Firefighters fight mental health problems

Firefighters are particularly at risk of work-related stress and mental health problems because of the nature of their work. As a sector, there is increasing focus on the mental health and wellbeing of staff and TeamDoctor is delighted to be…

Kentec Electronics donates fire panels to support JTL apprentices

As part of the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship course offered by leading training provider JTL, apprentices have been enjoying practising on six new fire panels thanks to the generous donation from Kentec Electronics Ltd. As part of the…

High-rise fire safety management training – rising expectations

This year will see some momentous changes to the way high-rise buildings are managed regarding fire safety. A combination of continued fallout from the Grenfell fire tragedy and the introduction of new fire legislation (Building Safety Bill and revised Fire…

Astutis celebrates ten years of transformative leadership and learning

Astutis, an industry leader in workplace health, safety and environmental training, is celebrating its ten-year anniversary, having reached the impressive milestone of partnering with more than 100,000 customers across 3,000 organisations in 180 countries. All in the name of helping…

Improve your understanding of BS 8629 with Advanced

Fire-protection solutions manufacturer Advanced has launched two new courses to aid understanding of the BS 8629 Code of Practice recommendations and the EvacGo system designed to meet them. ‘A Guide to Meeting BS 8629’ is a continuing professional development course,…

ProFire launch Heavy Rescue Instructor Course for 2020

ProFire have announced the dates for their new Skills for Justice Accredited Heavy Vehicle Rescue Instructor Course for Fire Services to be run in 2020. The team behind ProFire have a long reputation of delivering high quality courses with very…

New CPD Webinar to raise awareness on the benefits of Multi-Sensor technology

Leading life safety manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, is set to host a CPD-accredited webinar at 2pm on 5 March 2020 focusing on the benefits of multi-sensors and the importance of understanding the most appropriate accreditation for this technology. The free-to-attend session…

ASFP announces passive fire protection training dates

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has announced several new Spring and Summer dates for its Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection. The 7-day classroom-based courses will take place in Leeds, commencing on 21 March; East Midlands and Dublin…

Exercise Tests Emergency Services Response to Light Aircraft Crash in Water

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has led a successful joint exercise with South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS), to test the response to a light aircraft crash and give crews an opportunity to practice essential water rescue and rescue…

Training Is The Key To Preventing Fires And Keeping Staff Safe

Harry Woodage is an expert in fire safety and electrical systems at Allsaved. Here he discusses how businesses can improve staff safety from the risk of fire and ensure that employees understand what’s required of them in the event of a…

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