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More safety against fire – EmiControls presents an innovative way of fire protection with water mist turbine

The Italian company EmiControls has been working on innovative fire protection solutions worldwide since 2011.…

Figure 1: Methods of LNG Bunkering.
LNG in your port – Part 2

In the first part of this article, which appeared in the May 2019 issue, we…

How secure is your supply chain?
The chicken or the egg?

What came first: business continuity or crisis management? It is similar to the centuries-old conundrum…

Figure 1: Fire-related fatalities in Great Britain
The causes of fire fatalities and serious fire injuries in Scotland

Fire fatalities in Great Britain have gradually been decreasing over the last three decades but…

At its simplest, ‘if you are not in the building on fire, then the fire cannot hurt you’.
Public alerting system for tower block residents

The tragic events at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017, when 72 people lost their…

Fire test of firestopping products installed around service penetrations through a fire compartment wall.
Get active about passive fire protection

This article looks at the importance of passive fire protection within a building’s fire-safety strategy…

For this experiment we were measuring the smoke layer and trying to create a backdraught.
Fire Engineering – Beginning the second year

Having completed three exams at the end of May to finish off my first year…

Chris Gannon explains the new guidelines taught in a breathing apparatus procedures course, before entering the smokehouse with the team.
Who does the fire and rescue service call when they need help?

Your Service has come under the spotlight because of a major incident. The government is…

The installation of VADs in sites where occupants must wear hearing protection, like manufacturing facilities with high ambient noise, can help get occupant attention more quickly so evacuations begin sooner.
Addressable fire alarm devices can enable faster reaction time for earlier evacuation

The latest LED technology in visual alarm and indicating devices improves building occupant reaction time…

In this example, this is a Bullard LDX TIC looking towards the fire room.
Thermal imaging – understanding high and low sensitivity

This short article is an attempt to clarify a few misconceptions in regard to fire-service…

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