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Evac+Chair launches new range

Evac+Chair is launching a new range of evacuation chairs, which enhances passenger safety and comfort and further demonstrates the brand’s commitment to improving building safety for all.   The new MK5 range, launched on 5th October 2020, has been designed and…

Innovative, safe and immediately available: Magirus rounds off its product range in forest fire-fighting and off-road

At a press conference in Ulm on 24th and 25th September 2020, Magirus demonstrates its comprehensive expertise and many years of know-how, especially in the field of off-road and forest fire solutions. The company presents numerous innovations and world firsts…

Flame resistant or fire retardant? Which FR is right for your team?

The letters ‘FR’ have many meanings – flame resistant, flame retardant, fire resistant, fire retardant, but is there a difference? And which FR is the right FR for your team? The truth is these terms are used interchangeably, and there…

Extinguishing Fire Safety Myths with Allegion UK

Fire Safety has and always will be a well-documented subject, with various experts and regulatory bodies sharing key insights that save lives. Despite this, practical knowledge can sometimes be overshadowed by false information and myth. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK…

Advanced Insulation strengthens Subsea growth opportunities with Bardot acquisition

Already a leading provider of subsea products, Advanced Insulation is strengthening their Subsea division with the acquisition of Bardot, a French-based specialist who engineer and design all S.U.R.F functions based on polymers, syntactic or steel technologies. As part of the…

Firestopping of service penetrations: A new best practice guide

To assist in the design, specification and installation of building services penetrations to ensure fire compartmentation is maintained, five leading not-for-profit organisations have launched a Best Practice Design and Installation Guide; Firestopping of Service Penetrations. The aim of the guide…

IWMA introduces The Matrix

In September the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) introduced The Matrix to their webpage at www.iwma.net The document is a visualization of all current water mist applications and associated fire test protocols that have been published by certification/test agencies. IWMA…

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR UKCA?

All you need to know about the UK equivalent to CE marking and CPR fire testing, as exiting the European Union trade deals continue to conclusion – contact the team today for priority testing! The background – BASEC’s position on…

Immersive learning for the fire service
In May 2015 the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published an extensive report entitled ‘Research Roadmap for Smart Firefighting’. The report spoke of the need for the fire service to take advantage…
Virtual Hazmat – assessing the impact of COVID-19 on hazmat best practice

Date: 14 October 2020Time: 13:30 – 16:30 (BST), networking from 16:30 – 18:30 (BST):Paid for event: £50+VAT Find out more and register NCEC’s Hazmat conference has proved to be the ultimate forum for hazmat professionals to gain knowledge and share experiences with…

Holmatro Pentheon Rescue Tools: Speed Comparison Test Video

Holmatro’s new Pentheon rescue tools are faster than all other rescue tools on the market, regardless of whether these are battery-powered or connected to an external pump by means of a hose. This is thanks to a feature called Stepless…

PROFESSIONAL OUTFIT!

C-TEC’s CAST and Hush Pro systems specified at a mixed-use site C-TEC’s revolutionary CAST and Hush Pro fire alarm systems are safeguarding a charming cluster of commercial and residential properties in Llangollen, Wales. As a ‘mixed-use’ building housing both business…

Dirk Laibach appointed to the IWMA Board

As of now, Dirk Laibach is a new member of the IWMA board of directors. IWMA general manager Bettina McDowell says: “Mr Laibach, who will have to be confirmed in office during the IWMA member meeting in October, replaces Peter…

Dräger helps reduce Firefighters risk of exposure to carcinogens with new packaged solution

Dräger has launched a range of solutions for cleaning breathing apparatus, respiratory masks and PPE equipment that reduce the risk of carcinogen contamination within emergency teams as part of its Health for the Firefighter campaign. Dräger have worked in partnership…

Kiwa first associate member Euralarm

Euralarm has welcomed its first associate member: Kiwa, a trusted and proven partner in the field of fire safety and security. The autonomous global company is specialized in testing, inspection, certification, training and consultancy services. With these services, Kiwa contributes…

Singapore Civil Defence Force treats injured worker 10 storeys up on a construction crane

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) specialised rescuer team, Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART), attended a severely injured worker on a narrow ledge 10 storeys up. The worker was suffering an open wound the entire length of his left leg.…

IWMA to support UN Goals

Being an agent of an eco-friendly technology, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) has resolved the support of three of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): No. 6 (clean water and sanitation), no. 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) and…

Typhoon Haishen heads towards South Korea after battering Japan

Destructive Typhoon Haishen moved towards South Korea on Monday (Sept 7) after slamming southern Japan with record winds and heavy rain that prompted evacuation warnings for millions. Japan’s southern Kyushu island took the brunt of Haishen although, initial assessments suggested…

Onscene Solutions adds color-changing LED compartment lights to its lineup

OnScene Solutions, a leading manufacturer of cargo slides, LED lighting and apparatus solutions in the fire and emergency vehicle industry, has added color-changing compartment lights to its product lineup. These lights are available in blue/white, red/white or green/white combination in…

LISTEN UP!

New infrared hearing solutions now available from SigNET Listentech’s innovative ListenIR range of infrared hearing technology is now available from SigNET. Ideal for classrooms, performing arts studios, courtrooms, places of worship or anywhere where amplified audio needs to be private,…

New Emergency Lighting Range from Advanced

All EasySafe products are designed to work with LuxIntelligent, Advanced’s emergency light testing system. Powered directly from the LuxIntelligent panel, Advanced’s EasySafe devices require no local power supply and are compatible with any existing LuxIntelligent luminaires and exit signs, enabling…

FireDos GEN III foam proportioning systems receive FM approval according to the new test standard 5130/TD 197

Woelfersheim / Germany (August 31, 2020). The new GEN III foam proportioning system from FireDos is approved by FM Approvals. The products have been tested according to the extended, more demanding test standard 5130/TD 197, meaning it meets one of…

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