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NFPA Celebrates 125 Years Of Safety

  The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year and plans to commemorate the momentous milestone through a series of events and initiatives that reflect the steadfast commitment to fire, electrical, and life safety by the Association. Key to the celebration is the launch of a virtual 125th Anniversary Conference Series that replaces the traditional in-person 2021 NFPA Conference & Expo. The online conference series runs from M...

Hannay Reels Appoints Jim As New Design Engineer

Jim’s engineering background includes the development of gas turbine combustion systems, the design of testing equipment for gases and liquids, along with considerable manufacturing design work in areas such as packaging, molding, and shop floor automation. Jim is a graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh and a volunteer fire fighter with the Coeymans New York Fire Department. One of his many hobbies is restoration of classic cars and trucks. Jim’s background and work experience will m...

Hannay Reels Promotes Ryan DeMuth As New Engineering Manager

Ryan DeMuth has been promoted to the position of Engineering Manager. Ryan has over 13 years’ experience at Hannay Reels as a Design Engineer and Senior Design Engineer. During his tenure here, Ryan has been responsible for a number of important new product development efforts. He has additionally taken the lead on designing and executing some very innovative improvements to our manufacturing processes. Ryan is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Insti...

Allegion UK Removes The Obscurity Behind Sheltered Housing Fire Standards

With new fire safety legislations demanding a renewed focus on safety in all residential settings, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explains why care home and sheltered housing associations must prioritize the maintenance of fire doors. The regulations and standards associated with fire safety and sheltered, assisted and social housing are, by necessity, robust. Yet, the responsibilities towards those standards, and subsequently, fire safety equipment such as fire doors, can often leave people vulner...

Rosenbauer Brandschutz Deutschland Relocates To New Address

  In order to create more office space and to make warehousing and logistics more efficient, Rosenbauer Brandschutz Deutschland moved two streets down to Krugbäckerstrasse from its old location in Mogendorf at the end of 2020. With a floor space of almost 2,000m2, the new office space is not only significantly larger, but also brighter and more modern. The warehouse has also been incorporated into the new location. This means that construction sites can be supplied with material...

NFPA Releases Construction Site Fire Prevention Program Manager Online Training, Announces Webinar Panel Focused On Building Under Construction Safety

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) launched a new Fire Prevention Program Manager Online Training Series today to help the building industry understand and adopt the strategies defined in NFPA 241, Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations, which calls for a fire prevention program and a designated manager to enforce safety onsite. The topic will also be discussed by a panel of industry experts during an Addressing Fire Safety Challenges During Co...

Luxury Greek Resort Receives 5-Star Fire Protection From Advanced

A fault-tolerant network of Axis EN fire panels from Advanced has been installed at one of Crete’s newest and most exclusive beachfront hotels. Based in the coastal town of Ierapetra in Crete, the Robinson Club is designed around neighborhoods of hotel rooms across a 150 acre-site. This unique layout meant that the fire system specified needed to deliver seamless detection and notification of a potential fire to the hotel’s staff and guests, who could be located anywhere across the...

Beauchamp City Sixth Form Enhances Fire Safety With Comelit's Atena Fire Panels

Based in the heart of Leicester, Beauchamp City Sixth Form has recently opened its doors for its first term to welcome 350 A-Level students, following a dramatic renovation of a city center office block, formerly home to BT. The new four-story college, opened by The Lionheart Academies Trust, presents classrooms, labs, and IT suites, as well as study spaces and a library which will give students “access to the latest academic research in their chosen areas of study”. To ensure fire...

Ajax Provides Wireless Fire Detectors To Protect People Of Kazakhstan From Fire And Carbon Monoxide

In Kazakhstan, in the city of Shymkent, the municipal authorities launched a pilot project to install carbon monoxide detectors in private houses. The goal of the project is to help the socially disadvantaged as they are the ones most often affected by CO incidents. Ajax wireless fire detectors were chosen for the project. This month they saved the lives of three people, and, as a result, Ajax security system is planned to be mass-installed in thousands of homes. FireProtect Plus detector At...

Intelagard, National Foam, And The NVFC Partner To Giveaway Nine Macaw CAFS Backpacks

Intelagard, National Foam, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have teamed up to support the volunteer fire service. Through a special giveaway program, nine volunteer fire departments will be awarded a Macaw® compressed air foam system (CAFS) backpack, nozzle kit, five gallons of Knockdown® firefighting foam, and four gallons of EasyDECON® DF200 to assist them in protecting their responders and their community. Each package is valued at $6,500. Served fire community &l...

C-TEC Enhances Fire Safety At A Prestigious Site In Cape Town With Their CAST Fire Alarm Systems

A vast multi-functional business park in South Africa’s Cape Town is the latest prestigious site to be protected by C-TEC’s revolutionary CAST fire alarm system. Owned by Inospace, a rapidly-expanding operator of serviced business parks, the textile exchange is a 2-hectare park located just minutes from Cape Town’s International Airport. Featuring a fully-kitted business hub, warehouse storage areas, high specification meeting rooms and restaurants, the park is home to a wealt...

Kentec Launches Ekho Wireless Fire Detection Range To KIP Installers

Kentec Electronics, a pioneering manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched the Ekho wireless fire detection range exclusively to its Kentec Installation Partners (KIP), providing a highly-sophisticated, reliable, convenient, and aesthetically pleasing alternative to wired systems. The launch comes as installers are looking to provide their customers with solutions to prevent the need for costly Waking Watch services, which are being used to mitigate fire safety dangers within...

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