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ARTSA is hosting a heavy vehicle fires conference on the 15th August 2019 at Royal Randwick in Sydney. The Program includes speakers from Fire & Rescue NSW,Truck Industry Council, NHVR, NSW Police, the trailer industry, Fire Technology experts and Forensic Engineers. LSM Technologies will also be providing a presentation on Detecting Wheel Fires.

The conference will bring together forensic experts, policy makers, manufacturers, operators, regulators and component suppliers to share their experience on what is one of the largest claims categories for insurers in Australia. It is an issue that can cause massive inconvenience as well as considerable environmental and public safety risk.

The day will cover:

  • Truck, Trailer and Bus fires - the scale of the problem
  • Common causes of heavy vehicle fires
  • Opportunities to reduce fire risk
  • What to inspect in the workshop
  • Practical inspection regimes
  • Wheel fire risks and treatment
  • Recommended ADR and Standards changes
  • The challenges of the electric age

Registration is Now Open and ARTSA members can enjoy a significant discount by using the promotional code ARTSA2019 on the ticketing page.The event will launch an updated heavy vehicle fires advisory that will be useful for all parties involved in manufacturing, operating and maintaining heavy vehicle equipment. For more information contact ARTSA Executive Director Greg Rowe on ‭0407 825 132‬ or exec@artsa.com.au 

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ARTSA Truck Fires Nov06.pdf

ARTSA Truck Fires Nov06.pdf (2,051.32 KB)

According to leading forensic expert and ARTSA Executive Member Dr Peter Hart, “Fires are all too prevalent. In 2006 I authored an ARTSA document Why Trucks Catch Fire. The causes of truck ...Read more...


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