Fire Suppression

Research reports related to rural fire suppression in New Zealand.

    Rural firefighter exposure to fireground gases with relevance to physiological workload & fire suppression productivity

    Richard Parker & Liz Ashby
    This research project aims to improve the health and safety of rural firefighters by determining, under New Zealand operational conditions, the physiological workload of firefighting tasks.
    Published Online - Oct 2010. [555.8 KB] (pdf).

    Measurement of Rural Fire Fighter Physiological Workload and Fire Suppression Productivity

    Richard Parker, Dr Dave Moore, Brenda Baillie, Grant Pearce & Stuart Anderson
    Measurement of rural fire fighter physiological workload and fire suppression productivity
    Published Online - 7 May 2008. [1.4 MB] (pdf).

    Review of methods and data on rural fire suppression resource productivity and effectiveness

    Richard Parker, Liz Ashby, Grant Pearce and David Riley
    Review of Methods and Data on Rural Fire Suppression Resource Productivity and Effectiveness
    Published Online - Jun 2007. [615.7 KB] (pdf).
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