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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 sprinkler work.


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