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British Safety Council presents Sword and Globe Awards to world-wide leaders in health, safety and environmental management

The British Safety Council presented the prestigious Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards for the exemplary management of health, safety and environmental risks to businesses from around the world, at the awards ceremony held on Friday, 24 November at Drapers’…

Orolia showcases world-class emergency readiness and response solutions at International WorkBoat Show from 29 Nov-1 Dec, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

Orolia Maritime, through its McMurdo and Netwave brands, is a global leader in emergency readiness and response, and the world’s leading supplier of emergency beacons, vessel management services (VMS) and voyage data recorder (VDR) solutions. Exhibiting at this year’s International…

E2S Warning Signals Unveil Unique UL Class I/II Div 2 LED beacon warning light for public fire system signalling

E2S Warning Signals is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of audible and visual warning signals for use in fire detection systems installed in commercial, industrial and hazardous areas. Enabling fire detection systems to be extended into hazardous areas to increase…

Shropshire Fire Stations in the UK Fight Back Against Thieves

Firefighters in Shropshire, UK are fighting back after “despicable” thieves put lives at risk by stealing lifesaving equipment from the County’s fire stations. Shropshire is only the third fire and rescue service in the UK after Bedfordshire and Oxfordshire to…

New safety laws to help put the UK at the forefront of drone technology development

UK Police are set to be given powers to prevent the unsafe or criminal use of drones as part of a new package of legislation. The measures are intended to allow drone users to continue flying safely and legally, helping to place…

Beele Engineering Host International nuclear safety workshop

New and sustainable energy types are increasingly taking the spotlight as supplies of fossil fuels diminish rapidly. Beele Engineering wants to continue playing a significant role in these markets. This is already the case in the wind energy market, where…

Baldwin Boxall on show at ISE 2018

Baldwin Boxall is looking forward to welcoming visitors to its Dutch distributor’s stand (TAU Audio Solutions, stand 3-C110) at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 which takes place at RAI Amsterdam on 6-9 February 2018. Baldwin Boxall will be demonstrating the…

New Fire Resistant Cleats withstand Temperatures up to 1,000 degrees Celsius and hold ‘Extreme’ Loads

CMP Products has today launched a range of ‘fire resistant’ cable cleats which have been engineered and tested to withstand temperatures as high as 1,000oC (1,800oF). Two of the new products, named Themis and Solace, have been designed with a unique twin arc…

C-TEC Enhance Fire Protection in Luxury Apartment Block

The UK’s largest independent manufacturer of quality life safety electronic equipment has announced the installation of its products in a luxury apartment block in Leicester, UK. C-TEC’s revolutionary hush buttons are protecting Epic House, a luxurious apartment block in Leicester. Connected to one…

Advanced Readiness & Response Software Deployed To 2,500 Emergency Responders in Canada

British Columbia has announced their new data management system to track the readiness and response of over 2,500 emergency response personnel provincially in collaboration with Emergency Management BC and British Columbia Search & Rescue. British Columbia, Canada (November 2017) –…

Three Assessors Appointed to Grenfell Inquiry

Chairman of the Grenfell Inquiry,  Sir Martin Moore-Bick, has appointed Professor David Nethercot, Joe Montgomery and Joyce Redfearn and to assist with the Grenfell Tower inquiry. The role of assessors includes: Taking part in Inquiry proceedings as requested by the Chairman…

Fire in Beijing Apartment Block Leaves 19 Dead and 8 Injured

A fire that broke out in a three storey Beijing apartment block on Sunday has left 19 people dead an another 8 injured and needing hospital treatment. At the height of the incident 14 Firefighting teams using 30 appliances were in attendance…

London’s ‘Big Ben’ Protected by Bull Products During Major Restoration Project

Bull Products, a manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, has won a major contract to supply its renowned Cygnus alarm systems during the £61 million restoration project for Big Ben. Having already supplied more than 30 of its Cygnus alarm systems,…

Invitation for Abstracts for the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management (ANZDMC) and Australian & New Zealand Search & Rescue (ANZSAR) Conferences

Continuing a strong and successful partnership, the Disaster and Emergency Management and Search and Rescue communities are proud to reunite for the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management (ANZDMC) and Australian & New Zealand Search & Rescue…

New CPD Training for Emergency Lighting and ‘Stay Put’ Lighting from Lux Intelligent

Lux Intelligent manufacturer Advanced has launched a new CPD training module focusing on emergency lighting testing compliance. Created against a backdrop of changing emergency lighting standards, including the new category of ‘stay put’ lighting, the new training module is designed…

MSA Introduce a New Layer of Safety for their SCBA’s – the MSA SLS

A new integrated monitoring unit, SingleLine SCOUT (SLS) combines the advantages of MSA’s unique SL hose-in-hose technology with an easy to use personal alert safety system (PASS). It can be easily mounted to any MSA AirGo or AirMaXX SCBA with…

International Celebrities, Diplomats and Adventurers to Deliver Fire Appliances to Kathmandu, Nepal

The Challenge To deliver much-needed firefighting vehicles to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. International celebrities, diplomats and adventurers are joining forces to drive American fire engines across the Himalayas to Kathmandu and donate them to the local fire department,…

Advanced Emergency Lighting System Selected by UK Centre of Sports Excellence

Lux Intelligent, the leading emergency light testing system, has been specified to replace an obsolete system at Plas y Brenin, the National Mountain Sports Centre in the heart of Snowdonia. The Centre is the home of mountain sports, providing both…

The future arrives in the Gulf as the Future Cities Show season kicks off

The Gulf region is expected to see the launch of new, futuristic technologies at the Future Cities Show, to be held from April 9-11, 2018, that will change the way people live and work in the urban environment. The second…

Newly-released book highlights the need for leadership and management of Fire Service to be revamped to cope with modern-day disasters

A highly anticipated book charting the modern history of the Fire Service from 1997 to 2015 has been published, authored by Peter Murphy and Kirsten Greenhalgh from Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham. The book, Fire and Rescue…

Defunct FPSO Catches Fire Again at Gadani, Pakistan

The scrapped Ship The Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Aces has suffered another fire on the beach at Gadani, Pakistan. Last November, almost exactly a year ago, an explosion and fire on the defunct vessel killed 31 workers and seriously injured 58 more. Activists…

Post Grenfell Fire Safety skills crisis exposed by London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade says there will be an increase in serious building fires unless the construction industry starts to take fire safety more seriously. The responsibility for ensuring buildings are constructed with proper fire safety measures sits with the construction…

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