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North Yorkshire Fire And Rescue Service Books Sloping Tactic For Fire Safety Standard Violations

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has served prohibition and enforcement notices to Sloping Tactic Limited for fire safety breach Fire safety inspectors from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service recently received an anonymous complaint stating that the fire alarm was not working at the Lamb and Lion pub and hotel in Petergate. The building which is grade II listed is in the heart of the City of York and close to York Minster. A fire safety officer visited the build...

Kent Fire And Rescue Service, In Collaboration With Kent Police, Carries Out Mock Rescue Drill At Chevening Church Tower

The scenario began when one of two bell-ringers carrying out maintenance on the bells slipped from the bell frame and had to be rescued from the church tower in Chevening last week. Fire safety training drill Fortunately, the mock drama was part of a joint training exercise involving Kent Fire and Rescue Service and Kent Police. The mock drama was part of a joint training exercise involving Kent Fire and Rescue Service and Kent Police The woman was trapped under a bell. A second bell-ringer...

AQUASYS To Present High-Pressure Water Mist Firefighting At Feuertrutz 2018

From 21 to 22 February 2018, AQUASYS will be presenting innovative solutions for effective fire-fighting with high-pressure water mist in the areas of industry, buildings, tunnels and rail vehicles at the Feuertrutz 2018 in Nuremberg/Germany, Hall 10, Stand 414. Hans-Gerd Drees, Sales Manager at AQUASYS:"For more than 20 years our main task is the protection of people and material assets. The outstanding effectiveness of the AQUASYS fire fighting systems is based on pure water. Specially design...

Delta Security Installs Fire Safety Doors Into Charity Housing

The new fire doors, installed into the charity’s Queens Road property, replace residents’ previous flat doors Delta Security, the CCTV and access control specialist, is helping to protect residents with the installation of new fire doors at a property managed by Brick-by-Brick, a London-based charity that provides permanent and temporary housing for people with homeless status. The new fire doors, installed into the charity’s Queens Road property, replace r...

Hochiki Europe Releases HFW-DHR-01 Wireless Magnetic Door Holder

The HFW-DHR-01 wireless magnetic door holder is compatible with all of the FIREwave Wireless Translator and Expander Modules enabling it to be easily integrated into a new or existing wireless system, linked to any wired system or even used as a standalone system. Wireless Magnetic Door Holder Features Its fully wireless and battery powered capability means it requires no wiring or power supply, making installation quick, easy and cost effective. In the event of an alarm, the HFW-DHR-01 can be...

Council Housing Residents Receive Fire Door Safety Award

The campaign managed to reach more than 500 local residents with information on fire door safety A local fire door safety campaign to inspire hope and raise awareness of fire safety in Southend-on-Sea following the tragic death of a mum-to-be, is one of three initiatives to receive awards this month from the British Woodworking Federation (BWF). Rutendo Chitiga and Terry Brown from the Balmoral Estate Tenants Association in Southend-on-Sea organised a week long fire safety ca...

North Yorkshire Fire And Rescue Service Spreads Fire Safety Awareness For NFCC UK Business Safety Week 2017

The events will cover fire-related topics like risk assessment, safety arrangements, general precautions, staff training, maintenance and testing North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service will be offering businesses safety messages as part of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) UK Business Safety Week 2017. The week runs from 11th - 17th September and aims to make sure businesses and their staff have the information they need to prevent, protect and respond to fire incident...

Tall Building Fire Safety Management Conference Schedule For 2017-18 Announced

The 5th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will take place alongside the FIREX International Exhibition The recent fires in Grenfell Tower (London) and The Torch (Dubai) have highlighted the need for improvements with Tall Building design, construction, management, and firefighting. The Tall Building Fire Safety Network offers regular courses and conferences on Tall Building Fire Safety Management in locations around the world, has announced a full schedule of...

NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. Appoints Glenn Kocek With Security Experience As Sales Manager

NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., Amityville, New York, is pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Kocek, as new Midwest Regional Sales Manager, reporting to Napco SRVP, Northern Region, Dave Sheffey. Glenn joins Napco's sales team, with many years of security experience, in all facets of the industry, including roles with LRG and Tyco/ADT, as well as founding his own alarm and IT companies early on. Background In Security, Video Dave Sheffey said, "With Glenn's background in security,...

North Yorkshire Fire And Rescue Service Fines York Landlord £7,000 For Serious Fire Safety Issues

The fire alarm and detection system had not been tested, serviced, and maintained as it should have On the 4th September 2016, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a report of a fire at flats on Fulford Road in York. During the incident, which had been caused by an electrical fault near to the fuse board, fire officers found that the fire alarm and detection system provided for the two flats and communal hallway was not working. Further investigation found th...

Notifier By Honeywell’s Fire Detection Technology Protects NHS Unit In Sussex

The focal points of the installation are six Notifier ID3000 control panels Fire detection technology from Notifier by Honeywell has been installed to protect patients, staff, and visitors at Sussex’s pioneering purpose built medium secure NHS unit. Opened in 2012 at a cost of £15m, Sussex boasts one of the UK’s state-of-the-art purpose built units for people aged over 18 with mental health problems. Operated by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, it ha...

Whitby Restaurant Owners Fined Over £50,000 For Serious Fire Safety Breaches

Failure to pay the fine within 14 days will result in 18 months’ imprisonment On the 8th August, 2015, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service carried out a fire safety inspection of The Kam Thai (Whitby) Ltd Restaurant, 63-65 Church Street, Whitby. During the inspection, Fire Safety Officers found a number of serious fire safety deficiencies regarding the accommodation provided for employees. This included a failure to carry out a written fire risk assessment, a failur...

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