Fire Safety Planning News

Detector Testers Announces A Very Successful Intersec 2020 For The Company And Partners

Following the successful 2020 edition of Intersec, Detector Testers wanted to thank all the visitors who came for the event during the course of the three days and helped make the event such a great experience and a massive success. Intersec 2020 During the Intersec show, Detector Testers made a record number of new contacts, with significant interest in the Testifire solution and the company’s globally renowned Solo range of detectors. In addition to that, it was great experience for co...

IFEDA Announces Launch Of New Course - Understanding A Fire Risk Assessment

IFEDA, the Independent Fire Engineering & Distributors Association, is delighted to announce the introduction of a new course, Understanding a Fire Risk Assessment. The Fire Safety Order 2005 requires that the Responsible Person in a business must have a fire risk assessment in place. British Standard 5306 parts 3 and 8 stipulate that a fire extinguisher servicing technician must confirm the presence of, and check the contents of, a company’s fire risk assessment. This course has been...

FIA’s External Wall Fire Review (EWFR) Requires Residential Buildings To Undergo Professional Fire Safety Assessments

In a post-Grenfell world there is clearly, and rightly so, a focus on the fire safety of high-rise buildings – especially in the residential sector. Yet this focus has answered as many questions as it has made new ones, particularly for the construction and fire industries. As reported in December of 2019 by the Fire Industry Association (FIA), a new cross-industry valuation process called the External Wall Fire Review (EWFR) was implemented by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors...

Bristol Uniforms Announces The Release Of Solo Rescue, ISO Certified Decontamination Machine

It is now widely recognized that regular cleaning of PPE is important and helps reduce firefighters’ long-term exposure to harmful contamination. However, it’s not always possible to use off-site cleaning services for self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Most firefighters share SCBA and often this vital equipment needs to be kept onsite in case of a major incident. This is where the Solo Rescue decontamination machine comes in. stainless-steel machines Bristol Uniforms is the...

Papworth Trust And Cambridgeshire Fire And Rescue Service Sign Primary Authority Scheme Agreement

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) announced that it has entered into a partnership with Papworth Trust as part of the Primary Authority Scheme (PAS). The partnership means that CFRS will support Papworth Trust on all fire safety matters across their premises in East Anglia. Papworth Trust Papworth Trust is a globally renowned disability charity that supports thousands of people, their families and carers every year. They provide a range of high quality services for disabled and dis...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions High Security & Safety Group Offers Secure Education Solutions In Lieu Of Pupil Exclusions Increase

After a period of decline the number of pupils being expelled from mainstream schools is increasing, placing more pressure on the need for Pupil Referral Units and the security at these premises, which is vital for managing student and staff safety. ASSA ABLOY High Security & Safety Group offers a range of locks and doors suited to the sensitive needs of Pupil Referral Units and pupils in care. Secure Education doorsets The breadth of doorset solutions means the High Security & Safety...

Motorola Solutions Deploys Software For Secure, Cloud-Based Disaster Resilience In The City Of Oakland, California

Motorola Solutions announced that Oakland, California, selected its PremierOne CAD Software’s “Disaster Recovery as a Service” (DRaaS) solution to help ensure the resilience of its computer-aided dispatch (CAD) operations in the event of a disaster. A CAD system enables emergency dispatch operators to initiate calls for service and dispatch first responders, as well as maintain real-time incident status information and alerts. In the event of an earthquake, wildfire or other d...

FOGTEC To Showcase Its Innovative Water Mist Systems For Fire Fighting At Intersec 2020

At the Intersec 2020, FOGTEC will present its innovative water mist systems for fire fighting in buildings, industrial facilities, tunnels and trains. tailor-Made solutions FOGTEC's range of products and services includes fixed and mobile applications, tailor-made solutions for rolling stock applications and integrated fire fighting systems for tunnels and underground facilities. The primary focus of the company's exhibit is fire fighting systems that use high-pressure water mist, which repres...

Motorola Solutions Announces The Appointment Of Michael Kaae As Regional Vice President Of Sales For Europe

Motorola Solutions has announced Michael Kaae as Regional Vice President Of Sales for Europe. Kaae, who has over 20 years of technology sales leadership experience, will lead Motorola Solutions’ direct government and commercial sales business across Europe, including Russia. In his position, he will be responsible for the company’s go-to-market strategy as well as sales and business development across the region. Kaae has been with Motorola Solutions for over 10 years, holding key r...

Motorola Solutions Awarded $23.8 Million Contract With U.S. Navy To Sustain Land Mobile Radio System

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) a $23.8 million contract to sustain the U.S. Navy’s enterprise land mobile radio (LMR) system, which is used to coordinate the deployment and actions of the first responder community at Navy bases worldwide. The contract contains four options, which, if exercised, would increase the cumulative contract value to $93.6 million. The LMR network enables a coordinated response between Navy emergency services and other fe...

C-TEC Strengthens UK Sales Team With New Hires

A life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, has restructured its UK sales team to facilitate further growth and expansion. Simon Griffiths is C-TEC’s new Northern Fire Account Manager, replacing Brian Foster, recently promoted to the newly-created role of UK Sales Manager. With over 20 years’ experience in service engineer, project management and business development roles at Honeywell, Cormeton Electronics and Reflex Systems, Simon’s brief is to create new business and provide...

NFPA And Green Builder Media To Publish An E-Book On Wildfire Mitigation

Green Builder Media and NFPA announce the publication of a new e-book on wildfire mitigation, Enough is Enough. The follow-up to NFPA’s popular 2015 e-book, Design With Fire In Mind: Three Steps to a Safer New Home, Enough is Enough details what needs to be done to help prevent loss of property and lives to fire. Between the publications  of both e-books, wildfires have continued to make headline news across the country, including back-to-back record-setting wildfire seasons in Calif...

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