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Positive vote on EN 50710 opens the doors to the provision of secure remote services

Euralarm’s Services Section reports an important step forward for service providers and end-users of remote services: the very positive vote on the EN 50710, Requirements for the provision of secure remote services for fire safety systems and security systems. The…

StocExpo 2022 Industry Trends Report goes live

This report is the result of months of research and we are proud to present it to you. We hope that it provides the industry with insight into the most critical challenges and opportunities facing the industry and gives you…

Eliminate risk of pathogen infection with De-Wipe Alcohol-Free Sanitiser Wipes

De-Wipe supplies fire and rescue services worldwide with the only after-fire decontamination wipe that is 100% biodegradable and scientifically proven to remove the most harmful toxins produced in fire from skin. Their expansive product portfolio satisfies every vital stage of…

Dauntless Air enters 2021 wildfire season with expanded fleet of 15 Fire Bosses

As the 2021 wildfire season gets underway, aerial firefighting leader Dauntless Air today announced that it has added two new Fire Bosses to the nation’s largest and most technologically advanced Fire Boss fleet. In pursuit of its mission to protect…

Cardiff apartments meet BS 8629 Code of Practice with installation of EvacGo

Two seven-storey residential apartment buildings in the cultural and social hotspot of Cardiff Bay are now protected by evacuation alert systems from UK manufacturer, Advanced. The EvacGo panels have been installed to meet the criteria set out in the BS…

Hempel launches Hempafire Pro cellulosic fire protection coatings in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean

World-leading coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched its Hempafire Pro range of passive fire protection coatings in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. The products maintain the stability of steel structures in the event of a fire for up to 120…

Collaboration between Excelerate Technology and Unblur improves safety and situational awareness at major incidents

UK-leading technology partner to UK emergency response organisations, Excelerate Technology and leading data-driven solutions provider for front-line emergency services Unblur, based in Barcelona, have announced a non-exclusive partnership that marries market-leading communications infrastructure and an intelligent platform to revolutionise safety,…

Fibresense – going the extra mile

Industrial fire detection specialist Patol has introduced a new fibre-optic linear heat detection cable (LHDC) and controller suite to its range of solutions and, in doing so, has extended the capabilities of LHDC technology. FibreSense is a fibre optic distributed…

Hyfire’s Taurus takes wireless to the next level

Wireless fire systems leader Hyfire is revolutionising the fire industry with Taurus, a completely new range of high-performance wireless detection, control and alarm devices, based on a new protocol that offers unprecedented capabilities, quality and reliability. Combining unrivalled performance with…

New NFPA Middle East and North Africa solutions page in Arabic is unveiled as part of the organization’s 125th anniversary global strategy

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has launched a new Middle East and North Africa (MENA) solutions page in Arabic as part of its 125th Anniversary commitment to serving global stakeholders. The new microsite introduces building, electrical, fire and life…

Darley announces availability of Smart Bottle

Darley, in partnership with KRW, has available three sizes of the Smart Bottle, a ruggedized, BPA-free, collapsible bottle that stores flat but stands upright even when partially filled. It is ideal for disaster response and emergency preparedness. Filled Smart Bottles…

Intersec Saudi Arabia rescheduled to return in 2022

Intersec Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom’s largest trade fair for security, safety and fire protection, has been rescheduled to take place in September 2022, the show’s organiser announced. The fourth edition of the three-day event was originally set to run from…

Nittan sponsors ‘Fire Engineering Apprentice of the Year’ for five years

Following its inaugural sponsorship of South Eastern Regional College’s (SERC) Fire Engineering Apprentice of the Year award in 2020, fire detection manufacturer Nittan Europe is pleased to announce its continued support of the award across five years. As part of…

Bulletin #29, US Department of Veterans Affairs – PFAS Health Concerns

Active-duty military firefighters can obtain a PFAS blood test only during their annual physical. Retired military firefighters have no option for a PFAS blood test through the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). They can, however, obtain a PFAS blood…

Firefighters fight mental health problems

Firefighters are particularly at risk of work-related stress and mental health problems because of the nature of their work. As a sector, there is increasing focus on the mental health and wellbeing of staff and TeamDoctor is delighted to be…

Join us for the ‘Community Risk Reduction: Insights to Action’ program LIVE or ON DEMAND

In celebration of our 125th anniversary, NFPA is creating a new, year-long conference series. This innovative virtual experience will focus each comprehensive one-day event on a specific, relevant topic area. In July, we will take a deep dive into the…

ECOPOL F, new eco-friendly class a foam greenscreen certified

Managing wildland fires is more important than ever because over the last few decades the wildland fire management environment has changed profoundly: longer fire seasons, bigger fires and more acres burned on average each year, more extreme fire behaviour… The…


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