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Security Essen 2022 profits from the boom in the sector

The security industry is booming. Whether technical high-end solutions or highly professional services, almost all sectors reported an increase in turnover last year. ‘These are the best preconditions for Security Essen 2022,’ Oliver P. Kuhrt, CEO of Messe Essen is…

Become part of our Fire Department

Petroplan have an exciting opportunity for you to work in Qatar for a major Oil and Gas company. This will be a permanent, staff, residential role, where you can also take your family on a full residential paid package. This…

Atalaia Alliance, a new integrated security platform

The Spanish companies LDA Audio Tech, Detnov and ALCAD Facility have joined forces to create an integrated platform for access control, fire and emergency management, and evacuation. Known as Atalaia Alliance, this integration offers the advantage of having a unified…

The 125th Anniversary Conference Series is on demand

The NFPA 125th Anniversary Conference Series is a one-of-a-kind, year-long series featuring 11 one-day programmes focused on specific topic areas. Register for the programmes that are relevant to you and your career and you’ll have access to watch as many…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #41, A Duty to Warn Firefighters have been unaware of the known toxicity in Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF). ‘Aside from standard workplace safety requirements regarding hazardous materials right-to-know, there has been no legal duty to warn or to…

Fire-Cryer graduates at Swansea University

Vimpex Fire-Cryer Voice Enhanced Sounders have been installed on link bridges between buildings at Swansea University, to increase the protection of staff and students should there be a fire alarm, by delivering clear messages and ensuring a fast, efficient evacuation.…

MAF Associates expands industry accreditations to boost training and recruitment

MAF Associates has bolstered its credentials as one of the UK’s leading fire risk assessment and fire safety consultancies, adding three key industry accreditations to its already impressive roster of associations.  In response to unprecedented demand for its services, especially…

Re-start of FeuerTrutz popular with fire protection community

For the tenth anniversary of FeuerTrutz, the International Trade Fair with Congress for Preventive Fire Protection, the pleasure of meeting again in person was palpable: Some 180 exhibitors and more than 3,500 visitors were finally able to gather once again…

New worldwide fire safety initiative launched

A global coalition of over 80 fire-safety leadership organisations has today launched a new Decade of Action for Fire Safety 2022-2032, to ensure an internationally consistent approach to the safety and management of buildings, infrastructure and more, with the aim…

AESG responds to UK’s Building Safety Bill with new digital logbook and audit tool

Specialist consultancy, engineering and advisory firm AESG has released Fire+, a secure, cloud-based data-management platform devised to host and store the information required for the new Fire and Emergency File mandated by UK law, ensuring a building’s ‘Golden Thread’ of…

MDM Publishing and NCEC’s training platform, Hazmat Academy, announce new global partnership

A new partnership between MDM Publishing Ltd (publishers of International Fire Fighter, Asia Pacific Fire, Gulf Fire, UK Fire and International Fire Protection) and Hazmat Academy (part of Ricardo’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC)) will see them working together to…

Class A PFAS-free firefighting foams

The Foam Exposure Committee is releasing the Class A PFAS-free product list without ‘intentionally added PFAS’. Previously the F3 Classification List was published. Class A PFAS-free List (without intentionally added PFAS)        Product Foam Category Fire Test Bio for N Wetting…

ROCKWOOL launches interactive Fire Stopping Standard Details Guide

ROCKWOOL has released a significant update to its Fire Stopping Standard Details Guide, the specifier’s go-to resource for the performance parameters of ROCKWOOL passive firestopping product solutions according to certified installations and applications. The guide has been re-launched in an…

Gatwick Airport validates emergency plan with multi-agency exercise

Gatwick Airport recently took part in a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Re-Certification exercise to test the airport’s emergency plan. Focusing on an off-airfield aircraft accident next to a railway line, this was the first full scale, face-to-face multi-agency exercise to…

Pyroguard Infinity: the product of choice on exciting Irish regeneration project

With glass an ever-popular building material, Pyroguard has helped to combine contemporary aesthetics with fire safety and sympathetically blend the old with the new on an exciting regeneration project in Cork, Ireland. A dynamic regeneration project in Cork, Ireland, Horgan’s…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #40, FAA Fail, 15 October 2021 Congress had directed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to transition firefighting foam from Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) to fluorine-free foams through the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2018. The FAA missed…

DHF announces Martin Keelagher as its newest Board Member

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that its newest Board Member is Director of Security Access Systems Ltd, and Chairman of DHF’s Automated Gate Group, Martin Keelagher. Following 18 months of unprecedented challenge, during which DHF has flourished as…

‘Green and Clean’ fire safety options should be top of mind for any business prioritising safety

Ceasefire UK, a manufacturer of fire-safety solutions, believes that many businesses are wise to be seeking ‘green and clean’ products for firefighting, and educating all potential users of them ahead of an incident. Official findings from the Home Office’s online…

Building safety a ‘ticking time bomb’ if fire cable testing isn’t strengthened, says Wrexham Mineral Cables

A leading manufacturer of fire-resistant cables believes building safety could remain a ‘ticking time bomb’ if product testing for fire cables is not strengthened. For many years, Wrexham Mineral Cables has been calling for more stringent testing standards as it…

Aico receives a Royal visit

Aico were honoured to receive Her Royal Highness Princess Anne to their headquarters on Friday, 8 October, in recognition of their impact as a prominent business in Shropshire. Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal arrived at Aico headquarters in Oswestry,…

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