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DuPont Personal Protection has successfully completed a rebranding and recertification of its extensive range of PPE garments to make it easier for customers to specify the correct level of protection for their application and comply with the latest regulations. The global rebranding includes the ProShield®, Tyvek® and Tychem® brands and is

DUCTROCK - Versatile, fire protection insulation for ventilation and smoke extraction ducts ROCKWOOL, the world’s largest producer of non-combustible stone wool insulation, introduces a fire-resistant insulation, specifically designed to meet the latest, rigorous EN fire resistance standards in a varied range of ductwork applications. As part

BPR Medical has welcomed the United States Veterans Health Administration (VA) decision to mandate the use of thermal fuses – also known as firebreaks - in all its home oxygen patient installations. The VA published a Patient Safety Alert on May

Safety and health professionals are calling for the Government to explain how their demands have been addressed following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire last June. Immediately after the fire in London one year ago this week, the Institution of Occupational Safety

Fire Professionals have once again converged on London's Excel for this year's International FireEx. The event, which is combined with Security, Facilities Management and Health and Safety, provides a showcase for manufacturers and suppliers alongside seminars and workshops for professionals in

A new multi-spectrum infrared flame detector quickly detects all hydrocarbon fires over a long range, including those not detectable in the visible spectrum. The FDS303 has been developed by flame detection specialist Micropack for use in hazardous environments where fast fire

As a manufacturer committed to the design and manufacture of high quality, comprehensively tested and certified products into Britain’s buildings, Prysmian UK supports the conclusions of the Hackitt Review published in May 2018. We welcome the focus on product testing and

MDM has Group Editor, Duncan White and International Sales Representative, Mark Bathard are attending the 2018 NFPA Conference and Expo at Mandalay Bay Convention Centre in Las Vegas this week. The NFPA Conference & Expo® is one of the world’s biggest and most

Metal web joists and light weight engineered joists are becoming increasing popular in the construction industry, particularly for home builds. This type of joist does offer many great benefits over traditional solid timber joists, however this type of ceiling construction is

Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, is celebrating securing approval on the Northern Housing Consortium Framework as the number one provider of passive fire safety services to its member organisations across the North of England. The contract, which started

Smoke kills more people than fire. Intumescent products provide fire and smoke seals for many life safety applications, the irony has been that many intumescent materials are rubber based and produce large amounts of smoke emission in a fire, this is

Corrosion-resistant sprinklers designed for use in commercial occupancies TY-FRB announces its new Tyco® Series. TY-B and TY-FRB Poly-Stainless Sprinklers intended for commercial applications where corrosive conditions may exist. The TY-B has a 5 mm diameter heat-sensitive glass bulb rated standard response, while

The Smoke Control Association (SCA) has welcomed the recommendations in Dame Judith Hackitt’s final report, ‘Building a safer future – Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety’. In particular the SCA supports the recommendation for government to carry out a

One of the world’s leading fire survival cable manufacturers is adding its voice to calls for higher fire safety standards. Wrexham Mineral Cables produces fire survival cables used for critical electrical circuits such as fire alarms, smoke detection and extraction systems,

The industry’s leading exhibition returns to London later this month and is set to break previous records with increased numbers of exhibitors and visitors. Detectortesters, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of detector test products, will once again be attendance

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection welcomes the recommendations from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, which it believes offer a brave and mature approach aimed at helping to deliver a safer built environment. However, the ASFP

Elfab, a global manufacturer of pressure relief products, has selected a high performance fire system from Advanced for installation at its corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility. Elfab designs and manufactures rupture discs, explosion vents and detection systems for use in a

Company’s unmatched portfolio of fire detection and suppression products delivers innovative and integrated solutions for commercial and industrial facilities. Johnson Controls will unveil a new lineup of fire detection and suppression products at the 2018 NFPA Expo, June 11-13 at the Mandalay Bay Convention

With health and safety, a huge concern for power plant operators and employees that work within the vital industry, Skanwear will be showcasing its sector leading protective garments at the next popular EA Technology exhibition. This year’s show, PLANTx2018, which takes

See us at Firex Stand No A195 Through the development of cutting-edge technology and science, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings EMEAI offers unrivalled quality and peace of mind fire protection. With its specialist range of FIRETEX intumescent and insulation materials, the company

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has released the Advanced Installer unit of the new qualification pathway.  The unit forms one of the four units of the qualification that must be undertaken in order to become fully qualified in installing fire detection

Johnson Controls introduced an innovative 70 bar gaseous fire suppression system, enabling higher fill densities at an increased pressure – reducing footprint, installation costs and service time. Part of the proven HYGOOD SAPPHIRE® range, SAPPHIRE PLUS is designed to optimise

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) welcomes Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety. We, amongst others, have been pushing for years for changes in the regulatory environment and competency levels in the fire safety industry. The Hackitt

Nittan Europe - a leading manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products – will be exhibiting its foremost products from the class leading Evolution range, along with previewing a number of new additions, at FIREX International 2018 at London’s ExCeL 19th-21st June. Nittan’s bright, spacious new stand, located in a new central location at this year’s FIREX, has

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection welcomes the recommendations from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, which it believes offer a brave and mature approach aimed at helping to deliver a safer built environment. However, the ASFP

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) welcomes the completion of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety and its recommendations for a much needed change in the culture and regulatory environment relating to construction. However, the FSF is concerned

Lehavot, a world leading innovator in the field of fire protection systems, introduces BusShield, which draws on technology developed for war zones to beat even the most testing protection regulations The tough new UNECE R107 regulations come into mandatory force in

On Booth 1757 at NFPA 2018, June 11 – 14 in Las Vegas, NFPA member E2S Warning Signals, the world’s leading independent manufacturer of audible and visual warning signals will be launching its new UL approved Division 1 and Division 2 visual

An iconic hotel on the cliffs of Newquay in Cornwall was the scene of a fire that provides testimony to the value of the Fire and Rescue Service phrase 'Prevention, Protection, Response'. The benefits of each of the three elements

C-TEC is sponsoring the 5th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference. Billed as a must-attend event for anyone involved in designing, managing fire risk or firefighting in tall buildings, the 3-day conference will take place at London’s ExCeL alongside Firex (19-21 June). Said

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