Fire Safety Planning

TVU Networks Offers Free Broadcast Services To Emergency And First Responders In Europe

TVU Networks, the market and technology pioneer in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, announces free services to emergency responders in Europe. In light of natural disasters wreaking havoc throughout the continent, TVU Networks is offering free use of its TVU Anywhere mobile app to transmit full-HD live video and 100 hours of TVU Producer, the cloud-based remote production and distribution platform. Social media channels These free services are being offered to all emergency and first...

HAIX To Showcase The Latest Innovations In Footwear For All Emergency Service Workers At Emergency Services Show 2021

Global manufacturer of specialist footwear, HAIX, will be returning to The Emergency Services Show 2021, September 7-8, NEC Birmingham, to showcase the latest innovations in footwear for all emergency service workers on stand L77.  In the HAIX tent, visitors will find a range of footwear manufactured in Europe using pioneer techniques and high-grade materials, including the Rescue One, Combat GTX and Black Eagle Safety 50. For firefighters and the challenging conditions they encounter, the...

NFPA Report Highlights Progress In Decreasing Fires And Deaths

We are currently seeing fewer fires in the United States than in past decades. However, statistically, if a fire is reported in your home, you are more likely to die today than 40 years ago. Today’s homes with their synthetic furnishings and open floor plans burn faster than homes did in the past. Occupants might have fewer than three minutes to escape after a fire starts. Every 24 seconds, a U.S. fire department responds to a fire somewhere in the country. Nationwide, a civilian dies in...

Welcoming A New Generation: Millennials In The Fire Service

Given that the majority of today’s workforce is comprised of Millennials and Gen-Z employees, the fire service needs to up its game to attract these younger candidates into employment opportunities in an environment dominated by Baby Boomers. And the demographic trends will continue: Millennials will make up 75% of the U.S. workforce by 2030, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. To attract Millennials to the fire service, and to manage them once they are onboarded, it is nece...

Correctional Facilities Present Special Challenges In Case Of Fire

Immediate evacuation is often the appropriate response in case of a fire emergency, but correctional facilities are built on the premise of keeping inmates inside. Such is the apparent conflict, when it comes to responding to a fire in a prison, jail or correctional facility. Fire safety challenges The unique characteristics of a correctional setting present challenges in case of fire. For example, how can locked doors be consistent with the need for easy egress in case of fire? Because doors...

Emergency Showcases Innovative Vehicles At The Emergency Services Show

Emergency One Group Ltd (E1) is looking forward to its return to the UK’s largest event for emergency services, The Emergency Services Show, at the NEC Hall 5 L12 & 0S10. To see the latest technology and innovation in the Fire Industry be sure to stop by. Steven Bell, Director stated “We are looking forward to returning to ESS and finally being able to showcase our latest projects! Despite the difficulties many companies faced last year, Emergency One was able to navigate throug...

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