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CEFIC publishes agreed guidelines for chemical emergency response

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) has published a new set of guidelines for the supply and transport of hazardous materials to help chemical companies deliver best practice in telephone chemical emergency response. Chemical companies in Europe are strongly advised…

Institution of Fire Engineers welcome Dame Judith Hackitt’s report

Following publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report into the Building Regulations and Fire Safety, Peter Wilkinson the Chairman of the IFE Board of Directors has issued the following statement; The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) welcomes Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report…

Quelfire strengthens its team to support continued growth

Quelfire has recently strengthened its team with 3 new members to support its growth plans in 2018. Quelfire welcomed Timea Popovics at the beginning of October as Marketing Manager. Timea will utilise her experience gained in various B2B sectors over…

Lux Intelligent is now available as an Android app

Advanced has added an Android app to its Lux Intelligent emergency lighting testing system. This is in addition to the existing iOS and desktop versions. “We’ve developed the app specifically for areas of the public sector who said they require…

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection announces Passive Fire Protection Award winners

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) announced the winners of two new Awards at its inaugural Annual Awards Lunch on 8 December 2017, held at the Tower of London.   The sell-out event saw ASFP COO Niall Rowan award…

Several people killed and injured at city traffic incident in Birmingham UK

West Midlands Fire Service mobilised forty firefighters and officers as part of a wider emergency services’ response to a tragic collision. Shortly after 0100 hours on Sun 17 December, Staffordshire and West Midlands Fire Control started to receive 999 calls reporting…

Fire Leaves Two Dead and Causes Extensive Damage to Historic Hotel in Scotland

A serious fire at the Cameron Hotel next to Loch Lomond in Scotland has left two people dead and others needing hospital treatment for smoke inhalation. The alarm was raised at approximately 0640 on Monday 18 December and over 200…

Memorial Service Remembers Those Who Died in the Grenfell Tower Fire and Looks to the Future

Six months after the horrific fire engulfed the Grenfell Tower in London, UK, survivors of the tragedy gathered at St Pauls Cathedral in the City for a memorial service. The service was opened with a minutes silence by the Dene of…

Safety Signage Company Creates Faster Life Saving Advice Chart

Signs For Safety, the leading manufacturer of safety signage in the UK, today announced the launch of a new concept in emergency first aid chart design. With a greater emphasis on data retrieval speeds, they hope it will lead to…

Capita acquires Call Vision Technologies Ltd

Capita plc announces it has acquired Southampton-based Call Vision Technologies Ltd, a bespoke voice and data solutions specialist for the emergency services and other critical response organisations. The acquisition provides Capita with a wide range of telephony centric products for…