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Nov172015

Some Information On Details Of Smoke Detectors In Nottingham

Last year, NWAS responded to 5,486 incidents in Greater Manchester where the patient had suffered a cardiac arrest. This highlights the need to increase skills and confidence across the region, to give every person the best chance of survival. A survey of adults in the North West by the BHF revealed that just 44% know CPR. Just 36% of adults in the North West would be confident of performing immediate CPR if someone collapsed in front of them 61% of people would be worried about knowing what to do if someone collapsed with a cardiac arrest in front of them 64% of those who were worried said they feared making things worse by trying to help 45% of those who were worried admitted they would feel helpless Only 20% of people were able to correctly identify the signs2 that someone has had a cardiac arrest Simon Gillespie, Chief Executive at the British Heart Foundation, said: Survival rates for cardiac arrest are critically low in the North West and far too many lives are lost needlessly because not enough people have the skills and confidence to carry out lifesaving CPR. Sadly, you are most likely to witness a cardiac arrest at home, which is why its so important that more people are trained and are able to act in that situation. Performing CPR in those vital immediate minutes after a cardiac arrest can, in some cases, double a persons chance of survival. This unique partnership between three lifesaving organisations will give everyone across Manchester easy access to learn how to help save a life and create a Nation of Lifesavers. Following todays events, the CPR kits provided to GMFRS by the BHF will also be used on fire stations to train other community groups. NWAS Community Engagement Manager, Andrew Redgrave said: Earlier this year we launched our Cardiac Smart campaign to have the installation of AEDs in public places a legal requirement, in the same way that fire extinguishers are. Those who suffer a cardiac arrest will receive treatment when the ambulance crew arrives but if a member of the public can start that process while help is on the way, it can make a huge difference to their chances of survival. To help BHF create a Nation of Lifesavers please visit www.bhf.org.uk/lifesavers Notes to Editor All survey figures, unless stated otherwise, are from YouGov Plc. Total sample size was 402 adults. Fieldwork was undertaken between October 5 and 7, 2015.


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UK's Quantum Hubs show future technology | EurekAlert! Science News



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Quantum cameras will be able to visualise gas leaks, see clearly through smoke, look round corners or underneath the skin. Quantum sensors developed by the Hub will detect single contaminant molecules and detect electromagnetic and gravitational fields with exceptional sensitivity. The University of Glasgow-led hub will partner with academics from the universities of Bristol, Edinburgh, Oxford, Strathclyde, and Heriot-Watt University. The University of Oxford (led by Professor Ian Walmsley) - Networked Quantum Information Technologies (NQIT) (Quantum Computing/Simulation) Quantum information processing will enable users to solve problems that even the most powerful of today's supercomputers struggle with. They will accelerate the discovery of new drugs or materials by simulating different molecular designs using programmable software, thus dramatically reducing the laborious trial and error of making each molecule in the laboratory. Another application is making sense of 'big data', the immense torrent of information about economics, climate, and health that can help us make better predictions of future trends. The Oxford-led hub will partner with academics from the universities of Bath, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Leeds, Southampton, Strathclyde, Sussex and Warwick, as well as dozens of national and international companies. The website is uk The University of York (led by Professor Tim Spiller) - Quantum Communications Hub Quantum Communications can transform the security of data and transactions across multiple sectors and users, ranging from government and industry to commerce and consumers. The York-led hub is aiming for breakthroughs that will lead to widespread and affordable use of the technology. These include: chip-scale integration based on Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), thus reducing the size and manufacturing costs of equipment; building a UK Quantum network for the demonstration and testing of new equipment and services - providing early access to advanced technologies for industry, business clusters and communities of users. The Hub partnership includes leading researchers from the universities of Bristol, Cambridge, Heriot-Watt, Leeds, Royal Holloway, Sheffield, Strathclyde and York, collaborating with world-class researchers working in the labs of industrial partners. Several companies and organisations are formally involved in one or more of the Hubs these include: BT, Toshiba, e2v, M Squared Lasers, Dstl, AWE, NPL, Thales, Coherent Lasers, BP, Compound Semiconductor, GCHQ, Selex, Oxford Instruments, and Kelvin Nanotechnology. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert!


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Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has contingency plans in place to ensure 999 calls are responded to during the proposed strike periods, but resources will be limited. Chief Fire Officer John Buckley said: The Service will respond to incidents with trained firefighters using recognised fire and rescue equipment but, with the level of operational cover significantly lower than usual, it may take longer for crews to get there. I would therefore urge people to take extra care, either while at home, at work, or when out and about visiting family and friends and making the most of the long Bank Holiday weekend. They should be particularly careful when travelling on our roads, which can be extremely busy at this time of year. Mr Buckley said people can also help by only dialling 999 in a genuine emergency. Naturally we would prefer to prevent incidents from occurring whenever possible but, if they do, we will respond, he said. I sincerely hope for a speedy resolution to the dispute between the FBU and the government. Businesses also need to be aware of the reduced level of cover, which means that Automatic Fire Alarms will not be responded to unless followed up with a 999 call. Businesses should review their fire risk assessments and evacuation plans to take this into account. Information for business owners is available at www.notts-fire.gov.uk . The public and business community are advised that: 999 calls will be responded to by trained firefighters, but resources will be significantly lower than usual; you should therefore only call 999 if its a genuine emergency. The Service will NOT respond to Automatic Fire Alarms during industrial action unless it is followed up with a 999 call stating that there is a genuine emergency.


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Nov172015

Ideas For Consideration Of Down-to-earth Methods For Smoke Detectors In London

In total the Brigade attended 99 incidents on 5 November, 36 of which were fires. There were 26 deliberate bonfires compared to 48 on Bonfire Night last year. Cleveland Fire Brigade figures 5 November 2014 2015 %+/- Total Incidents162 99 -38.9 Fires 75 36 -52.0 Deliberate Secondary Fires (grassland/refuse)69 31 -55.1 Bonfire-related fires48 26 -45.8 Phil Lancaster, Director of Community Protection with Cleveland Fire Brigade, said: Our staff coped very well last night from managing the calls to our control centre, to assessing the dangers of each bonfire we were notified of, to the crews out and about dealing with incidents. Were pleased to see a reduction in overall incidents including deliberate bonfires and want to thank the public for helping keep bonfire night safe this year. As we move towards the weekend we want to remind people to be safe and the best way to do that is to attend an organised display. If people must buy fireworks for use at home we would urge them to only buy ones which comply with British Standard BS7114 and to please follow the Firework Code. This is not only for their safety but for that of their family and friends as well. The Brigade is also issuing a reminder that only adults should set off fireworks and parents should make their children aware of the dangers of playing with them. The Firework Code Keep fireworks in a closed box Follow the instructions on each firework Light all fireworks at arms length Stand well back Never go back to a lit firework Never put fireworks in your pocket Never throw fireworks Do not drink alcohol if setting off fireworks. If anyone has any information about arson or anti-social behaviour in their area, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or the Police on 101. For further information and safety advice visit www.clevelandfire.gov.uk/bonfire or follow us on Facebook (/clevelandfb) or Twitter (@clevelandfb).


For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.clevelandfire.gov.uk/2015/11/bonfire-night-figures-decrease-by-almost-half-in-cleveland/


England players honour Paris dead ahead of France match - Yahoo News


View photo England players Adam Lallana (left) and captain Wayne Rooney observe a minute's silence in tribute to victims of the Paris attacks during a team training session in London on November 16, 2015 (AFP Photo/Justin Tallis) London (AFP) - England's football squad joined a Europe-wide tribute to victims of the Paris terror attacks ahead of their friendly against France in London on Tuesday. The 20 fit England players, together with the coaching staff, stood for a minute's silence at 11:00 am local time (1100 GMT) before they started their training session at Tottenham Hotspur's training ground in England, north London, on Monday. Similar silences were observed at the same time in major cities all across Europe. After a series of attacks across Paris on Friday that left at least 129 people dead, there had been speculation that Tuesday's match between England and Euro 2016 hosts France at London's Wembley Stadium might be called off. But a spokesman for the French Football Federation told AFP on Saturday: "After talks with the English FA who assured us there was no particular risk in holding the match, we decided to go ahead." FA chairman Greg Dyke, confirming the game would be played as scheduled, said: "We will use the opportunity to pay our respects to all affected and also to express our solidarity with the people of France." His words were echoed by England manager Roy Hodgson, who said the match would be a chance to show that the "football world is united against these atrocities". Meanwhile England fans have been encouraged to join with travelling supporters in singing 'La Marseillaise' when the national anthems of both countries are played before kick-off. Friday's attacks touched football particularly closely, with three suicide bombers blowing themselves up outside the Stade de France as France played Germany. The cousin of France midfielder Lassana Diarra was one of those killed, while the sister of his team-mate Antoine Griezmann escaped unhurt from the assault on the Bataclan concert hall. France coach Didier Deschamps was due to hold a press conference at Wembley later Monday before his squad's training session at the ground. Deschamps's side will be looking to record a sixth straight win following their 2-0 victory over world champions Germany.


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Fire and rescue crews have been called to assist at 44 crashes in the county since 1 December, 16 of which have required casualties to be cut free. Mr Buckley said: Our hearts go out to all those people who have been affected by incidents on our roads in the last month, especially the families who have lost loved ones. It is a tragic situation, and I am saddened and shocked both at the number of incidents weve attended and the frighteningly high number of fatalities. There is never a good time to experience an accident on the road, but it is particularly upsetting when these things happen so close to Christmas, a time when families and loved ones should be together. The police will no doubt be working hard to determine the cause of each of these tragic events, but in the meantime I urge everyone to take extreme care when out and about this Christmas. The weather can impact dramatically on road conditions, whether its through heavy rain, ice or the low winter sun obstructing the drivers view, so please do all you can to stay safe and in control of your vehicle. Slow down, avoid distractions and never drive if youve had a drink. We want everyone to enjoy this festive period with their families and friends, and have a peaceful and happy Christmas and New Year. Even if it takes a little more time to get there, arrive safely. Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is also reminding people to take extra care during three periods of planned industrial action by the Fire Brigades Union as part of a dispute with the government over pensions. These will take place between 7 pm and midnight tonight (24 December), between 6.30 pm and half past midnight on New Years Eve and from 6.30 am to 8.30 am on 3 January 2014. The Service will respond to genuine 999 calls but may be slower than usual due to the limited number of resources available.



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