The specific risks of these industries are unique from any other. This can require unique fire consultancy and sometimes deployment of bespoke fire strategies, dependent on the site and risk.
Omnii is cognisant of and applies National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes, i.e. NFPA11 and NFPA16 for special risk fire protection projects. We are conversant with AS 1940 for the Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids, and understand that global or major clients often also have their own specialised Fire Protection Services standards, which we can also adhere to.
Solutions that we have generated risk reduction/mitigation programs for include:
The facility underwent expansion of the main operations complex at their Ichthys onshore facilities. Construction included a workshop and warehouse, operations office, communications building, laboratory, gases and flammable material store and a central control building.
As part of the Northparkes mining facility, Rio Tinto deployed a 64 metre Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM). Omnii were appointed to review the impact of a fire on occupant’s life safety within the machine and review the adequacy of the proposed refuge (including any alternatives).
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In order to reduce risk of asset and production loss, and to provide additional safety; Rio Tinto upgraded their existing assets and installed new Fire Protection systems. The scope included site-wide replacement fire pumps, high value asset protection and specialised conveyor protection systems.