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Keeping Emergency Communication Out of the “Dead Zone”

Honeywell Building Technologies on why Advanced Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES) eliminate potential dead zones in commercial buildings to help first responders remain connected. First responders such as fire, EMS and police depend on reliable two-way radio communication when lives and property are at risk. That’s not always an easy task in many buildings.…


Asbestos Management in the UK

The Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR) came into force in 2012, updating and replacing the previous 2006 law. They contain requirements for work with asbestos, as well as information on the notification of work, designating areas where you are working on asbestos, medical surveillance, record keeping and ongoing awareness training. In November 2019 think tank…


New Safety Tool Targets SMEs

Global compliance Unicorn, Ideagen, has launched a digital tool to transform how small to mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) track and report health and safety incidents at work. Ideagen EHS Essentials takes the best functionality of the company’s ProcessMAP solution (a legacy of the acquisition of ProcessMAP in October 2022), and packages it into an off-the-shelf product.…


Unions Respond to Hinkley Point Fatality

Unions GMB and Unite have responded to the death of a worker at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station site in Somerset, South West England. Hinkley Point C Union Convenors and Reps said: “GMB Union and Unite the Union members at Hinkley Point C are devastated by the tragic loss of one of our own. “All…

Best Practice

Managing Underside Fuel Tank Corrosion in Accordance with New DIO Guidelines

Matt Graystone, national account manager – defence at Adler and Allan, provides a checklist to help managers of defence estates comply with new guidance from the UK’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) on underside fuel tank corrosion. The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has released new guidance for the management and maintenance of rectangular single-skin or double-skin…

Life Safety

Pfannenberg Launches World’s Brightest Stack Light

Pfannenberg has unveiled the BR50 Series Stacklight™, a visual indicators of a machine’s status for industrial machinery operatives which it claimms as the brightest on the market, outshining its own legacy range of stack light LEDs by 10,000 per cent. The solution features an online configuration tool that makes it easier to design a simple…


Peace of Mind in Harsh Industrial Environments

Pfannenberg is marketing its PA 1 PATROL Series Sounder which is suitable for multiple audible alarm applications, including cranes, mining, milling and manufacturing. According to the manufacturer, PA 1 PATROL Series Sounders reach a 105 dB (A) Max sound pressure level through a user controlled rotary volume switch and offer 80 pre-programmed alarm tones with…

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