Introducing Cres Guard from Cres Cor

Cres Cor Health and Safety is a division of Cres Cor. They are a family-owned company for three generations, headquartered in north-east Ohio and have been a manufacturer of specialty metal solutions and a moving force in the commercial foodservice…

A safer and more accessible way of cleaning SCBAs by RESCUE Intellitech

With the new addition to their decon washer line-up, RESCUE Intellitech’s aim is to be able to offer fire stations of all sizes, and with different capacity needs, a safe and easy-to-use solution for cleaning and decontaminating their SCBAs, face…

Firefighters’ union to expand fire contaminants and disease work

The Fire Brigades Union has agreed at its annual conference (12 May) to expand its work on the effects of fire contaminants – toxic substances produced by fires – on firefighters. In ongoing research with the University of Central Lancashire,…

Firefighters urged to protect themselves from toxic fire contaminants

Firefighters have been urged to protect themselves from toxic fire contaminants in response to research that found more than four times higher rates of cancer amongst firefighters who took part, relative to the general public.1 It is thought that toxic…

Firefighter safety is something we should agree on

Ensuring firefighter safety is something we should agree on. The recognition of carcinogens remaining on personal protective equipment (PPE) has resulted in a structured cleaning approach in Fire and Rescue Services, but what about the person wearing PPE? Global studies…

New training for firefighters launched to combat fire cancer threat

New training for firefighters aims to fight the cancer threat to them from fires, by taking aim at the toxic substances that fires produce.  UK firefighters surveyed as part of University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) research were four times more…

Eliminate risk of pathogen infection with De-Wipe Alcohol-Free Sanitiser Wipes

De-Wipe supplies fire and rescue services worldwide with the only after-fire decontamination wipe that is 100% biodegradable and scientifically proven to remove the most harmful toxins produced in fire from skin. Their expansive product portfolio satisfies every vital stage of…

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