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Aico promote mental health and wellbeing at work

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Aico continues to raise awareness and reduce the stigma around mental health through their dedicated workplace programme. Mental Health Awareness Week is a national campaign…

Armstrong unveils new line of outdoor pumps with permanent magnet motors up to 10hp

Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced that Design Envelope pumps with Permanent Magnet motors are now available NEMA 4X/IP66 rated, for outdoor installation. Featuring advanced performance mapping technology and load-limiting logic, the new pumps reduce energy consumption by as much as…

Is musculoskeletal pain putting the wellbeing and careers of firefighters at risk?

New research will assess the musculoskeletal health of UK and European firefighters in a bid to better understand the prevalence of this kind of injury and the knock-on impact on the fire service. Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a world-leading provider of…

Foam Exposure Committee: calling out all Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF)

Don’t dump fluorinated (AFFF) firefighting foams into a storm drain, the sewer or landfills1 Don’t sell or give away fluorinated AFFF or AR-AFFF to other fire departments Do not send it to a training site or a fire academy to…

Free event – Dyslexia & Fire Service Learners: Tools and Techniques to Ensure Success

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 4:00–5:00pm BST Through panel discussion and demonstration, this webinar will explore current practices on ensuring success of individuals with dyslexia . About this event ‘Dyslexia and Fire Service Learners: Tools and Techniques to Ensure Success’ is…

Book now for the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2021

We have everything crossed that we will be able to celebrate face to face again at Hilton on Park Lane this year. If this is not possible to do safely, then we will once again go Virtual. Either way, we…

Armstrong Fluid Technology offers a free trial of its pump performance technology

A leading manufacturer of intelligent flow equipment, including pumps, valves, heat exchangers and control solutions, has announced a limited-time offer in the GCC. Customers can now enjoy a free trial of Pump Manager – Armstrong Fluid Technology’s intelligent pump performance…

Jensen Hughes announces rebranding of Hillard Heintze, Technical Response Planning Corporation and Russell Phillips & Associates

Jensen Hughes, a global leader in safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, announced today the official rebranding of Hillard Heintze, Technical Response Planning Corporation (TRP) and Russell Phillips & Associates (RPA). Over the last three years, Jensen Hughes has…

Wireless emergency lighting system from Tridonic

Modern emergency and safety lighting requires central monitoring and automatic testing of individual luminaires. In the case of existing systems, retrofitting is often difficult as additional wiring is needed for communication. Tridonic can remedy this with its new wireless emergency…

Oshkosh Airport Products secures first order for the new Striker ARFF vehicle

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) Company, announced today that the company has secured its first order for the new Striker ARFF vehicle, which was introduced in January 2021. The newly upgraded Striker ARFF will be delivered…

Kentec’s Taktis fire panels protect landmark Cypriot University student accommodation

Award-winning Taktis fire panels, manufactured by Kentec Electronics, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, are protecting students and property at the University of Nicosia (UNIC)’s new state-of-the-art student residences in Cyprus. The integrated fire system was installed by Kentec…

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Roaring success! C-TEC’s new CAST ZFP fire system selected to protect ‘The Bear’

C-TEC’s new CAST ZFP fire-alarm system is protecting an exciting new hospitality venture in Cheshire. Situated in the beautiful village of Tattenhall, The Bear and Ragged Staff has been radically transformed from a derelict shell into a high-end pub, restaurant…

How should we measure success in the emergency services sector? GESA’s Global South Advisory Council launches consultations

‘Especially in developing countries with limited legislative and policy frameworks, how can the Emergency Services sector measure progress?’ asks GESA Advisory Council Member Francis Ndeleva, Chief of Fire Services at the Kenya Airports Authority. Circumstances vary between countries, but every…

Detectortesters win third prestigious Queens’s Award for Enterprise

Detectortesters (No Climb Products Ltd), the world-leading designer and manufacturer of test equipment for fire-detection systems, is celebrating today after being confirmed as a winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade. Employing over 100 people and with…

JGA and IFIC Forensics now known as Jensen Hughes, completing brand integration

Jensen Hughes, a global leader in fire, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, announced today the completion of its brand integration of acquired companies JGA and IFIC Forensics, both now known as Jensen Hughes. JGA, a market-leading fire-engineering consultancy, and…

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Cable pathways regulatory landscape made easier thanks to guide

A new guide that outlines the key updates relating to cable pathways has been launched by Legrand UK & Ireland, following updates to a number of key industry regulations. The guide – Creating Cable Pathways – follows recent updates to…

Discover how emerging technologies are transforming the emergency services

The Emergency Services Show, NEC, 7–8 September 2021 As live events return to the UK, the Emergency Services Show at the NEC, Birmingham, 7 and 8 September 2021 will be the first opportunity for the entire UK emergency services community…

RapidDeploy secures $29 million to empower 9-1-1 Centers with data

RapidDeploy, a cloud-based computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and analytics platform, today announced the completion of a $29 million Series B funding round led by Morpheus Ventures with participation from GreatPoint Ventures, Ericsson Ventures, Samsung Next Ventures, Tao Capital Partners, Clearvision Ventures,…

Sherwin-Williams Wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2021 for its FIRETEX intumescent fire-protection technology

Sherwin-Williams, through its Protective & Marine division, has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2021, one of the most prestigious awards for United Kingdom companies that celebrates business excellence and innovation. This is the second Queen’s Award…

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Reach and Rescue’s long-reach rescue pole wins Queen’s Award for Innovation – UK’s most prestigious accolade for business

Reach and Rescue is a leading manufacturer of water-rescue equipment, supplying to emergency services and search and rescue teams plus a multitude of global industries including maritime, military and construction. The company, headquartered in Greater Manchester, is overjoyed to receive…

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