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Does Your Organisation Deserve Recognition for a Flood, Coastal Risk or Resilience Project?

Are you based in the UK and led or been involved in a flood, coastal risk or resilience project that has delivered excellent results or found new and improved ways of working?   The Environment Agency’s Project Excellence Awards are seeking…

RSPCA and Humberside Fire and Rescue Service Rescue Stranded Dog from a river in Hull, UK

The Royal Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animal (RSPCA) teamed up with Humberside Fire & Rescue Service to save the life of a dog who was stuck in the River Hull. Fire crews were called to Marsden Landing,…

UK Mental health is everyone’s business – British Safety Council launches a suite of mental health training courses

On the eve of World Mental Health Day, the British Safety Council has unveiled its mental health training portfolio. The courses are designed to help businesses and their employees start conversations about mental health issues and support their efforts to…

Ballyclare Van Presented to Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Leading workwear manufacturer Ballyclare Limited recently restructured the managed service contract it holds with Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS), in a move which has enabled the Service to purchase a new vehicle to add to its fleet. “We provide…

The Fire Fighters Charity boosts mental health support with new role

The Fire Fighters Charity has today confirmed its commitment to supporting the mental health of the UK fire community with the recruitment of a new role to bolster its psychological support services. Now recruiting for a new Psychological Services Lead,…

Coworkers Help Save Man’s Life At Work

What started out as a normal day at Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits in Polk County, Florida, USA on 31st August 2017, quickly changed when Jimmy Weeks collapsed. Weeks was working on a reach truck, which is a type of forklift when…

Mobile Safety Shower and Eye-bath that Goes to Work With You

Aqua Safety Showers International’s PS12/PS20 mobile safety shower range guarantees up to 25 minutes tepid water drench time. It is a fully flexible, cost effective safety shower solution which is meeting cost-effective industry and is popular for use in the…

HAAS Alert Integrates With Waze To Provide Real-Time Emergency Service Road Alerts

Partnership encourages road safety and improves congestion for emergency responders and motorists Today, HAAS Alert announced that it has partnered with Waze, the free, real-time crowdsourced traffic and navigation app powered by the world’s largest community of drivers; to provide…

Women of the Emergency Services deserving winners of achievement award

Fortitude and courage in face of danger recognised at a glittering ceremony In a break from tradition and after a most tumultuous year, a group of women from the UK’s Police, Fire and Ambulance Services have been jointly rewarded today…

Exhibition Underlines Ballyclare’s Position as Leading Fire Sector PPE Provider

The 2017 Emergency Services Show gave visitors to the Ballyclare stand the opportunity to view the full extent of the company’s PPE and safety wear offering to the fire service, and to examine some of the latest developments which were…

Better Nutritional Science Launches the UK’s First Brain Food Supplement Cognitive Enhancer – Perfect for Emergency Services Personnel

Cognitive Enhancer Launched by Better Nutritional Science The UK’s first Brain Food Supplement Nutritional Cognitive Enhancer (NCE) with natural matcha, guarana and vitamins/minerals has been launched by Better Nutritional Science. BrainZyme is scientifically proven to improve concentration and reduce tiredness and…

Rosenbauer focuses the local market presence in Germany and combines sales and services for all product areas

The production of firefighting vehicles in Luckenwalde and of aerial rescue devices in Karlsruhe remains unchanged. In addition, adjacent properties in Luckenwalde are being taken over for future capacity expansion. Ronald Reisinger and Norbert Wieser together take over the management…

Autistic boy takes on 133-mile bike challenge for The Firefighters Charity

An autistic boy is about to take on a 133-mile cycling challenge in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity. Andrew Impey, from Southsea, Portsmouth, will be travelling through Hampshire, Surrey and London stopping at 29 fire stations en route. His…

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service Introduce New Incident Mapping Portal

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) has today launched a new Incident Activity Mapping Portal (IAMP) that will allow users to search the type and number of incidents attended by the Service in any given location of Derbyshire. In answer…

Rosenbauer Celebrate A Successful Start of the New PANTHER 8×8

Faster, stronger, safer – in a nutshell, these are the advantages of the new PANTHER 8×8. The flagship of Rosenbauer’s premium vehicles is based on the technical innovations of the PANTHER 6×6, which has been on the market for two…

Confined space entry measuring made simple and convenient

New multi-gas detector X-am 8000 The Dräger X-am 8000 measures up to seven toxic or flammable gases and vapours as well as oxygen simultaneously – in pump or diffusion mode. Comprehensive process safety is assured by a clear signalling concept…

Crews Carry Carbon Monoxide Gas Meter To Keep Everyone Safe

The Carbon monoxide (CO) gas meters Polk County Fire Rescue purchased in May for all first out response vehicles have proven to be very useful for crews, especially since many people were using generators after Hurricane Irma went through the county.…

Celebrating 20 years, Intersec looks ahead to further success

World’s largest security, safety and fire protection trade fair gets ready for 20th Anniversary edition in Dubai Intersec, the world’s largest trade and networking event for security, safety and fire protection, is set to celebrate two decades of remarkable success…

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Authority Appoints New Chief Fire Officer

A new Chief Officer has been appointed to lead Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service (IWFRS) from the start of next year. Neil Odin will take over from current Chief Dave Curry, who…

Urbandale, Iowa Expands Opticom Emergency Vehicle Preemption System

GTT system provides priority to emergency vehicles at intersections for faster response times and safer journeys The city of Urbandale in Iowa has expanded its Opticom™ GPS-enabled traffic preemption solution from Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT). The system works alongside…

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