Perfluorinated Alkylated Substances also referred to as ("PFAS") are synthetic (man-made) chemical compounds used in industry since the 1950's. In Australia, PFAS have been used for a long time in consumer products and industrial applications and there are now PFAS contaminated sites resulting from these various uses, including from the use of some types of firefighting foam concentrate.
Cost -saving priorities by owners' corporations often compromised safety maintenance. The priority is usually in respect of maintenance, how can we get it done cheaper and who is the cheaper maintenance provider? ~ Commander Mark Carter, Melbourne Fire Brigade.
In Victoria, an occupancy permits are documents that signify that a building surveyor is satisfied and has approved your building as being suitable for occupation. This article discussed the features of an Occupancy Permit and common mistakes in them that can adversely affect building owners.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics: Australian Social Trends 2000 "in 1998, 123 people died from accidental fire or flame injuries. Of these, 70 occurred in a home fire. While total deaths from fire fell by 47% from 1968 to 1998, deaths in private dwelling fires only dropped by 20%"
An ASE or Alarm Signalling Equipment is a device used to aggregate and transmit a fire alarm signal from a fire alarm system or fire sprinkler system via a monitoring service provider to the fire brigade. In some circumstances an ASE can be installed incorrectly or modified such that they do not transmit the required alarm, fault or isolate signals.
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