Remote-controlled monitor ‘is able to move in ways no other monitor has ever moved for us.’
The low pressure, portable 75-litre liquid oxygen storage and gaseous distribution system is capable of supplying up to 64,500 gaseous litres of on-board oxygen.
The iResponse Emergency Management software is used in over 20 countries for consequence modelling for thermal, dispersion and overpressure scenarios.
At FIREX International FLIR Systems will be unveiling a brand new range of uncooled radiometric cameras.
Introduction to rechargeable remote-area lighting systems from Peli.
Research in Germany and the Netherlands found hazardous levels of gases and vapours in around 20% of all containers.
Solberg has launched new foam technology that provides environmental sustainability and enhanced fire safety.
Left to right: Dr. Timo Czech, MD, Lion Apparel Germany, and Commandant Eli van Strien, Amsterdam Fire Service, signing the contract.
One of the biggest ‘single issue’ orders for fire kit in the Netherlands has been received by Lion Apparel Germany.
4G is now a reality for consumers – what does this signal for emergency users? David Taylor, Lead Consultant, Analysys Mason, explains
Jewel Fire Systems announces E-Series range of portable water mist fire extinguishers.
European standard specifies the requirements, test methods and performance criteria for visual alarm devices in fire detection and fire alarm systems, writes Leanne Danby, Marketing Executive at Cooper Fulleon.
New products provide optimal delivery of cornstarch-based water enhancer.
BAA Group Fire Service Compliance and Assurance Manager Graeme Day talks to Jose de Muniain about why the leading UK airport operator is currently changing to fluorine-free foam.
"SLIPS" technology, developed by the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, repels almost every type of liquid and solid, from blood and crude oil to ice and bacteria.
Latest innovation in fire detection technology significantly reduces installation time
Hibernate feature extends life and reduces lifetime costs.
nits can catch fire if start-up procedures are not followed.
BCAS is one of the largest ambulance services in the world, providing pre-hospital emergency health care to the population of British Columbia across an area that spans 945,000 square kilometers, from 187 ambulance stations. It is also the first ambulance service in the world that has set up a dedicated infrastructure that greatly increases capability and performance of response teams when dealing with disabled people in an emergency, writes Paul Dixon.
Vetter has released what it calls ‘next-generation high-pressure lifting bags’ – the S.Tec range. The new range allows emergency responders to raise the pressure from 8 to 10 bar to enable a 25% increase in lifting power compared with conventional 8-bar lifting bags. The simple formula force = area x pressure, combined with controlled pressure distribution inside the bag, makes it possible to lift heavier loads with the same bag size.
Copenhagen Fire Brigade, and the Danish National Survey and Cadastre (KMS - Kort & Matrikelstyrelsen) have partnered with Intergraph Corporation to develop a 1-1-2 mobile app for citizens who need to report an emergency. Financing the effort is TrygFonden, a Danish national foundation that supports and promotes life-saving initiatives.
The fire panel is certified to EN54, EN12094-1 and EN15276-2.
The newest member of the eDraulic family is low in weight and has a battery power option.
To overcome the communications constraints presented by a large industrial complex, and to ensure rapid response in emergencies, Snecma Propulsion Solide has adopted Sepura STP8000 hand-portable TETRA radios with man-down functionality.
The new fire kit uses a new lightweight fabric system from TenCate Protective Fabrics.
Project involving Intergraph, Everis and Sadiel will modernize the management of emergency services in public safety and civil protection.
Prime contractor responsibility taken over with immediate effect from Nokia Siemens Networks for Norway´s Nødnett TETRA public safety network.
The RescueSim Virtual Emergency Response Platform will prepare Schiphol’s emergency services and safety personnel for airport incidents.
Senior fire personnel from across Europe invited to witness a series of six test burns in Manchester, UK, at a neutral testing ground – the British Textile Technology Group (BTTG) test lab.
CTE SpA delivers an A B-Fire 360 aerial platform in Thailand for the Lampang Municipality. The aerial device has a working height of 36 m with 450 kg of capacity in the basket.
Rescue and emergency equipment supplier SP Services (UK) introduces the O-Two CPAP with Adult Mask and Harness in its 2012 catalogue.
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas (US) are developing an emergency communications network that will maintain operation during natural disasters and provide critical warnings and geographic information to people affected by the disasters.
Angus Fire, the manufacturer of a wide range of firefighting foams and firefighting equipment, is launching Polaris, a foam-induction water motor that complements its existing range of foam-making equipment. Polaris has been designed to accurately and reliably deliver 1%, 3% or 6% or dual rate foam induction within Underwriters Laboratory (UL), Factory Mutual (FM) and EN standard limits, across a wide range of flows and pressures.
Chirange Technologies Limited (CTL), located in Manchester, UK, has launched a mobile app for the rescue industries, Chirange Commander. The latest product offered in the line of Chirange products is the Chirange Incident Commander, an Android app which has been designed from the ground up to aid fire and rescue, police and SWAT units, as well as security professionals. The company has also launched a new website to support the introduction of the new incident command platform.
Frankfurt airport in Germany opened its fourth, North west runway last October, enlarging the runway space of Germany’s biggest airport to approximately 220 hectares. To extend the emergency infrastructure, a new fire station has been built and Frankfurt Airport's fire brigade’s vehicle fleet has grown. Two of six new FLF Z8 XXL crash trucks from Albert Ziegler have now been delivered.
The Geos emergency response service is now available to Iridium Extreme satellite phone customers. At no additional cost to customers, Iridium has integrated the Geos service into the SOS button on the Iridium Extreme. Launched in September 2011, the Iridium Extreme is an advanced, rugged satellite phone and is the first to offer an SOS button.
Illuminating helmet bands can keep firefighters safe during zero visibility, as Woodlawn Fire Department found out when it was called to a fire at a fast food restaurant.
Norwegian airport operator implements alcohol-resistant fluorine free fire extinguishing foam concentrate following a major procurement initiative.
There is continually pressure on all emergency services to do more with less resources. When Philip Evans, from the London Fire Brigade’s Station Training Support and Performance Team based at Harrow, was tasked with improving the consistency, efficiency and delivery of training across the Brigade an unexpected benefit was a saving of hundreds of thousands of pounds a year.
UK command and control project branded a complete failure as wasted tax payers’ money reaches nearly half a billion pounds.
XFlex is an innovative systems approach that uses different fabrics to achieve the same EN standard.
E-Semble has won a public bid to provide an Incident Command Simulator to the City of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (USA). This makes the City of Broken Arrow the first official Fire Service user in the USA.
Tomorrow at the Offshore Europe 2011 Media Centre, Managing Director of the company’s newest European arm, will showcase the company’s dedicated emergency well response system designed to contain major subsea blowouts.
Key attraction at the Lion stand is the new generation of patented high-tech structural VForce firefighting suits.
The UK Health and Safety Executive issues safety notice regarding the Status Scientific Controls portable gas detector Mentor PGD2.
The new HDL106E LED emergency floodlights will be launched at the prestigious Offshore Europe exhibition in Aberdeen by Hadar Lighting, part of the A-Belco Group.
Hans Hofer, aircraft recovery coordinator for Fraport AG at Frankfurt airport, is considered a specialist in the field of aircraft recovery. He reports about recovery standards at international airports and his opinion regarding various recovery tools. Helpful advice of airport preparation and the selection and use of recovery equipment will provide valuable support for your operations.
“Our new range of High Strength cutting tools, really do represent the future of cutting,” says Reiner Antritter from Weber Hydraulic in Austria. “A bold statement, but after taking a closer look into the design and development of this revolutionary concept you can clearly see that we have something truly worthwhile to offer.”
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