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Spotting The Small Print

The confusion of multi-sensor certification The almost all-round protection offered by multi-sensors makes them a…

The Petronas Twin Towers incorporates a unique evacuation strategy utilizing the sky bridge connecting the two towers.
Fundamentals of high-rise fire safety

We live in historic times – for the first time in human history, more than…

Figure 1: n-Heptane test fire in a 330mm square steel tray.
Development of tests to assess video flame and video smoke detectors

Video fire detectors are increasingly being used to detect fires in areas where traditional detectors…

Studies found coaching just one person has a positive impact on the wider team.
How can coaching profit both you and your organisation?

Put simply, coaching will assist you in the development of potential within your organisation, helping…

New connected tech such as body cams are set to help improve communication between rescue teams.
LTE to 5G: Future-proofed critical communications for public safety

Public-safety organisations have always relied on high-quality critical communication voice services, built on specialised technologies…

Although the exact cause of the fire at Notre Dame has yet to be determined, it appears to have started in the vicinity of refurbishment works.
Glasgow School of Art, Notre Dame… what next?

Fires occur all too often during refurbishment work – Notre Dame is a case in…

Damaged hose is a frequently donated item and often with couplings that the FD don’t even use.
Donations: An essential guide – Part 1

It’s a sad fact that less-privileged firefighters often reach out to developed nations asking if…

For vehicle stabilisation or building collapse, these adjustable engineered struts create a stable and safe area to work. Lumber would also work but requires more time and skill to build properly.
Disasters in the developed world

Spending much of the last 30 years involved directly or indirectly in the rescue-equipment business…

Protection of fire-suppression systems from cyber-attack needs to be urgently addressed.
Connection risk

In November 2013, computer hackers found their way into the computer systems of a major…

This is what happens when a single socket is overloaded with plugs drawing current from many items of equipment.
The persistent face of electrical fires

Fires of electrical origin stubbornly continue to feature high in UK fire statistics with some…

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