FESA is an active Australian professional association collaborating in forensic technical investigations, reconstruction of accidents and failures, and research.
Established in 2008, we work to -
Last meeting: Fire investigation (2 speakers) - Thursday June 8, Melbourne.
Member Ian Eilenberg spoke on house fires related to (faulty) chimney designs, emphasising flue size, type, and spacing from flammable members. Member Peter Hart spoke on truck and trailer fires - addressing the significance of (flammable) polymer wiring sheathing, giving seven main fire causes (see below), and mentioning difficulties in getting a government response to the industry's advice for tighter standards. Talks were well moderated by Lawrence Reddaway, and a fine meal assisted our networking and discussions.
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