MSA Safety

MSA Safety donates N95 masks to assist in COVID-19 response

MSA Safety recognises the critical need for personal protective equipment (PPE) as we work together in the effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. As a leader in safety, MSA is an essential business and intends to continue operating its manufacturing facilities during times of lockdown or crisis, to the extent practicable, while protecting the health and safety of our workforce. We do this because many of our customers require protection

Dräger

Dräger announces contract award to support US federal government

Dräger is proud to announce the award of a government contract to supply N95 respiratory protection masks in support of efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued an award to Dräger for the supply of National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) approved N95 respiratory protection masks. The contract is part of the recent government announcements concerning

Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls introduces new SAPPHIRE COMPACT

Johnson Controls have announced the launch of SAPPHIRE COMPACT, a cost-effective, direct low pressure (DLP) solution for the protection of small, electrical enclosures. Designed to protect small electrical enclosures with both natural ventilation and forced airflow, the new fire suppression system will allow quick and efficient detection and extinguishment in a large number of facilities, such as oil and gas sites and power generation plants. Certified to Loss Prevention Standard

Norfolk

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service discussing to support ambulance workers

The Norfolk Chief Fire Officer and his team are working with colleagues at The East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) to identify ways fire service staff can support them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, the National Fire Chiefs Council published a national agreement following discussions with Fire and Rescue Services and the Fire Brigades Union. It paves for the way for the local discussions to identify areas where Norfolk’s

FBU

Fire Brigades Union (FBU) give all clear for UK firefighters to assist country

Following an unprecedented agreement between the Fire Brigades Union (FBU), fire chiefs and Fire and Rescue Employers, UK firefighters will be able to deliver food and medicines, drive ambulances and retrieve dead bodies during the coronavirus outbreak. For the first time, all three stakeholder groups have agreed to a joint national approach to the crisis. The fire service organisations say that the measures in the agreement reflect the scale of the

London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade still ready for fire and rescue emergencies

London Fire Brigade will continue to provide a full emergency fire and rescue service to the capital amidst these challenging times with the COVID-19 pandemic. London Fire Commissioner Andy Roe has reassured Londoners that he is confident the Brigade can maintain a good level of service despite the challenges ahead. Speaking about the news, Roe said that the LFB will strive to do the very best that they can and

Wolf

Wolf Safety release torch with three power modes installed

At one-time safety torches sacrificed performance. Those days have gone, with Wolf now prioritising high power and absolute safety. World leaders in portable and temporary lighting for safe use in hazardous areas, including explosive atmospheres, Wolf have developed the TR-65 compact right angle primary cell torch, offering high performance with a choice of three power modes. With a market-leading, peak tested light output of 300 lumens emitted, no safety torch

First Due

First Due release self-reporting software for first responders

First Due have announced in partnership and collaboration with the International Association of Fire Chiefs, a FREE version of their Community Connect platform, in order to help fire/EMS, police, emergency management, and healthcare agencies better combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Community Connect is currently used nationwide, enabling citizens to share critical life safety details of their households and businesses with their respective public safety agencies. With the ensuing COVID-19 health crisis developing across

Bronto Skylift

Bronto Skylift announce Prioritet Ltd as Russia distributor

Bronto Skylift are pleased to announce that Prioritet Ltd. has been named as a non-exclusive Bronto Skylift distributor in Russia. The agreement includes the sales of Bronto Skylift high-rise rescue and firefighting products as well as professional supporting services such as spare part supply and maintenance activities within the given territory. “In the complicated situation in the Russian market at the moment we are happy to start co-operation with an experienced partner like Prioritet. We are looking forward to a

SFRS

SFRS doing all they can to keep Scotland safe amid COVID-19

Scotland’s SFRS Chief Fire Officer has reassured communities that the fire and rescue service is taking all necessary measures to minimise disruption to its emergency response amid the coronavirus (COVIDー19) pandemic. Martin Blunden, Chief Officer of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS), said “robust contingency plans” are in place to manage increasing levels of sickness and self-isolation among firefighters and staff. This includes the temporary suspension of the Service’s