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US manufacturer prioritises PPE for healthcare and emergency responders in preparation for Ebola scenarios.
Long serving and highly respected MFB Assistant Chief Fire Officer Paul Riley passed away on the morning of 15 October 2014.
The Madrid Statement documents widespread scientific consensus regarding the persistence and potential for harm of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), and lays out a roadmap to gather needed information and prevent further harm.
New Ebola guidelines for emergency departments published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Emergency Nurses Association to establish procedures to help emergency personnel evaluate and manage emergency patients suspected of possible Ebola infection.
Research reveals that the UK FRS could save millions on the procurement of PPE
Fire and rescue services across the UK could save millions in taxpayer cash by improving the way it sources and purchases firefighting clothing and equipment says research published by the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Behind the curve
SEE VIDEO: CSB Releases safety video on fatal 2010 Tesoro Anacortes Refinery accident.
Are unsafe 'fireproofing' practices still being used in oil & gas and petrochemical processing plants?
Decades after clear evidence of unsatisfactory performance have emerged, some stakeholders still specify, supply and install an obsolete arrangement that may be inherently unsafe - namely hollow encasement, says MMI Engineering’s PFP experts; Graham Boaler, Richard Holliday and Edward Walker.
Hampshire firefighters crowned World Extrication Champions at WRC 2014
Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service has been crowned World Extrication Champions at the world’s biggest rescue challenge competition, the World Rescue Challenge 2014, held from October 9-11, at the Fire Service College, in Moreton-in-Marsh, UK.
Leader presents its new range of search equipment
Leader, based in France, has introduced a new generation of search equipment designed for technical search specialists by technical search specialists.
Detecting toxic gases
Spectrex introduces new fixed solutions for Hydrogen Sulfide and Ammonia.
IWMA annual conference in Istanbul a great success
The 14th International Water Mist Conference took place in Istanbul, Turkey, from October 22-23 at the Lütifi Kirdar ICEC.
Terrorism in East Africa
Terrorist threats facing the oil and gas industry are to be addressed at the East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security Forum, 4-5 February, Nairobi, Kenya
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