Further building safety regulations bill

The Bill has set out planned new penalties of up to two years in jail for breaching the updated regulations, with more information provided on fire related elements. Last month, the government published the draft bill, which included mention of the new role of the accountable person, who will ‘have to listen and respond’ to concerns and ensure resident are heard, called the accountable person. There will also be resident and


Euralarm welcomes Vanderbilt

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its newest member Vanderbilt. The company will join the Security Section of Euralarm. The Security Section represents the intrusion, access and video sector and is key stakeholder in organisations such as CertAlarm, CEN-CENELEC, IEC and the European Commission. Together with a diverse number of stakeholders in Europe, the section collaborates on finding solutions for today’s as well as tomorrow’s challenges for


Parrot partners with AIRT’s Drones for Good

Parrot have recently announced a new partnership with the Miami, Florida-based Airborne International Response Team (AIRT). AIRT is a prominent 501(c)3 non-profit organisation supporting Drones For Good and the official home of DRONERESPONDERS, one of the world’s fastest-growing program supporting the use of UAS by public safety and emergency services organisations around the globe. Parrot will support the disaster response and humanitarian missions of AIRT and the public safety testing


TFT release new dual feature SHO-FLOW app

TFT’s new SHO-FLOW app is the fire service’s first dual featured application that operates as either a fully functional stand-alone water flow calculator or in conjunction with TFT’s SHO-FLOW Bluetooth Flow Meter. In stand-alone mode, crews are able to independently calculate everything related to getting water to the fire using established fire flow formulas. Functions include Flow Rate, Nozzle Reaction, Pump Discharge Pressure, Hose Friction Loss and establishing Target Fire Flow Rates.

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TP Fire & Security boosts driver safety

TP Fire & Security boosts driver safety and MPG while cutting emissions and idling time with award-winning in-cab technology TP Fire & Security, one of the UK’s leading providers of fire and security protection, has announced the successful implementation of Lightfoot’s award-winning in-cab technology across its fleet, leading to increases in fuel economy of over almost 10%, a 59% uplift in elite driver numbers, and the eradication of instances of

How can holding open doors prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Reducing the spread of germs and bacteria has never been more essential in the current climate. Holding open internal doors provides an easy and effective method of infection control within your building, but it is important that this does not impact your fire safety. Reducing door handle contact A study by the New England Medical Journal, which researched the survival of coronavirus on a number of surfaces, identified that the

FIA AO launches new Level 3 Qualification on BS 5839-6

The new OFQUAL recognised Level 3 qualification has been carefully designed to deliver a great introduction to a key part of the Fire Detection & Alarm (FD&A) sector. The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is pleased to announce the launch of our new Level 3 qualification on BS 5839-6, “FIA AO Fundamentals of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems in Domestic Premises.” The new OFQUAL recognised qualification has been carefully designed to deliver a great introduction

Dräger expands capacity for respiratory masks

In connection with the COVID 19 pandemic, Dräger has received an order from the British government to deliver respiratory protection masks (FFP3). The delivery of the order will start in 2020 and will stretch until the end of 2021. The expected net sales are roughly EUR 100 million. For this purpose a mask production facility will be set up in the UK, in the Blyth area of Northumberland. There, Dräger


A message from Intersec Saudi Arabia

Intersec Saudi Arabia releases a statement regarding Intersec Saudi Arabia 1-3 September 2020, being postponed to 15-17 March 2021 due to the Coronaviruis pandemic. Dear Industry Professional, We hope this email finds you well and safe. In view of the world-wide situation caused by the Corona pandemic, and the prohibitions on events and travel restrictions associated with it, Messe Frankfurt Middle East has decided, jointly with its partners – ACE

Second annual Intersec Awards celebrate industry leaders

Projects demonstrating highest standards of security, safety and fire protection recognised at Dubai gala event Professionals in the security, safety and fire protection industry gathered for the second edition of the Intersec Awards last night during a gala event to celebrate their achievements in the industry. The ceremony which was hosted by Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the organisers of Intersec – was held at Dubai’s Habtoor Palace Ballroom and saw