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…

DFES update re: 400MHz Radio Transition Project: Phase 2 Regional Transition

For the interest and information of Members, an update from DFES regarding the 400MHz radio project: The 400MHz project has been conducting engagement workshops across country northern regions with the purpose of ensuring a smooth transition of all UHF (Ultra High Frequency) radio channels & systems within our organisation. Lower South West and Great Southern…

Government review of Fire and Emergency Management DFES General Circular No: 91/2017

After seeking permission from FES Commissioner Wayne Gregson, we have published the text of a DFES circular below dated 4 August because we believe it is relevant to our Members and other stakeholders. The AVBFB is very appreciative of the care and attention Emergency Services Minister Hon Fran Logan and his McGowan Government colleagues are…