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Metropolitan Police begins operational use of live facial recognition technology

The Metropolitan Police Service is to begin the operational use of live facial recognition technology. The use of such technology will be intelligence-led and deployed to specific locations in London. This will help to tackle serious crime, including serious violence and gun...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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UK Fire and Rescue Services to showcase Gold Standard in RTC Rescue at The Emergency Services Show

The West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) will host two realistic and interactive Road Traffic Collision (RTC) rescue challenges at The Emergency Services Show, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 18 to 19 September. The Extrication and First Aid and Trauma Challenge will...
Posted On 30 Jun 2019
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“55% of Health and Safety managers don’t account for terrorism in evacuation plans” reports Evac+Chair survey

Evac+Chair International surveyed visitors at this year’s Health & Safety Event, which ran at the NEC in Birmingham from 9-11 April. with surprising results. Of those visitors questioned, 55% don’t include terrorism within their emergency evacuation plans. Almost 25%...
Posted On 04 May 2018
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Evac+Chair set to launch ‘The Changing Nature of Risk’ campaign at The Health and Safety Event

Evac+Chair will be launching a new campaign during The Health and Safety Event which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC from 10-12 April. Exhibiting on Stand HS120, the emergency stair descent solutions specialist is going to be focusing its attentions on ‘The Changing Nature...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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Leading industry associations confirm support for The Fire Safety Event 2018

Leading fire industry associations including the Institution of Fire Engineers, the Rail Industry Fire Association, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection, the Institute of Fire Safety Managers, the Association of Insurance Surveyors and the National Association of...
Posted On 24 Jan 2018
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Emergency Services Show delivers “quality buyers” and enables “life-saving collaboration”

The UK’s largest event for the Emergency Services – The Emergency Services Show (ESS) – has reported record growth for 2017. The free-to-attend event, which ran in Hall 5 of the NEC in Birmingham from 20-21 September, attracted 7,599 visitors and buyers. This represents an 8%...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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Tall building fires under the spotlight at Birmingham’s NEC during Emergency Services Show

Responding to fires in tall buildings will be a key focus at this year’s Emergency Services Show which runs in Hall 5 at the NEC in Birmingham on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 September. Russ Timpson, founder of the Tall Building Fire Safety Network, will present a session in the...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
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How Physical Security Systems Can Protect the ‘Everyday’

The success of any organisation or environment depends on its ability to support the healthy flow of people, products, information and ideas, writes Simon Cook. This is apparent in our daily lives when a minor disruption makes our everyday activities more difficult (or even...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017