UL-Listed Total Flooding System Sets New Standard. The launch of a new engineered clean agent total room flooding system that has just received UL Listing means that total room flooding installations no longer have to be more complicated than necessary. Installation costs can now be drastically reduced, previously unattainable design flexibility is also a reality; and installation times have been slashed.
You have just finished a training course - whether it was a part or full time, one week or one year - from the moment you pat yourself on the back, the knowledge and/or skills you received in those studies will start to decay. What can you do about it? The first thing is to understand what is going on in regards to why we do not retain all that we learn. So, we will look at the factors around skill decay to give you an understanding that this is not just a matter of forgetfulness and how to mitigate against it.
This article was written on the twenty-fifth anniversary of what many experts consider to be the genesis of international search and rescue operations and it aims to give the reader a perspective of the lead international agency that helps drive the agenda of the global USAR system.
A small fire in critical facilities such as data centres, telecommunication rooms, oil and gas facilities, power generation and transmission facilities, and other computer-controlled operations can result in catastrophic loss. It interrupts vital operations and damages high-value equipment. In these situations, it is important that fires be knocked down quickly before they have a chance to spread. This ensures that sensitive data, electronics and other equipment will not be damaged in the process of putting out the fire.
Lightning strikes are far more common than many people realise and, with the changes in the global climate and weather patterns, they are on the increase. The Asia Pacific region is at particular risk because, according to a joint NASA and National Space Development Agency of Japan study, approximately 70 percent of lightning occurs on land in the tropics, where the majority of thunderstorms occur.
Keeping the Firefighting Options Open