Looking ahead to the restoration of normality

Despite the good news of the development and imminent availability of vaccines to combat the dominating global effect of Covid 19 and its necessary precautions, the pandemic continues to cause further postponements…

NFPA continues its efforts to help communities plan, respond, and recover from active shooter and hostile events

In May, Bloomberg News reported that the number of mass shootings in the United States was down 24% from the year before as workspaces, businesses, places of worship, entertainment venues, and cultural…

IFE GCC UAE Branch Update January 2021

As the year closes out and we move into 2021 there is a general feel of optimism for 2021. The year 2020 has challenged us all, whether this has been in our…

Training Specialties, Inc. – Who are they and what can they do for me?

Training Specialties, Inc. (TSI) is a collective of Emergency Response Professionals who have been in business since 1997. Originally starting out as a new delivery fire apparatus trainer for several notable companies,…

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LICO – Custom-made heat and overheat detector units for industrial and hazardous areas

The use of fire detectors is a conventional method. But when there is smoke or fire, it can be already too late. Why not detect heat and overheat before it turns to…

Bristol Uniforms introduces EOS – Protection, flexibility, strength

Bristol Uniforms, a leading designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for the emergency services, has launched a brand new, state-of-the-art design for structural firefighting PPE. Named after the Greek goddess of the…

Aerosol fire suppression – The most effective and fastest extinguishing medium

Fire suppression systems are ideal for applications that contain critical (production) processes or represent crucial value for your company. The importance of these systems is generally known. Fires may cause a long…

Thermal Imaging – why is today’s technology better?

When Infrared Technology (Thermal Imaging) was first introduced into the Fire Services in the late 90s, the few manufactures that jumped on board did not have the vision then as to what…

What is the difference between tunnel test methods?

Through the years, regulatory bodies in the United States, the Middle East and Canada have incorporated the Steiner Tunnel test as their standard method to evaluate fire performance of interior finish materials.…

Get behind a PGI mask that’s fit to protect

Now more than ever, PPE manufacturers are challenged to design products with enhanced particulate protection. It began with increasing the protection in firefighting hoods to reduce exposure to toxic carcinogens in critical…

Battery-powered rescue tools

‘This is much heavier than our previous equipment.’ ‘What do I do if I forget to charge the batteries?’ ‘Can I work submerged with it?’ ‘The casing is plastic, is it stable…

Understanding effective audible and visual alarm notification

Whilst personnel are required to be in and around hazardous locations the demand for effective and reliable audible and visual alarm notification will remain a primary concern for any life safety focussed…

Control Logic – IR Flame Detector for industrial applications

The IR flame detector model RIV-601P/F is an electronic optical fire detector device that responds immediately to the thermal infrared radiation emitted by fire, it is tuned to the pulse frequency of…

Critical cable system choices in hazardous areas

The Oil and Gas industry involves some of the most hazardous operational locations in the world. One of the key hazards to onsite workers and the facility itself is the risk of…

Incident Commander’s briefing during a training evolution.

Industrial Fire Brigade Incident Commander

Imagine, you are sitting behind your desk and you receive a call that there has been a small explosion in one of your gas refining units. You are worried. It is your…

Firefighting foam: let’s get into the flow

Ensuring a successful transition to high viscosity fluorine-free foam concentrates with FM approved proportioners. Fire practitioners should carefully consider all the hardware variables that contribute to their effectiveness. Design standards from authorities…

Eagle Technical Products – Kermel CoreFX provides EXTRA TIME

One thing that is key for a firefighter is time. Time to get out! Core FX is designed and tested to give this protection – EXTRA TIME. Kermel’s new CoreFX fabric is…

Axis EN fire system protects Dubai’s latest $750million hotel complex

A network of 19 Axis EN fire panels from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at the prestigious Wafi Hotel complex and Mall in Dubai. Wafi City is a mixed-use development in…

Advances in fire-detection systems

The 21st century has brought new challenges and newly emerging hazards that have led to a demand for ever-increasing precision in fire-detection initializing devices as well as notification systems. New technologies, such…

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Emergency One (UK) – The impossible, made possible…

On 9 October 2020 the Emergency One Group launched the E1 EV0: the world’s first all-electric, zero-emission fire and rescue service (FRS) pumping appliance. Designed and manufactured at the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing…

Beam detectors for fire protection of critical environments: sites for storage, recycling and waste disposal

The safety problem of these sites has come back to the fore due to the numerous fires and accidents that have occurred lately. These situations have once again shown how, in order…

LHD Group Fire & Rescue – The LHD brand in a new format

Following the change in location, the LHD Group Deutschland GmbH is now optimizing its portfolio. In addition to the consolidation of the various product sectors within the LHD brand, the new uniform…

Peace of mind for aviation assets

Understanding what is required for aircraft hangar fire protection systems, and how to assess the status of these systems, leads to peace of mind for valuable aviation assets and properties. Owning a…

Flammable liquids held in a depot, warehouse, production plant or within the supply chain

When a team from the Fire and Rescue Service are called to an incident at an Industrial Premises (such as a warehouse, a production plant, or on a highway or railway), one…

APRECO is leading the way to a safer Data Centre

The rapid growth of Cloud-based services has placed a significant demand onto hyper-scale data centres. We are now seeing an increase in computing power without the same notable increase in used floor…

Firefighter fatalities: Some positive signs from NFPA

NFPA recently released its annual “U.S. Firefighter Fatalities in the United States” report, which showed fewer than 50 U.S. firefighter fatalities while on duty in 2019, reflecting the lowest number of deaths…

Innovative Hochiki products check-in to Pullman Sharjah Hotel

The Pullman Sharjah Hotel and Residential Unit, a luxury twin tower block located in the United Arab Emirates, is benefiting from a range of innovative life safety technologies from leading manufacturer, Hochiki.…

Escape Air Vest – The lifejacket for buildings

What is Escape Air Vest (EAV)? It’s an Emergency Escape Breathing Device (EEBD) containing breathable air for use in a fire/smoke emergency or in any situation in which breathing may become impaired.…

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