Work has begun on health standards for operational personnel

20/07/2017 | National

The new Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 (Sections 31 – 35) enables the Board to prescribe physical and psychological health standards to ensure operational personnel are able to undertake duties that may be required of them without undue risk to their safety, health and wellbeing.

Update on SMS enhancements

19/07/2017 | National

The planned enhancements to the Station Management System (SMS) Incident Reporting module will not be implemented on 19 July as previously advised.   This is to allow more time to complete user testing.

Fire Angel smoke alarms and reliability

07/07/2017 | National

It has been brought to our attention that many personnel are concerned about the performance of the Fire Angel smoke alarms provided through On Line ordering (OLO). We take this issue very seriously and therefore provide the following advice.