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Cable strikes and Arc Flash incidents – the hidden killers that lie beneath our feet

Cable strikes are not uncommon. Out of an estimated 4 million excavations in the UK annually, it’s believed that there are approximately 60,000 cable strikes[i]. These strikes occur when machinery or tools come into contact with a live cable and…

Floods in all parts of Asia displace millions and kill thousands

This year’s monsoon season is causing havoc across Asia, here is a summary. India and Nepal: nearly four million people in India’s northeastern state of Assam and neighbouring Nepal have been displaced by heavy flooding from monsoon rains, with dozens…

Indonesia’s Environment Minister warns of long forest fire season

Indonesia needs to be on extra alert for possible forest fires until at least November as there is a delay in this year’s dry season, said Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar on Friday (Jul 17). Citing data from…

Parrot partners with AIRT’s Drones for Good and DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety UAS Programmes

Parrot, a leading European drone group, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Miami, Florida-based Airborne International Response Team (AIRT). AIRT is the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organisation supporting Drones For Good™ and the official home of DRONERESPONDERS, the…

Firexpo / Securex West Africa 2020 – Important Notification

Message from George Pearson, Regional Director West Africa at Afrocet Montgomery I wanted to reach out personally to our community of security, fire & safety professionals to provide an update on Securex West Africa 2020. We are hugely disappointed to…

Critical Communications World rescheduled to 8-10 June 2021 in Madrid

Critical Communications Week 2-6 November 2020 – the new online experience TCCA is delighted to announce a new dedicated online event that will bring together the critical communications ecosystem in an unprecedented week of live and on-demand content and creativity.…

Potter announces new President for Fire and Security Division

Jeff Klein Joins Potter Bringing Years of Experience to the Position Potter Electric Signal Company of, LLC of St. Louis, Missouri, USA, announces the hiring of Jeff Klein to the position of President of Fire & Security. Klein is joining…

Foam Exposure Committee leading PFAS Research

The Foam Exposure Committee (FEC) is leading research into PFAS chemicals found in firefighting foam and how to best protect firefighters and the environment from these harmful substances. It has recently released of fluorine testing data on firefighting foams, with…

FREQUENTIS to equip Hamburg’s police and fire control rooms with multi-media communication system

The city of Hamburg, Germany, represented by the Ministry of the Interior and Sport, selected Frequentis to install a new communication system for both the police and fire services. Frequentis will deliver its multimedia communication system, 3020 LifeX™, enabling uniform…

Telgian’s Russell Leavitt Named NFPA 1st Vice-Chair

Russell B. Leavitt, Executive Chairman of Telgian Holdings, Inc. was recently elected 1 st Vice Chair by the board of directors for the NationalFire Protection Association (NFPA). NFPA is a global, nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and…

Exclusive News: PT Rescue and IDEX Partnership

PT Rescue, a division of PT Hydraulics Australia, is very excited & proud to announce that we are now the Exclusive Distributor for the full range of IDEX Fire products into selected states & territories of Australia and New Zealand.…

Russian Helicopters to offer South Korea modernization of Ka-32 helicopter fleet

The Ka-32 upgrade program includes equipping the helicopter with a ‘glass cockpit’, more powerful VK-2500PS-02 engines and a new firefighting system. All these units will be presented at Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (Seoul ADEX) held from October 15…

IWMC 2021: Tabletop Booking has started

The 20th International Water Mist Conference will take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 21st and 22nd April 2021. The organiser is the International Water Mist Association (IWMA). The venue is the Regent Warsaw Hotel. The tabletop booking for the exhibition,…

Dyne Fire Protection Labs’ New Service – Fluorine Analysis

Dyne Fire Protection Labs is excited to announce the expansion of their laboratory services to include fluorine analysis. The concerns regarding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continue to grow. In response, regulations continue to impose restrictions on PFAS, a group…

Pete and Peat. Different State same challenges; Water & Access

Thankfully Pete had nothing to do with the peat fires in Victoria earlier this year. Although the peat fires initially caused some challenges to extinguish them, the CFA Hytrans hose layer and the Scoresby team (who may or may not…

DQE Debuts New Mass Decontamination System

Every community needs to plan and prepare for the risks of HazMat, CBRN, and mass casualty incidents. These emergency plans should include policies for quick and efficient decontamination of contaminated victims. DQE, the leader in portable decontamination systems, introduces the…

Huge blast at Chinese fireworks factory injures six

Powerful explosions rocked a fireworks factory in south-west China on Wednesday night (July 8), leaving at least six people injured, authorities said. A billowing yellow cloud rose over the factory in the city of Guanghan in Sichuan province after the…

Victorian Emergency Management Conference announces new dates

One of Australia’s largest emergency management events for the last 20 years, EMC will be staged in Melbourne on 6-7 October 2020. Since 2001 it has been held annually in Melbourne and is the hub for the State of Victoria.…

Xtreme Mask, the latest advance in respiratory protection for wildfires

A multipurpose device that offers complete protection of the face and respiratory tract against particles, gases and vapours. Wildland firefighters are exposed to several labour risks; heat, humidity, radiation, incandescent particles, microparticles, nanoparticles, smoke, fog, aqueous dispersions, viruses, bacteria, enzymes,…

Become a Real Hero and save a village from a big wildfire!

This family game for kids and adults transforms every player into a member of the fire brigade, allowing you to get a taste of real-life firefighters! By cooperating with each other, players have to prevent, contain and put out fires,…

At least 20 people dead in Japans floods

Floods and landslides on the Japanese South Island of Kyushu has the death toll rising to 20 and 14 missing. Rainfalls of up to 200 millimetres were forecast for southern Kyushu, 150 millimetres for the Tokai region in central Japan…

Three firefighters and a police officer killed in Japanese warehouse fire

According to the Shizuoka Prefectural Police Headquarters, a fire broke out at 1:30am on the 5th July, at a warehouse on the premises of the “REC Shizuoka Second Factory” in Kawajiri, Yoshida-cho, Shizuoka Prefecture. Three firefighters and a police officer…

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