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The risks of heat stress on a firefighter cannot be underestimated, it can leave your firefighting crews tiring more quickly.
How to choose structural firefighting gear that reduces the impact of heat stress

A firefighter needs to evaporate about 1 litre of sweat per hour to be able…

Door in historic building in Westminster.
How to fireproof historic buildings to ensure our past has a future

General construction companies are well aware of the basic fire-safety procedures which need to be…

The benefits of DESMI onboard firefighting systems

In marine applications, DESMI’s FineFog™ Fixed Water-Based Firefighting systems offer a safe, low-pressure alternative. After…

Bristol’s social distancing sizing mat.
Fit for action

Roger Startin, Joint Managing Director of Bristol Uniforms, looks at the importance of high-quality, well-fitting…

London Fire Brigade has a fleet of 52 range extended electric BMW i3s and worked with the supplier to ensure they were fit for purpose.
Going carbon zero and social value a must for fire services

It has become abundantly clear that climate change will have an increasing impact on emergency…

EvacGo is the evacuation alert system from Advanced.
Fire safety for tall buildings: meeting BS 8629 with confidence

In the wake of the Grenfell tragedy, the fire industry had a duty to respond.…

UKAS Spreader SP 300 E (2010-2014) of the first eDraulic generation in use.
Battery-powered rescue tools

‘This is much heavier than our previous equipment.’ ‘What do I do if I forget…

Fire dog Dexter working at a typical fire scene.
Canine assets

Since the first fire-investigation dog in the UK appeared in West Midlands Fire Service in…

Compartment walls and floors between dwellings.
Fire safety: building services penetrations
Fire safety, competency and the way we build post-Grenfell has become a major industry focus.…
Pressure rose within the crowd at the 2010 Love Parade, a free-access, electronic dance music festival and parade, where a crowd crush led to hundreds injured and over 20 dead.
Crowd source

Someday soon, crowds will once again be a defining feature of the human experience. When…

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