Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Case Studies

C-TEC’s Hush Pro BS 5839-6 Grade C Domestic Fire Detection And Alarm System Secures Manchester’s Oxygen Towers

C-TEC’s revolutionary Hush Pro BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire detection and alarm system has been chosen for three iconic tower block developments in Manchester, United Kingdom. Located in the center of Piccadilly, Oxygen Towers is a striking set of three new 31-storey, 16-storey and 10-storey buildings consisting of 345 stylish 1, 2 and 3-bedroomed apartments and 12 spacious family townhouses. Protecting futuristic ‘vertical village’ Designed to provide the ultimate living...

Thames Valley Air Ambulance Opts For Vimpex’s Safety Helmets To Protect Their Emergency Medics And Rescue Personnel

When Thames Valley Air Ambulance’s Helicopter Emergency Medics became concerned about their current helmet due to its obsolescence and poor comfort, the charity contacted Vimpex who they were aware had successfully supplied helmet solutions to other Air Ambulance Services, including Lincolnshire and Kent. Pacific R6C Rescue Helmet Following meetings to identify product performance requirements, and a product trial by critical care paramedics and doctors, Thames Valley Air Ambulance chose...

Cadiz Fire Brigade In Spain Takes Delivery Of Bristol Uniforms’ Fire Kit With Ergonomic XFlex Design

Cadiz Fire Brigade in Spain has recently taken delivery of new, state-of-the-art fire kit supplied by Bristol Uniforms, a globally renowned designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for emergency services across the globe. The contract was secured through Bristol’s international distributor, El Corte Ingles, who fought off stiff competition to secure the four-year contract. Ergonomic XFlex design Cadiz has ordered 780 sets of Bristol’s lightweight, ergonomic XFlex design (c...

Imperial College London Installs Advanced’s 8-Loop MxPro 5 Fire Panels And A TouchControl Remote Control Terminal

A network of fire panels from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed as part of a campus-wide system replacement at the Imperial College London (ICL), Hammersmith, United Kingdom. Six industry-renowned 8-loop MxPro 5 fire panels and a TouchControl remote control terminal and repeater panel have been installed across the Wolfson Education Center, the Institute of Reproductive Development Biology and the Commonwealth Building at Imperial College London’s Hammersmith campus. 8-loop M...

C-TEC’s Hush ActiV BS 5839-6 Grade C Domestic Fire Alarm Systems Secures Defense-Managed Residential Properties

C-TEC’s new Hush ActiV BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire alarm systems are providing top-grade fire protection at several Ministry of Defense-managed residential properties in North Wales. Located on the banks of the Menai Strait, the stretch of shallow tidal water that separates Angelsey from the mainland, the spacious homes are part of The Joint Service Mountain Training Centre Indefatigable, a facility designed to provide affordable holiday accommodation for members of the Armed Forces a...

Infographics Announces Hampshire Fire And Rescue Service Is First UK FRS To Adopt Live FireWatch Bi-Directional Mobilization Interface

Infographics has announced that Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) is the first UK FRS to adopt the new FireWatch Bi-directional Mobilization Interface, with other services expected to deploy this functionality in the near future. FireWatch Mobilization Interface The FireWatch Bi-directional Mobilization Interface with Capita Vision is designed to enable greater real-time data sharing between the FireWatch Fire Service Management Platform, Capita Vision Mobilization System and on-applian...

Cornwall Fire And Rescue Service Equip With Bristol Uniforms’ New Structural Firefighting PPE

Firefighters across Cornwall are wearing brand new PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), procured through the UK Collaborative PPE Framework.  All 560 firefighters in the county have been equipped with two sets of new gold-colored structural coats and trousers, along with flash hoods, and a set of both structural and rescue gloves. Structural PPE The new PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), designed and manufactured by Bristol Uniforms, benefits from the very latest in fiber and fabric tec...

Wexham Park Hospital Equips With Advanced MxPro 5 Fire Alarm Panels To Protect Newly Opened Emergency Assessment Center

Wexham Park Hospital is a large acute NHS hospital situated near Slough in Berkshire. The 588-bed hospital is one of three managed by Frimley Health NHS Foundation trust, one of the top performing NHS trusts in the United Kingdom. As well as the main hospital building, the site has a large post graduate building, ambulance station, staff accommodation and a new £49 million, state-of-the-art, four-story Emergency Assessment Center. Responsible for the design, supply, installation, testing...

Advanced Electronics MxPro 4 Multi-Protocol Panels Secure Badgeworth Court At Gloucestershire

A country house steeped in almost two centuries of history is now being protected by benchmark MxPro 4 multi-protocol panels from fire systems leader Advanced. Designed by the resident architect to the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester Cathedral, the grade II listed Badgeworth Court, Gloucestershire, was built in 1829 as the home of Colonel Selwyn Payne. After a rich 190-year history the house has now been converted into a residential care home run by Barchester Healthcare - one of the UK’s...

Advanced MxPro 5 Fire Alarm Control Panels And AdSpecials Panels Installed At Manchester’s Wythenshawe Hospital

130 Advanced fire alarm control panels have been chosen to protect one of the UK’s largest acute teaching hospitals. Selected for their performance, quality and ease of use, 96 intelligent addressable MxPro 5 fire alarm control panels and 34 custom AdSpecials panels will be installed at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, as part of a comprehensive upgrade. Wythenshawe Hospital As a center of clinical excellence, Wythenshawe Hospital, part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, has...

Advanced’s MxPro Fire Alarm Control Panels Installed At London’s Renowned Riverside Studios

A network of fire panels from Advanced has been installed at the prestigious Riverside Studios in Hammersmith, London. Home to a string of hit television shows, including Celebrity Juice, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Top of the Pops, the Riverside Studios lays claim to being the most modern TV studio in the United Kingdom. MxPro 5 fire alarm control panels Two MxPro 5 fire alarm control panels, four repeater panels and a bespoke damper control panel have been installed, as part of a five-year...

Hochiki Italia Collaborates With Studio Albertini To Install Its Totem System At Italy’s Campeggio Del Garda

Set on the iconic shores of Italy’s Lake Garda, Campeggio del Garda is a popular campsite that attracts tourists from around the globe to its picturesque location. Hochiki Italia’s Totem solution was specified to protect the idyllic campsite and provide occupants with an ideal level of outdoor protection. Campeggio del Garda is located on the water’s edge of Lake Garda, one of Italy’s most picturesque lakes and holiday hotspots. The scenic location offers a range of bung...

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