FIREFIGHTERS FROM London Fire Brigade are among the first in the UK to carry fire escape hoods to protect members of the public from toxic smoke at fires. The Brigade has worked closely in collaboration with Kent Fire and Rescue Service who will also be launching fire escape hoods to their crews.
DELEGATES PACKED into the Keynote Theatre at Fire Safety North to hear assistant chief fire officer with the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) Tony Hunter talk about what the service is doing to address fire safety in high-rise buildings in the wake of Grenfell. [Read More]
C-TEC’s ANDY Green commenced his presentation in the Fire & Evacuation Theatre at Fire Safety North with a pertinent question: why do the buildings in which we work have to have a second staircase and comprehensive fire-alarm system, even though we don’t sleep or cook there, yet high-rise residential buildings, where we do sleep and cook, do not? [Read More]
FIRE SAFETY Scotland returns to the Glasgow SEC on 12-13 September 2018 and will offer an unrivalled line up of free educational content and live demonstrations.