The alarming rate of cancer diagnoses among firefighters is very real and very serious. What we know is that firefighters have an increased risk for several types of cancer. Fires
Moving and handling individuals, particularly plus size individuals, is becoming an ever more common situation, presenting a challenge for those working in the emergency services. The ProMove Bari-kit was developed
Hazmat 2017 marks the biggest and best year in the event’s history. For the 10th year running, the National Chemical Emergency Centre’s (NCEC) hazmat event brought together a wide cross-section
The 14th United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge (UKFSC) took place from the 8th to the 11th of May 2017 and provided another action-packed, fun-filled regatta along with a number of
USAR in the UK Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) has undergone some dramatic changes over the last few years. Given that the formal introduction of the capability didn’t start until
As a largely misunderstood firefighting tactic, the use of foam has at times been confusing to the fire service. The result is that many municipal brigades/departments have avoided the use
The explosion and subsequent fire at the fuel storage depot at Buncefield are familiar to most fire fighters; the issues linked to extinguishing the blaze are well versed and have
Flawed situational awareness is one of the leading contributing factors in first responder near-miss and casualty events. Over the past ten years I have uncovered and researched over one hundred
“Learn from history or you’re doomed to repeat it”. You’ve heard this before. I’m just preaching to the choir. Just recently we experienced another horrible fire loss, this time in
On the 27th & 28th of September, London ExCeL will once again swing open its doors to the Flood Expo 2017 – the world’s largest exhibition & conference designed to
Firefighters at a UK fire and rescue service have become the first to successfully introduce new kit as part of an industry-leading procurement programme. The introduction of new garments comes
Expertise and equipment at the UK’s largest event for emergency services Returning to the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 20th to 21st September 2017, The Emergency Services R UK from 20th to
Subscribe to International Fire Fighter today for FREE!
Choose a Printed or Digital subscription to have full access to our website content.
To dismiss this message please login here