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  1. Mandatory fire safe cigarettes?

    The move in Australia towards fire safe cigarettes is a little closer today with the federal Attorney-General Philip Ruddock agreeing to ask the Treasurer to introduce the standard;

    Russ Porteous
    Feb, 2019
  2. ASE Alarm Signal Impairment

    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.

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2018
  3. AS1851:2005 review - Twelve months on

    The previous AS1851 comprised a suite of individual documents, parts 1 to 16 which have now been amalgamated into a single standard, AS1851-2005. Twelve months on, what have we learned?

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2018
  4. Fire Extinguisher Scam (United States)...

    Here's an interesting article from Janelle Walker a staff writer for the Suburban Chicago News regarding sham fire extinguisher inspections.

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2018
  5. Website redesign and upgrade...

    Since 2001 we have regularly updated the Firewize website enable us to produce content (a lot of content), and we continue to invest in our platform with major updates in (2006) again in (2019), and again (2020). Updating the platform encourages us to produce content of a variety of types and be mobile responsive, something that you the reader and the major search engines really love.

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2018