Battery-powered rescue tools

‘This is much heavier than our previous equipment.’ ‘What do I do if I forget to charge the batteries?’ ‘Can I work submerged with it?’ ‘The casing is plastic, is it stable enough?’ Well, the early years weren’t easy for…

Ensuring the safe operation of electric and hybrid electric vehicles

While the global transition towards a more sustainable environment, with increased use of renewable energy carriers, continues at pace, vehicle propulsion is experiencing its greatest challenge to date – electrification. This shift to a more eco-conscious society is causing rapidly…

Vaping – setting off alarm bells

Lee James, General Manager at Nittan Europe, looks at the impact of e-cigarette use on fire detectors and the latest recommendations on avoiding false alarms caused by vaping. The Health Act 2006 prohibited smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces,…

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