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Defending A Fire Brigade Prosecution

As the Grenfell Inquiry slowly heads to an end and the Government begins the task of assessing the recommendations in the Inquiry reports, there will be mounting pressure on Fire and Rescue Services to carry out more inspections and to prosecute more often.  There are likely to be more cases in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts.  With that in mind, here are some points to ponder when defending in Fire Prosecutions. Entry to Premises Fire Inspectors have wide powers “to d...

New Order Highlights Next Generation Of Ballyclare Xenon Rescue Jackets

A major new order has shone the spotlight on the latest evolution of Ballyclare’s Xenon firefighter rescue jackets. The order has been awarded by three fire and rescue services in the Yorkshire and Humberside region and covers the rescue jacket requirements of some 3,200 firefighters. “PPE rescue jackets are subject to constantly evolving customer demands because of the ever-widening range of duties which fire and rescue crews face, many of which are not fire-related,...

IoT’s Role In Fire Suppression

Technological advances in recent decades have considerably improved fire alert systems. Fire sprinkler systems are now installed at a rate of 40 million units per year and now, 96% of buildings covered by sprinkler systems are potentially able to control fires without additional aid. The next step is predictive fire alarm maintenance, better fire detection, and more effective fire fighting. These capabilities rely on assessing massive amounts of data in realtime to enable predictive maintenance...

Discover Fire Safety Peace Of Mind With Versatile Solutions From Advanced

Global fire systems manufacturer, Advanced, invites you to explore its extensive range of UL 864 and EN 54-approved intelligent fire solutions. Whether protecting large, networked complexes or small, standalone premises, Advanced products offer power, performance, and ease of use that put you in complete control of your fire protection. Product range Visitors to Stand 4F24 can find out about the flexibility of Advanced solutions. The UL 864-approved Axis AX fire system makes light work of i...

Rosenbauer's Service As The Basis For Operational Readiness At All Times

There is hardly any work that is more important than that of the fire service: rescuing, recovering, extinguishing, and protecting. The safety of people is always the top priority. The most important virtue for this mission is certainly readiness.   Fire departments place the highest requirements and expectations on themselves, but above all also on the vehicles and equipment. In operation, only 100% complete functionality and reliability count. As a basis for this, a preventive ser...

Scutum Group Accelerates Its Development In North America With The Acquisition Of Statewide Fire Corp.

The Scutum Group is pleased to announce that Statewide Fire Corp. (Statewide Central Station) in the United States has joined Scutum North America Inc. Founded in 1981, Statewide is a UL Listed, TMA (The Monitoring Association) five-diamond designated central station, monitoring all emergency conditions throughout the United States and has established a reputation for excellence in customer service, expertise in the industry and cutting-edge technology. Acquisition of Statewide Alarm installe...

Allegion Brings Certified Fire Door To Provide A Tried, Tested And Trusted Solution To The Market

When entering, exiting, or passing through a building, door hardware is always the first point of contact. Whether users are met with a mechanical system such as a lever handle, an exit device, or an access control solution, all architectural hardware must be fit for its role - operating as intended the first time, every time. Aside from being an integral piece of a building’s navigational network, door hardware inherently plays a vital role in critical safety scenarios too. Fire doors an...

Siemens To Protect Offshore Wind Farm In The French Atlantic Against Fire Risks

The offshore wind farm in Saint-Nazaire off the Atlantic coast of France is a major project of the shipyard and energy company Chantiers de l’Atlantique. It encompasses the construction of 80 offshore wind power plants, complemented by a substation that collects and transforms the generated electricity before it is transported onshore. The substation also enables remote control of the wind farm. This central element requires reliable fire protection to ensure safety and optimal operation....

Rosenbauer Travels Through Half Of Europe With Its Electric Firefighting Vehicle

Since mid-August, Rosenbauer has been on the road in Western and Central Europe with two vehicles of the "Revolutionary Technology" series (RT), demonstrating the reliability and robustness of the electric tank firefighting vehicle. A total of ten countries will be visited by mid-December and more than 25,000 kilometers will be covered, which is roughly equivalent to the mileage of this type of vehicle over its entire service life in urban use. "The RT is not a further development of a vehi...

CMC Rescue Announces The Schedule Of Courses For Rescue Professional Training

CMC, the rescue and work-at-height company dedicated to helping save lives and keeping people safe, announces its 2022 CMC School schedule of courses for rescue professional training. Offering education in many disciplines at strategic locations around the country, the CMC School provides hands-on learning and practical scenarios, including Confined Space Rescue, Rope Rescue and Trench Rescue classes. Two new classes have been added this year: Introduction to Rope Access for Rescue and Arizona...

Gas Leak Sensors Essential for New Low-GWP Refrigerants That Are Flammable

New refrigerants used in air conditioning systems provide less potential for global warming (GWP), but the new materials can also be potentially flammable. Sensors are designed to detect refrigerants in a specific confined area (within the unit). However, if the refrigerant leaks outside and away from the unit, the sensor may not be able to detect it, resulting in a potentially hazardous environment. Society is prioritizing the mitigation of climate change, and new, potentially flammable, low-G...

Nittan Evolution Control Panels Cleaning And Care Recommendations

Users are all only too familiar with the “Hands, Face, Space” mantra intended to help control the spread and risk of Covid-19. Obviously, this means it has never been more important to ensure that surfaces are kept clean. This includes items such as Nittan fire alarm control panels, which have controls and touch screens used by engineers and end-users when operating them. But as with all electronic equipment, the materials used to clean them need to be chosen very carefully. Tech...

ADT And NVFC Urge Congress To Upgrade 911 By Leveraging Tech To Save Lives

Due to the GPS in mobile phones, users live in a world where friends and family can track each other’s every move, mobile apps, and smart home devices to meet up, stay connected, and even watch one another make it safely home. But in an emergency, if a person calls 911 from a mobile phone, the operator likely has less information than a rideshare driver. Despite significant advances in technology that allows for the collection and sharing of geolocation information, few severely underfund...

Hannay Reels Appointed New Inside Sales Associate

Shane Sniffen was promoted to Inside Sales Engineer. Shane joined Hannay Reels in 2019.  He started in the disc department and recently completed additional shop training on all facets of reel production to help prepare him for his new position. Shane will make a great addition to the sales team and we are excited to have him in this new role.  Welcome to the sales team, Shane!

Kitchen Manufacturer Improves Staff And Facility Safety With Hikvision's Fire Detection And Early Warning Solutions

Due to the high combustibility of wood and the presence of dust, along with the existence of volatile organic compounds present in varnishing, painting, and lacquering operations, the Australia-based kitchen manufacturer Imperial Kitchens faced a constantly high risk of fire. To eliminate that risk, Imperial Kitchens installed Hikvision's Thermal Bi-Spectrum HeatPro cameras, providing an early warning to help protect staff and increase facility safety. The challenge 1) To enhance fire and smo...

3M Hosts Webinar On Fireground Communications

Join the 3M Scott Fire & Safety Application Engineering Team for a free webinar on fireground communications. Whether one is charging into a burning building, accessing a roof for ventilation, or rescuing a victim, the ability to communicate on the fireground is paramount to a successful operation. Hosted by 3M Scott Fire & Safety, the webinar will be presented by application engineers Gary Silsby and Brad Harvey. The following topics will be discussed: Importance of fireground com...

NVFC Webinar On Updates To The Assistance To Firefighters Grant Program

The application period for FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program is open, but there are important changes with this year’s program that departments need to know about before applying. Join the NVFC and presenter David Lewis for this webinar on December 1 at 2pm ET to review these changes, basic grant requirements, and tips for a successful application.

Volunteer Fire Departments In WA, KY Awarded Turnout Gear And Helmets Through MSA’s And DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway Program

MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are helping volunteer fire departments obtain much-needed gear through MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway. Now in its tenth year, the program has provided over $1 million worth of gear to assist volunteer fire departments in need. In 2021, 13 departments will each receive four sets of turnout gear and four helmets to help enhance the safety of their firefighters. The first 500 applicants also received a one-year ...

How Digital Construction Is Helping To Improve Fire Safety And Inspections

As recent news headlines have shown, the construction industry is still in need of major improvements to fire safety protocols and building standards. With new legislation on the horizon, it’s now imperative companies do all they can to guarantee end-user safety. So, how is digital construction helping to improve fire safety? Matt Ryan, UK Country Manager at PlanRadar, explains how some of the latest digital tools are helping to join the dots in safety inspection and compliance. High ri...

FirePro Announced MED Certificates Renewal Have Been Issued By The BSI Group

FirePro is pleased to announce that the new FirePro MED certificates have been issued, this time by the BSI Group The Netherlands B.V., a European notified body.In addition to the FirePro condensed aerosol generators included in the previous MED certificates, the models FP-4200T/TS are also certified by the authority. Also, the new MED certificates include a reference to Annex 1 of the FirePro Marine Manual, Version 5, issued in August 2021.The MED certificate covers passenger cruisers, cargo...

Consistent Further Development: The Rosenbauer Rescue Stairs In New Top Form

The Rescue Stairs is a special technical development by Rosenbauer that primarily supports the access of firefighting and rescue teams into an aircraft and the monitored evacuation of passengers. A Rosenbauer Rescue Stairs can therefore also not be compared to ground support equipment (GSE) at the airport. In an emergency, every second counts, every move must be perfect, and the setup time for personnel and equipment must be reduced to a minimum. The E5000 and E8000 Rescue Stairs veh...

Amthal Celebrates 21st Anniversary

Amthal is celebrating its landmark 21st anniversary, and growth from a two-man residential security company to a 50 strong team, integrated fire, and security specialist. Launched in 2000, by close friends John Allam and Paul Rosenthal, Amthal now has over 50 members in the team and operates on a Europe-wide basis providing installation maintenance and monitoring services across all commercial, residential and public sectors. In 2008, Jamie Allam joined the management team to become Commercial...

Hochiki Announces The Company Has Launched In The Danish Market With Its L@titude Life Safety System

Globally renowned Japanese life safety solutions provider, Hochiki, has launched in the Danish market, with its most powerful and sophisticated fire control and indication system yet, L@titude. Following Part 13 certification, which then paved the way for DBI approval, this market renowned system uses an interface that is available in multiple languages, simple to use and understand. L@titude life safety system The new L@titude life safety system combines the very latest hardware and software...

MSA, DuPont, And NVFC Help Volunteer Fire Departments Through Globe Gear Program

MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are helping volunteer fire departments obtain much-needed gear through MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway. In its tenth year, the program has provided over $1 million worth of gear to assist volunteer fire departments in need. In 2021, 13 departments will each receive four sets of turnout gear and four helmets to help enhance the safety of their firefighters. The first 500 applicants also received a one-year NVFC m...

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