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Inspection and Maintenance of Fire Protection Systems

Building and fire codes require fire protection systems as part of the overall package of…

Driving the bus with ongoing leakage to a place of safety. Image courtesy of Fire and Rescue Greater Gothenburg.
Biogas-powered Buses and Decision Making During Incidents

All over the world, new alternative fuels are emerging to replace fossil fuels such as…

This tandem arrangement enables safe and reliable transport of offshore natural gas.
Enabling safe and reliable offshore LNG transfer operations

Moving liquefied natural gas (LNG) production offshore certainly presents its challenges for the offshore oil…

Designing for Fire Safety – Turning Aspiration into Reality

In the grand scheme of things, where does the issue of appropriate fire safety fit…

Making the touchscreen a panel in its own right makes ease of installation a critical issue. Image courtesy of Advanced.
Should the Fire Industry Compromise on Touchscreen Technology?

Advanced has recently completed a three year development project to deliver a ‘no compromise’ touchscreen…

Image courtesy of Coopers Fire
A Lifetime of Safety

Used in place of traditional compartmentation or sprinkler systems, smoke and fire curtains offer greater…

Image courtesy of Pilkington
Fire-Resistant Glazing: An End to Design Compromises?

When glass is required to stand up to fire, this has traditionally been associated with…

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Pedestrian Modelling in a Fire Environment

As in many parts of the world, Australia has a two-prong approach to the fire…

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Focus on Cable Testing and Certification

While the cable industry has stringent safety standards across the world, pockets of poor professional…

Retro Gravure Printing Machines at PRINOVIS.
Securing Business Continuity in the Printing Industry

Solvents used in printing machines for magazines constitute a substantial fire risk potentially causing large…

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BS 5839-1:2013 and BS 5839-6:2013 – What’s changed?

FIA Technical Manager Phil Martin looks at some of the more significant changes introduced in…

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The Innovation of Fire Protection Equipment

Technological developments have revolutionized deepwater drilling and production in recent years and the need for…

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Commercial Cooking Fire Suppression Systems

Commercial cooking operations present an inherent fire risk. According to NFPA’s 2012 “Structure Fires in…

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Marine Applications of Clean Agents

Of all the perils at sea, one of the most dangerous is fire. Difficult to…

CE-marking of Cables – the Final Countdown has Started

The fire properties of cables are of great importance from a fire safety perspective. As…

Kitchen: Due to the high fire load of open flames or frying pans, commercial kitchens are one of the most dangerous places in a hotel.
A Safe and Pleasant Stay – Completely Protected from Fire

Reputation is a fragile thing. Years of hard work building a successful business and providing…

The Importance of Listing Sprinkler Equipment

The hanging and bracing of a sprinkler system is a key consideration in every sprinkler…

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Life Safety and Fire Fighting Systems – The weakest link

Unlike other cables, fire resistant cables have to work even when directly exposed to the…

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Demonstrating Installation Competence in Europe

Adopted in 1989, the OSH “Framework Directive” was hailed as a substantial milestone in improving…

Candles to LEDs – the latest technology is improving safety

Many of us will give little or no thought to emergency lighting and for the…

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