus Majella John Packiam, Chief of the Airport Emergency Services (AES), retired in May. He has played a vital role in the growth and progress of the AES during this time. Chief Cletus…

PBI – Introduces new lightweight high performance fibre

PBI has created another milestone in firefighter protection with the launch of its lightest ever new fibre that improves comfort, breathability and freedom of movement for structural firefighting gear. The company’s specialist research and development team has created PBI LP™…

W. L. Gore & Associates – Setting standards in firefighter protection

There is no question that firefighters are better protected than ever before thanks to the advances made in the development of specialist high performance fabrics over recent years. Gore Moisture Barriers have played a crucial role in setting new protection…

Integrated Emergency & Industrial Equipment SolutionsFight fire with fire

Located in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Integrated Emergency & Industrial Equipment Solutions Pty Ltd. is the Australian/New Zealand agent for SEI Industries’ fire ignition systems product lines: the Dragon and Premo. Offering local sales support, Integrated is also the approved service…

Crusader Hose – Fighting the Cobrico peat fire

In mid-March 2018, a bush fire tore through Cobrico in Victoria’s south-west,igniting the peat bog underneath. This left behind toxic levels of carbon monoxide and caused the temporary relocation of 20 per cent of residents. After attempting to bring the…

Fire Rescue Safety Australia – Making a difference where it matters

Fire Rescue Safety Australia (FRSA) has built an enviable reputation over its 15-year history. That reputation is a direct result of an uncompromising philosophy around strategy, quality and superior customer service to “make a difference”. Commencing from humble beginnings, FRSA…

Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC – National award for emergency warnings that save lives

Australian lives are being saved by Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research – and this has been recognised in a national award for science impact and innovation. The research is shaping warnings and public information campaigns to prepare and protect…

Fire detection in large-scale, high-risk industrial environments

Designing a reliable fire detection system for high-risk industrial environments can prove particularly challenging. There are a number of factors that need to be taken into consideration, not least the location and scale of the site. Extra care needs to…

Volvo Trucks – Safety and local engineering expertise

A dedicated commitment to safety and the ability to deliver trucks designed to operate in the toughest of Australian conditions is what sets Volvo Trucks apart. While it’s the job of Australia’s dedicated firefighters to keep everyday Australians safe, Volvo…

Safety Equipment Australia – Efficient decon of firefighting gear

Safety Equipment Australia, part of The S.E.A. Group, is a leading name in respiratory protection. Established in 1984, the company imports and distributes renowned products in the area of personal protection equipment such as Sundström respirators, Trellchem protective suits, and…

Waterax – Prescribed and controlled burns often kick off by drip torch use

Controlled burns, prescribed burns, and backfires are all similar terms for a wildland fire that is intentionally lit to create a natural firebreak in front of a main fire front, to reduce fuel buildup and decrease the potential for a…

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