2016

Dramas with a tower fire and an airliner crash landing

Of all the countries of the Gulf region, few seem to generate almost daily news…

Three-day Dubai security, safety, fire protection trade fair to pass 1,300 exhibitor mark.
Intersec 2017 – From humble beginnings to a global powerhouse

Three-day Dubai security, safety, fire protection trade fair to pass 1,300 exhibitor mark Intersec, the…

MEFSEC 2015 attracted over 7316 visitors, and hosted 263 local and international exhibitors.
MEFSEC – The Middle East Fire, Security & Safety Exhibition and Conference

Now in its 17th edition, The Middle East Fire, Security & Safety Exhibition and Conference…

Gerand’s meters have the highest accuracy, lightest weight and most durability in the industry.
Gerand – The global leader in fire pump test meters!

With steady construction growth in the Middle East, high performing fire protection systems are not…

Electronic proportioning systems and CAFs allow firefighters to use highly concentrated products.
Firefighting foam concentrates – the constant evolution: Part 2

The foam concentrate is a mixture of different raw materials such as solvents, salts, corrosion…

Modern furnace test.
Smoke without fire

Evolution of protocols for testing fire safety electrical cables has led to an important divergence…

Dual Optical alarms can distinguish between smoke and non-combustion products such as steam, aerosols and dust, thus reducing false alarms caused by these.
Alarmed about steam?

False alarms, i.e. an alarm which has been generated by the fire detection system but…

Chemical exposure victims, wearing their privacy garments, stand in a triage area while waiting for further decontamination instruction.
Mass decontamination – making privacy a priority

You respond to an unknown chemical emergency at a high school gymnasium. When you arrive…

A wide range of risks must be evaluated on every coatings maintenance project.
Considerations for the application of high-temperature coatings: Part 1

Managers of petrochemical, refining, power, offshore, pulp and paper and other facilities with extensive hot…

A serious outbreak of fire in a tall tower under construction in Dubai.
Specifying a fire alarm system for a construction site

As a responsible organisation, you need to be certain that the products you use to…

Modern design presents fire engineering challenges.
Raising standards in steel structures

As new modern building design for steel structures emerges with the use of new materials…

Resistive heating fire.
Technology transforming electrical fire safety

We often take electricity for granted. Since the late 19th century, the widespread use of…

This picture shows the FIRE system, which will be brought into service in Autumn 2016. It allows a team of four firefighters to carry all the operational equipment needed at the Bridgehead in order to start firefighting in a high rise building.
Command and control during firefighting in high rise buildings

Key aspects of London Fire Brigade’s (LFB) approach to firefighting in high rise buildings and,…

Power generating stations are typical highly protected risks.
Fire risk assessment in the Middle East

The process of utilising risk assessment as the basis for a managed fire safety programme…

Applying shores to create a safety cell.
Reducing the burden of heavy rescue operations

The extrication of seriously trapped patients from a vehicle following a collision is a difficult…

Fire on board Norwergian cruise ship MS Nordlys.
Integrating emergency planning with tourism and travel: Part 2

More than a billion of us travel between countries each year, and many times more…

Twin Tower block development linked by skywalk.
Asset management and tolerable fire risk level

Asset Management Strategy can deliver significant fire safety and other benefits during the Asset life…

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