Artemis TDL are pleased to announce that they will be delivering incident command revalidation courses (ICL 1 – ICL4) from January 2022 which will allow services to have staff formally accredited for the first time. Artemis TDL has been delivering revalidation courses for over 8 years and welcome the introduction of formal recognition for delegates […]
Congratulations to our brilliant lecturers on the Fire and Rescue Degree at the University of Wolverhampton. Despite the restrictions caused by COVID, top marks were given by all students. There are still places on this popular course. Further details can be found on the University of Wolverhampton website.
Well done to Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service for pursuing this course of action. Unfortunately, they are very much an outlier in the world of FSO enforcement and success is very much down to their persistence.
With expectations for the end of the six-week lockdown rising there are is a huge amount of hope focussed on the 25th May as the date at which restrictions will start to be relaxed.
All commanders at LGW have now achieved Intermediate or Advanced Incident Command certificates delivered by ARTEMIS TDL.
So the consultation for making the requirement for reducing the threshold for sprinkler installations in building from 30 metres to 18m is winding up.
This book provides a comprehensive guide to incident ground operations, from small house fires and road traffic accidents, to widespread wildfires, high-rise operations and major transport disasters.
The fire at Barking Reach, London once again shows that there is a systemic problem with the way that fire safety in the residential sector is still not being addressed despite the tragedy of Grenfell Tower and other recent near misses. With ambitions to build up to 300,000 new homes in the UK every year, […]
Fire and rescue services had phenomenal success in recent years in reducing the number of fires, injuries and deaths. The success has been achieved against a background of reducing resources including a 17% reduction in the number of firefighters at the sharp end. There is a perception that workforce itself has become safer as a […]
Despite the claims that the fire at Grenfell Tower was “unprecedented”, the facts tend to disproved this assertion. Instead, we find that while the consequences were unusually bad almost all of the issues being raised in the media and the inquiry have occurred at other incidents previously. If we look at the fire at […]
The University of Wolverhampton’s Fire and Rescue Degree Program has been given 100% by third year students in the 2017/18 National Students Survey. The course was also ranked 3rd out of 400 + courses run at the University in the survey. Many students have now joined fire and rescue […]
As the enquiry starts to make its way through the labyrinth of material to try to understand what has gone wrong and how to prevent such disaster happening again, I tried to clarify what some of the problems are and how we arrived at this state of confusion with the regulations and if there are […]