Special Report

FireQual aims to play a major part to deliver individual qualifications for the fire and safety sector

The newly established Awarding Body arrives at the perfect time to support recommendations made in…

Moerdijk-harbor area 2011: high-risk industry with unprepared public services and unbalanced legal framework. Toxic waste and fluor containing foam.
The Beirut explosion: an inconvenient truth for the industry and authorities

The devastating explosion in the Beirut harbour area was a dramatic wake-up call for the…

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 firewomen of Popayán Colombia.
FireTreks – the final chapter

FireTreks has not only provided 10 months of pure adventure but a new outlook on…

MSA G1 Mask with C1 Headset – part of the future-proofed M1 SCBA solution.
Amplified role of SCBA to maximise firefighters’ safety and well-being

These days the Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) is a key piece of personal protection equipment…

NOG underpins operational training.
The role of operational guidance in fire and rescue service improvement

In this welcome update from the National Fire Chiefs Council, we look at how fire…

Give consumers information and you give them the power to drive improvement.
All-consuming fire safety

As part 2 of the Grenfell Tower Public Enquiry gets underway, many members of the…

On the 11 March 2018, a fire broke out at this BREEAM Very Good warehouse. Construction work had only been completed a matter of months beforehand.Despite being more than 40,000m2 in size the building did not have sprinklers.
Are we asking the right questions when it comes to fire risk?

A recent study1 carried out by the Business Sprinkler Alliance confirmed that the uptake of…

The importance of fire extinguishers in hotels

Fire poses a risk in every setting in every industry. However, it’s an even more…

A lightweight particulate barrier hood that offers breathability, protection and comfort.
Cancer – the current epidemic in the fire service

More firefighters have been diagnosed with cancer in the last two years than in the…

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