Special Report

The threat from carcinogens in fire situations is a risk to all responders. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Firefighting is now officially a cancer-causing occupation

Although post-fire contaminants with a proven link to firefighter cancer are minute in size, measured…

ASA and DFT have been brought about through advances in smart technology. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Maintaining undisturbed spaces through automatic testing

One of the issues associated with the maintenance of fire-safety systems is the potential impact…

LFB crews attending a large grass fire in Hounslow, West London – July 2022. Image courtesy of London Fire Brigade Twitter
Wildfires – a time for change 

Increasingly frequent hot summers in the United Kingdom and fewer fire and rescue service resources…

The PANTHER electric. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Rosenbauer’s vision for a sustainable electric future

The future is electric, sustainable and ready to happen – right now. With protecting the…

72 lives were lost as a result of the Grenfell Tower fire. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
The importance of cultural change within the industry 

Marking the fifth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire  On 14 June 2017, a fire…

Tampering with or preventing alarms from effectively detecting fires can result in fatal incidents. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Only a functioning smoke alarm can protect you

Landlords have responsibilities to keep tenants safe in their properties by providing functioning life-safety equipment.…

One of the most effective ways to avoid this happening in the future and improve fire-safety standards across the world is by embedding them into our planning systems, and at an early stage. Image courtesy of Mick Lobb / Fire damaged properties in Heol Don - Whitchurch / CC BY-SA 2.0
The significance of urban planning in fighting future fires

Fires can cause up to 180,000 deaths globally each year. This, according to The World…

The BAFE/NAPIT domestic fire safety infographic is available on the BAFE website.
BAFE and NAPIT highlight disturbing failure rates and absence of domestic smoke alarms

In research presented by BAFE and NAPIT, data collated over the last decade (2010/11–2020/21) in…

Join GESA in improving the equipment procurement pipeline! Contact us at support@gesaction.org. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Starting the year strong with GESA’s Equipment Exchange

We all know that Emergency Services departments and communities across the Global South struggle to…

Packexe SMASH laminated to glass using the unique, patented dispensing system. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Beware the imposters!

Several years ago, whilst on holiday, I went to see a Four Tops tribute act.…

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