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Water Safety Campaign launched by North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service releases public advisory for safety from water bodies With the weather warming, the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is launching its water safety campaign, which will run from the 1st to the 30th June. Water Safety Campaign In 2016, 315 people accidentally drowned in the UK, with around 50% of these people taking part in everyday activities near water such as walking or running. Young drinkers are also at risk, with over 30%...

Honeywell's Lyric Wi-Fi-enabled Thermostats part of opt-in demand response programmes

Demand response programmes aid to avoid brownouts or blackouts during summer months A provider of home comfort and security, Honeywell is giving consumers across the U.S. more ways to help manage their home energy use, maintain a lower carbon footprint, and create more sustainable and efficient communities. Opt-in demand response programme Honeywell's full suite of Lyric Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats (Lyric Round, Lyric T5, and Lyric T6 Pro), are starting to be included in o...

Assa Abloy Security Doors' enhanced fire door solutions offer integrity and insulation

Assa Abloy fire doors have been tested to deter heat from transferring from one side of the door to the other ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the provider of door opening solutions, now offers enhanced fire door solutions that provide both integrity and insulation. In most applications, fire doors are required to prevent the transfer of flames from the exposed side of a door to the unexposed side in order satisfy UK Building & Fire Regulations. In...

Bristol installs new hard PPE decontamination process at its in-house managed services facilities

Items of clothing and other personal protective equipment can now be decontaminated in a special unit built by Bristol In a further extension to its in-house managed services facilities, Bristol has installed a new washing and decontamination unit for hard PPE items which will be especially suited to boots, helmets and supporting frames for self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Items of clothing and other personal protective equipment, which are not suitable for cleansin...

INTERSCHUTZ 2015 to be the biggest event for fire prevention, disaster relief, rescue and security

INTERSCHUTZ 2015 generally attracts around 1,300 exhibitors from more than 40 countries Dr. Thomas de Maizière, Minister of the Interior, praised the commitment of the many volunteers working with Germany’s technical civil defense organisation, the voluntary fire service and other relief organisations. According to de Maizière, who is also serving as the patron of INTERSCHUTZ 2015 in Hannover, approx. 1.7 million volunteers form the backbone of Germany&...

Intersec 2015 to have record turnout of safety and security companies from Germany, UK and the USA

The three-day event nears sell-out three months ahead of opening its doors for the 17th time World's premier safety and security exhibition expects stronger than ever turnout as global players converge in growing market. A record turn-out of safety and security companies from Germany, UK and the USA will be at the forefront of international participation at Intersec 2015, as the three-day event nears sell-out three months ahead of opening its doors for the 17th time. Organis...

Zico expands its container storage lineup with the addition of Premixed Gallon Holder and Double Premix Holder

The Premixed Gallon Holder secures rectangular cans up to 1 gal. Zico adds two new additions to their popular container storage lineup, helping you stay organised with the QUIC-MOUNT Premixed Gallon Holder, Model QM-PMH-G, and the QUIC-MOUNT Double Premix Holder, Model QM-PMH-D. The Premixed Gallon Holder secures rectangular cans up to 1 gal. (4.5” x 7”), allowing you to carry more premix where you need it most. The Double Premix Holder secures two 32 os. cans wit...

CHEMTREC and the National Registration Center for Chemicals (NRCC) of China enter strategic partnership

The NRCC and CHEMTREC partnership can enhance responses to hazardous chemicals incidents when they occur CHEMTREC® and the National Registration Center for Chemicals (NRCC) of China are pleased to announce that the two organizations have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for mutual assistance that became effective on August 1, 2012. The partnership will enhance the capabilities of both organizations to effectively respond to hazardous materials incidents o...

TRANSCAER trains over 60,000 emergency responders on safe handling of anhydrous ammonia

TRANSCAER's Anhydrous Ammonia Training Tour is the first nationwide, product-specific training module More than 60,000 emergency responders across 37 states have received training in the safe handling and distribution of anhydrous ammonia by TRANSCAER (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response), a voluntary national outreach effort that focuses on assisting communities in preparing for and responding to a possible hazardous material transportation incident.&nbs...

FIREX 2011 in pictures

TheBigRedGuide.com was at FIREX 2011 this year to check out the latest offerings in the fire industry: See the album with captions

FDIC 2011 in pictures

FDIC is the largest fire rescue and training conference and exhibition and this year saw the largest audience of the event to date. With over 28,700 registered attendees, the FDIC 2011 was buzzing with industry professionals viewing the latest innovations, equipment, and fire apparatus in the industry.  TheBigRedGuide.com was at show to capture some of this year's highlights. See the album with captions  

CSB releases video safety message highlighting the importance of safety measures in refineries

After the Tesoro accident, the CSB intends to make industrial places safer for workers The video highlights the CSB's ongoing investigation into the April 2, 2010, accident that killed seven workers. Marking the one year anniversary of the tragic accident at the Tesoro Refinery in Anacortes, Washington, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a video safety message in which Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso urges refinery companies to "make the investments necessary to ens...

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