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London Fire Brigade Reminded Parents And Teachers Not To Use Real Candles During Festive Services

Parents and teachers are being warned not to give their children real candles for nativities, carol concerts, and other festive activities. Events will look slightly different this year with Government restrictions in place, but some services are still due to go ahead while others could take place virtually and London Fire Brigade is concerned about the potential for injury. The warning follows a serious accident in December last year when a child was badly burnt after his costume came into co...

Alberta’s Insight On How Fire Sprinkler System Can Help Control Fires & Reduce Hazards By 80%

It’s a fact that a fire sprinkler system can help control fires and reduce injury, deaths, and damages, often by 80% or more. But it’s never just as simple as a quick design and implementation. The quality of the fire sprinkler installation will affect its ability to keep oneself and tenants safe. To such an extent that one might even be better having no system in place than holding onto a false sense of security with a faulty one. Fire Protection Strategy Creating a reliable bui...

Alberta’s Shares Insight On Fires And Fire Extinguishers: What, Which And How?

Knowing the different types of fire extinguishers available and what they are used for can ensure one is better prepared to have the right one nearby when one needs it. Fire safety is important and many people with homes or businesses already acknowledge that keeping an extinguisher close is at hand is a vital step in making sure their properties are prepared for the worst. But not many people know that there are 5 different versions of extinguishers, each one for a different class of fire. C...

Rosenbauer Develops RFC CUTTEX Extinguishing System For Efficient Firefighting

CUTTing & EXtinguishing, is the operating principle of the newly developed Rosenbauer cutting extinguishing system RFC CUTTEX. It combines ultra high pressure extinguishing technology with the function of water jet cutting and thus offers a multitude of new tactical possibilities. It is used, for example, for firefighting in closed rooms without having to enter them directly in the initial phase, which significantly reduces the risks for the crews. Cutting extinguishing system The cutting...

Hannay Reels Announces Replacing Bolted With Riveted Construction On Hose And Cable Reels

While many of the larger reel models have featured riveted construction for years, Hannay announces that they have now replaced bolted construction on a smaller (trapezoidal frame style) hose and cable reels with riveted construction as well. This change is universal for all hose reel and cable reel models using this style of frame. Specifically, the new small frame design uses 12 self-piercing (zero-clearance) rivets per assembly, resulting in an extraordinarily strong, durable reel that elimi...

Hannay Reels Announces Split Bronze Bearing Insert Will Be Part Of All 1-½” Series Reels

A new split bronze bearing insert (part # 9902-1710) is now standard for all 1-½” series reels, which includes reel models across several industries and applications such as LP Gas, Petroleum, Aviation, Industrial and Fire. The advantage of a split bearing on a reel is that if the bearing ever needs to be replaced, one will no longer have to remove the swivel joint as part of the task. Total replacement time can typically be cut to under five minutes, a reduction of 75% or more. T...

BAFSA Highlights Concerns Regarding Electrocution Due To Water Fire Extinguishers Or Hose Reels Use In Live Electrical Equipment

Discussions with architects, developers and others, as well as main contractors when discussing areas of a sprinklered building frequency relate to areas where sprinkler protection can be omitted. One concern often raised with the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA) is the possibility of injury or damage when sprinkler protection is installed in electrical utility rooms.  BS 5306 Part 0 standards The forthcoming iteration of BS 5306 Part 0 standards contains advice on the...

Hannay Reels Announces Eric Lounsbury As The Facilities Director And Coatings/Finishing Manager

Eric Lounsbury has joined the Hannay team as the new Facilities Director and Coatings/Finishing Manager. For the past 4 years, Eric has been the site facilities manager at GlaxoSmithKline’s plant in Oak Hill, New York. Prior to GSK, Eric acquired several years of wide-ranging experience as a chief building engineer for CBRE amongst other positions. Eric’s hands-on skills and knowledge are expected to be a great asset to Hannay Reels.  

Hannay Reels Announces The Appointment Of David Lasselle As A Design Engineer

David Lasselle has joined the Hannay Reels team as a Design Engineer. David is a 2018 graduate of Clarkson University with a Mechanical Engineering degree and a concentration in manufacturing. Prior to joining Hannay Reels, he worked for an electric motor startup company in Potsdam, New York, where he gained valuable experience working on various electrical and mechanical design projects.

Euralarm Recommends Date Of Withdrawal As The Effective Date Of Implementation In National Codes

Euralarm released a Communiqué with recommendations on updating national Codes (like a Building Code, Fire Code, etc.) when new Standards become available. The development of new or revized standards follows a certain process that is finalized with the ratification of the standard by the standardization body (CEN, CENELEC, …).  Following the ratification there are dates that the new or revized standard is available, announced and published followed by a date that the former s...

Rosenbauer’s Rescue Firefighting Group Vehicle HLF 20 Keeps Fire Department In Germany Prepared For Duty

Large fires, ammunition finds, rescue operations, and searching for people: The scope of duties for the List Fire Department on the German island of Sylt is extremely broad. They are well prepared for these challenges with the new rescue firefighting group vehicle (HLF) 20 from Rosenbauer. Fire-Fighting Vehicles Almost 1,500 inhabitants live in List on Sylt, the northernmost municipality in Germany. Sand dunes, salt marshes, and the Wadden Sea characterize the unique environment on this island...

Hannay Reels Makes A List Of The Five Best Reels For Work Trucks And Their Characteristics And Functions

If the user’s 9 to 5 (or midnight - 8 a.m., for that matter) is in any field that employs work trucks, they surely have a sense of how limited space can be, and how vital it is to have the truck outfitted with dependable equipment. Whether the truck is used in the utilities, fueling or construction industry, it most likely needs to be equipped with a hose reel. Hannay Reels offers a variety of durable, dependable reels for a variety of work truck applications. With everything from flexibl...

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