European firefighter PPE standard updated

The European standard EN 469, which ensures protective clothing worn byfirefighters is of good quality, fit for purpose and adequately protective, hasbeen revised and published this month. The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) published EN469: 2020Protective clothing for firefighters –…

Bristol’s Stock Styles Take Action

Bristol Uniforms’ new stock styles for structural PPE are proving popular with fire and rescue services around the world, with orders received from Malaysia to Germany to Saudi Arabia, and many customers already putting their new kit through its paces.…

UK Fire and Rescue Services reap Collaborative PPE Framework benefits

Thirty-three Fire and Rescue Services (FRS), comprising over 33,500 firefighters, are now benefiting from the Local Authority Collaborative PPE Framework. Launched three years ago in June 2017, the Framework gives UK FRSs access to high quality PPE ensembles and volume…

Pac Fire Australia has secured the contract with Fire and Rescue New South Wales to supply its structural firefighter’s Personal Protective Clothing

Fire and Rescue New South Wales is one of the world’s largest urban fire and rescue services and the busiest in Australia with over 6,500 firefighters spread across 335 stations attending over 120,000 call outs per year. Pac Fire’s longstanding…

Bristol Uniforms Launches Stock Styles

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply ofprotective clothing for the emergency services has launched its first-everselection of stock styles for structural firefighting. Immediately available, the stock styles offer a more cost-effective solution than bespoke alternatives.…

Bristol Uniforms celebrates 40 years in Qatar

Bristol Uniforms and its distributor International Gulf Trading Company is this year celebrating a successful 40-year partnership, which has seen it build a sound customer base and a strong reputation for quality in the region. International Gulf Trading Company is…

Granada City Fire Brigade opt for Bristol PPE

Bristol Uniforms, a leading designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for emergency services across the globe, and it’s International Distributor, Total Safety Clean, have secured a large contract with Granada City Fire Brigade. Granada City Fire Brigade in southern Spain…

An Interview with Roger Startin

Roger Startin is Joint Managing Director of Bristol Uniforms, a leading manufacturer of PPE for firefighters around the world. In this article, International Fire Fighter finds out more about his 37 years with the company. International Fire Fighter: How did…

Ljubljana Fire Brigade opt for Bristol XFlex

Bristol Uniforms, a leading designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for emergency services across the globe, has joined forces with its international distributor Rosenbauer Slovenia to secure a contract with Ljubljana Fire Brigade. Rosenbauer Slovenia and Bristol’s world-class design team…

DuPont unveiled latest innovations in fire, chemical and biological protection at a record-breaking Interschutz 2015

Interschutz 2015 proved to be a record-breaking event, as the world’s flagship exhibition for the fire prevention, disaster relief and safety and security community attracted over 157,000 visitors from across the globe. The six-day show proved to be a great…

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