Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board
About the Board
The Fire Protection Industry (ODS
& SGG) Board (the Board) appointed by the Minister for the
Environment and Energy, in partnership with the fire protection
industry, administers the fire protection division of the Ozone
Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Regulations 1995 (the
Regulations) on behalf of the Australian Government.
The functions of the Board include:
- Identify, promote and support industry 'best practice'
activities throughout the fire protection industry.
- Manage a permit and licensing system to ensure applicants meet
minimum standards of competency prior to granting of Extinguishing
Agent Handling Licences (EAHLs).
- Implement effective communication and consultation with the
fire protection industry to encourage and facilitate regulatory
- Develop and distribute ozone depleting substance and synthetic
greenhouse gas (ODS & SGG) learning and assessment resources to
support those working in the fire protection industry.
- Undertake review and audit activities to ensure fire protection
industry compliance with the Ozone Protection and
Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 (the
The Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board has recently
released their Strategic Plan for 2012-2017:
To download a copy of the Strategic Plan click
Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board Members:
Chris Orr- Brooks (Chair)
Scott Williams- FPA Australia
Barry Lee OAM- Lee Fire Management
Garry Kwok- Tyco Fire and Security
Brett Staines- Chubb Fire and Security
Ray Walton- Kidde Aerospace and Defence Pty Ltd
Bob Grieve - Delta Fire Australasia Pty Ltd
Daniel Wilson - Kidde Australia
Elvira Nigido - A-Gas Australia
Rachel Short - Department of the Environment and Energy
Craig Watson - Department of the Environment and Energy
Executive Officer - Ozone Protection
Be proactive, not reactive - follow
the Regulations and avoid the penalties.