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False Alarms: Making Sure the Level of Alert is Right

Safety alerts elicit an urgent response with good reason. Put simply, the cost of not responding in time is potentially astronomical. Fire, for example, can destroy equipment and entire buildings and have catastrophic human cost. Businesses are naturally committed to keeping...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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Kentec launches Fire-Cryer Plus to enhance extinguishing control panels portfolio

Kentec, the specialist manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched Fire-Cryer Plus as an enhancement to the company’s established range of extinguishing control panels. Fire-Cryer Plus voice sounders with visual indicators are an alternative to standard...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
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Kentec launches Safe-Point Emergency Voice Communication System for end users

Kentec Electronics, the life-critical control systems developer, has launched the Safe-Point Emergency Voice Communication (EVC) System which is purpose-designed to provide additional safety for people with reduced mobility in emergency situations. Commonly known as a disabled...
Posted On 01 Apr 2019
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Delivering Secure, Safe and Automated Airport Environments

Air travel remains one of the most popular modes of transport. However, in line with the growth in passenger numbers and greater threats to security, there are now increasing demands on airport operators to provide higher levels of protection for people, cargo and vital assets....
Posted On 27 Jul 2018
Jason Wakefield
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Security Regimes for Today’s Mail Rooms

What springs to mind when you think about building security? It’s always the usual suspects of CCTV, access control, intruder alarms, gates, barriers, panic alarms and security guarding, etc. All are common and have become essential in the uncertain and dangerous world in...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017
Gerard Wallace
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Evac+Chair launches guide to emergency evacuation in support of Business Safety Week

In support of Business Safety Week, Evac+Chair International has launched its own guide to emergency evacuations to help businesses across the UK produce and monitor their Fire Emergency Evacuation Plans (FEEP). Available to download from the Evac+Chair International website, the...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017
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Programme details announced for tall building fire safety events running in 2017-2018

The recent fires at Grenfell Tower in London and at The Torch in Dubai have highlighted the need for improvements in tall building design, construction, management and firefighting. With this in mind, the Tall Building Fire Safety Network – which offers regular courses and...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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S2 Fire Solutions issues guide to current UK fire safety laws for business owners

According to Gov.uk, between 2015 and 2016, over 16,000 non-domestic building fires were attended across the UK. 21 of these resulted in fire-related fatalities and over 1,000 realised fire-related casualties. UK fire safety laws can be very confusing and baffle even the most...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
Peter Webster
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Operating in the Heat of the Moment

Having a strategy in place that can help to deal with an unplanned event while it’s actually happening is vital in order to protect both people and property. Peter Webster looks to demystify the concept of organisational resilience and explains why this hugely important topic...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016
KAC's M8 Triple Pole Call Point device
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KAC extends security solutions range for end users with M8 Triple Pole Call Point

Specialist evacuation device developer the KAC Alarm Company has extended its security range with a new Triple Pole Call Point designed to provide greater functionality for the access control market. The M8 device is specifically for use with internal security-controlled locking...
Posted On 16 Jul 2015