FSI received it’s Australian Standard for it’s FOAM-GUARD Fire suppression system in November 2011
The objective of AS5062 is to formalise good practice in reducing the incidence and severity of fires and to provide consistent approach to fire risk reduction in order to safeguard life, property and the environment against fire associated with mobile and transportable equipment
This standard covers the fire fighting capabilities of the system and complete testing of components in regard to factors such as vibration, corrosion & quality.
AS5062 is the minimum requirement for Fire Suppression equipment on Mines owned by the Large mining companies in Australia, ie. Rio Tinto, BHP, Xstrata.