Where is fire fighter safety heading?

The Australasian Firefighting Authorities Council (AFAC) has released a series of documents that form their proposed work health and safety doctrine. Whilst this is directed at public service fire fighters, it is an indicator of what may impact volunteers in the future. The Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades encourages consideration of the proposals, and…

Ideas wanted for AFAC conference presentations

The Australasian Firefighting Authorities Council (AFAC) will be holding its annual conference next year in Sydney at the International Convention Centre. The theme for the conference is “Collaborating for success – improving performance in emergency management”, a worthy theme indeed. AFAC is looking for ideas for conference presentations by those undertaking some research in this…