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Intersec appoints new exhibition head to lead groundbreaking event programme

Intersec – the world-leading emergency services, security and safety event – has strengthened its leadership team appointing expert industry veteran Alex Nicholl as Intersec Exhibition Head. The senior hire is further demonstration of Intersec’s investment in the significant growth of…

Seventh International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference

Dates: 17–19 May 2022 Call for Papers and Early Bird Delegates Deadline for presentation extracts 29 October 2021 (40 paper abstracts already submitted) There are a limited number of discounted early-bird discounted delegate places, which can be booked via the…

FSI 2022: call for papers

On 31 May to 1 June 2022, the EFSN and BAFSA will co-host Fire Sprinkler International 2022 in London. We look forward to welcoming over 300 delegates to an exciting programme with over 40 presentations on a wide range of…

REDCON Asia moves its inauguration to 2022 to showcase Thailand as a Premier Resilient Country

VNU Asia Pacific is pleased to retain the partnerships with DDPM under the Ministry of Interior, Thailand, along with Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), Mekong Institute, KMUTT, and GVF for the launching of REDCON Asia (Resilience on Emergency & Disaster…

Profab Access introduces industry first for fire integrity and installation

Profab Access has launched a revolutionary certified frame system that sets a new standard for innovation, fire performance and functionality, making installation on site safer, faster and simpler. The only product of its kind currently available, the expertly engineered PRECISION…

Euralarm releases Position Paper on EC proposal for a Regulation on Artificial Intelligence

Euralarm recently released a Position Paper on the EC proposal for a Regulation on Artificial Intelligence. The Position Paper follows some informal discussions with DG CONNECT and contains proposals on several articles in the Regulation on Artificial Intelligence. Following the…

Nucore Group makes senior promotions to support ongoing growth

Nucore Group, a specialist engineering company, which provides safety products and services for hazardous environments, has made two senior promotions as it ramps up for further growth and the restoration of pre-pandemic trading levels. John Moore and Russell Bell take…

NFPA debuts three-part NFPA 652 Combustible Dust Online Training Series that delves into safety awareness basics, hazard evaluation, and safety controls

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released a new online training programme centred around combustible dust, an industrial workplace hazard that, if left unaddressed, can lead to fire, flash fires, and explosion. The new learning solution is based on…

Safe and sound with Sika’s fire-resistant sealant

For passive fire protection with added peace of mind, Sika’s Sikacryl-621 acrylic sealant combines exceptional fire-resistance with the added benefit of providing acoustic insulation. The phthalate-free Sikacryl-621 acrylic sealant is incredibly flexible and can offer up to four hours of…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #38, Companies that have switched over to F3 products, 1 October 2021  These listed companies have already transitioned to fluorine-free firefighting foams for their industrial facilities and corporate owned properties. Company Year Transitioned to F3 Products 3M 2018 1…

Working to make the global gear donations process work better – take GESA’s five-minute survey

GESA (Global Emergency Services Action) is an international non-profit organization that works with Emergency Services practitioners, consultants and equipment manufacturers to promote quality Emergency Services (ES) around the world. Our latest project looks at the world of donations – donations…

NFPA Global Trends and Research online conference in November examines modern-day safety challenges and research being done to help reduce risk

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will host Global Trends and Research, a one-day online programme covering contemporary life safety challenges and research efforts, to ensure that practitioners have the information and knowledge to succeed in their roles. The virtual…

NFPA and State Farm team up for fifth year to promote Fire Prevention Week and its fire safety messages in hundreds of communities nationwide

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm are teaming for the fifth consecutive year to promote Fire Prevention Week, 3–9 October 2021 and its fire safety messages among thousands of communities nationwide. NFPA has been the official sponsor…

Major expansion for Cambridgeshire fire-protection company

Now in its seventh year, Castle Hill Fire Protection have major expansion plans and have doubled the size of their Cambridgeshire headquarters. Castle Hill purchased Riverside House, Huntingdon in April 2021. Andy Stubbs, Director said: ‘We are very excited to…

ADIPEC 2021 to welcome back the global energy sector in person

ADIPEC will return in person this year to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, bringing together experts from across the sector and giving visitors the chance to shape the future of the energy landscape. ADIPEC 2021 will convene energy professionals…

London tower block residents safeguarded by Hyfire wireless installation

Residents of a London tower block awaiting the replacement of defective cladding can sleep soundly in their beds following the installation of a cutting-edge Taurus wireless fire system from UK market leader, Hyfire. The well-known landmark in Deptford, South-East London,…

New Tyco Rapid Install Sprinklers bring simplicity and flexibility to warehouse fire protection

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, is releasing two new Tyco early-suppression, fast-response (ESFR) Rapid Install Sprinklers (RIS) for protection of warehouse and storage facilities. The Model ESFR-22 and…

Perimeter Solutions treats Reagan Ranch with PHOS-CHEK FORTIFY to provide wildfire protection

The Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California now has greater protection from wildfires, courtesy of Perimeter Solutions. The producers of high-quality firefighting products recently treated the 688-acre property with PHOS-CHEK FORTIFY long-term fire retardant, a ground-based retardant that is formulated…

The iMist system becomes the only watermist fire suppression system to hold LABSS Registered Details certification in Scotland

The high-pressure watermist fire suppression system designed and manufactured by Yorkshire-based iMist has been awarded LABSS Registered Details certification, making it the only watermist system for domestic and residential projects to hold this prestigious certification. The LABSS Registered Details certification…

Hochiki life safety devices play vital role in keeping hospital safe

Fitting a new life safety system to any public space can be a complex job, but when undertaking this task in a hospital, during a pandemic, the complexity increases tenfold. When Pyrotec Fire and Security were chosen as the contractors…

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