Tackling the post-fire clean up and the hazards of hazardous waste

While the immediate impact of any fire will be devastating, it is the way an organisation responds afterwards which can make a real difference to future business continuity and recovery. From post-fire clean-up and decontamination, to disposal of hazardous waste…

Fighting oil spills with fire

Traditional methods for cleaning up oil spills, like collecting the oil with mechanical skimmers and breaking it up with chemical dispersants, are often ineffective and can harm marine life. Oil spill experts have long believed that the fastest and most…

No smoke without fire water: it’s time to close in on pollution containment

It’s a surprising fact that the most likely environmental damage caused by fire at an industrial site is not actually a result of the fire itself, but the water that is used to fight it. It’s not air pollution or…

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