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Is musculoskeletal pain putting the wellbeing and careers of firefighters at risk?

New research will assess the musculoskeletal health of UK and European firefighters in a bid to better understand the prevalence of this kind of injury and the knock-on impact on the fire service. Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a world-leading provider of…

Foam Exposure Committee: calling out all Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF)

Don’t dump fluorinated (AFFF) firefighting foams into a storm drain, the sewer or landfills1 Don’t sell or give away fluorinated AFFF or AR-AFFF to other fire departments Do not send it to a training site or a fire academy to…

Free event – Dyslexia & Fire Service Learners: Tools and Techniques to Ensure Success

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 4:00–5:00pm BST Through panel discussion and demonstration, this webinar will explore current practices on ensuring success of individuals with dyslexia . About this event ‘Dyslexia and Fire Service Learners: Tools and Techniques to Ensure Success’ is…

Book now for the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2021

We have everything crossed that we will be able to celebrate face to face again at Hilton on Park Lane this year. If this is not possible to do safely, then we will once again go Virtual. Either way, we…

Armstrong Fluid Technology offers a free trial of its pump performance technology

A leading manufacturer of intelligent flow equipment, including pumps, valves, heat exchangers and control solutions, has announced a limited-time offer in the GCC. Customers can now enjoy a free trial of Pump Manager – Armstrong Fluid Technology’s intelligent pump performance…

Jensen Hughes announces rebranding of Hillard Heintze, Technical Response Planning Corporation and Russell Phillips & Associates

Jensen Hughes, a global leader in safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, announced today the official rebranding of Hillard Heintze, Technical Response Planning Corporation (TRP) and Russell Phillips & Associates (RPA). Over the last three years, Jensen Hughes has…

Wireless emergency lighting system from Tridonic

Modern emergency and safety lighting requires central monitoring and automatic testing of individual luminaires. In the case of existing systems, retrofitting is often difficult as additional wiring is needed for communication. Tridonic can remedy this with its new wireless emergency…

Oshkosh Airport Products secures first order for the new Striker ARFF vehicle

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) Company, announced today that the company has secured its first order for the new Striker ARFF vehicle, which was introduced in January 2021. The newly upgraded Striker ARFF will be delivered…

Kentec’s Taktis fire panels protect landmark Cypriot University student accommodation

Award-winning Taktis fire panels, manufactured by Kentec Electronics, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, are protecting students and property at the University of Nicosia (UNIC)’s new state-of-the-art student residences in Cyprus. The integrated fire system was installed by Kentec…

Roaring success! C-TEC’s new CAST ZFP fire system selected to protect ‘The Bear’

C-TEC’s new CAST ZFP fire-alarm system is protecting an exciting new hospitality venture in Cheshire. Situated in the beautiful village of Tattenhall, The Bear and Ragged Staff has been radically transformed from a derelict shell into a high-end pub, restaurant…

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