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Free Webinar: Leveraging Technology for Safe, Efficient and Effective Response

While we are not meeting in person in Philadelphia this month, the INTERSCHUTZ USA team is staying busy! Through the Digital Shift initiative, there will be an ever-growing lineup of free, virtual experiences for everyone to connect with one another…

Easy Valve Replacement with CO2 Pipe Freezing

The Pipestoppers® Division at Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® provides a cost saving solution to carrying out repairs or modifications on pipes with liquid inside, which also includes valve replacement. Replacing valves in pipework can be a challenge, especially when the…

Wash away the risk: The new solution for a healthier ‘shower within the hour’

The firefighters’ mantra ‘shower within the hour’ is one of the best practices for preventing fire fighter cancer. Without a mandatory shower back at the station, firefighters not only run the risk of harmful carcinogenic toxins and impurities found in…

Two companies with big hearts – one from California, the other from Illinois – provide water to fire victims

The CZU Lightning Complex Fire began late at night on Aug. 16 near Boulder Creek, a quiet little town deep in the redwood forest about 20 miles northeast of Santa Cruz, Calif. By the time it was contained Sept. 22,…

Capita integrates what3words into ControlWorks to support emergency services

Capita has integrated location finding app what3words into its ControlWorks solution to enable emergency services – such as police and fire & rescue services – to respond to incidents when callers are unable to describe their exact location. This completes…

The BIG 5 to gather global construction leaders at its digital festival

The next big appointment for construction players will take place online from 23 to 26 November The Big 5, the international event accelerating growth in the construction industry for the past four decades, is launching the first Big 5 Digital…

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.…

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