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ShotSpotter expands Verizon partnership with inclusion of ShotSpotter Flex reseller agreement for gunshot detection services

ShotSpotter-Verizon collaboration expands with ShotSpotter Flex inclusion ShotSpotter, Inc., global company in gunshot detection solutions that help law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, announced that Verizon Communications Inc. has expanded its partnership to include reselling ShotSpotter Flex, the company’s flagship gunshot detection solution, as a stand-alone offering to its customers. ShotSpotter, used by more than 90 cities to help figh...

Firefighter Uniform Adapts To Cancer Risk, Active Shooter Threat

More than an outfit. More thought than one leg at a time. Putting on the uniform is not just an ordinary daily task, but a habitual part of preparing for the unexpected. Yes, a firefighter’s uniform is more than an outfit. Think about who is wearing it and the risks they are exposed to on a daily basis. The firefighter comes from a long line of heroes, a brotherhood and sisterhood, with traditions to uphold and a reputation to maintain. Their uniform is no different. Its historical navy-b...

The Emergency Services Show 2018 to feature fire-safety and rescue seminars

The Emergency Services Show will feature free advice on physical and mental wellbeing for those working in demanding roles Returning to Hall 5 and the outdoor area at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 19-20 September 2018, The Emergency Services Show is a unique and growing event, promoting collaboration between the emergency services. Free-to-attend, it brings together all disciplines from the emergency services sector to discover innovative technology and operational solutions,...

NFPA’s all-new fact sheets and online portal provide data on all 50 U.S. states’ fire service progress, needs and challenges

The fact sheets for all 50 U.S. states serve as a snapshot of where each state has made improvements in meeting the needs of its communities How well are the needs of fire departments in your state being met? Access the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) all-new, state-by-state fact sheets and online portal, which deliver statewide and customisable data, to find out. Both resources were developed using results from the association’s four U.S. Needs Asses...

Fire sector workwear specialist Ballyclare Limited donates equipment to Jon Hodkin

John Hodkin of InnerTuba is pictured with the GORE-TEX waterproof coverall donated by Ballyclare An equipment donation from fire sector workwear specialist Ballyclare Limited has helped keep an unusual musician on the road. Ballyclare provided a GORE-TEX waterproof coverall to Jon Hodkin, who travels the roads of Britain armed with a special combination of a tricycle and a tuba. Operating under the name of InnerTuba, Jon rides a recumbent trike and trailer combination aro...

Ballyclare Limited presents new vehicle to Leicestershire Fire And Rescue Service

The new Ford Transit Custom carries images of a number of the LFRS firefighters wearing Ballyclare kit Workwear manufacturer Ballyclare Limited recently restructured the managed service contract it holds with Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS), in a move which has enabled the Service to purchase a new vehicle to add to its fleet. Ballyclare PPE “We provide a wide range of personal protective equipment to LFRS, and so we were delighted to work with them and c...

Ballyclare Ltd. confirms manufacturing process conforms to Article 11B of new PPE Directive

Ballyclare is well placed to meet the requirements of the regulatory changes that will come into force in April 2018 Workwear garment manufacturer Ballyclare Limited has confirmed the process used to manufacture life-saving workwear supplied to the fire, rail, general industrial and oil and gas sectors is accredited to Article 11B of the PPE Directive. This ensures Ballyclare is already well placed to meet the requirements of the regulatory changes covering complex PPE garmen...

Ballyclare displays new range of Pionér and Xenon fire garments at A+A 2017

Ballyclare will display Xenon fire garments range at A+A 2017 Europe’s leading trade exhibition covering safety, security and health at work gave specialist workwear manufacturer Ballyclare an excellent opportunity to highlight the breadth of its offering to these different sectors. At the A + A event in Dusseldorf. the company displayed examples of both its multi-norm and flame-retardant Pionér workwear, and its Xenon multi-layered and multifunctional fire garme...

Ballyclare exhibited PPE and safety wear for fire sector at 2017 Emergency Services Show

Among the garments on display was a special Xenon concept structural firefighters suit The 2017 Emergency Services Show gave visitors to the Ballyclare stand the opportunity to view the full extent of the company’s PPE and safety wear offering to the fire service, and to examine some of the latest developments which were on show. “We are very firmly established as a supplier to the fire sectors and the show gave us the prefect opportunity to highlight the breadth...

The Emergency Services Show 2017 focuses on spreading awareness and training for tall building fires

Two psychological therapists from The Fire Fighters Charity will also be speaking on the the emotional impact of emergency medical response Responding to fires in tall buildings will be a key focus at this year’s Emergency Services Show which returns to Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 20th to 21st September 2017. Russ Timpson, founder of the Tall Building Fire Safety Network will present a session in the Lessons Learnt seminar theatre (sponsored by UCLan) on tall...

Infographics FireWatch and Azure Managed Service Package deployed by Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service

MAWWFRS is responsible for providing public safety information, prevention and protection programmes Infographics UK Ltd., a specialist software manufacturer, and Microsoft Gold Partner, announces that Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) has selected their FireWatch solution and additional Microsoft Azure cloud hosting services. MAWWFRS is responsible for providing public safety information, prevention and protection programmes, and emergency response cover a...

German and European exhibitors take part in AFAC 2017 Sydney powered by INTERSCHUTZ

The event is a joint venture of AFAC, the Australian and New Zealand National Council for fire, emergency services and land management Leading European manufacturers head to Sydney, Australia, for the Asia Pacific’s largest emergency management conference and exhibition: this year’s AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ conference and exhibition, takes place at the new International Convention Centre Sydney on the 4-7 September 2017 and European suppliers to the emergency...

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