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‘COVID-19 controls increasing fire risks at work’, warns safety expert

Controls to limit the risks of COVID-19 transmission are having an impact on the management of workplace fire risks, according to a firefighter and safety trainer. Read More

Calls for thermal cameras to spot hot works fires

An insurance company has said that the use of thermal imaging cameras should be adopted as standards, to reduce the number of fires caused by ‘hot works’. Read More

WATCH: The hard-hitting video launched for Fire Door Safety Week 2019

Imagine you live in a block of flats. film below implores responsible persons to act now and replace faulty fire doors without delay. 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

‘It appears that innovation has missed this sector for decades’: In conversation with Firexo Chief Executive, Dave Breith

The company has produced a new fire extinguishing liquid, Firexo, which is able to quickly extinguish all classes of fire, is environmentally friendly and requires small volumes to put out a fire. Read More

WATCH: Interactive virtual town educates children on fire dangers

Fire and rescue services have launched Sparkton, an interactive virtual town which helps children understand fire safety. This was originally Read More

Flammable liquids explosion injured two

An adhesive manufacturer has appeared in court after two employees were injured in a major fire which stopped production at Read More

Four steps to protecting your business from fire

Fire and rescue services (FRS) attended 566,572 incidents in the year ending September 2017 – a 3% year-on-year increase – according Read More

FRS report into Royal Clarence Hotel fire is full of holes – this is what’s missing

I always look forward to the publication of any report looking at serious fires and this was no exception. A Read More

Review calls for sprinklers in Northern Ireland tower blocks

An independent review has recommended fire sprinklers be installed in tower blocks owned by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Read More



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