Fire protection specialist Wormald welcomes the announcement by the NSW Government that sprinklers will be mandatory in all NSW nursing homes.

Garry Kwok, National Technical Manager with Wormald explains that fire sprinkler systems can be the difference between a minor incident and a potentially major, devastating blaze.

Welcoming the NSW Government’s decision to ensure the installation of fire sprinkler systems at all nursing homes in the State, Kwok described the move as one that will help protect nursing home residents and staff.

According to Kwok, sprinkler systems are a proven fire protection solution as they can automatically detect a fire, transmit an alarm to warn occupants and alert the fire brigade, and at the same time act to control the fire.