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modern slavery

UK fashion brands join the fight against Modern Slavery

Major fashion brands across the UK are collaborating with law enforcement bodies to remove modern slavery from the textiles industry.
pedestrianisation

Security: Protecting public spaces with pedestrianisation

Gavin Hepburn, Director at ATG Access shares his expert perspective on the importance of security in terms of protecting public spaces with pedestrianisation
tropical weather

Warnings and forecasts of hazardous tropical weather in the United States

In this special interview, Dr Michael Brennan, Branch Chief at the Hurricane Specialist Unit within the National Hurricane Center (NHC) speaks to us about their work in issuing the best watches, warnings, forecasts and analyses of hazardous tropical weather, including hurricanes.
landscape protection

Aesthetics must sit at the heart of landscape security design

Jaz Vilkhu, Managing Director for Marshalls Landscape Protection argues that aesthetics must sit at the heart of landscape security design.
public procurement

The value-based public procurement nurse in Europe

Paul De Raeve, Secretary General of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) places the value-based public procurement nurse under the spotlight in Europe.
lone worker risk

Understanding and managing lone worker risk

Javier Colado, SVP of International Sales at Everbridge shares his views on understanding and managing lone worker risk, with a focus on helping to keep people safe and businesses running.
universal credit

Universal Credit could grant abusers with more control over family income

A simplified Universal Credits system now makes payments to one person per household, which can often leave victims of domestic abuse and their children entirely dependent on their attacker
online safety

Government announce new UK council to improve online safety

Expanding the scope of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS), and guided by the government’s Internet Safety Strategy,  the UK Council for Internet Safety (UKCIS) will work to improve the online safety of everyone in the UK.
carbonisation

Carbonation induced corrosion of reinforced concrete revisited

The effect of carbonation induced corrosion on reinforced concrete must be addressed both for safety and environmental reasons, say researchers from ETH Zurich.

Making Europe safe for all

AG highlights comments from the EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dimitris Avramopoulos from a speech in 2015 regarding the European Agenda on Security, In today’s world, what does security mean? Feeling safe in your own home, your own town or even your own country. In the last few months, Europe...
fire alarm

Fire alarm power efficiency

The Fire Industry Association’s CEO Ian Moore, explains the importance of ensuring efficient power for fire and security alarm systems in line with environmental concerns Environmental friendliness is second nature to us all now. Going further than moral responsibility, the EU sets much-publicised carbon targets to insist we improve green...
Tornado

Is it time for a tornado warning system in Italy?

Mario Marcello Miglietta from the Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (ISAC-CNR), and Richard Rotunno from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) outline why there is a need to develop tornado warning systems in Europe The internet has become an important source of information for anyone who wants to investigate...
FM

Major FM Companies are Achieving BAFE Registration

Global Acceleration Completely Eliminated by Novel Rocket Motor System The public sector continues to make wider use of outsourcing and Facility Management for their fire protection and there is a growing awareness among Facilities managers that their responsibilities for fire protection are significant. However, it can be difficult to ensure...
safety

Behavioural Safety Readiness

A key part of any business’s journey towards ensuring safety excellence, behavioural safety is a proactive method for preventing hazards from escalating into incidents and injuries. If implemented well, it is known to produce a return on investment of around €1.5m, per 100 employees, per year. Successful behavioural safety processes...

A step forwards in the fight against crime and terror

Antoon Burgers, Program Manager – Special Tactics Equipment at Holmatro details how cooperation between industry and special operations forces are helping with the fight against crime and terror A trend that has developed in recent years is that the industry is more frequently approached by Police and Defence special operations...

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