emergency procedures

The planning, conduct and evaluation of emergency exercises in rail transport

Dr Tony Cash, an independent chartered Engineer and International President of the Rail Industry Fire Association sets out top considerations Read More

Could the ECHO intruder alarm system be coming to UK fire and rescue services?

The ECHO automated alarm signalling system could be graduating to fire and rescue services, delegates at this year’s FIREX International heard. Read More

‘44% of businesses are concerned that false fire alarms in the workplace will encourage complacency’, according to study

With employees being encouraged to return to workplaces following the pandemic, new research by fire safety specialist, JLA, has revealed that business leaders are most concerned about employee complacency relating to fire safety following false fire alarms in the workplace. Read More

Which? sounds alarm over dodgy smoke detectors

Some smoke alarms on sale do not work or are too slow to sound an alarm, according to a new study by Which?. The consumer group tested five smoke alarms in accordance with the British Standard. Read More

Avoiding the ‘Example Rule’ in Emergency Preparedness

Hannah Stewart from Pro-Sapien discusses emergency preparedness and ways safety managers can improve this. Read More

Everything you need to know about evacuation chairs

With SHP‘s focus on fire safety this month, we thought we’d revisit a previous article which talks about the importance of evacuation chairs, what they are and how they work… Read More

Euralarm study on false alarms published

Euralarm, the European association representing the electronic fire and security Industry, has carried out a European study on false alarms. Read More

Emergency procedures for asbestos removal

By Paul Clarke-Scholes Asbestos removal is not an exact science and while the process has been continuously refined in the Read More

Worker was in intensive care following fuel tank explosion, court hears

A Hampshire contractor, who specialises in decommissioning fuel tanks, has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker was burned while cutting up a disused tank. Read More

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