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Firefighter Uniform Adapts To Cancer Risk, Active Shooter Threat

More than an outfit. More thought than one leg at a time. Putting on the uniform is not just an ordinary daily task, but a habitual part of preparing for the unexpected. Yes, a firefighter’s uniform is more than an outfit. Think about who is wearing it and the risks they are exposed to on a daily basis. The firefighter comes from a long line of heroes, a brotherhood and sisterhood, with traditions to uphold and a reputation to maintain. Their uniform is no different. Its historical navy-b...

Skanwear supplies fire-resistant apparel for diverse needs and industries

Skanwear caters to electrical engineers working in diverse environments with stock garments that meet safety legislation A protective garment supplier that specialises in fire-resistant apparel for a variety of hot and cold environments has offered workwear solutions for both genders in a wide range of sizing options. Skanwear is a well-established, global brand that manufactures clothes specifically designed to protect against the harmful qualities of arc flash, which can re...

The Emergency Services Show 2017 focuses on spreading awareness and training for tall building fires

Two psychological therapists from The Fire Fighters Charity will also be speaking on the the emotional impact of emergency medical response Responding to fires in tall buildings will be a key focus at this year’s Emergency Services Show which returns to Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 20th to 21st September 2017. Russ Timpson, founder of the Tall Building Fire Safety Network will present a session in the Lessons Learnt seminar theatre (sponsored by UCLan) on tall...

German and European exhibitors take part in AFAC 2017 Sydney powered by INTERSCHUTZ

The event is a joint venture of AFAC, the Australian and New Zealand National Council for fire, emergency services and land management Leading European manufacturers head to Sydney, Australia, for the Asia Pacific’s largest emergency management conference and exhibition: this year’s AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ conference and exhibition, takes place at the new International Convention Centre Sydney on the 4-7 September 2017 and European suppliers to the emergency...

Honeywell TITAN firefighter breathing equipment makes locating downed firefighters easier

Honeywell TITAN SCBA facilitates easier and faster rescue of downed firefighters Honeywell has announced that its flagship Honeywell TITAN firefighter breathing equipment has been improved with a louder alarm to make it easier to find downed firefighters. Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) As part of their standard turnout gear, firefighters wear an air cylinder with a respirator and facepiece known as self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). This equipment includes...

FIREX International and Autonomous FM add Nigel Owens MBE to 2017 June Keynote programme

This Inspirational Speaker Series gives visitors the opportunity to hear from leaders outside of the fire safety profession Following the announcement last month of FIREX International’s best ever keynotes; rock star physicist Professor Brian Cox OBE; double Olympic gold medallist, Dame Kelly Holmes; and Falklands War veteran, Simon Weston OBE, FIREX International and Autonomous FM are thrilled to reveal a fourth inspirational speaker for this year’s event. Nigel O...

SecProTec East Africa 2016 records 7.3 percent attendance increase in its fourth year

SecProTec joined also forces with the organiser of GPEC & CCExpo again SecProTec East Africa powered by Intersec took place for the fourth time. The second edition in partnership with Messe Frankfurt and its world-famous brand “Intersec” proved to be the leading security business platform for the whole East and Central African region. From 15th – 17th September 2016, 52 local and international companies showed their latest products and innovations to...

Argentina bound fire engine named after Ballyclare Limited

The engine was being donated to a fire brigade in San Juan by the International Fire and Rescue Association (IFRA) Workwear and specialist protective clothing manufacturer Ballyclare Limited played host to a special ceremony recently, when a fire engine bound for Argentina was named in the company’s honour. The engine was being donated to a fire brigade in San Juan by the International Fire and Rescue Association (IFRA) - a charity to which Ballyclare has made numerous d...

Bristol Uniforms to exhibit PPE solutions at Emergency Services Show 2016

Bristol’s innovative LayerFlex range provides a layered approach to PPE for fire-fighters Bristol Uniforms is a designer, manufacturer and supplier of protective clothing, meeting the diverse needs of emergency services personnel in the UK and around the world. Working with leading international fibre and fabric manufacturers including WL Gore, PBI Performance Products and DuPont, Bristol’s in-house design teams continue to develop innovative and progressive garme...

SHF 2016 to take place in Istanbul Expo Centre (IFM) on September 22nd - 25th, 2016

SHF 2016 is the only exhibition specific to the industries of Fire, Emergency and Search&Rescue Final preparations are about to reach completion for the International SHF Exhibitions which will take place in Istanbul Expo Centre (IFM) on September 22nd - 25th, 2016. Turkey's the largest and most comprehensive exhibitions in the Occupational Safety and Health Exhibition and Fire&Rescue Exhibition are SHF Exhibitions are getting ready to bring together all industry...

Pierce Manufacturing provides 15 fire and emergency apparatus to Clackamas Fire District in Oregon

The purchase includes Pierce custom pumpers, aerial tillers, tankers, rescues and wildland units Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, recently announced an order for 15 Pierce fire and emergency apparatus from Clackamas Fire District #1 in Oregon. The purchase includes six Pierce® Dash® CF custom pumpers, two Pierce Arrow XT™ aerial tillers, three Pierce 3,000-gallon tankers, two Pierce Type 3 wildland apparatus, one Pierce Arrow XT heavy-du...

HIAL donates life saving fire equipment to poorer countries

HIAL has donated over 50 breathing apparatus sets and cylinders as well as personal protective clothing Fire fighters in poorer countries are set to receive life saving firefighting equipment thanks to a donation from Dundee Airport operator HIAL. A large consignment of old but working firefighting equipment, personal protective equipment and breathing apparatus kits has been donated to Scottish charity International Fire & Rescue Association (IFRA) by HIAL’s 11 air...

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