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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...

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...

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...

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...

Advanced’s MxPro 5 Selected For Royal Sussex County Hospital

A fault-tolerant network of fire alarm control panels from Advanced has been selected to protect the 3Ts Redevelopment program at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. 36 4-loop MxPro 5 fire panels, 46 repeater panels, and two custom-built AdSpecials panels from UK-manufacturer, Advanced, are to be installed at Brighton’s 3Ts hospital redevelopment as part of phase one of the program. Custom-built panels Phase one involves the construction of a 13-story building with two basement levels, lo...

Johnson Controls Launches ANSUL NFF 3x3 UL201 Foam Concentrate To Provide Effective Fire Suppression

Johnson Controls, the pioneer for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, is setting a new standard in fire suppression with the launch of ANSUL® NFF 3x3 UL201 Foam Concentrate. This new, patent-pending, Non-Fluorinated Foam (NFF) technology provides fast, effective fire suppression on most Class B hydrocarbon and polar solvent fuel fires. With a longer drain time than most AR-AFFFs, this foam blanket also delivers excellent post-extinguishmen...

Tangent Link Is Pleased To Announce The Dates Of The Aerial Firefighting Europe Conference And Exhibition 2021

The challenging year of 2020 has identified that international cross-border cooperation related to the prevention of and the response to wildfires is more important than ever. With landscape firefighting missions moving through Europe, there’s no surprise that the pan-European rescEU Commission has recently received a significant investment boost to expand its aerial firefighting capability. Tangent Link Ltd, organizers of the internationally acclaimed series of aerial firefighting events...

Metro Chiefs Announce Chief Of The Year And Lifetime Achievement Honorees

The Metropolitan “Metro” Fire Chiefs Association, a section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced their award honorees, and for the first time in its 56-year history, fire chiefs from the largest jurisdictions throughout the world have selected a female officer as Fire Chief of the Year. Mary Cameli, chief of the Mesa Fire and Medical Department in Arizona has earned the Metropolitan Fire Chief of the Year ho...

IFPO Supports AEI’s Initiative About The Importance Of Using Only Approved Cabling In Signal And Control Equipment

A major fire safety industry body has endorsed the message from specialist AEI Cables about the importance of using only approved cabling in signal and control equipment following the announcement of a revised version of the Code of Practice. AEI Cables has been highlighting the importance of the systems powered by these cables – including smoke and heat extraction systems – in assisting fire services in the case of firefighting and a safe evacuation in the case of life safety. Fir...

NFPA Addresses Arc Flash Events In Additional Interview For Faces Of Fire Electrical Hazard Awareness Video Campaign Series

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors introduce an additional, final video interview of its Faces of Fire/Electrical series, which features personal stories of people impacted by electrical incidents and demonstrates the need for continued education and awareness about electrical hazards in the workplace and at home. Arc Flash Event In August 2004, Don Johnson, an electrician from Florida, was at work connecting a client’s backup gener...

Armstrong Announces Two New Virtual Technology Sessions That Will Be Presented During Digital ISH 2021

Armstrong Fluid Technology announces two new virtual technology sessions that will be presented during Digital ISH 2021, which is taking place March 22-26. The first session, Advanced Pumping Technology, will be streamed live through official ISH channels on March 24, 2:50 – 3:20 pm (CET). The second session, HVAC Pump and Pumping System Optimization, will be streamed live on March 25, 11:15 to 11:45 am (CET). Both sessions will be presented by Andrew Harrop, Director, Sales Enablement Ce...

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