Fire Engineering (dot com) have recently wrote a small article about CERT training this winter, giving information and contact details for taking part in the Community Emergency Response Teams (click here). Fire Engineering points out that… CERT is an initiative of the Federal Emergency Management Agency that has spread to communities throughout the country and hundreds of Tempe residents
The dog days of summer are here and soon enough the nation’s undergrads will be descending upon college campuses by the thousands. For many young students, it will be their first time living on their own. Though this new found independence is undoubtedly sweet, it does come with certain responsibilities such as groceries, bills, and perhaps most
RESIDENTS claim a £1.9 million programme of housing improvements is putting their safety at risk. Stoke-on-Trent City Council is in the process of installing more than 800 fire doors across at its apartment blocks. But now tenants of Honeywall House, Penkhull House and Southern House, in Penkhull, have refused council contractors access to their homes
An article by Christina Socci has outlined some quick easy ways to be safer with fire this summer. Examples include: When cooking with a barbeque grill, do not wear loose-fitting clothing because it could catch on fire. Make sure your grill is placed at least 15 feet from your house, or other structures, and at
All Fire Service staff start as firefighters and some make this rank their career. Others choose to become an officer after six years’ service. Each year up to 48 people are trained in the station officer role. These station officers play an important role in the operational response and station management of the Fire Service.
THE STATE’S health standards watchdog has secured an interim court order to close a nursing home over fears the lives of its 12 residents were at risk. Inspectors at the Health Information and Quality Authority went to court on Thursday after the “sudden, unagreed and unplanned” discharge and transfer of several residents at Avondale Nursing
ARE you completely up to scratch on the fire safety legislation at your business? Lincolnshire business owners and companies who provide Fire Risk Assessments to these businesses are being advised to pay greater attention to Fire Safety legislation. The warning comes following the sentencing of two Mansfield men at Nottingham Crown Court for fire safety