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New 23.8-inch monitor to assist remote working

With more and more emergency first responders working remotely, the need for good home-office ergonomics is extremely important for their welfare. EIZO Limited have announced the release of the 23.8in FlexScan EV2480 – a frameless Full HD (1920 x 1080)…

New strategy sets Hempel on a path to leadership positions

An ambitious new strategy defines the timeframe of a doubling of Hempel by 2025. Doubling revenue allows Hempel to also double its positive impact. The path is defined by focus across the entire business, leadership positions in chosen segments, industry…

Fire Chief discusses mental health and sexism

The ‘hunky fireman’ image that has been a central feature of recruitment drives is putting women off joining forces across the nation. One of Britain’s highest-ranking female firefighters has revealed that women make up less than 7% of the nation’s…

Help keep hydrants in your neighbourhood healthy

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is on a mission to encourage the people of Kent and Medway to help keep hydrants healthy in their local area. Located all over the county, fire hydrants provide firefighters with access to a…

ASFP continues its support for the Children’s Burns Trust

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has continued its support for the Children’s Burns Trust (CBT) with a £2,000 donation on behalf of its members. Each year the ASFP donates £10 of every ticket sale for its Annual Awards…

Hyfire’s EvacWireless offers a rapid and efficient solution to BS8629 requirements

With high-rise residential building owners and managers under pressure to be ready for the new BS8629 evacuation-control regulations, global wireless fire-detection and alarm devices leader Hyfire has launched EvacWireless, offering rapid installation, simplified maintenance and minimal installation disruption. The British…

Debating the future of fire safety for 2021 and beyond

While 2020 presented the social-housing industry with some of its toughest challenges to date, particularly in relation to Covid-19, it also offered significant opportunities for evaluation and improvement, particularly with regard to how fire-safety systems are implemented, managed and maintained…

Bulletin #5 from the Foam Exposure Committee, 8 January 2021

Firefighters have become much more aware of the perfluorinated chemical compounds used in  firefighting foams. PFAS are used in all Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) and pose a threat  to firefighter health, safety and life. In addition to exposure at incidents,…

ASFP introduces new qualification requirements for members

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) have introduced new membership requirements from 1 January 2021, which make it mandatory for member companies to demonstrate that a proportion of their employees have been suitably trained and/or have achieved appropriate qualifications…

Global Fire Equipment launches the G-One, a versatile addressable single-loop fire-control panel with advanced connectivity

Innovative manufacturer of fire-detection equipment, Global Fire Equipment (GFE), has added to its product portfolio with the launch of G-One, a versatile addressable single-loop fire-control panel with advanced connectivity. The G-One has been designed with affordability and flexibility in mind.…

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