Warnings for NSW Nursing Home Owners about Unqualified Sprinkler Installers
Posted on : Monday, 4 March 2013
Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) and
the Master Plumbers Association of NSW (MPA NSW) are warning
nursing home owners and operators to check the credentials of
sprinkler fitters who may be offering cut price services for fire
Both Associations have welcomed the recent finalisation of
relevant Regulations supporting fire sprinkler reform in NSW. As of
January 1, all aged care facilities across NSW are now required to
be fitted with automatic fire sprinkler systems in the next three
to four years.
However there are genuine concerns within the industry about the
potential for unqualified operators to enter the market and exploit
these valuable reforms.
Read the full media release here