Fire Industry News for October 2017

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service offers safety tips for Bonfire Night

Last year North Yorkshire Fire attended five bonfire/firework related incidents, and this year would like to make it none With Bonfire Night fast approaching, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service wants everyone to remember it for the right reasons; with everyone having a safe and enjoyable time. Enjoying Bonfire Night safely North Yorkshire Fire wants people to enjoy this year’s Bonfire Night celebrations safely, and urge people to go along to an organised event, w...

Ballyclare Ltd. confirms manufacturing process conforms to Article 11B of new PPE Directive

Ballyclare is well placed to meet the requirements of the regulatory changes that will come into force in April 2018 Workwear garment manufacturer Ballyclare Limited has confirmed the process used to manufacture life-saving workwear supplied to the fire, rail, general industrial and oil and gas sectors is accredited to Article 11B of the PPE Directive. This ensures Ballyclare is already well placed to meet the requirements of the regulatory changes covering complex PPE garmen...

Fire Industry Association releases new fire detection and alarm qualifications

The courses are full formal qualifications and will lead to a certificate upon completion, the equivalent to an A-Level Following the launch of four brand new fire detection and alarm qualifications in designing, installing, maintaining, and commissioning of fire detection and alarm equipment earlier this year, the Fire Industry Association has announced that bookings can now be made on the FIA website. The courses are full formal qualifications and will lead to a certificate...

Bristol Uniforms launches revolutionary new Particulate Protection Hood to filter harmful smoke particles

The Particulate Protection Hood is made up of Dupont’s Nomex and Kevlar fibres with viscose in a knitted fabric Bristol Uniforms, a designer and manufacturer of firefighter PPE, has launched a revolutionary new hood which is proven to be 99.8% efficient at filtering harmful smoke particles. Particulate Protection Hood The Particulate Protection Hood is made up of Dupont’s Nomex and Kevlar fibres with viscose in a knitted fabric, and crucially features the innovat...

Lake Assault Fire & Rescue Boats selected by the San Bernardino County Fire Department

The landing craft style vessels are equipped to handle a wide range of emergency response scenarios Lake Assault Boats, a manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific fire and rescue boats, has placed two fire and rescue boats into service with the San Bernardino County Fire Department in California. The versatile landing craft style vessels – one 28 feet long and the other 26 feet long – are equipped to handle a wide range of emergency response scenarios....

Ballyclare displays new range of Pionér and Xenon fire garments at A+A 2017

Ballyclare will display Xenon fire garments range at A+A 2017 Europe’s leading trade exhibition covering safety, security and health at work gave specialist workwear manufacturer Ballyclare an excellent opportunity to highlight the breadth of its offering to these different sectors. At the A + A event in Dusseldorf. the company displayed examples of both its multi-norm and flame-retardant Pionér workwear, and its Xenon multi-layered and multifunctional fire garme...

ASSA ABLOY UK hosts free fire door safety event in Birmingham

The event aimed to raise awareness about how certified fire doors can prevent life-changing injuries More than 60 prominent facilities managers, architects and door hardware installers attended a free event hosted by ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, to discuss fire door safety at West Midlands Fire Service’s headquarters in Birmingham. The event – ‘It’s Time To Talk About Fire Doors’ – featured talks from Steve Sh...

Aligned Assets and 118 Information improve NFSP fire and rescue services in the UK

The service has led to an extra 45,000 business addresses being avilable to the Fire Servies for emergency response The Network Fire Services Partnership, a collaborative partnership between Devon & Somerset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Services, has increased the safety of business in their region by integrating business details supplied by Aligned Assets and 118 Information. With integral 118 Information data embedded into the g...

All North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service TRVs now respond to emergencies

The TRVs can respond to small incidents and also more serious incidents including house fires From 19th September, for the first time, all six new emergency response vehicles for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are attending emergencies. The Tactical Response Vehicles (TRVs) have been introduced as part of the review of the fire cover, which was undertaken as the number of incidents the Service attends over recent years* has reduced significantly. New technology and...

Kentec fire control panel secures temporary buildings at M3 services

The new temporary building will provide full facilities whilst the new permanent building is completed A Kentec fire control panel is helping protect new temporary buildings at Welcome Break’s M3 southbound Fleet Services on the Surrey/Hampshire border, erected following a devastating fire in December 2016 that almost completely destroyed the former services building. December 2016 fire At its height, more than 100 firefighters f...

Successful REAS 2017 offers international networking hub for disaster management

The event was able to build on its leading position both in terms of numbers and content More buyers and more visitors from abroad from emergency services, civil defence and fire protection – that is the positive upshot of “REAS powered by INTERSCHUTZ” – Italy’s leading trade fair for civil protection and rescue services. The event was able to build on its leading position both in terms of numbers and content. Over the three-day show, more than 2...

Combat Engineer 2017 and NATO partners to focus on military engineering capabilities

Military, government and first-response agencies receive free entry to Combat Engineer 2017 The current counter-insurgency and terrorism threat, coupled with a traditional enemy in Europe, has created a dual focus for NATO member and partner nations when considering military engineering capabilities. The Combat Engineer meeting, which will take place in Nuremberg, Germany, this November, will provide the platform for military and industry to develop military engineering capab...

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