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Reaching Communities in Disasters
Reaching Communities in Disasters

Many countries are working concurrently on next generation systems to enable the public to contact…

Major Advances in Respiratory Protection Standards
Major Advances in Respiratory Protection Standards

This article takes a look at product development for firefighting respiratory protection equipment and explains…

Lighting the Way with Pelican Products Today’s firefighter is responsible for more equipment than ever before. Due to the burdensome amounts of gear required to do the job, anything that allows for lighter and smaller profiles would certainly be welcomed.
Lighting the Way with Pelican Products

Today’s firefighter is responsible for more equipment than ever before. Due to the burdensome amounts…

No Deployment without Communication

Due to the often perilous surroundings and the limited air supplies during deployments with self-contained…

Foam Suppression Systems – What You Need To Know
Foam Suppression Systems – What You Need To Know

Whether it is protecting high-risk assets or an emergency situation, foam hardware has evolved since…

Detector Options for Down-stream System Performance

Choosing a fire detection solution is not as simple as it used to be. Of…

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Tunnel Fires

Why they are vulnerable to disaster, the consequences and possible solutions Major tunnel fires can…

Clean Agent Enclosure Design

Clean agent fire suppression systems are used in enclosures where a sprinkler system could cause…

21st Century Decontamination Where Are We Going?
21st Century Decontamination Where Are We Going?

There are few things more uncomfortable and more dangerous than working in a HazMat suit…

PPE / PPC: The Last Line of Defence
PPE / PPC: The Last Line of Defence

In the world of modern fire and emergency services, there is an ever-increasing trend for…

Three Keys to Swift-Water Boat Rescue

Understanding how the boat operates and how the river behaves are essential to successful swift-water…

Firefighting Foams Selection and Use Achieving a balance of performance and sustainability
Firefighting Foams Selection and Use

Achieving a balance of performance and sustainability Firefighting foam is a suppression medium known for…

Social Media in Today’s Emergency Service

It is not all about tweeting! If you tweet in the forest and no one…

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Fire performance of Electric Cables

Electrical cables are frequently blamed by the media and fire authorities as the cause of…

Protecting Steelwork from Hydrocarbon Fuel Fires
Protecting Steelwork from Hydrocarbon Fuel Fires

A New Certification Category for the Protection of Steelwork Exposed to Fires Burning Hydrocarbon Fuels…

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Defensive Use of PPV in Complex Structures

The right tactical approach when using PPV (Positive Pressure Ventilation) can be both life-saving and…

HFC-Based Clean Agents Sustainable Fire Protection Solutions
HFC-Based Clean Agents

Sustainable Fire Protection Solutions Since their introduction in the early 1990s, hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) based clean…

Queensland’s Academy Delivers Emergency Services Training
Queensland’s Academy Delivers Emergency Services Training

The School of Fire and Emergency Services Training at Whyte Island in Brisbane, run by…

ASD – Rising to the Most Demanding Challenges
ASD – Rising to the Most Demanding Challenges

Everybody knows that fire always has the potential to be a real threat to both…

Global Progress on PPE Standards

Delegates from around the globe helped to ensure that international standards for PPE took a…

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Oxygen Reduction Fire Prevention

Oxygen-reduction fire prevention is a revolution in fire safety, and the world’s latest technological innovation…

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New Technology

UL-Listed Total Flooding System Sets New Standard The launch of a new engineered clean agent…

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