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Viessmann Introduces Vitodens 100-W, The Next-generation Gas-Condensing Boiler

Viessmann introduced the next-generation of its most popular gas-condensing boiler, the Vitodens 100-W, with industry-leading capabilities for installers. The WiFi-integrated Vitodens 100-W’s new control platform makes commissioning and servicing the boiler easier. It is possible to monitor and make adjustments to customers’ boilers remotely. No third-party controls are required; meaning a Vitodens boiler with ViCare Thermostat provides homeowners with a load-compensating smartp...

Intelagard Unveils EasyDECON Decontamination Solution To Help Firefighters Effectively Protect Equipment From Carcinogens And Viral Attacks

Steve Kleber, owner of EXTAN Distributors, the local representative of Intelagard, Inc. has requested that the company bring its resources to the Hales Corners Fire Department, under the supervision of Fire Chief, Pete Jaskulski, to demonstrate how to cost-effectively decontaminate a fireman's ‘turn-out gear’, after being exposed to a fire induced carcinogenic contamination. “We have been doing this for years around the world with great success,” said Intelagard’s...

Fire Brigade’s Union commissioned research report on urgent action needed to protect firefighters from cancer

Ground-breaking research has revealed the serious health risks to UK firefighters following exposure to toxic fire effluents, the chemicals emitted during a fire, in an independent University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) report commissioned by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU). The work is the UK's first and the latest in a growing body of international evidence suggesting an increased risk of firefighters developing cancer and other diseases. Fires produce a cocktail of toxic, irritant, and carci...

Dräger Announces Range Of Cleaning Solutions For Firefighter Equipment To Reduce The Risk Of Carcinogen Contamination

Dräger has launched a range of solutions for cleaning breathing apparatus, respiratory masks and PPE equipment that reduce the risk of carcinogen contamination within emergency teams as part of its Health for the Firefighter campaign. Dräger have worked in partnership with Harstra instruments, a Dutch manufacturer of cleaning and drying equipment. The launch follows a study undertaken by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) which demonstrated a self-contai...

Intelagard Announces Macaw® Fire Suppression And Decontamination Equipment Give Away For First Responders

Intelagard is giving away up to $75,000 in fire suppression and decontamination equipment to first responders. Twelve Macaw® backpacks with three-piece nozzle sets will be awarded to fire departments, hazmat teams, hospitals, police departments, and municipalities. Dennis Smagac, president of Intelagard, stated, “As the global economy has been severely impacted by the coronavirus, we at Intelagard want to give back to those organizations that have been and continue to be crucial to th...

Coopers Fire Shed Light On How Fire Safety Can Be Maintained In More Accessible Buildings Of The Future

If there’s one thing that everyone has learned in the last few months, it is that the world can change at a moment’s notice. While there will certainly be more surprises to come in the future, a few things are certain, including population and climate change. How will humans change the way they build to tackle these challenges? and How can fire safety be maintained in the buildings of the future? These are some of the key questions. Ageing global population The world’s popul...

BFW’s Disaster Restoration, Reconstruction, & Preventative Cleaning – Coronavirus Precautionary Measures

As the people unite as a community and a world in the war against COVID-19, the BFW team remains committed to providing the people all the services that one has come to rely on in times of need. The team has been training and retraining on infectious disease control and decontamination services to best help win the war. In addition, BFW has instituted a detailed precautionary measure plan to be executed in the facilitation of all the other services. The graphic provides a brief overview of what...

Checkmate Fire Solution Appoints New Senior Leadership Team

In line with Checkmate’s continued growth and development, a series of planned changes took place in the senior leadership team, beginning with the appointment of John Lewthwaite as Chief Executive Officer, and Peter Rudge as Chief Financial Officer. John Lewthwaite’s Knowledge And Achievements With former CEO, Mark Williams, transitioning into the role of executive director, John has over 3 decades of experience as a senior business leader within the construction industry. Demons...

Cambridgeshire Fire And Rescue Service Ready To Provide Emergency Response Treatment In Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service announced that it has been putting plans in place to ensure residents across the county will get emergency response treatment when they need it during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Emergency response treatment Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, Chief Fire Officer, Chris Strickland said, “We want to assure residents that we are taking the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic very seriously. We have been working closely with our...

Avon Fire And Rescue Takes Part In Multi-Agency Training Exercises To Counter CBRNe Outbreak

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) has taken part in a series of multi-agency training exercises to tests its chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear response. The three training sessions, which fell under CBRNe, were designed to test how emergency services from across the region responded to incidents such as chemical spills and contamination. Training exercises These scenarios involved staff from Avon and Somerset Police, South Western Ambulance Service, Devon & Somerset Fire...

LION Protects To Host Opening Of TotalCare Facility In Clarkston, Georgia

LION Protects, globally renowned manufacturer of first responder personal protectiveres equipment (PPE) in the United States will host a grand opening of their newest TotalCare facility located at 735 Park North Boulevard, Suite 114, Clarkston, GA 30021 on November 8, 2019 (from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm). TotalCare fire gear maintenance TotalCare represents LION’s high-quality fire gear maintenance services, including PPE repair & retrofitting, advanced cleaning, decontamination, biohazar...

Fire Protection Association’s Fire Sector Summit To Discuss Ways To Protect Timber Frame Buildings

Recently there have been five UK fires in commercial and residential timber framed buildings. Fires which have put multiple lives and property at risk. The Worcester Park fire in September saw a four-story block of flats destroyed and families lose their homes and belongings. Despite the widely reported tragedy at Grenfell Tower in 2017 and the progress made from the Independent Review of Building Regulations by Dame Judith Hackitt, fires are not decreasing in frequency, size or impact. The Fir...

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