Fire Safety News

  • Micromat 2000 shreds confidential information beyond recognition

    To destroy confidential documents, Russell Richardson, a leading UK company in the field of secure document management, operates a Lindner Micromat 2000 single-shaft shredder, which complies with the requirements of DIN 66399-2 to security stage 5 for document shredding. Because it has higher efficiency than all the company‘s previously used smaller shredders put together, Russell ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • SCHMID Supplies Energy Storage for Smart Grid

    In the Smart Grid Technology Lab, researchers of the TU Dortmund are developing and testing components for smart grids. To this end, they have created an infrastructure which is to be expected in a future low-voltage grid. In addition to electric vehicles, PV systems and a controllable local power transformer, these are also efficient energy storages. Soon a Vanadium Redox Flow Battery from ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Siemens Opens Grid Control Center of the Future With Research and Scientific Partners

    As part of the DynaGridCenter research project co-funded by the German BMWi (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy), Siemens and its research and scientific partners have opened a dynamic grid control center at the Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany, that is the first of its kind in the world. The project involved setting up an IT link between the grid control center and a grid ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Southern Research Project Advances Novel CO2 Utilization Strategy

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy has awarded Southern Research nearly $800,000 for a project that targets a more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly method of producing some of the most important chemicals used in manufacturing. Southern Research is developing a novel nano-engineered catalyst-driven process for the production of light olefins, such as ethylene and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ADMLC report on source term sensitivity in dispersion models

    CERC's consultancy team, with GT Science & Software Ltd, has carried out a High Level Review of the Sensitivity of Dispersion Model Predictions to Individual Source Term Parameters. The work was funded by the UK Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling Liaison Committee ( ...

  • New report shows coal plant closures needed by 2030 to meet Paris targets

    Entitled "A stress test for coal in Europe", it presents the first science-based shutdown schedule for the EU’s over 300 coal power plants – in order for it to meet the Paris Agreement’s long-term temperature goal.  The report shows that emissions from coal in the EU ...

  • Makers of MMR Mold Stain Remover Announce Corporate Name Change to Bad Axe Products, LLC

    Healthy Home Solutions, LLC, the company best known as the “MMR guys” based upon their popular flagship product MMR mold stain remover, have announced they are officially changing their company name to Bad Axe Products, LLC. The new name reflects the evolving focus and standards of the company as they continue to expand and develop new and innovative products. Just as the ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Axion Consulting launches Fire Prevention Plan service

    Axion Consulting has launched a new Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) service aimed at helping waste site operators to minimise fire risk at their premises and meet regulatory requirements. Introduced by the Environment Agency (EA) in 2014, FPPs aim to reduce fires on waste sites by 50% from their 2011 levels. FPPs are now a compulsory requirement of the agency’s application process for new ...

  • Flammable Liquids - February 2017 Safety Meeting

    It is important that all workers involved in handling flammable liquids understand correct handling and storage requirements in order to eliminate dangers and prevent fires. Flammable Liquids, the February 2017 safety meeting topic, includes vital information regarding the storage and handling of flammable liquids. Check out these safe work practices to help prevent the ...


    By PEC Safety

  • Recently enhanced NFPA 1001 Training Course covers essentials of self-contained breathing apparatus

    The average firefighter is no stranger to danger. In fact, they’re well acquainted. When risking everything to enter a fire zone or similar environment, it’s of the utmost importance that firefighters are also acquainted with the life-saving self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1001-level online training course, Self-Contained Breathing ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • AlphaACT Fire releases new online training scenario for firefighters

    AlphaACT FIRE’s dynamic online courses are built to engage firefighters with real-life experiences. With a complete library of scenario-based training scenarios, AlphaACT FIRE is excited to announce a new course is now available inside TargetSolutions’ online training management system. The West Hill ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • TargetSolutions Meets New York Department of Health’s Requirements for Online CME Program

    TargetSolutions, the leading provider of computer-based training management applications for public safety agencies, has been approved to provide fire and EMS departments in the state of New York with 100 percent of their recertification training. Agencies can now complete the ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • “#SMEM: expectation and challenges” conference

    Today, 17 November, the conference “#SMEM: expectation and challenges” will be held at Istituto Superiore Antincendi (ISA) in Rome. SMEM stands for Social Media in Emergency Management: indeed, the conference will deal with the use of social networks and social media during emergencies and rescue. The event has been organised by the Department of Firefighting, Public Rescue and Civil ...


    By IES Solutions. S.r.l.

  • New Firefighter Wellness Training Course Promotes Healthy Living

    Firefighters put their lives on the line on a regular basis, but when not on duty there are other silent hazards, most notably physical diseases, behavioral disorders and unhealthy diets. “Fire Service Health and Safety” is a brand-new training course developed by TargetSolutions. The 60-minute overview is designed to inform firefighters on the concepts, science, and economics ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Fire at Illegal Garment Factory Highlights Necessity of Due Diligence

    Last week, another major accident at an illegal garment factory in South Asia made headline news. In the New Delhi suburb of Ghaziabad, India, a workshop fire took the lives of 13 workers and injured nine others. According to local police, the Ghaziabad fire broke out ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Safety In A New Office

    Moving takes place in several phases. Beyond the packing and unpacking, there are subtleties like where to put your lava lamp and which room offers the best lighting for that Elvis picture you inherited from your Uncle Albert. Those are details you want to get right because they add to the ambiance and make you feel good. But here’s something else you want to get right: staying safe. You ...


    By Bowen EHS, LLC

  • Compute Injuries Due to Fragmentation with the ExDAM HExFRAG Module

    It's finally here! We are eager to introduce HExFRAG, the high explosive fragmentation module of ExDAM. This module will enable modelers to compute secondary injuries caused by fragmentation using the results of an individual explosion generated by the  ...

  • The RRS Discovery visits Liverpool

    The RRS Discovery is in Liverpool this week as part of a unique celebration of the best of British environmental science being showcased by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) alongside the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This state-of-the-art, 100-metre-long research vessel arrived into the city on the morning of the 4 October, showing off her state-of-the-art azimuth propulsion ...

  • UL introduces SPOT Online Database – The largest credible product sustainability information tool

    UL today introduced SPOT, a web-based product sustainability information tool that will facilitate the selection of credible green products and enable the design community to apply that information into the Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflow. Currently featuring more than 40,000 products, SPOT database will be a first of its kind tool for architects, designers and specifiers to identify ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Introducing BREEZE VASDIP to compute explosive safety and physical security parameters

    Today it is our pleasure to introduce to you the new and improved BREEZE VASDIP application which calculates vulnerability parameters for use in BREEZE ExDAM HExDAM and VExDAM, making it an excellent companion product to these modules for explosion modelers. BREEZE VASDIP calculates the damage or injury level produced by a specific combination of pressure and impulse values. If the magnitude of ...

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