After a fire from excessive heat is detected, it cannot be extinguished using fire suppression system or fire extinguisher arising from:

  • Insufficient FSS capacity/volume
  • Access of FSS medium to source of/seat of fire inadequate
  • Insufficient handheld fire extinguishers available

 Credible Failure mode is addressed by:

  • BI-01.43 Required system health checks before mobile equipment operation – information for operator by vehicle type specifying: access and escape, alarms, fire suppression, auto shutdowns and other relevant protective systems
  • BI-02.09 Regular checking and maintenance of alarms and monitors
  • BI-02.31 Operator prestart checks include brakes, steering, tyres and running gear
  • BI-05.06 Regular monitoring of equipment status that predicts fires, alarms on equipment, and notifies
CFM-LR-04 Excessive heat is produced during mobile equipment operation leads to smoulder or burn – not able to extinguish


Last Updated: 23/01/2023 02:50:54pm