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The Importance of a Good Expert Witness Brief

The Importance of a Good Expert Witness Brief

The services of Fire Safety Expert Witnesses are used on various occasions. They include inter alia obtaining expert opinions when investigating on the existence of building defects and means of their rectification, post-fire investigation, insurance claims or fire...

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What to expect from a fire safety risk assessment

What to expect from a fire safety risk assessment

In our practice we come across different building fire risk assessment reports that are produced to identify risks associated with combustible cladding installed to buildings. In Australia, a risk assessment if generally requested by the Authority Having Jurisdiction...

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Pacific Hotel Fire in Cairns

Pacific Hotel Fire in Cairns

At CJK Fire & Safety we have been contacted by clients this week asking about the Pacific Hotel Fire in Cairns CBD that occurred in the morning of Sunday, the 28th November 2021. The Police have praised the hotel staff for having facilitated evacuation of 163 people...

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CJK Fire & Safety at the 4th Combustible Cladding Summit

CJK Fire & Safety at the 4th Combustible Cladding Summit

Combustible Cladding Assessments in NSW and QLD – Experience of a Fire Engineer After being part of the 2nd Cladding Summit in Melbourne, Christina Knorr will be speaking at the 4th Combustible Cladding Summit which will take place in Sydney, on 8th and 9th February...

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Combustible Cladding Risk Assessment

Combustible Cladding Risk Assessment

CASE STUDY Combustible Cladding Risk Assessment Overview – Building Mixed - use building in Sydney, Australia Class 2 (apartments), 7 (carpark) and 6 (retail) Type A Construction Five storeys Existing Fire Engineering Solution Problem Fire Safety Order issued...

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Cairns Business Women’s Awards

Cairns Business Women’s Awards

Our Managing Director, Christina Knorr, became a finalist in the Cairns Business Women's Awards 2020/2021. The Cairns Business Women's Club took us back to the 1920s and everyone looked fabulous! It was a great pleasure to celebrate the achievements of inspirational...

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Fire Brigade Referral and Fire Engineering

Fire Brigade Referral and Fire Engineering

When a new fire engineering Performance Solution is discussed, fire engineers are often asked questions such as “Do we need to refer the solution to the fire brigade?”, “What if the fire brigade does not accept this solution?” or “Will fire brigade sign-off on it?”...

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