Building Fire Safety

Oshkosh Airport Products ‘Road Rally’ Sets Off For Next Wave Of Events

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation Company, announced the next stops in the 2021 Road Rally featuring the revolutionary new Striker® Volterra™ ARFF hybrid electric vehicle (HEV). After the completion of stops along the Western Coast of the U.S., the Road Rally now sets off for locations in the Central and Southeast regions of the country. The events offer aircraft rescue and fire fighting crews at airports a hands-on and immersive experience to learn about the new...

Allegion On Fire Door Safety - Time To Bridge The Gap

Fire safety doesn’t happen by accident, it requires universal attention. With that, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explores why the importance of working fire doors is often overlooked and why now is an opportune time to bridge the gap between fire safety education and action. Improving fire safety within UK buildings is a challenge we are all continuously facing. Irrelevant of the sector, it’s of the highest importance for any building type - from schools and hospitals to high-rise res...

C-TEC Is Exhibiting At ELEX 2021

Billed as the ‘Electricians’ Exhibition’ with 90+ exhibitors, free educational seminars, and exclusive on-the-day offers, ELEX is the perfect place for electrical contractors to find out about new innovations, regulations, and standards. C-TEC will be exhibiting its new CAST XFP addressable fire system, its CFP ActiV conventional fire system, and its revolutionary Hush BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire alarm solutions at Coventry (16-17 September) and Sandown (4-5 November). Au...

Revising The Rules Of Evacuation

It is the legal duty of the responsible person in any building to make the evacuation of disabled people equal to that for able-bodied people, as Anthony Smith, Managing Director of Vox Ignis, explains. When the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) was first introduced in 1995, it gave disabled people long overdue access to goods and services, education, employment, transport and accommodation. This was, subsequently, incorporated into the Equality Act in 2010. Evacuation of mobility impaired pe...

Advanced's Critical Role Of Fire Protection In Healthcare Facilities

In May 2021, sparks in a ventilator ignited a deadly blaze in the intensive care unit of a COVID-19 treatment building at an Indian hospital. Investigations into the incident later revealed a variety of gaps in the building’s fire protection measures. While incidents of this severity are thankfully relatively rare, this tragic example serves to remind us of the particular risks associated with healthcare settings. The presence of countless fire hazards, the difficulties of effectively m...

Allegion Launches New Briton Customer-Centric Website

The Briton brand is synonymous with the best in door controls and exit hardware and Allegion announces the launch of the newly designed, end-user-focused Briton website. Following updates to their brand style, the new Briton website boasts a streamlined, modern design and concentrates on providing customers with improved functionality and a wide collection of essential resources. The website brings together the full product portfolio of Briton Door Controls and will be updated frequently to ens...

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