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What's the News - 06 March 2015

Friday, 06 March 2015

RFS issues warning to members about formaldehyde in uniforms after CSIRO study, Sydney Morning Herald, 02/03/2015

Thousands of firefighters across the state have been advised to take precautions when handling their uniforms after the flame-retardant gear was found to contain cancer-causing formaldehyde.

Read Article: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/rfs-issues-warning-to-members-about-formaldehyde-in-uniforms-after-csiro-study-20150302-13t4yx.html


 

 

National Statement of Capability, Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council, February 2015

AFAC in collaboration with Attorney General's Department has recently developed a National Statement of Capability for Fire and Emergency Services. The purpose of this document is to quantify the readiness and capability of agencies across Australia to respond to an emergency. 

 

Read Article: http://www.afac.com.au/docs/position/2015-national-capability-fire-es.pdf?sfvrsn=6