The risks the UK faces are continually changing. The government monitors the most significant emergencies that the UK and its citizens could face over the next 5 years through the National Risk Assessment (NRA).
999 is world's oldest emergency call service and it is still an official emergency telephone number in a number of countries. It allows the caller to contact emergency services for urgent assistance. Today, emergency control centres are located around the world using the latest high tech equipment.
The dynamic nature of the extreme and hazardous environmental conditions that can occur offshore demand respect. It is necessary to adopt a precautionary approach when it comes to protecting lives on offshore wind farms.
The Civil Contingencies Act 2004 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that establishes a comprehensive framework for emergency planning and response, ranging from a local to national level.
Members of both the D4H Sales and Customer Success teams will be traveling across Alberta from the 9th to the 17th of September.
The definition of a rope describes it as a group of plies, yarns or strands which are twisted or braided together in order to combine them into a larger and stronger form. This all sounds very simple, but in emergency response, rope can be a vital piece of equipment in achieving a successful outcome.
The Industrial Firefighting environment is dangerous and extremely demanding. Typically, fires occur in oil refineries, mines, ports, chemical manufacturing plants and other high-hazard industries. Firefighters responding to industrial fires require very specific skill sets and qualifications.
In many circumstances, you'll see an industrial fire reported in the media. There will be footage of the incident available to view. What you don't see is how the public and private fire services are working with each other and the great efforts that have been made in advance to ensure a coordinated response.
Industrial firefighters must be prepared to respond to fires of flammable liquid and compressed gases, hazardous material releases, rescues and medical emergencies throughout oil, petro-chemical, pipeline and port facilities.
Things change. It is a fact of life that the luster of new equipment is sure to fade over time. The purpose of inspection and maintenance is to identify whether response equipment can be operated, adjusted and maintained safely with any deterioration detected and remedied before it results in a health and safety risk.