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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...

Hi-Line launches HBP-ZL absorption air dryers with added benefits

Hi-line has focussed on minimising TCO (total cost of ownership) with the latest generation systems Hi-line Industries, an established and reputable UK manufacturer of high-quality compressed air purification equipment, has unveiled the latest generation of its flagship HBP-ZL absorption air dryers. Featuring a long list of enhancements, these already best-selling air dryers now offer even more appeal to those in the manufacturing and process industries. With the latest u...

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...

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...

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...

Fike executive to speak about explosion hazards at the PRB Coal Users Group Conference

McLelland will present information on explosion hazards and explosion protection mitigation techniques Bruce McLelland, Fike’s National Accounts Sales Manager for Explosion Protection, will be presenting at the 2012 PRB Coal Users Group Conference, on May 16th in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. McLelland will present information on process explosion hazards and explosion protection mitigation techniques, as well as protection techniques identified in NFPA standards to protect...

WAGNER’s OxyReduct Compact fire protection solution ideal for mission critical applications

OxyReduct creates an environment where fires cannot start, by reducing the oxygen level in a closed room WAGNER UK has launched a new high-performance version of its OxyReduct Compact system, allowing the OxyReduct fire-free technology to be applied cost-effectively to even more applications. OxyReduct is well established as an ideal fire protection solution for mission critical applications where any business interruption is unacceptable or where the warehouse stock or archiv...

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...

Plan and prepare against extreme cold and winter storms urges FEMA

Places become desolate and hard enough to travel after winter storms making navigating directions difficult The National Weather Service refers to winter storms as the "Deceptive Killers" because most deaths are indirectly related to the storm. While the danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live, are likely to face some type of severe winter weather at some point in their lives. That could mean snow or subfr...

Healthy challenge between local fire departments at 2010-2011 influenza season in Minneapolis

Firefighters should get safe from the deadly effects of influenza virus by getting properly immunized Influenza is a serious respiratory illness that is easily spread and can lead to severe complications, even death, for you or someone with whom you come in contact. In an effort to educate all Minneapolis/St. Paul area residents about the importance of annual seasonal influenza vaccination, the American Lung Association of Minnesota is kicking off the 2010-2011 Faces of Infl...

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