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Fire Service Safety Culture and the Prometheus Paradox
Kevin Sofen sits down with Dr Burton A. Clark, EFO to discuss the Fire Service Safety Culture and the Prometheus Paradox. Learn how the perception of fire and its risks and benefits has changed across America. The podcast is available…
Honeywell to acquire majority stake in Fiplex, expanding its public safety wireless communications portfolio for buildings
Fiplex is an in-building communications leader and brings to Honeywell advanced solutions that improve safety for building occupants and first responders. Honeywell has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Fiplex Communications, Inc., a Miami-based company that develops…
Secure your seat: FSEU Digital Roundtable
Ms Miapetra Kumpula-Natri MEP (S&D, Finland) is delighted to invite you to the Roundtable she is hosting on ‘Energy-efficient & fire safe renovations under the EU Green Deal: opportunities for cities, countries, and Europe as a whole’, which is co-organised…
Getac expands partnership with Bechtle to distribute its rugged computing solutions throughout EMEA
Getac, a leading manufacturer of rugged computing solutions, and Bechtle, Germany's largest IT system house and European IT e-commerce provider, have agreed a comprehensive new deal that will see Bechtle distribute Getac’s entire product portfolio throughout EMEA, effective immediately. The…
Experts in connected safety FireAngel launch the most technologically advanced gateway in the safety market
Continuing to fulfil its mission to protect and save lives with innovative, cutting-edge home-safety technology, FireAngel has launched its New Generation Cellular Gateway enabling social-housing landlords to offer a level of protection and prevention measures never seen before in fire…
National health and wellbeing campaign raises more than £15,000 for front-line charities
A month-long charity campaign, which aimed to boost the nation’s health and wellbeing has come to an end, raising a total of over £15,000 for The Ambulance Staff Charity, Police Care UK, The Fire Fighters Charity and The Air Ambulance…
Patol continues investment with new appointment
Industrial fire-detection specialist Patol has further extended its team with the announcement of the appointment of Jan Jaglarz as an Internal Sales Engineer. Jan (33) joins the business at its Reading-based UK head office to strengthen the sales and support…
C-TEC to host London Build Online panel discussion on residential fire-alarm solutions
Leading life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, is heading up a live London Build Online panel discussion. Featuring a host of top industry experts, innovators and influencers, ‘Raising the grade: the evolution of fire protection in residential dwellings – how new fire…
FireCare secures £2.25m investment from BOOST&Co
The Hampshire-based safety and security specialist FireCare Security and Electrical has secured a £2.25m investment from alternative lender BOOST&Co to fund its ambitious acquisition strategy. FireCare specialises in the installation and maintenance of fire alarm systems and emergency lighting, as…
Fire-safety focus ‘must go further than cladding,’ says Wrexham Mineral Cables
A leading UK manufacturer of fire-resistant mineral insulated cables has called for unidentified fire-safety hazards to be put under the spotlight, or else, it says, more lives could be put at risk. Last month, the UK government set out a…

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