The R.T.A. Says Tenants Must:
"Advise the property owner/manager

 if there is any issue with the alarm

 (apart from batteries)."

The QFES Recommends that:
"Ionisation smoke alarms be

 replaced with a photoelectric

 type as soon as possible."

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Tenant's / Property Manager's 'Smoke Alarm Safety Letter'

Warning Landlord's and Property Manager's About Ionisation Alarms

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Jillian Ginn  | Mother,  Brisbane, Queensland  |  18 March 2017

I thought I was protecting my family . . .

Jillian Ginn

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. . . by having ionisation smoke alarms in my home.  My son would be

alive if I had photoelectric alarms instead - as our devastating fire

was a smouldering fire which would have been detected earlier with photoelectric technology. I strongly urge all landlords to make sure

they only have photoelectric smoke alarms in all their properties.

Why Tenants are Dying in Rentals Fitted

with 'Working' Ionisation Smoke Alarms

"This one here is the ionization . . . we want

these banned . . . get it out of your home."

Louie Naumovski, Logan House Fire Support Network Founder, warning that 'working'

ionisation smoke alarms should be banned due to failure to activate in real-world fires

Australian Senate Smoke Alarm Inquiry

Brisbane Hearing  |  LHFSN Testimony   |  24 October 2015

Louie Naumovski's Video Testimony

Debunking 'Working Smoke Alarms' Myth

LHFSN's Written Submission About Deaths in Rented

Properties Fitted with 'Working' Ionisation Smoke Alarms

"...For Thirty Years The Truth Has

Been Kept From The Public."

David Isaac, Australia's Leading Fire Safety Expert Discussing Flawed Smoke Alarm Standards

01:37 David Isaac, Standards Australia Committee FP002

"In 1976 the U.S. government funded testing of smoke alarms in typical residential applications. And in 1976 they discovered that the ionization smoke alarm had an inability to detect smoke from typical smoldering fires . . . and for thirty years this information has been kept from the public. . ."

". . . sometimes the

ionisation detectors

wouldn’t even go off at

 all, and yet they continue

to manufacture them,

continue to sell them,

continue to stand

by them."

Jim Hacker

Hacker Murphy LLP

Jim Hacker

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"I think the ionisation

alarm is responsible for

 as many as 10,000

deaths since 1990."

Jay Fleming
Deputy Chief, Boston Fire
Department  |  MA, USA

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". . . the ionisation alarms

have failed* the Australian

Standard since 1993."

*unable to pass scientific

tests for visible smoke conducted by the CSIRO.

Darren Curtis

Channel 9 News Brisbane

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