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  • False alarms offshore

    Flame and gas hazards are not the only dangers rig and platform workers need protection from – false alarms pose dangers to workers and can be expensive in production losses. Depending on the detection technology used, false alarms can arise from a variety of situations: welding and reflected sunlight, for example. False alarms add their own brand of safety issues. Workers can be injured as ...

  • Climate Alarm - Oxfam

    Climatic disasters are on the increase as the Earth warms up – in line with scientific observations and computer simulations that model future climate. 2007 has been a year of climatic crises, especially floods, often of an unprecedented nature. They included Africa’s worst floods in three decades, unprecedented flooding in Mexico, massive floods in South Asia and heat waves and forest fires in ...


  • Stopping fire risks in their tracks with Conveyor Fire Detector

    Land Instruments have developed a Conveyor Fire Detector for reducing the costs of damage due to coal fire or explosions as coal is transported throughout the plant, a dangerous point of the process particularly when highly volatile Powder River Basin coal is used. Other ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Striving for zero fire accidents

    The UAE Civil Defense, in a joint effort with Gulf co-operation, is analyzing possible fire hazards and through commercial & residential national level campaigns are training people and monitoring them with great success to achieve the goals of a fire safe environment. Barely entering the second quarter of 2013, several unfortunate fire accidents have already made the news. Fire continues to ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • SOLACE - Fire & Theft Detection System

    Fire and Rescue services across Britain and the world are reporting difficulties in dealing with property fires that have solar photovoltaic installations, whether the fire is caused by that installation or not, because the solar panels remain “live” during daylight hours and cannot simply be turned off! This is considered to be so alarmingly dangerous to fire crews that properties ...


    By Smart Green Solutions Ltd

  • Honeywell acquires Fire Sentry Corporation

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has acquired Fire Sentry Corporation, a privately-held manufacturer of innovative fire etection and control products for a broad range of industrial markets. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Yorba Linda, California, Fire Sentry’s product portfolio consists of fast-responding electro-optical flame detectors, portable ...


    By Honeywell Analytics, Inc.

  • Report: Nuke dump fire preventable

    The truck that caught fire a half mile underground at a southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste dump was 29 years old, improperly maintained and operating without an automatic fire-suppression system, according to a report to be released Friday. The report also will detail deficiencies in emergency training and responses at the Waste Isolation Pilot ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fast, accurate and inexpensive Infrared Coal Fire Monitor

    For fast and reliable indication of dangerous coal temperature rise in mills and storage silos the Land Infrared Coal Fire Monitor provides an inexpensive solution. When installed in the mill reject box, hopper or bunker the non-contact the Infrared thermometer gives a rapid alarm indication of temperature rise to warn of imminent coal fire. As one of 6 products in the new Land Coal Fire ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Domino`s partners with the national fire protection association to deliver fire safety message

    Nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes without smoke alarms or with smoke alarms that do not function properly. With that in mind, Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, today announced its fall fire safety campaign to encourage customers to focus on home smoke alarms for safety. Fire Prevention Week is October 3 through October 9, and ...

  • Fire safety: prevention is better than cure

    Peter Streinik, UNTHA’s head of business unit waste, recently authored an article for Recycling Today. He was asked to look at the combustible nature of materials present within typical Energy from Waste (EfW) streams, and the extent to which this makes alternative fuel production plants vulnerable to ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • US fire and smoke detection device market to grow

    The North American fire and smoke detection devices market continues to witness steady growth, thanks largely to new innovations in both technologies and products. These stand-alone technologies and products, now in early growth phases, will likely drive the market forward, offering considerable opportunities for industry players. 'The North American fire and smoke detection devices market goes ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Keeping Coal Stockyard fires in check with continuous monitoring

    As part of the Coal Fire Detection System Land have developed the Coal Pile Fire Detector to tackle the problematic storage of coal in large and difficult to access facilities. The hotspot detection system mounted at a suitable viewing point is able to scan a very large area for dangerous hotspots, its pan and tilt mechanism providing great flexibility and a wide range of view. A clear display on ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Fighting Coal mill fires before they start

    As part of the new Coal Fire Detection system from Land instruments international, the Mill Fire Detector - a highly sensitive rapid response CO monitor - addresses and successfully prevents the danger of serious fire and explosions due to the rapid heating of stagnant coal inside pulverising mills. The CO detector is the fastest and most effective way of recognising hidden dangers and providing ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • RAE Systems Teams Up With Fire Smoke Coalition to Deliver Bay Area`s First Fire Smoke Symposium

    RAE Systems, Inc. today announced that it has teamed with the Fire Smoke Coalition to sponsor "Know Your Smoke," a Fire Smoke Symposium that ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Alarming news on fatality rates in cell tower construction, drought and climate coverage in U.S. media and more on EHS This Week

    On this week's edition of EHS This Week we take a look at the top stories in environment, health and safety news, including: Alarming news on the fatality rates in cell tower construction. A look at a state investigation five years after a flash fire claimed the life of a worker at a Franklin factory. Continuing covwerage of the worst drought in recent memory and the Mississippi ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • West Fertilizer Storage Facility Explosion Exposes Alarming Trend in U.S. Chemical Safety and Security

    May 20, 2013 (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 -- As a result of on-site preliminary assessment performed by global security expert Anyck Turgeon, M-CAT Enterprises (M-CAT) is releasing ...


    By PRWeb

  • ECO-Sure® CO sensor for multi-criteria fire detection

    False alarms are not just a nuisance. False fire alarms mean downtime, loss of business and waste the valuable efforts of emergency services. If alarms sound regularly and unnecessarily, people lose confidence in the system. This could not only mean your business would be downgraded in response by the fire brigade but ultimately, could threaten life if alarms are ignored in a real fire situation. ...

  • VdS approval for rugged metal enclosure fire system horn sounders

    E2S Warning Signals has gained VdS approval and CPR compliance to directive 305/2011/EU for its AlertAlarm D112 alarm horn sounder by testing to EN54-3. It combines the field-proven electronics of its AlertAlarm A Series with a robust, corrosion resistant marine grade LM6 aluminium alloy enclosure, giving greater mechanical and UV protection. ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • U.S. Issues Loudest, Clearest ‘Alarm Bell’ On Climate Action to Date, Adviser Says

    Researchers have issued the “loudest and clearest alarm bell to date” signaling the need for urgent actions to combat climate change in the U.S., the president's science adviser said May 6. The third and most comprehensive installment of the National Climate Assessment shows that evidence of human-induced climate change is growing stronger as its impacts are increasingly felt across ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Australian fire detection market to grow steadily, reaching $393.4 million by 2016

    Although the global economic crisis affected the Australian construction market in 2008 and 2009, scarcity of residential housing is currently boosting the market. This is creating demand for fire and smoke detection devices as well-informed consumers and emerging regulations make these devices a basic requirement. From 2010 onwards, the fire and smoke detection devices market in Australia is ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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