Firefighting foam action in Wisconsin

Water contamination issues from PFAS are creating pressure on the fire service to make changes…

Occupational firefighter concerns on PFAS: What do Dockers® pants and the precautionary principle have to do with firefighting foams and firefighters?

Occupational firefighter concerns on PFAS: What do Dockers® pants and the precautionary principle have to…

How will the structure and external parts of a building be competently risk assessed?
The Fire Safety Bill 2020: Will it deliver safer blocks of flats?

The Fire Safety Bill 2020 is the result of the government’s promise of ‘implementing and…

Firefighters wearing Dräger breathing apparatus within a training environment.
Training for our firefighters’ futures

The importance of firefighter health has received increased media attention in recent times, and rightly…

Finding the right instructor is essential to maximise the benefits that yoga offers.
The heat of the moment: how yoga can help

If you were to ask any firefighter what springs to mind when considering how to…

Rosenbauer is renowned as a manufacturer of firefighting vehicles but also produces a wide range of firefighting and rescue equipment.
Taking care of the details

It’s great to appreciate the engineering in the larger appliance, but we need to ensure…

Critical fire and life safety needs must be balanced with patient care in hospitals as well as new temporary makeshift facilities.
COVID-19 challenged us all, whilereminding us about the importance of basic safety benchmarks

Without question, dealing with COVID-19 has been daunting for all of us – citizens, business…

Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Emergency Drill with dangerous goods.
Flammable liquids held in a depot, warehouse, production plant or within the supply chain

When a team from the Fire and Rescue Service are called to an incident at…

Cambridgeshire FRS, UK.
The evolution of PPE for the world’s female firefighters

Roger Startin, Joint Managing Director of Bristol Uniforms, looks back on the history of female…

IRRTC founders Mike Maybin, Steve North and Neil Pedersen.
Vehicle rescue provision – a new approach to rescue

They say that having a near-death experience can change a person’s perspective and that’s what…

Identification of chemicals by qualified industrial chemists is an essential part of the disposal process.
Tackling the post-fire clean up and the hazards of hazardous waste

While the immediate impact of any fire will be devastating, it is the way an…

ARFF crews attend a helicopter undercarriage pinning exercise.
Providing aircraft rescue and firefighting services during a pandemic event

The global aviation business was among the first industries to be immediately affected by the…

DJI M210 In action.
Drones for the Fire and Rescue Services

Since the West Midlands’ Fire Service became the first fire brigade in the UK to…

Major upgrade to Tresco Heliport Fire & Rescue Service

Tresco is a small, family-run island measuring approximately 3.5 kilometres by 1.75 kilometres wide! It’s…

Community Fire Safety

This article discusses common mistakes made by our communities and what can be done to…

Carbon Monoxide detection in parking garages

Nowadays parking garages have become widespread with increase of the population and vehicle usage. Parking…

Why an holistic approach is essential when designing fire protection systems

Paul Pope, Group Business Development Director at Global Fire Equipment (GFE), explains why taking a…

Protect the building – protect the business

The SBRC is a non-profit organisation which exists to support and help protect Scottish businesses.…

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