Life Safety

  • No excuses: Trigg believes there can be little excuse for misunderstanding fire door safety given the wealth of freely available resources on the subject. (photo: Allegion UK)
    Karen Trigg  - 13.09.2021, 12:32

    Closing the Fire Door Safety Gap

    Fire safety doesn’t happen by chance but requires vigilance and an organisation-wide commitment to staff training, according to Karen Trigg, Allegion UK (South East) business development manager.

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    CINTEC International  - 30.08.2021, 23:11

    Fire Resistant Anchors

    Following a series of highly publicised losses of life to fire in refurbished buildings, Cintec International provides guidance on the importance of fire resistant remedial anchors and reinforcements.

  • Pictured: Paul Mulcahy, oyota Material Handling UK's Quality, Health & Safety and Environment manager.  (photo: Toyota Corporation)
    Paul Mulcahy  - 12.08.2021, 14:39

    The Need for Forklift Safety

    Paul Mulcahy, QHSE Manager at Toyota Material Handling UK, explains why vigilance is needed to prevent accidents involving forklift trucks.

  • George Best Belfast City Airport. (photo: George Best Belfast City Airport)
    News Editor  - 30.07.2021, 11:32

    Safeguarding Airport Passengers and Staff

    George Best Belfast City Airport's Fire and Rescue team has invested in innovative self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) as part of a multi-million pound equipment upgrade.

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    News Editor  - 28.07.2021, 10:12

    German Industrial Park Explosion Claims Second Fatality

    A second fatality has been reported following yesterday's explosion in the Bürrig Disposal Center at the Chempark Leverkusen industrial park in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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    Stacey Lucas  - 15.07.2021, 16:47

    Making Sense of Particulate Matter

    Stacey Lucas explains how a technology used to protect building users during the Covid-19 pandemic is also used to monitor CO2 levels in indoor air.

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    Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA)  - 09.07.2021, 15:35

    Lessons from the Recent Fire at a Lancashire Primary School

    A major fire at a school in Lancashire, North West England, has led to its closure and further disruption to students’ education in the run up to the summer holidays.

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    News Editor  - 27.06.2021, 02:53

    Statement on Champlain Towers South Collapse

    Structural engineering firm Morabito Consultants has issued a statement on Thursday's collapse of a high-rise condo building in Surfside, Florida, which has claimed five lives with at least a further 156 people reported as missing.

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    News Editor  - 14.06.2021, 17:45

    Fire Management Contract

    Derwent Facilities Management has won a two-year fire management contract with Diaverum UK which provides life enhancing renal care to NHS patients with chronic kidney disease.

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    News Editor  - 14.06.2021, 09:27

    National Hard Hat Awareness Week

    During Hard Hat Awareness Week in the United Kingdom (14 to 20 June), Headway – the brain injury association, and safety manufacturer Centurion, are promoting the importance of recognising signs of concussion to hard hat wearers.