Fire & Emergency




Case study: toxic gas detection in freight containers

After a career as a customs officer in the Netherlands, Wim van Tienen was well aware of the toxic gas […] Read More

Case study: university takes steps to improve evacuations

  The University of Strathclyde’s Information Services Directorate (ISD) has taken steps to try to improve the safety and efficiency […] Read More

EU regulations prioritise safety in potentially explosive atmospheres

An EU directive has been amended to prioritise safety in potentially explosive atmospheres, according to explosion protection company Pyroban. The […] Read More

Smoke and heat exhaust ventilation: the difference between life and death

Will Goodenough, Key Account Manager at Whitesales, explores the massive impact smoke and heat exhaust ventilation can have in the […] Read More

What do I need to do as a new fire warden?

Being the company’s newest fire warden means you’re taking charge of a significant part of health and safety management. Upholding […] Read More

Fire and explosions – large scale testing at HSL

David Johnson heads up the HSE’s Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) Centre for Large-scale Testing and Evaluation. He speaks to […] Read More

Download: A Technical Guide to Fire Precautions and Fire Protection

Download: A Technical Guide to Fire Precautions and Fire Protection Free download covering legal requirements for responsible persons under the […] Read More

Barbour download: fire protection and precaution

Barbour download: fire protection and precaution This director’s briefing on fire protection and precaution comes courtesy of Barbour EHS and helps […] Read More

Is the Responsible Person playing with fire?

Ten years since The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order took effect from 1 October 2006 in England and Wales, campaigners […] Read More

Fire Door Safety Week: Statistics revealed

New research has revealed that commercial buildings are more likely to be breaking fire door safety regulations and putting […] Read More