Namibia Fire Industry News

Why The Fire Service Has A Key Role To Play In Flood Risk Management?

A 2015 survey found that globally firefighters are the most trusted profession worldwide. The fire service provides a vital role during flood events; rescuing members of the public who may be trapped in their homes, pumping out flooded properties, and recovering stranded vehicles. However, many would not require this assistance if they had been better prepared before a flood. And such preparation could help free up emergency services resources for others. Understanding flood risks Extreme rai...

NFPA Releases Free, Self-Paced Online Training For Fire Service Drone Administrators And Operators

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released a free, engaging online training program to help more than 29,000 fire departments in the United States improve existing public safety drone programs and establish new drone initiatives. Small-unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), or drones, have made a rapid transition from hobbyist toys to serious life-saving tools in recent years. Recognizing that drones can support public safety preparedness efforts and supplement emergency response...

Detector Testers November Webinars Open For Registration

In addition to two of our own webinars, we’re also running a compliant testing session in partnership with Carrier and joining forces with Apollo as they run their latest ‘Service, Test and Maintenance’ webinar.  All these webinars are scheduled for November and are available to book now. Testing Single & Multi-sensor Detectors – in partnership with Carrier A session dedicated to customers of Carrier, providing detailed training on the testing of all de...

Dräger Earns A Position On The NFCC Emergency Response Equipment Framework Agreement

Dräger has earned a place on the Emergency Response Equipment and Associated Services Framework agreement C00268, awarded by the NFCC Fire Commercial Transformation Program along with the contracting Authority West Midlands Fire Service. Thermal imaging camera equipment supplied by Dräger, a pioneer in the fields of safety and technology, will now be available to the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) through its Emergency Response Equipment (ERE) framework, with the company...

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Reminds Everyone To Keep Fire Safety Top-Of-Mind During Halloween Celebrations

Halloween is a peak time of the year for spooky celebrations and activities, but it also presents some truly scary fire safety hazards. As the holiday nears, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is encouraging everyone to take simple precautions that can help ensure the holiday remains festively fun. “It is exciting to be able to trick or treat, wear costumes and celebrate Halloween, particularly after last year, when most events and activities were canceled due to th...

BAFSA's Webinar Recording Now Available

In September and October BAFSA hosted two very well attended webinars titled “Towards a greater understanding of BS9251: 2021 (Fire sprinkler systems for domestic and residential occupancies. Code of Practice) & BS EN 14972 Fixed firefighting systems. Water mist systems. Part 1." You may not have chosen to participate but via Dropbox, you can now access the recording of the webinar along with the extensive Q&A sessions. The next webinar is at 10:00 on Tuesday 26th October when...

MSA Safety Incorporated Announces That The Company Won’t Be Taking Part In A+A Congress 2021 Trade Expo

The event organizers for A+A Congress 2021 (A+A Dusseldorf 2021) have announced that this year’s trade fair, scheduled to take place in Dusseldorf, Germany (from October 26-29, 2021), will take place in-person. A+A Congress 2021 In typical circumstances, MSA Safety Incorporated is a regular attendee and exhibitor at the event, as A + A has proven to be one of the world’s foremost safety events. After careful consideration, however, MSA Safety Incorporated has decided not to exhibit...

Vimpex Installs Fire-Cryer Voice Enhanced Sounders at the Buildings in Swansea University

Vimpex Fire-Cryer Voice Enhanced Sounders have been installed on link bridges between buildings at Swansea University, to increase the protection of staff and students should there be a fire alarm, by delivering clear messages and ensure a fast, efficient evacuation. Swansea University has eight colleges spread across its two campuses which are located on the coastline of Swansea Bay. It currently has 20,375 undergraduate and postgraduate students who come from over 130 different countries. Vo...

FirePro Systems Limited Participated In China Fire 2021

FirePro, alongside channel partner Delta Pyramax, participated in this year’s China Fire 2021. The exhibition was held between 12 – 15 October at the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. About china Fire China Fire, launched in 1986, is a biennial exhibition now in its 18th edition. It is one of the world’s top 3 exhibitions for fire protection and promotes the entire spectrum of fire safety and engineering products. This year’s theme was ‘Smar...

NFPA Online Conference Program On November 16 To Feature Industry Experts Discussing Systems, Storage, And Suppression

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will conduct a one-day Keeping You Informed: Systems, Storage, Suppression, and More educational program on Tuesday, November 16 as part of the organization’s year-long 125th Anniversary Conference Series. The all-day online event will feature a total of 10 educational sessions and industry roundtable discussions featuring subject matter experts and can be viewed on the scheduled date or via on-demand anytime for up to a year. Attende...

NVFC Members Trenton Hearndon And Dan Kuzio Receive Columbia Southern University Scholarship

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and Columbia Southern University (CSU) have teamed up to award two members of the NVFC with a CSU scholarship. Each winner will receive tuition for up to 60 credit hours towards one of CSU’s online degree programs. The 2021 recipients are Trenton Hearndon of Tennessee Ridge, TN, and Dan Kuzio of Starksboro, VT. Hearndon began his fire service in 2006 as a junior firefighter while in high school. Since then, his career has varied from firefighter,...

Hochiki Launches L@titude, Fire Control And Indication System In Denmark

A foremost Japanese life safety manufacturer, Hochiki, has launched its most powerful and sophisticated fire control and indication system yet, L@titude, in Denmark. Following Part 13 certification which then paved the way for DBI approval, this market-leading system uses an interface that is available in multiple languages, simple to use and understand. Powerful and Advanced Fire Control and Indication System Following its successful DBI certification via Hochiki Europe based in the UK, t...

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