Wrap Up for the Holiday Season with a UK Fire and Rescue Service Tartan Scarf and Enjoy a Discounted Price

In Britain, the first organised Firefighting is believed to have originated during the Roman invasion of AD43.  But when the Romans left Britain Firefighting fell into a decline and many towns burned down due to the lack of Firefighters, regulations…

Frequentis unified TETRA Gateway enables integration of 17 emergency control centres of the fire brigade and emergency medical services of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

The state-wide emergency services digital radio now connects 17 control centres of the fire brigade and emergency medical services of North Rhine-Westphalia, via the NRW concentrator developed by Frequentis. The remaining 43 non-police emergency control centres are planned to be…

Oshkosh Delivers Three Striker 6 X 6 ARFF Vehicles To Kotoka International Airport In Ghana

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, has delivered three Oshkosh® Striker® 6 X 6 aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles to Kotoka International Airport (ACC) located in Accra, the capital of Greater Accra in the West…

British Safety Council presents Sword and Globe Awards to world-wide leaders in health, safety and environmental management

The British Safety Council presented the prestigious Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards for the exemplary management of health, safety and environmental risks to businesses from around the world, at the awards ceremony held on Friday, 24 November at Drapers’…

Orolia showcases world-class emergency readiness and response solutions at International WorkBoat Show from 29 Nov-1 Dec, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

Orolia Maritime, through its McMurdo and Netwave brands, is a global leader in emergency readiness and response, and the world’s leading supplier of emergency beacons, vessel management services (VMS) and voyage data recorder (VDR) solutions. Exhibiting at this year’s International…

Shropshire Fire Stations in the UK Fight Back Against Thieves

Firefighters in Shropshire, UK are fighting back after “despicable” thieves put lives at risk by stealing lifesaving equipment from the County’s fire stations. Shropshire is only the third fire and rescue service in the UK after Bedfordshire and Oxfordshire to…

Hampshire FRS Achieve Record Spike in On-Call Firefighter Recruitment

The largest ever intake of on-call trainee firefighters has started at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. The record recruitment level comes after a spike in applications following a series of high-profile campaigns during the past six months. The 26 people began the eight-day…

New safety laws to help put the UK at the forefront of drone technology development

UK Police are set to be given powers to prevent the unsafe or criminal use of drones as part of a new package of legislation. The measures are intended to allow drone users to continue flying safely and legally, helping to place…

Record haul of awards for firefighter Jasper – dubbed a ’24-carat diamond’ as Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Celebrate Successes

A firefighter who has helped raise more than £100,000 for charity and put on parties for thousands of pensioners has been awarded a trio of gongs. Kevin ‘Jasper’ Taylor took the top accolade of the Chairman’s Award at Hampshire Fire and…

Dubai Municipality joins leading security show as enhanced safety culture boosts demand for latest Personal Protection Equipment – Intersec 21-23 January 2018

A pair of Augmented Reality safety glasses and cooling apparel designed specifically for hot Middle East climes are examples of the latest Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) on display at Intersec 2018 that will ensure the safety and health of regional…

Firefighters – Sabrina, Lisa and Sharon – an insight into their lives and motivations for being firefighters

From the Community – For the Community Three Devon and Somerset Firefighters from Plympton, UK have proven popular on social media after one of their colleagues posted a photo of them in the back of a fire engine returning from…

UK Firefighter Continues US Bond

Firefighter Freddie Martin of Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service in the UK followed in his father footsteps 20 years after he had worked with the Plano Fire Department in Texas, USA. Freddie is a full-time Control Operator in the Cornwall…

Fire and Rescue Service Deliver Vital Motorcycle Safety Skills The ‘Biker Down’ Programme

The Road Safety Team at Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service has been successfully delivering free ‘Biker Down’ workshops across the two counties since 2015. During this time 501 motorcyclists have completed the workshops. Each workshop is split into…

Advanced Readiness & Response Software Deployed To 2,500 Emergency Responders in Canada

British Columbia has announced their new data management system to track the readiness and response of over 2,500 emergency response personnel provincially in collaboration with Emergency Management BC and British Columbia Search & Rescue. British Columbia, Canada (November 2017) –…

Three Assessors Appointed to Grenfell Inquiry

Chairman of the Grenfell Inquiry,  Sir Martin Moore-Bick, has appointed Professor David Nethercot, Joe Montgomery and Joyce Redfearn and to assist with the Grenfell Tower inquiry. The role of assessors includes: Taking part in Inquiry proceedings as requested by the Chairman…

A Range of Intersec Conferences will Explore the Future for The Regional Safety and Security Industry

The 20th annual edition of Intersec will feature a series of conferences providing delegates with significant insights into the developments, innovations, legislation and changing paradigms of the regional safety and security industry. Intersec 2018 will be held on January 21 – 23, 2018 at…

Fire in Beijing Apartment Block Leaves 19 Dead and 8 Injured

A fire that broke out in a three storey Beijing apartment block on Sunday has left 19 people dead an another 8 injured and needing hospital treatment. At the height of the incident 14 Firefighting teams using 30 appliances were in attendance…

Invitation for Abstracts for the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management (ANZDMC) and Australian & New Zealand Search & Rescue (ANZSAR) Conferences

Continuing a strong and successful partnership, the Disaster and Emergency Management and Search and Rescue communities are proud to reunite for the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management (ANZDMC) and Australian & New Zealand Search & Rescue…

NEBOSH announces their support the Safety and Health Excellence Awards to be held 11th April 2018, at The Vox Birmingham, UK

NEBOSH is the latest high-profile organisation to be announced as a supporter of the Safety and Health Excellence (SHE) Awards. NEBOSH’s sponsorship of the Health & Safety Team of the Year category reflects its commitment to celebrating best practice in…

Report States Water for Firefighting Could Be Problem After a Disaster for many San Francisco neighbourhoods

Information recently obtained claims that more than 15 San Francisco neighbourhoods could burn to the ground due to a lack of water being available to the San Francisco Fire Department after a major earthquake. The information claims a plan to expand the…

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