Issue 68 – December 2020

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Take that transformation leap

It is exactly 27 years since I joined the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) back…

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Critical fire protection and life safety considerations for safe usage of tents

As states continue looking for ways to safely reopen the economy, many jurisdictions are allowing…

Just Brew-ti-ful: firefighting entrepreneurs serve up 20,000 cups of coffee to Covid-19 key workers

Two firefighter entrepreneurs handed out over 20,000 cups of coffee to frontline key workers during…

Bristol Uniforms introduces EOS – Protection, Flexibility, Strength

Bristol Uniforms, a leading designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for the emergency services, has…

Adalit® L5Power on the helmet, with red tail LED to ease user localization in the darkest environments. Adalit® L-3000Power in right angle position at full power 400 lumens.
ADALIT® – Smart lighting solutions

ADALIT® products are designed and manufactured by Adaro Tecnología S.A.. The company descends from the…

Emergency One (UK) – The impossible, made possible…

On 9 October 2020 the Emergency One Group launched the E1 EV0: the world’s first…

Looking out on the explosion site, Beirut 2020.
The Search and Rescue Assistance in Disasters (SARAID) response to the Beirut Explosion

Search and Rescue Assistance in Disasters (SARAID www.saraid.org) is a UK Non-Governmental Organisation and charity…

Get behind a PGI mask that’s fit to protect

Now more than ever, PPE manufacturers are challenged to design products with enhanced particulate protection.…

Eagle Technical Products – The Vulcan Fire Suit – For the most demanding environment

Wearing PPE in extreme climates can present some of the biggest challenges for firefighters. For…

Eco-Camões – First 100% electric and Unmanned firefighting vehicle.
Jacinto – Produces first 100% electric vehicle unmanned

The world is constantly changing, and according to the latest reports on climate change the…

Bronto Skylift / E-One F116RLP.
Increasing safety at the Port of Miami

Dante B Fascell Port of Miami, or “PortMiami” for short, is the titan of Biscayne…

Raising the bar for Fire Service sUAS (drone) pilots

Your agency recently purchased a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS), commonly referred to as a…

Figure 1. Fuel reduction burn, at the rear of my property, conducted in 2018 by State Gov. Department.
Preparing communities for evacuation – Saving time and exposure to risks

Running a business and living in rural Australia, having just made it safely through our…

Industry members of the Board of Directors (Nissan and Oiltanking) and the team on duty.
GBA: Unified Industrial Fire Service without management, autonomy in the port of Amsterdam
The sea-port area of Amsterdam ranks fourth in terms of economic significance in North-Western Europe.…
Fire suits need to be properly laundered to ensure they are cleaned of any harmful substances, such as particulates, chemicals and asbestos.
Five ways to protect firefighters from harmful particulates

Firefighters know that there are many more risks to their health than fire and heat…

Air Traffic Control can greatly help with a birds eye view of the airport.
Airplane fires

From a Captain’s perspective, there are challenges flying an aircraft and managing a fire but…

Underwater and marine training for the oil and gas and maritime industry.
Fire and Emergency Responder training during pandemic times and beyond

As a result of the pandemic, we have seen a ripple effect on the global…

Firefighters wearing Drager breathing apparatus.
Optimising workshops

This article discusses best practice in equipment maintenance workshops within fire stations. It addresses fundamental…

The firewomen of Popayán Colombia.
FireTreks – the final chapter

FireTreks has not only provided 10 months of pure adventure but a new outlook on…

If you wear your little sleep as a badge of honor you won’t be wearing it for very long.
Directives for firefighter wellness: Making the best job a healthier one

The hefty goal of this article is to eliminate chronic disease from the fire service…

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