More safety against fire – EmiControls presents an innovative way of fire protection with water mist turbine

The Italian company EmiControls has been working on innovative fire protection solutions worldwide since 2011.…

Figure 1: Methods of LNG Bunkering.
LNG in your port – Part 2

In the first part of this article, which appeared in the May 2019 issue, we…

How secure is your supply chain?
The chicken or the egg?

What came first: business continuity or crisis management? It is similar to the centuries-old conundrum…

Figure 1: Fire-related fatalities in Great Britain
The causes of fire fatalities and serious fire injuries in Scotland

Fire fatalities in Great Britain have gradually been decreasing over the last three decades but…

At its simplest, ‘if you are not in the building on fire, then the fire cannot hurt you’.
Public alerting system for tower block residents

The tragic events at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017, when 72 people lost their…

Fire test of firestopping products installed around service penetrations through a fire compartment wall.
Get active about passive fire protection

This article looks at the importance of passive fire protection within a building’s fire-safety strategy…

For this experiment we were measuring the smoke layer and trying to create a backdraught.
Fire Engineering – Beginning the second year

Having completed three exams at the end of May to finish off my first year…

Chris Gannon explains the new guidelines taught in a breathing apparatus procedures course, before entering the smokehouse with the team.
Who does the fire and rescue service call when they need help?

Your Service has come under the spotlight because of a major incident. The government is…

The installation of VADs in sites where occupants must wear hearing protection, like manufacturing facilities with high ambient noise, can help get occupant attention more quickly so evacuations begin sooner.
Addressable fire alarm devices can enable faster reaction time for earlier evacuation

The latest LED technology in visual alarm and indicating devices improves building occupant reaction time…

In this example, this is a Bullard LDX TIC looking towards the fire room.
Thermal imaging – understanding high and low sensitivity

This short article is an attempt to clarify a few misconceptions in regard to fire-service…

The choice of wireless fire detection, alarm and control products is wide and very suitable for social housing.
Wireless is revolutionising fire safety in social housing

In the aftermath of Grenfell, social landlords are often under pressure to ensure the best…

Brand new Fire Lab in the EIC (Engineering Innovation Centre) where students can carry out a variety of fire tests.
Fire Engineering – an opportunity for everyone

I left school after completing my A-levels and started work with the John Lewis Partnership…

Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service.
Collaboration in action

Two years since the launch of the PPE Collaborative Procurement Framework, the roll-out of new…

Advanced’s MxPro fire systems protect London City Airport from the threat of fire.
Can your fire system do this?

Fire detection and alarm systems are increasingly complex and sophisticated, benefiting from cutting-edge digital technology.…

Water vapour from e-cigarettes can result in a false alarm.
Vaping – setting off alarm bells

Lee James, General Manager at Nittan Europe, looks at the impact of e-cigarette use on…

Calgary Fire Department – Newly formed Specialist Technical Rescue Team.
Investigating the technical rescue variations between the UK and US

Between 2017 and 2018 I was fortunate to be awarded the Winston Churchill Fellowship allowing…

Firefighting kit through the decades.
Partnership approach that delivers the best firefighter PPE

Hainsworth Technology has always taken the time to listen to firefighters and emergency service personnel…

Be a Firefighter workshop at the WFS training and development event in 2019.
Women in the Fire Service drive a movement for a more progressive fire and rescue service

Women in the Fire Service UK (WFS) is a non-profit organisation which has provided support…

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