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Position Statements

 

Position Statements clearly and succinctly state FPA Australia's opinion in relation to a specific technical issue.

 

 

PS-07 Vehicle System Service Technician Competency

 

Posted on 17/02/2017
This Position Statement advocates FPA Australia's position on the requirements for technicians servicing non-gaseous pre-engineered vehicle fire suppression systems (vehicle systems) to assist system owners to select competent technicians.

 

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PS-06 Water Storage Tanks for Fire Protection Systems

Posted on 07/08/2015
This Position Statement establishes FPA Australia's position on AS 2304-2011, Water storage tanks for fire protection systems.

 

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PS-05 Product Compliance & Evidence of Suitability

Posted on 01/07/2014
This Position Statement advocates the Association's position on product compliance in the fire protection industry and discusses the types of evidence of suitability that can currently be sought to demonstrate product compliance.

 

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PS-04 National Licensing - Fire Protection Work under the Plumbing & Gasfitting Occupations

Posted on 01/09/2013
Establishes FPA Australia's Position on the proposed licences for "Fire protection work" and "Restricted fire protection (inspecting and testing) work" outlined in the DRIS: Proposal for national licensing of the plumbing and gasfitting occupations.

 

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PS-03 Adoption and Use of AS 1851-2012

Posted on 01/12/2012

Establishes FPA Australia's position on the adoption through legislation and the general use of AS 1851-2012 as the foundation for establishing the maintenance (routine servicing) requirements for fire protection systems and equipment.

 

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PS-02 Roof Systems for Flame Zone Construction in Bushfire Prone Areas

Posted on 01/11/2012
This Position Statement establishes FPA Australia's position on the provisions from Amendment 3 (2011) to Australian Standard AS 3959-2009 regarding the design and selection of roof systems for Flame Zone construction.

 

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PS-01 Selection of Residential Smoke Alarms

Posted on 05/01/2011

The purpose of this Position Statement is to provides information and education about the selection of smoke alarms for residential buildings.

 

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