Special Report

Competence as part of third party assurance is fundamental to the success of a whole system approach.
Whole-system approach critical to product assurance

The new construction product regulator established within the Office for Product Safety and Standards certainly…

These days, Tiggi loves travelling with her friend, Louise. Here the pair are pictured on a small boat near the Antarctic.
Pork shoulders, fake motorways and ramping up the drama: my days reconstructing rescues for TV

Years of working with emergency-service crews on the BBC series 999 gave Tiggi Trethowan a…

Image courtesy of Martin Sugarman, AJEX Archivist. The Errington plaque was funded and organised by Jerry Klinger of the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, Martin Sugarman of Stamford Hill and the Hackney branch of AJEX, of which Harry Errington was a member.
Jewish George Cross hero receives remembrance plaque

Harry Ehrengott was born into a poor Soho immigrant Jewish family in Poland Street on…

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus from Dräger.
Pandemic PPE

In this article Brian Hesler, Consultant and Specialist Advisor at Draeger Safety UK discusses the…

Industry members of the Board of Directors (Nissan and Oil-tanking) and the team on duty.
GBA: Unified Industrial Fire Service without management, autonomy in the port of Amsterdam

The sea-port area of Amsterdam ranks fourth in terms of economic significance in north-western Europe.…

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…

Frontline Coffee has taken off so rapidly that Matt has left his job as a firefighter with the London Fire Brigade to focus on their social enterprise full-time. Tom, meanwhile, still works for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.
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…

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