Letter from DFES re WA Cyclone and Southern Bushfire Season synopsis 2017-18

Below is the core of a letter the AVBFB received from Deputy Commissioner Operations Lloyd Bailey. As always, the AVBFB is happy help DFES communicate with our members by sharing our resources and technology when relevant. Dear Mr Gossage, WA CYCLONE AND SOUTHERN BUSHFIRE SEASON SYNOPSIS 2017-18 The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)…

DFES Safety Circular: Safe handling of firefighting foam concentrates

SAFETY CIRCULAR 16/2017 File: D03803 | NOVEMBER 2016 SAFE HANDLING OF FIREFIGHTING FOAM CONCENTRATES Critical Message The Class A, Class B, High Expansion Foam and Training Foam concentrates used by DFES can cause serious eye damage and skin irritation on contact. Correct PPC must be worn whenever handling foam concentrates. Recent station visits undertaken as part…