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2018 Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

Bringing together over 500 leading representatives from fire, police, ambulance, emergency, rescue, volunteer, defence and health sectors, the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will welcome delegates to the Star, Gold Coast from the 21 – 22…

2018 Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference

Now in its fourth year, the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference (ANZSAR) continues to be a pivotal event for the search and rescue community across all disciplines of air, land and sea. This year’s Conference will…

NFPA façade risk assessment research presented at Fire Australia 2018

Developed by the NFPA’s Fire Protection Research Foundation, the new Exterior Facade Fire Evaluation Comparison Tool (EFFECT) aims to help global building owners, facility managers and governments to proactively assess the risk to high rise buildings from combustible façade cladding.…

Evacuation of vulnerable persons by lifts

We have an ageing population, greater levels of obesity and a growing awareness of the challenges of people with disabilities. This has the potential to increase the number of vulnerable people in health and aged care buildings who need to protected, moved or evacuated in the event of a fire or other emergencies.

In the context of this article, a vulnerable person is considered to be someone who is incapable of moving away from a fire or smoke or evacuating without some form of assistance from others. This vulnerability may be due to age (e.g. the very young or very old), a temporary disability (e.g. patients in ICU or in a surgery or recovery ward in a hospital) or due to a permanent disability of either a physical or cognitive nature. Hospitals and aged care facilities are two forms of building that have a significant proportion of such persons, although vulnerable persons may be present in other residential buildings or work places.

Pyroplex – The importance of certification for passive fire protection

With a staggering amount of construction taking place across the region, and with fire safety a primary consideration in building design, the challenge for all parties involved is to effectively certify their fire safety strategy to align with the Hong…

Korea Fire Safety Association – Dreaming of the world’s representative safety organization beyond Korea

I would guess that many people have known ‘A theory of human motivation’ of Abraham Harold Maslow, an American psychologist. The theory consists of 5 elements, and one of them is safety needs. Human being has a strong desire to…

Kussmaul Electronics Co., Inc. – Quality, integrity, durability and service meet to provide severe duty products

Kussmaul Electronics Co., Inc. was founded in September 1967 in the USA by Ernest A. Kussmaul. He started in the back of his garage (10 x 20 ft. area), initially as an Engineering Consulting Service, then manufacturing other peoples’ products,…

Patol – Adding thermal imaging to its fire detection offering for waste recycling

Industrial fire detection specialist Patol has extended its capabilities in protecting recycling plants and waste processing facilities from fire with the announcement that the company is now offering thermal infrared cameras, ideally suited for internal waste reception and storage areas.…

Bristol Uniforms – Safety in the hood

The first duty of firefighting PPE has always been to protect the crew from the immediate external risks associated with exposure to heat and flame. However in recent years, research has raised additional concerns about firefighters’ health, which has prompted…

Bruck Textiles – Australia takes on the world of protective textiles

From its beginnings in the 1940s, as a manufacturer and supplier of furnishing and fashion apparel fabrics, Bruck Textiles has evolved to be a provider of innovative high quality technical textile solutions for personal protective clothing that’s used around the…

Fire Protection Industry Awards – Nine deserving winners across eight categories were given the gong

The Australian fire protection sector came together on 9 November 2017 in the beautiful Metropolis venue overlooking the Melbourne skyline to recognise their best and brightest at the Fire Protection Industry Awards Gala 2017. It was only the second year…

Stop cancer at the door!

International studies have shown that firefighters have a significantly higher risk of developing cancer in comparison to the average wider population. Because of insufficient proof of the interrelationship between cancer and the different cases of fire, in many countries this…

Williams Fire & Hazard Control

APAC Xtreme Fire School is back! 15th–18th January 2018, Thailand Following the success of the 2017 APAC Xtreme Fire School, Williams Fire & Hazard Controls (WF&HC) Industrial team is coming back to Asia! The next fire school will be held…

Collaborating for success at AFAC17 in Sydney

Staged for and by the sector, AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, was held from 4-7 September 2017 at the International Convention Centre Sydney. The sectors’ premier annual conference and exhibition saw more than 3,200 people come together in Sydney to discuss…

Zettler Profile Flexible

The next step in fire detection solutions Zettler profile Flexible is a powerful fire detection and alarm system that uses MZX Technology at its heart. MZX Technology was originally designed for operation in the most hostile of environments, therefore the…

Offroad Trucks Australia – Fire and emergency tender destined to stir the present field

Offroad Trucks Australia, the WA-based national distributor of Tatra trucks, has signalled a move outside its exclusive domain of severe off-road capability, with a new fire and emergency tender destined to stir the present field of metro and suburban F&E…

TYCO SprinkCAD™ Software Suite – Advanced sprinkler design software for the fire protection professional

Learn how to build a code-compliant sprinkler system quickly and easily with the TYCO SprinkCAD software suite. This advanced sprinkler design software provides comprehensive tools for sprinkler system design, hydraulic calculation, fluid delivery time calculation, and more. The full SprinkCAD…

AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ – Where the emergency management sector innovates

In early September the emergency management community will come together at AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ to share the latest research, learnings and practice in emergency management. AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ will bring leading experts in a range of fields to…

ACIM Solutions

ACIM Solutions is a niche Registered Training Organisation (41002) offering high quality, nationally accredited training to paid staff and volunteers in the:

Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management) PUA60112 and the
Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management) PUA52312 specifically tailored for the emergency management sector across Australasia.
We also offer a diverse range of practical and interactive short courses to develop leadership and interpersonal skills for those operating in this sector.

We are pleased to have an ongoing innovative partnership with CIFAL Newcastle and UNITAR in the design and delivery of our emergency management suite of programs. This partnership adds significant value to our programs and participants with access to worldwide resources and expertise around the challenges of emergency management and contemporary research on disaster resilience initiatives. Our participants can enjoy streamlined pathways into tertiary education with CIFAL to further their learning goals.

Our customised organisational programs are delivered via workshops, online, RPL and a blended format.

Our facilitators have extensive expertise and specialisation in emergency management roles.

Our innovative approach to learning supports the ongoing professionalism of this critical sector.

ACT Emergency Services Agency

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) is the ACT Government organisation charged with providing emergency management services to the Canberra community.

The ESA comprises of ACT Ambulance Service, ACT Fire & Rescue, ACT Rural Fire Service, ACT State Emergency Service and ESA Support Services. Together we are one team of many players with a single vision of being “the trusted agency for emergency management in the ACT.

ACT Fire & Rescue is a diverse organisation with legislated responsibility in a variety of areas related to fire and rescue, including fire suppression, rescue capabilities, and community safety activities.

ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) is responsible for protecting life, property and the environment from bush and grass fires that occur within rural or non-suburban areas of the ACT. ACTRFS has both volunteer brigades and a brigade of TAMS employees who work together responding to bush and grass fires, and conducting hazard reduction burning.

The ACT State Emergency Service (SES) is a volunteer emergency service organisation which gives immediate assistance to the community during emergencies and disasters. ACTSES volunteers provide community response to flood and storm 24 Hours a day, seven days a week.

ACT Parks and Conservation Service

ACT Parks and Conservation Service (ACT PCS) is the ACT Government’s national parks, nature conservation and land management agency. ACT PCS is part of the ACT Government’s Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate. We have responsibility for managing commercial forest plantations in the ACT.

As a land manager in both the ACT and NSW (Googong Foreshores), ACT PCS has a legal responsibility which includes managing bushfire fuels on its land and limiting the spread of fire on and from its lands.

ACT PCS has a dedicated fire management section which facilitates the completion of the Bushfire Operations Plan and works with the various depots. The fire management section also includes a large fire suppression capability (approximately 150 firefighters) in the form of the PCS workforce, which constitutes the ’Parks Brigade’.

ADA (Australian Defence Apparel Pty Ltd)

ADA (Australian Defence Apparel) has been in business for more than 100 years. Time has indeed tested and honed us into the innovative, responsive company that we are today.

We may make uniforms, but our work is all about the individual. No two organisations want or need the same thing delivered the same way, so the integrated business solutions we devise are unique to each clients needs.

The people who choose to work in the Emergency Services sector know that at times they may risk injury, but the risk is mitigated by effective protective clothing – and that’s where ADA is proud to play such a vital role.

Protection from hazards is the overwhelming priority in uniform design, but not at the expense of functionality and comfort. ADA balances this mix to provide each client with the best possible solution for their uniform needs.

We apply our passion, skill, experience and commitment to ensure that your organisation gets that ‘right’ uniform wardrobe.

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