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Fire & Rescue New South Wales Places Second Order For MSA And Pac Fire Australia’s XFlex Range Of Structural PPE

Following the successful delivery of more than 5,000 sets of high-quality structural firefighting PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) from globally renowned specialist PPE manufacturer, MSA Bristol (MSA Safety Incorporated) and its Australian distributor, Pac Fire Australia (Pac Fire), Australia’s Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) fire service has continued with their roll out and expect to have an additional 5,000 sets of structural PPE delivered by June 2021. The expectation is...

ADI Group Launches ADI Fire & Security To Strengthen The Security And Safety Credentials

A pioneering engineering firm has expanded its divisional offering to meet a growing fire and security requirement across a spate of industries. The news comes as many sites and facilities have been laid victim to theft following forced site closures during COVID-19. National firm ADI Group has introduced ADI Fire & Security into the fold, continuing its strong track record of launching a new engineering discipline every 12-18 months. Highlighting security risks The new division will aim...

Dräger To Provide Personal Protective Equipment To All Emergency Services And Blue Light Organizations In The UK

Specialist personal protective equipment from Dräger, a pioneer in the fields of medical and safety technology, will now be available to all Emergency Services and Blue Light organizations in the UK through a new framework agreement with public sector procurement specialists, YPO. The Emergency Services and Blue Light framework agreement specially covers three lots: firefighter helmets and associated products (lot 6); ambulance technician helmets and associated products (lot 23); and decon...

Johnson Controls Launches The Tyco RM-2 Riser Manifold With Model TD-2 Test And Drain Valve

Johnson Controls, the provider of smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, introduces the Tyco RM-2 Riser Manifold with Model TD-2 Test and Drain Valve. The UL and UL-C Listed, FM Approved system simplifies installation, testing, and operation for fire protection contractors by providing all the necessary components in a pre-assembled compact unit, including a unique linear shut-off function offering the ultimate sealing design. The RM-2 Riser Manifold is intended for use with wet pipe sprink...

DuPont Personal Protection Unveils New Standardized Naming System To Aid In Nomex Solutions Specification

As a globally recognized company in flame-resistant (FR) and arc flash protective technologies, DuPont Personal Protection (DuPont) is pleased to announce a new, globally consistent naming convention for Nomex solutions, in order to help safety managers identify the best solution for their specific needs, regardless of the region or industry. Nomex naming system “Harmonizing our Nomex naming system was in direct response to insights gathered from our end users. Safety managers wanted to...

Motorola Provides VB400 Body-Worn Video Solutions To The Frontline Workers At London Ambulance Service To Respond To Threats

London Ambulance Service announced that 529 violent incidents have been reported between April 2020 and January this year. To protect their frontline workers, the Ambulance Service has started to roll out Motorola Solutions VB400 body-worn video solutions to help their frontline workers to deal with assaults and threats. “The health, safety, and wellbeing of our crews are of utmost importance. We want to take every precaution possible to ensure that our frontline people are safe whilst at...

C-TEC’s Hush ActiV Domestic Fire System Elevates Protection At Swallowfields Apartment Block In Bolton

Hush ActiV, C-TEC’s innovative new BS 5839-6 domestic fire alarm system, is providing first-class fire protection at a luxury apartment block in Bolton, United Kingdom. Set in stunning landscaped gardens in Horwich, a small town on the edge of the West Pennine Moors, Swallowfields is a collection of 28 contemporary new-build apartments featuring spacious living spaces and high-specification fittings. Hush ActiV smoke detectors Each dwelling has been equipped with Hush ActiV smoke detect...

Videcon To Distribute Comelit’s EN45-13 Compliant Fire Detection Systems To Create A Fire Safe Environment

Videcon has signed up to distribute Comelit’s range of EN45-13 compliant fire detection systems, including all addressable and conventional solutions. As the provider of security solutions, Videcon has recently evolved to introduce a new fire safety offering, responding to growing demand and increasing responsibility for British landlords and businesses to create a fire-safe environment. Future-Proof technology With its fast growth across the UK, incorporating a fire design service, Vid...

Evolution Launches New Logo To Mark 25th Anniversary

Evolution, the foremost integrated Fire & Security systems business, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the launch of its new company logo. The logo has been given a stylish and modern refresh to reflect the development of the business since its foundation in 1996 and to symbolize the company’s ethos of always looking towards future success. Delivering excellence Richard Lambert, Managing Director of Evolution, says this is an important milestone for the company: “Since...

Advanced Electronics Announces The Appointment Of Amanda Hope As The Business Development Manager In The UK

Fire protection solutions company, Advanced has appointed Amanda Hope to drive its growth strategy in key sectors. Over the past 20 years, Amanda has helped implement Advanced’s fire protection solutions at some of the UK’s most prestigious and high-profile sites, including the London Underground, the Natural History Museum, and the Shard. In her new role as UK Fire Business Development Manager, Amanda will focus on driving the business’s growth strategy in a number of priorit...

FLIR Announces The Giving Away Of A Comprehensive Set Of Firefighting Thermal Imaging Cameras To Aid Fire Brigade Missions

Between 4th January and 31st March, FLIR firefighters in the EU, UK, Norway and Switzerland have the chance to enter the “Going above and Beyond” competition to win over 12,000 EUR of FLIR firefighting Thermal Imaging Cameras (TICs) for their department. The winner will receive: 1 x FLIR K55 High-Performance thermal imaging camera 3 x FLIR K2 Compact TICs with MSX image enhancement feature 1 x FLIR K1 Situational Awareness Camera 1 x FLIR OTM 136 Scion Thermal Monocular ensu...

E-ONE Delivers Industrial Pumper To Toronto Fire Services

E-ONE®, a subsidiary of REV Group® and a foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus, is pleased to announce the delivery of an Industrial Pumper to Toronto Fire Services in Toronto, Canada. Toronto chose the Industrial Pumper because of E-ONE’s long history of building this type of truck with its large diameter plumbing, 12,000 liters per minute pumping capacity, and 2,030-gallon tank for Class B foam. In addition to its large capacity for foam, the truck will also serve as a mobile...

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