A new edition of the Code of Practice for fire alarms in housing, BS 5839-6:2019, has just been published, reinforcing the importance of interconnected smoke and heat alarms as an essential first line of defence to provide early warning of fire at low cost, as Kidde Safety Europe reports.
Any work at height carries risk. Preventing accidents from falls relies on all stakeholders using an informed, joined-up approach to practices and systems. James Sainsbury, fall protection sales leader for MSA Safety, explains why a holistic approach to safety is needed, and highlights the potential risks of making ill-informed changes to a defined safety system specification.
Enzo Greco, chief strategy officer at Nlyte Software, outlines some simple steps to ensure the efficiency of your critical infrastructure.
The basic configuration of electrical power systems for industrial and commercial applications has altered little for decades. But now a disruptive new technology – hybridisation – is about to bring big changes. And there will be significant benefits for those who adopt it, says Steve Moore of Danfoss Drives.