fire safety Tag

Hochiki Italia products have been chosen for a prestigious winery as part of their fire safety update. The Monte Rossa winery, in the heart of Franciacorta, produces 500,000 bottles per year and  is considered a leader for the quality level of the Franciacorta wines it produces. In...

du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), and Injazat have teamed up to make UAE one of the safest countries in the world. The move sees the companies use Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform for the Ministry of Interior’s ‘Hassantuk’ Fire and Life Safety systems in...

Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport has been forced to close one of its runways after a nearby grass fire. It announced the closure via its Twitter, writing that the dry grass caught fire and "spilled over from the adjacent community within the airport precinct". Fire and rescue...

Promat UK, fire protection experts, has developed two new steel framed glazed door systems and a timber door as new fire safety solutions. All three door sets are available in EI30 or EI60 specifications, which means they will retain their integrity and provide effective insulation to...

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has issued a critical fire safety warning about a potential fire safety weakness in a large number of building ventilation systems. The fire damper safety issue has been deemed as critical by BESA, who issued an interim technical bulletin (VH001)...

The U.S. Navy has confirmed it is addressing the chai of command for fires and other emergencies that occur onboard ships whilst they are in port for maintenance. The statement comes from the head of the surface navy after uncertainty about who was in charge contributed...

Teledyne GFD, which specialises in gas measurement instruments, has launched a new product designed to help firefighters and those in fire safety. The company, which headquarters in France, has an expansive portfolio of products designed for gas and fire detection and to improve safety. Teledyne GMI said:...

Siemens has developed new, highly flexible moulded case circuit breaker (MCCB) frame sizes for high-current applications. The new cases perfectly address the needs of switchgear manufacturers and panel builders in an environment, characterised by increasing complexity, digitalisation, and cost pressures. The new 3VA UL Large Frame...

The SFPE Foundation, a charitable organisation focused on enhancing the scientific understanding of fire and its interaction with the natural and built environment, is pleased to celebrate the seven recipients of its 2022 awards. The organisation celebrated seven recipients: Albert Simeoni, Ph.D.: Professor and Department Head,...

The Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) OHSE Department has concluded its 2022 Fire Safety Campaign within Dubai South. The campaign ended and was witnessed by 51 companies. During the campaign, in the presence of Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of DACC, and other senior executives, the...

Teledyne Flir is fighting potential fire with its early fire detection systems including thermal imaging cameras and software. Fires that are not caught early or extinguished quickly can cause serious financial, environmental, and commercial distress for a company, as well as distress to the community. The...

Two UK leading trade associations have warned that more rigorous checks are needed to ensure the fire safety of pre-insulated pipework. The call comes from the UK's Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA). The pair have issued a joint statement that...

Fire safety works have been highlighted in London, totalling up to £400m worth of maintenance worth to contractors. The London boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham have flagged up jobs including construction work for buildings across the two boroughs, fire-prevention installation works, mechanical...

The global fire safety equipment market size is projected to reach $114.1 billion by 2026 according to the latest industry report from Polaris Market Research. The report also showed the market is growing at a CAGR of 9.1% from 2019 to 2026. Increase in casualties of...

Hochiki fire detection systems and equipment have proven to be an ideal solution within an Italian hospital. Within the IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital is in Negrar in Verona, 26 fire detection panels, including Syncro and Hochiki’s Latitude system, and two Vision remote panels were...

Jactone Products has signed an exclusive manufacturing and distribution agreement with PVStop International. The partnership will cover the "world's first and only solution" for 'switching off' solar panels, making them safe in the event of an emergency including a fire. PVSTOP acts as a liquid blanket...

Hytrans Systems BV in the Netherlands, the market leader in high-volume mobile water transport systems has recently acquired the technology and products of Foru Solution BV. Foru Solution is well known for its innovative and proven oil spill response solutions and is a strong addition to...

IFSEC's Global top influencers in security and fire safety have been unveiled for 2022. The winners have been named after hundreds of nominations and a judging panel of highly respected international professionals selected them across several categories. The categories cover roles spanning across many sectors, including: ...

Zenova Group PLC, a provider of revolutionary fire safety and heat management technologies and products, has signed a sub-distribution agreement with the Ethmaar Investment Company to market its thermal insulation and fire protection products throughout Saudi Arabia. The agreement will see Saudi customers given access to...

Saudi Arabian authorities have warned of the six products that can cause car fires in summer, as the temperature rises. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Civil Defense warned the public against leaving these products inside a vehicle during intense heat, particularly due to their flammable...

Abu Dhabi's official online government portal, tamm.Abudhabi, has reminded residents of the best action to take in an emergency to save lives and reduce casualties. With residential fires often a source of huge devastation, the advice also centres on what to do when faced with a...

Dubai Police and UAE officials have warned against leaving flammable materials inside cars as during the hot summer months it can increase the risk of fires. Dubai Police described how during the summer months, an increase in car fire incidents can happen due to a variety...

UK Firefighters' Trade Union is set to develop its training and research into the links between firefighting and cancer and disease. The organisation will look to establish the best practice on contamination expanded throughout the Fire and Rescue Service, including via national guidance, contaminants monitoring, cancer...

Leading global manufacturer Perimeter Solutions has named Jeff Emery as its President of Global Fire Safety. The newly created role will be responsible for the Fire Suppressant and Wildfire businesses at Perimeter Solutions. Emery joins Perimeter Solutions after serving as the Vice President and General Manager...

Dubai's emergency services have issued a warning to motorists not to leave e-cigarettes in cars, which could start fires. The warning comes as fire chiefs are concerned that leaving e-cigarettes and vaping devices in a vehicle could lead to a fire as temperatures rise in summer. Smoking...

Leading global life safety manufacturer Hochiki has installed Ekho, its newest hybrid wireless fire detection solution into six blocks of apartment buildings for North London borough to help improve fire detection. EN54-25 approved and RED compliant, Ekho uses the latest in radio networking technology and provides...

The UK's Home Secretary has announced robust reforms to fire safety across England to strengthen fire and rescue services. The reform comes five years after the Grenfell Tower fire in London. The new regulations will put the majority of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry recommendations into law...

Power management company Eaton will be showcasing its full life safety solutions portfolio when it embarks on a region-wide roadshow. The company will hold expert seminars and workshops for its life safety division as well as discussing its new range of alarms and signaling devices designed to help...

Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum Airport have trained those on the frontline for its state-of-the-art emergency services training programme, including fire services training. The training has been delivered to develop a world-class Emirati firefighting team trained to the highest industry and professional standards and...

Hydraulic equipment manufacturer Holmatro has celebrated its partnership with ESPRIT to create life saving equipment. Countless fire, police, and other first response organisations around the world count on Holmatro to equip them with the most reliable and efficient tools available. To satisfy these demands, Holmatro has...