Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board

About the Board

The Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board (the Board) administers the fire protection division of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Regulations 1995 (the Regulations) on behalf of the Australian Government.                                             

The functions of the Board include:

  • Identification, promotion and support of 'best practice' activities throughout the fire protection industry.
  • Management of the permit and licensing system to ensure applicants meet minimum standards of competency prior to granting of Extinguishing Agent Handling Licences (EAHL's) and Extinguishing Agent Trading Authorisations (EATA's).
  • Implementation of effective communication and consultation with the fire protection industry to encourage and facilitate regulatory compliance.
  • Development and distribution of ozone depleting substance and synthetic greenhouse gas (ODS & SGG) learning and assessment resources to support those working in the fire protection industry.
  • Undertaking review and audit activities to ensure fire protection industry compliance with the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 (the Act).

To download a copy of the Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board Strategic Plan for 2012-2017  click here.

- Be proactive, not reactive - follow the Regulations and avoid the penalties -