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Enhancing the safety of vehicle and machinery operations at DP World London Gateway Port

‘Almost one million containers pass through our port each year,’ says Neil Bellinger, workshop and mobile equipment manager, DP World London Gateway, ‘As a result, our schedules are tightly packed each day – there’s little room for any period of…

Pandemic PPE

In this article Brian Hesler, Consultant and Specialist Advisor at Draeger Safety UK discusses the lessons the industry has learned from the PPE supply challenges that resulted from the unprecedented demand during the Covid-19 pandemic. Covid-19 has brought about unprecedented…

Fire Sector Federation – Continues to drive best practice

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) brings together fire professionals from across the sector to shape future policies and strategies for UK Fire. As a non-profit organisation, it works collaboratively to bring together the skills and experience within the sector to…

GoPAD – Fire-risk assessment software

It is no secret that the fire-safety industry is busier and more important than ever before. To keep up, many professionals have turned from the traditional method of pen and clipboard to software packages for conducting and managing compliance auditing.…

Emergency One (UK) – The impossible, made possible…

On 9 October 2020 the Emergency One Group launched the E1 EV0: the world’s first all-electric, zero-emission fire and rescue service (FRS) pumping appliance. Designed and manufactured at the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing campus in Cumnock, Scotland, the EV0 (Electric Vehicle,…

Solid ceilings and walls no match for intelligent fire safety

As commercial property prices have mounted over recent decades, a growing number of residential buildings have been repurposed into offices. Occasionally, a building’s unusual or historic design features can become as integral to a company’s identity as its logo. However,…

Just brew-ti-ful: firefighting entrepreneurs serve up 20,000 cups of coffee to Covid-19 key workers

Two firefighter entrepreneurs handed out over 20,000 cups of coffee to frontline key workers during the peak of the coronavirus in the UK and are now gearing up for a second spike in the pandemic. Matt Broxton and Tom Taylor,…

Global coalition launch standard on fire safety

More than three years after London’s Grenfell Tower cladding fire tragedy in June 2017, the World Bank and United Nations-backed International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS) coalition have launched a consistent approach to the safety and management of buildings, with the…

Scotland leads the way with new fire standards

On 18 September 2017, the Scottish government started a consultation process seeking to obtain views on possible changes to the minimum standards for fire alarms in Scottish homes. One area the consultation focused upon was the different requirements for fire…

Aico – The market leader in domestic fire and carbon-monoxide protection

From its incorporation in 1990, Aico has rapidly grown to become the recognised market leader in domestic fire and carbon monoxide (CO) protection that it is today. Education, quality, service and innovation are at the core of everything that we…

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