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Australian Fire Protection Resources is a registered fire protection business, specializing in the design of fire protection systems. We provide detailed fire protection engineering expertise in all facets of fixed fire protection installations.

The principal of this business is Carl Rickard; he is a highly experienced and motivated professional with over twenty-five years of fire protection engineering experience. He has worked for a number of local and international fire protection companies as well as having successfully established his own design based fire protection business. He has a detailed knowledge of all fire codes and standards throughout Australia.

He has provided training in fire system engineering design and hydraulic calculation of fire services to the Singapore Fire Brigades Board and Civil Defense Academy, and Malaysian Fire Services. He has lectured on fire service design and hydraulics to private industry, the Melbourne Fire Brigade and Emergency Services Board and the Country Fire Authority.

Fire Industry Committee Representations & Registrations:

  • Fire Protection Association Australia:
  • TC/4 - Fire Sprinkler & Hydrant Systems Technical Committee
  • FPAA Victorian State Committee.
  • Standards Australia:
  • FP- 4 National Fire Sprinkler Committee [A.S. 2118-1]
  • FP - 4 / 2 / 3 / 1 Melbourne sub committee [A.S.2118-1 section 11 Extra High Hazard
  • FP – 9 Fire Hydrants [A.S. 2419]
  • Australian Fire Safety Practitioners Board Accreditations:
  • Fire Safety - Automatic Sprinkler Systems / Designer
  • Fire Safety - Hydrants and Hose Reel Systems / Designer
  • Fire Safety - Detection and Alarm Systems / Draftsperson
  • Fire Safety - Fixed Suppression Systems / Draftsperson
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