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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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Hydrocarbon Fire Protection for Structural Steel

Fire is a terrible and ever present danger for hydrocarbon processing facilities, capable of inflicting…

Firefighting Foams Selection and Use Achieving a balance of performance and sustainability
Firefighting Foam Advancements . . . Then and Now

It is often said that in order to shape the future you need to look…

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Protecting High-risk Assets from Lightning Strikes

Lightning strikes are far more common than many people realise and, with the changes in…

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Factors Relating to Knowledge Retention

You have just finished a training course – whether it was a part or full…

Members of Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue conduct a rescue operation at the Montana Hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 14, 2010. The all volunteer service partnered with U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and multi-national relief agencies to support relief efforts in the aftermath of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that occurred earlier in the week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Joshua Lee Kelsey/Released)
The United Nations Perspective to Search and Rescue

This article was written on the twenty-fifth anniversary of what many experts consider to be…

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Clean Agent Long-Term Solution

A small fire in critical facilities such as data centres, telecommunication rooms, oil and gas…

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High-Rise Firefighting

Keeping the Firefighting Options Open High-rise buildings can take a considerable length of time to…

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New Research Challenge for Australasia

A new A$130 million Cooperative Research Centre will draw together all of Australia and New…

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Conference Addresses the Need to Think the Unthinkable

2014 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference The words of the Spanish…

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Climate Change Drives Firefighting and Flood Response Innovation

Climate change is driving more extreme weather events around the world. To assist firefighters coping…

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Fire & Weather – Understanding the Extremes

Hot temperatures, high winds and low humidity are important factors in bushfire behaviour. Predicting these…

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Airport Design and the Role of Glazing Systems

Worldwide, Kenya has been much in the news recently, and not for the right reasons.…

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The Sound of Safety

A critical factor in the quest to achieve fire safety is an effective fire safety…

The right response to CBRN

The range of potential threats makes CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear)/HazMat (Hazardous Materials) response…

The History of Thermal Imaging Innovation

The first infrared line scanner appeared in 1947 – one image took an hour to…

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Comparing Low-Pressure Water Mist and Sprinklers

Although stable systems for fire extinguishing with water mist have been known for decades, they…

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