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More Free Workshops Than Ever Before at Konstruksi Indonesia and the Big 5 Construct Indonesia 2017

Konstruksi Indonesia and The Big 5 Construct Indonesia (8 – 10 November 2017, Jakarta Convention Center) will offer 34 CPD-Certified complimentary workshops, up from last year’s 23 sessions.Previously popular topics Project Management, Private Partnership (PPP), and Sustainable Technology will remain…

Folkestone good causes receive boost from fire crew fundraising

UK Firefighters from Folkestone, Kent received a warm welcome at the ARRCC Centre in Tontine Street when they went along to present a cheque for £1,000, raised by the fire station through their annual Christmas charity collections. This facility is…

DuPont Announced Winners of the 2017 DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awar

Award recognises advances in protective gloves made with DuPont™ Kevlar® DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont) announced the winners of its second DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards in EMEA. Created to spotlight excellence in innovation and design of protective gloves made with…

Quarter of UK Firefighters Axed as Fire Brigades Union Warns of Staffing Crisis

A UK Home Office report has revealed the number of firefighters employed by fire and rescue services has been reduced by nearly a quarter over the past decade. In 2017, 33,049 firefighters were working in the UK according to the…

United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge (UKFSC) 2018 is Officially Launched

The United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge (UKFSC) Committee has set the date, reserved the boats and booked the venues for next year’s event.  Whilst the organisers feel it may be hard to exceed 2017’s successes, there is every intention of…

Safety Campaign Brings Prestigious Gong for Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service

A campaign to help fire engines get to the scene of an emergency more quickly has won a clutch of prestigious national gongs. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s I Need My Space campaign educated motorists on how to drive and park…

Ballyclare Confirms Article 11B Compliance Ahead of New Regulation Changes

Workwear garment manufacturer Ballyclare Limited has confirmed the process used to manufacture life-saving workwear supplied to the fire, rail, general industrial and oil and gas sectors is accredited to Article 11B of the PPE Directive. This ensures Ballyclare is already…

Public Can Save Lives in Terrorist Attack

A former trauma medic has designed his own special medical kitbag to be ready to respond in case of a terrorist attack or disaster when he visits a major city around the world on business. Steve Bray, MD of UK…

Bristol Uniforms Expands UK Operations

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design and manufacture of firefighter PPE, has taken on additional premises to create a Central Cutting Unit and is recruiting extra staff as part of a significant business expansion. The company was recently…

Phoenix course to be launched in Andover, UK

Hampshire firefighters are teaming up with Simplyhealth to improve the lives of children in the area. The 14 pupils, aged between 12 and 14, will start the Phoenix programme, run by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, at Andover Fire Station…

IFE appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) is pleased to announce it has appointed Dr Graham Cory as its new CEO. Graham, who joins the Institution on 1st November 2017, was a senior civil servant before his appointment as CEO of…

47% of All Fires in England are Deliberate and More Needs to be Done says the Arson Prevention Forum 

The level of deliberate fires in this country is “totally unacceptable,” says the independent Chairman of the Arson Prevention Forum. In launching the 2017 State of the Nation report, Lee Howell said: “All organisations with an interest in, or responsibility…

Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal – The All-In-One Drone Solution for Thermal Imaging

Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal is an all-in-one quadcopter thermal imaging solution specifically designed for small construction businesses, thermal inspection professionals and public safety services. This solution enhances Parrot’s Professional range of business solutions, which launched earlier this year with Parrot Disco-Pro AG, Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modelling and, more…

REAS 2017 Another Successful Event of the International Networking Hub for Disaster Management

More buyers and more visitors from abroad from emergency services, civil defence and fire protection, just some of the positive outcomes of “REAS powered by INTERSCHUTZ” – Italy’s leading trade fair for civil protection and rescue services. The event was…

KIMTEK Transport Units Fit Can-Am Defender and Can-Am Defender Max

KIMTEK Corporation is the largest producer and marketer of ATV (All Terrain Vehicle)/UTV (utility task vehicle), -specific skid units for public safety agencies in the U.S. KIMTEK’s FIRELITE® fire and rescue skid units and MEDLITE medical skid units are now in service…

FLIR Announces FLIR identiFINDER R440 Handheld Radioisotope Detector and Identifier

New Radioisotope Identification Device Delivers Single-Hand Operation, Increased Sensitivity and Superior Accuracy FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) has announced the FLIR identiFINDER®R440, the latest addition to its identiFINDER R-Series handheld radiation detection product line. The FLIR identiFINDER R440 provides users one hand…

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Warn about Deliberate Fires this Autumn

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) was called out to over two thousand deliberate fires across the country last autumn. Figures reveal last year’s total has increased from the previous season and the majority of those fires were deliberate…

Integrated Body Worn Video and Fixed IP Cameras for Ultimate Security Protection

ONStream, Edesix’s new camera streaming gateway software enhances the scope and effectiveness of fixed IP cameras by seamlessly integrating body worn video with leading Video Management Systems. This enables organisations to unify a site’s security and monitoring, and create mobile…

INNOTEX® Acquires a Third Production Facility

INNOTEX®, an international company specialising in the design and manufacturing of firefighter protective gear, including clothing, gloves and hoods, has just acquired Confections Aventure, a specialised garment manufacturer. The company’s 55 employees will join INNOTEX®’s team of 180 employees in the…

Bristol Launches Particulate Protection Hood

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design and manufacture of firefighter PPE, has launched a revolutionary new hood which is proven to be 99.8% efficient at filtering harmful smoke particles. The Particulate Protection Hood is made up of Dupont’s…

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