UK Fire magazine Archive – Issue 12 – February 2021

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A time for reflection, review, action and optimism

In my November editorial I wrote of uncertainty over the outcome of Brexit negotiations and,…

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Barriers to trade

At the start of 2021, amid accounts of delays to imports and exports to and…

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Evidence-based recommendations for structural firefighting now available in NFPA 1700

In 2014, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) received a new standards project request from…

De-Wipe Hair & Body Wash – Wash away the risk with a healthier ‘shower within the hour’

The firefighters’ mantra ‘shower within the hour’ is one of the best practices for preventing…

A stable, robust 4G mobile signal has become operationally critical, both in the fire station and in the field.
Mobile phone coverage is essential in fire stations

There has never been a more poignant time for companies and organisations to implement technology…

Bristol Uniforms introduces EOS: Protection, flexibility, strength

Bristol Uniforms, a leading designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for the emergency services, has…

Tomorrow’s kitchen today.
Life Kitchens – The future is non-combustible kitchens

All our kitchen cabinets are manufactured from rust-resistant treated steel and manufactured with non-toxic fire-resistant…

This dramatic night-time image of firefighting operations in progress during an eight-pump fire in a commercial premises in East London highlights the possible post-fire legal disputes over fire-protection standards that are described in this article.
There are standards, then there are standards – the latter need not be complied with! Part 1

The motivation for this two-part article arose from an observation overheard in a meeting when…

The new generation of E-FORCE cutters are much faster in cutting – this example shows the cutting of a B-pillar in comparison to the previous E-FORCE2 series.
Weber Rescue – E-FORCE battery tools for more speed and flexibility

Weber Rescue Systems is proud to present a new series of battery-driven rescue tools. The…

Educating the construction industry about firestopping is key.
Firestopping service penetrations – the importance and benefits of early engagement

This article has been based on the virtual panel discussion held under the umbrella of…

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