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PBI – Continuing to innovate new protective fabric solutions

PBI has been at the forefront of firefighter protection for over three decades since its unique fibre technology was first used to develop outer fabrics that are the first line of defence in fire operations. The company has created new…

Talentum flame detectors installed at Liverpool Docks

With such a large presence of combustible material in one place the biomass conveyor required a fire-detection system that could quickly and efficiently detect fires. The FFE Talentum IR3 was chosen as the ideal detector for this environment due to…

Drones speed beyond visual line of sight to deliver life-saving treatment

The County of Renfrew in Ontario, Canada partnered with Cradlepoint, InDro Robotics and Ericsson for trials using the first beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drones that utilise an LTE cellular connection to deliver automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to aid in remote cardiac-arrest emergencies.…

The importance of fire extinguishers in any workplace

Fire extinguishers are crucial in the workplace, not least because every business is required to be compliant with legislation. All employees and visitors to the building must have adequate means to protect themselves in the event of a fire. Fire…

AFOA Conference 2020

The Airport Fire Officers Association (AFOA) conference took place on 12–13 February 2020 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, UK. John Purdy AFOA chairman* welcomed delegates to the AFOA 2020 conference, giving a summary of activities undertaken by the association in…

UK’s tallest residential tower to be protected by Advanced Fire Panels

Global systems leader Advanced is celebrating being specified on yet another landmark development in London. The installation of Advanced fire panels at the Landmark Pinnacle marks another tall-building win for the manufacturer who, in 2019, announced its specification at Western…

All-consuming fire safety

As part 2 of the Grenfell Tower Public Enquiry gets underway, many members of the fire-safety community are asking themselves: How did this happen? And how can we prevent it from happening again? Of course there are many technical aspects…

Fire-safety law continues to apply during the coronavirus pandemic

BAFE, the independent register of quality fire-safety service providers, discuss the importance of fire safety during the coronavirus pandemic. Inside Housing’s deputy editor, Peter Apps, recently published an article titled ‘Fire safety work remains essential – even in the new…

Committed to firefighter health & safety

The role of a firefighter has never been more challenging. Some of these challenges are because of climate change with firefighters called out to incidents of flooding, wildfires and other natural disasters, but others are as a result of the…

Graf UK’s super-sized fire-water tank debuts in Essex

When it came to finding an underground firefighting water tank big enough for the job there was only one manufacturer main contractor Kier could go to – Graf UK. The sustainable water-management specialist, better known for its rainwater harvesting and…

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