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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…

FPA Australia – Record attendance at Fire Protection Industry Awards Gala

Nearly 300 fire protection professionals came together on November 9 2018 to celebrate the best of the best at the Fire Protection Industry Awards 2018 Gala. The Sydney event was the largest yet in the three year history of the…

Fire Australia 2019 – Interactive program running across three days returning to Melbourne

Returning to Melbourne this year, the Fire Australia Conference & Tradeshow 2019 offers a new, interactive program running across three days at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 14-16 May 2019. It’s the largest event dedicated to the fire…

Emergency One (UK) Limited – This February saw the launch of their flagship new appliance, the E1 ScorpionTM

The event, hosted by E1 and sister company, Clan Tools and Plant Limited, at their state-of-the-art specialist appliance manufacturing plant in Scotland,UK welcomed attendees from fire and rescue services throughout the UK, as well as many from airport and industrial…

China Fire 2019 – The fire event you can’t miss!

The China Fire expo, which is held by the China Fire Protection Association, is one of the biggest events on the calendar when it comes to fire. As the biggest and most influential fire event in China, China Fire is…

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