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With the greatly increased emphasis on firefighter safety, the leading manufacturers have boosted their research and development efforts to provide the end user with the safest, most efficient and reliable foam concentrates. In this Buyer’s Guide we highlight the latest offerings from the worlds leading suppliers.

A tech company specialising in the emergency services market is developing a new product that could transform the safety and operational efficiency of frontline personnel. Taylor Dowding Innovation (TDI) was involved in the development of Scott Safety’s Scott Sight, the world’s

Speakers at the British Safety Council’s conference in Dubai will explore the link between leadership, culture and performance in health, safety and environmental management. “You can legislate for compliance but you have to inspire people to achieve excellence. In practice, inspiration

A company has made a “key” contribution to training Shropshire firefighters in how to enter buildings quickly in an emergency. Building products manufacturer Epwin Group, a UK leader in innovative door and window design, gave hundreds of door locks to Shropshire

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has posted a £1,000 reward for information leading to the return of an iPod that was stolen from the daughter of late firefighter Alan Bannon. Abi Bannon was devastated after the blue iPod Nano – which

On February 26th, Middlewich firefighter Ashley Powell will be running 46 floors to the top of Beetham Tower in Manchester to raise money for The Christie Hospital, Europe’s largest single-site cancer centre. Ashley will be running up a whopping 798 stairs in

With the economic diversification plans in place, key government authorities across kingdom are emphasising on providing the best quality of life for their citizens, which means seamless transportation, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, round the clock security, affordable housing and most importantly

The programme for the UK’s Largest flood and coastal erosion conference and exhibition has now been finalised and professionals from the Emergency Services sector will debate some of the most pressing issues with the Environment agency at Flood and Coast

Polk County Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Keith A. Williams successfully completed the process that awards him the professional designation of Fire Marshal. The Commission on Professional Credentialing met on Dec. 13, 2016, to officially confer the designation upon Chief Williams,

The public is safer thanks to a grant Polk County Fire Rescue received from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The foundation awarded grant funding for Polk County Fire Rescue to purchase an eDRAULIC Hurst Jaws of Life. The eDRAULIC Hurst

Packexe Ltd, the world’s leading supplier of innovative protection film products, has achieved the ultimate seal of approval from Her Majesty The Queen as its unique, self-adhesive surface protection film is honoured with a Royal Warrant. The Royal Warrant is awarded

Successful UK fire prevention methods will feature at a conference in Denmark in March after a visit organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service from a 22-year-old student. Andreas Sorgensen has just returned home after a ten week internship studying firefighting

Packexe Ltd, the world’s leading supplier of innovative protection film products, was recently asked by the Bristol Aero Collection Trust to securely wrap a 1962 fire engine and a number of vintage aeroplanes as they make their way out of

Penketh Fire Station was officially opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, David Briggs MBE on Thursday 2nd February in front of an audience of local councillors, Cheshire Fire Authority members, invited guests and children from St Vincent's Primary School. During his

One of the key challenges facing businesses worldwide is balancing business continuity with maintenance costs and downtime. An example of this would be in a commercial office building which requires a fire sprinkler system. BAFSA, The British Automatic Fire Sprinkler

Global product launches, live demonstrations, new bilateral agreements, and updated UAE Fire Safety Codes were among the many highlights that shared centre-stage, as the curtains came down on the world’s leading trade show for security, safety, and fire protection. Intersec 2017

Motorola Solutions launches DIMETRA Express, an expandable single-site TETRA digital radio system that can be deployed within 15 minutes, at Critical Communications Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark. The “one-box” system, which integrates base radios and a switch, was developed in response to

The Albert Ziegler GmbH has acquired shares in the Italian manufacturer of aerial rescue platforms CELA Srl. based in Italy. The cooperation will be on the development, production and sales of aerial rescue platforms. Ziegler has bought 25 percent of

An elite team of Hampshire firefighters has been undergoing extreme weather training in Denmark where temperatures can drop as low as minus 16C. The nine-man group camped out in the unforgiving conditions and tackled disaster simulations involving earthquakes and tsunamis to

It is well-documented that firefighter Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is exposed to a wide range of toxins, pathogens and other hazardous substances. According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and Fire Department Coffee teamed up to wake up the New Year with free coffee. The NVFC/Fire Department Coffee Giveaway received over 200 entries from firefighters across the nation. Everyone who entered received a