Fire & Emergency


Female firefighters at risk of PTSD, study finds

Female firefighters are at a greater risk of developing symptoms of PTSD and experiencing suicidal thoughts than male firefighters, according to a new study. Read More

Electric vehicles: How safe are they?

Although electric vehicles are helping with the reduction of air pollution, could thier eagerness of noise pollution be putting people at risk? Read More

Cheshunt care home fire: £175k fine for serious breaches

A fire at a care home which left two people dead – with a further 33 having to be rescued from the collapsing building – was found to be caused by an electrical fault that spread to the roof. The company running the home has been fined £175,000 for five fire safety breaches. Read More

British Red Cross launches special AED offer for British Heart Week

British Red Cross will be attending the Safety & Health Expo to launch special offer on Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Read More

Government backs down on refusal to foot £200m cladding bill

The government has pledged to pay the £200m bill for replacing aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding on about 150 private high-rise blocks across England. Read More

Pensioner’s death ‘could have been avoided’

A company which ran a South London care home has been fined more than £100,000 for breaching fire safety regulations after a pensioner died in their care. Read More

Tata Steel explosion leaves two employees injured

An explosion at Tata Steel's Port Talbot plant causes minor injuries to two employees. Read More

Notre Dame wake-up call: The dos and don’ts of protecting heritage buildings

The Notre Dame blaze has been described as a 'wake-up call' for the guardians of the Palace of Westminster, with restoration works on the crumbling structure not due to start until the mid-2020s. Read More

BRE hosts TagEvac Emergency Evacuation Seminar

The third Evacuation Seminar was held at BRE’s Watford headquarters in April. Read More

Sprinklers in schools: Government accused of a ‘callous disregard’ for pupil safety

School Minister, Nick Gibb, says that only 105 out of 673 new schools that were opened by February have been built with sprinklers installed. Read More



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