After a component fire is detected, it cannot be extinguished using fire suppression system or fire extinguishers, caused by:

  • * FSS nozzles not being directed at/near the component
  • * Inaccessibility of component – cannot be extinguished from a safe location (e.g. external to the machine)

 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-02.07 Regular checking and maintenance of brakes, steering and tyres
  • BI-02.12 Serviced and checked fire extinguishers on mobile equipment
  • BI-09B.03 Operator Fire Training
CFM-LR-02 Solid fuel, components present on mobile equipment smoulder or burn – not able to extinguish


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