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NBS Enters Into A Partnership With ASFP To Ensure Accuracy Of Specifications Relating To Passive Fire Protection

NBS, a specification and product information platform for the construction industry, has entered into a new partnership agreement with the ASFP (Association for Specialist Fire Protection), the UK’s association for the passive fire protection sector. The partnership aims to assist with peer review and ensure the accuracy and quality of specifications relating to passive fire protection. It allows NBS to publish references to and extracts from ASFP Technical Guidance in NBS products and se...

Ajax Protects The Vernadsky Research Base With Fire Detectors And Fire Alarm Systems

In the spring of 2021, the Vernadsky Research Base, a Ukrainian Antarctic Station, was equipped with an Ajax security system featuring FireProtect and FireProtect Plus fire detectors. The Ajax equipment was delivered at a distance of 16 thousand kilometers that protects the scientific base in Antarctica. From this article, one will learn how to install a fire alarm system at a facility if that facility is a polar station. Presence of previous fire alarm There was, but no o...

FlamePro Launches A National Survey To Gain Insight Into The Minds And Experiences Of Frontline Firefighters

FlamePro, a British manufacturing specialist of life-saving garments for firefighters, launches a national survey in a bid to uncover the key issues that firefighters are currently facing. The anonymous research will provide a rare opportunity to gain insight into the minds and experiences of frontline firefighters. It’s hoped the project will help shape the future of the industry and ensure the safety of firefighters across the country. Key industry professionals The survey is designed...

Teledyne FLIR Launches A500f/A700f Cameras For Fire Detection And Condition Monitoring

The FLIR A500f and A700f Advanced Smart Sensor ruggedized thermal cameras feature high-temperature detection for extreme environments paired with on-camera analytics and alarm capabilities – ideal for industrial early fire detection or outdoor condition monitoring applications. Along with enhanced spot, area, line, polygon, and polyline analytic functions that improve the definition of areas of interest and object curvatures, the A500f/A700f can help commercial and industrial organization...

E-One Dealer 1200 Degrees Announces Major Expansion Of Its Techno Feu Branch In Quebec

E-ONE®, a subsidiary of REV Group® and a foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus, is pleased to announce the major expansion of its dealer 1200 Degrees’ Techno Feu, an E-ONE dealer for more than 30 years. The $1.5 million investment at the branch in St- François-du-Lac, Quebec includes the addition of more than 12,500 square feet, increasing the facility’s footprint to almost 30,000 square feet. As a result, there are now 18 service bays and the size of its after-ma...

Ajax Systems Enhances Fire Security At The Vernadsky Research Base With Their FireProtect And FireProtect Plus Fire Detectors

In the spring of 2021, the Vernadsky Research Base, a Ukrainian Antarctic Station, was equipped with an Ajax security system featuring FireProtect and FireProtect Plus fire detectors. The Ajax equipment was delivered at a distance of 16 thousand kilometers and now protects the scientific base in Antarctica. From this article, one will learn how to install a fire alarm system at a facility if that facility is a polar station. Fire detection equipment Wasn’t there already a fire alarm at...

Hannay Reels Appoints New CAD Drafter/Designer

Dustin Porter has joined the Hannay Reels team as a CAD Drafter/Designer. Dustin is a recent graduate of SUNY Morrisville and SUNY Polytechnic Institute with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Technology. He is a volunteer firefighter with the Huntersland Fire Department, and one of his hobbies is vinyl graphics – signs, lettering, and decals. Dustin will make a great addition to the innovative engineering team, he is eager to learn and excited to start his career at Hannay Reels.

DWFRS Continues To Unlock The Potential Of Panasonic’s Demountable Rugged Solution

When Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) upgraded its Mobile Data Terminals (MDT) to Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 33 devices in 2018, it was also one of the first fire services in the country to install demountable devices in the rear of the appliances to accompany firefighters when they leave the vehicles. Operational tool Three years on and these demountable Panasonic TOUGHBOOK notebooks have become more than a computer; they are viewed as an “operational...

Rosenbauer's RDS Connected - Why Only An Integrated Approach Will Work In The Future

The software can no longer be ignored when it comes to modern fire stations. Whether for plant protection, inspection work, maintenance, or in the event of an emergency. However, digital solutions can only simplify daily work and help keep everything at a glance through an integrated approach. First of all: Yes, in the future one will still fight fires with water, but will no longer use stirrup pumps to extinguish flames but instead drive CAN-Bus controlled vehicles. Digitalization is...

Advanced Provides LuxIntelligent Emergency Light Testing Panels To Enhance Lighting Solutions For The University Of Bristol

The University of Bristol’s emergency lighting upgrade continues with the installation of a further ten LuxIntelligent emergency light testing panels from fire and life safety system manufacturer, Advanced. The new equipment will be installed alongside 21 existing LuxIntelligent panels linked to around 4,500 light fittings, to ensure ongoing compliance with the BS 5266-1 code of practice for the emergency lighting of premises. The LuxIntelligent panels will continue to be retrofitted acro...

The Skills Network Partners With The London Fire Brigade To Launch Project Kestrel To Provide Fire Awareness Certificate

The Skills Network, the UK’s largest online learning provider, partners with the London Fire Brigade to launch Project Kestrel - offering frontline security staff the opportunity to gain a nationally recognized fire awareness certificate. Having previously partnered with the likes of the NHS, The Landmark London and BrewDog to provide online courses for staff, The Skills Network has developed a fire awareness course to enable security staff to; upskill, be able to confidently identify fir...

Hikvision's Cameras Employed To Prevent Waste Fires

Waste fires – in other words, fires that occur in waste or recycling plants - is a very serious global issue. Countries all over the world are suffering from more than one fire per day in the waste and recycling industry. This causes a risk of injury to employees, damage to sites and machinery, and damage to reputation. And that’s even before one considers the potential environmental impact. There’s more irony here too – one of the biggest risks for fire in a waste facil...

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