Fire Prevention

Raising Awareness of Fire Safety in Communities

The majority of fires within the UK take place within the home; with that in mind, it is highly advisable to regularly update and practice exit strategies in the event of an emergency. In order to raise awareness of fire safety in our communities, it’s important to be clear on what the most common causes of household fires are. Electrical appliances Electrical items are a major culprit of home fires. This can easily be avoided by ensuring a PAT test is carried out each year. It’s...

National Volunteer Fire Council Offers Webinars, Live Virtual Trainings, And In-Person Courses On Fire Services

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) offers dozens of on-demand webinars, live virtual trainings, and in-person courses on a variety of key fire service topics. Until in-person trainings can be offered again, the NVFC is pleased to announce an afternoon of live, virtual training providing a condensed version of our popular in-person full-day course offerings focused on successful departments. The NVFC Virtual Leadership Symposium is sponsored by the Motorola Solutions Foundation. Fire an...

National Volunteer Fire Council Launches Virtual Classroom To Enhance The Online Learning

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is excited to bring to a new Virtual Classroom to enhance the online learning. The updated classroom provides a more user-friendly experience with updated content, design, and navigation. Trainings feature on-demand and self-paced courses delivered by fire and emergency service subject matter experts. Free course member benefit All Virtual Classroom courses are free for NVFC members. Non-members will pay per course, or they can join the NVFC for just...

FIA Postpones FIM Expo To March 2021 Due To The Outbreak Of COVID-19 Pandemic

FIA’s Northern Ireland Week was originally scheduled to be held in March 2020; however, due to the effects of COVID-19, it will now be held in Belfast at the Titanic Centre Belfast on 16th -17th March 2021. FIA has been working closely with the Titanic Centre for many months throughout this unprecedented period of lives to ensure they will be in a strong position to deliver a safe environment for the exhibitors, visitors and staff. Scientific and political advice After consultation with...

NVFC Partners With DripDrop Hydration To Provide Dehydration Relief To The Nation’s Volunteer Firefighters

DripDrop Hydration, a rehydration therapy company, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), the association representing the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services, announces a new partnership to provide dehydration relief to the nation’s volunteer firefighters. The need has never been greater amid a wave of summer heat, wildfire season, and a COVID-19 pandemic that has pushed the healthcare system to the limit of its capacity. DripDrop ORS will provide a one-to-one ‘buy on...

Milipol Qatar 2020 Announces Three-Day Seminar Program On Strategies For A Safer Post-COVID 19 World

Milipol Qatar 2020, the Middle East’s international event for Homeland Security and Civil Defense which returns to Doha this October, will feature a powerful three-day seminar program in which decision makers and security experts will outline major strategies for a safer post-COVID-19 world amongst other main foresights. The program will run alongside the 13th Milipol Qatar at the Doha International Exhibition and Convention Center from October 26-28. biometrics, Cybersecurity And C...

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