Putting FIREscape+ to the test at Campion School

An acclaimed Essex school is using the latest in fire and emergency lighting technology from leading life safety solutions manufacturer, Hochiki Europe. The Campion School in Hornchurch, Essex, is a Roman Catholic…

Recognizing Firefighters During Global Asbestos Awareness Week

Each year, the first week of April is recognized as Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW). This is a week dedicated to spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and the health complications associated with it. While firefighters are already…

MCS-TaaSting – Accelerating the Adoption of Critical Services

MCS-TaaSting – Accelerating the Adoption of Certified Mission Critical Services A critical new initiative is under way to accelerate the development and adoption of mission critical services (MCS) including Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT), Mission Critical Data (MCData) and Mission Critical…

Static Systems Group (SSG) completes ‘live’ upgrade of Solihull Hospital’s fire alarm system

Static Systems Group (SSG) has successfully completed a ‘live’ upgrade of the fire alarm system at Solihull Hospital. The contract to replace the hospital’s existing closed protocol fire alarm network and panels with an open protocol solution was awarded to…

Rosenbauer and DJI Global Partnership

Cooperation between world-leading manufacturers of firefighting and drone technology Combination of aerial perspective and operation management system Digitisation for faster assessment of the situation and more informed emergency units Emergency scenarios will be able to be dealt with quicker, safer…

Nightstick Unveils Life-Saving Light That Cuts Through the Smoke

New INTRANTTM infuses renowned Nightstick Dual-LightTM technology with an adjustable Right-Angle Light to enhance safety in dark and hazardous locations Nightstick took intrinsically safe certified lighting to a whole new level by adding four models to their innovative Dual-LightTM technology…

NightSearcher’s Solaris PRO – 16,000 Lumen Rechargeable LED Floodlight

NightSearcher is celebrating their 30th year anniversary and is launching the Solaris Pro, the latest addition to our renowned Solaris floodlight range. This high-powered portable floodlight is extremely compact and lightweight, designed for all types of emergency or industrial applications.…

ASFP online learning resources

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) offers a wide range of online resources which aim to help educate all involved in the built environment.  The available material is suitable for installers, designers, specifiers and contractors, as well as building owner-occupiers,…

Weekly update from our Group Editor – Duncan J. White

Lord Harold Wilson once said that ‘A week is a long time in politics’ – I am sure that he was right, however a week is also a long time in whatever walk of life you are in. It provides…

Crisis management specialist offers advice to help business bounce back from tough start to 2020

Russ Timpson head of Crisisboardroom® and co-founder of Kent crisis experts Horizonscan Ltd, says: “The procession of crises that we’ve seen at the start of this year, one after the other – Brexit, storms, flooding and now Covid19 – have impacted on…

More safety against fire – EmiControls presents an innovative way of fire protection with water mist turbine

The Italian company EmiControls has been working on innovative fire protection solutions worldwide since 2011. With the FT10e water mist turbine, EmiControls has launched a product that gives companies more safety in the fight against fires. This is a brief…

Chinese Data Bao Cloud Centre choose to protect critical assets from fire risk

2020 will see an explosive growth of data and with more reliance on data centres, safety of life and assets has never been more critical. In 2020, spending on data centre systems is expected to amount to US$208*. In 2016…

Nittan sponsors ‘Outstanding apprentice fire alarm engineer of the year’

Nittan Europe – a leading manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products – is a proud sponsor of South Eastern Regional College’s (SERC) ‘Outstanding Apprentice Fire Alarm Engineer of the Year’.  Nittan has supplied a prize and trophy, plus free of charge fire alarm…

Petition urges Government to mass-produce masks to protect NHS staff and public

Business experts and scientists have launched a petition urging the Government to mass produce face masks to protect NHS workers and the public from coronavirus. Three British doctors died from coronavirus over the weekend and frontline health workers have repeated…

EAPFP to collaborate with EuroFSA

The European Association of Passive Fire Protection (EAPFP) has endorsed the aims of the European Fire Safety Alliance (EuroFSA) following a successful meeting on 27 February to discuss opportunities for cooperation. EAPFP representatives Joric Witlox (immediate past president) and Roy…

COPTRZ Provide Free Drone Training for the Emergency Services

UK Commercial Drone Experts, COPTRZ are providing free Drone Training courses for personnel within the Emergency Services throughout the Coronavirus crisis. Access to the COPTRZ online training portal, COPTRZ ACADEMY, will be free to workers within the Emergency Services. This…

Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service in discussions to support ambulance colleagues

Norfolk’s Chief Fire Officer and his team are working with colleagues at The East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) to identify ways fire service staff can support them during the COVID-19 pandemic. This morning, the National Fire Chiefs Council…

New Wolf Safety torch gives firefighters three power modes

At one-time safety torches sacrificed performance.  Those days have gone, with Wolf now prioritising high power and absolute safety. World leaders in portable and temporary lighting for safe use in hazardous areas, including explosive atmospheres, Wolf have developed the TR-65…

Critical Communication for Firefighters

When it comes to the public fire brigades’ services, the equipment used is generally governed by a set of national regulatory and operational requirements that vary slightly between countries. However, it’s also important that the private fire crews within airports,…

UK firefighters to deliver food and medicines, drive ambulances, and retrieve bodies during COVID-19 crisis

UK firefighters will be able to deliver food and medicines, drive ambulances, and retrieve dead bodies during the coronavirus outbreak in an unprecedented agreement between the Fire Brigades Union (FBU), fire chiefs, and Fire and Rescue Employers. For the first…

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