Throw Line Safety Statement – June 2018

THROW BAG RESCUE LINE – SAFETY STATEMENT (0618) 5th JUNE 2018   Safequip are aware of the recent report produced by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) regarding the recent failure of a particular brand of throw line during a boat capsize rescue drill. The report clearly identifies that the primary failure of the rope […]

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COLD WATER KILLS!

Statistics show that over 300 deaths each year are caused by accidental drowning around the UK which makes grim reading. HM Coastguard have produced the following video, which highlights the dangers of cold water drowning, so please spread the message, and help to stop someone becoming another statistic!

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AQUASAFE HOSE INFLATION SYSTEM

The NEW Aquasafe Hose Inflation System has been under development for some time, looking to provide a compact, simple, cost effective system for utilising standard fire hose for water, mud and Ice rescues. The main benefits include easy to use system, quick to deploy, no servicing, lightweight with the whole system supplied in a compact […]

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FLOOD EVACUATION

FLOOD EVACUATION – THE PROVISION OF CASUALTY LIFEJACKETS During the floods that brought devastation to many areas in the North of England many people were forced to leave their property due to serious flooding. This meant that numerous evacuations were carried out by various rescue organisations who were deployed in the areas worst affected by […]

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FLOODFIGHTERS CONFERENCE

Floodfighters – Flood SAR Conference 2016 will communicate the latest position to stakeholder lifesaver target audiences. To share understanding, information and learning. Following the recent floods of Cumbria and York there is much to review and plenty to talk about. Have we learned the lessons from 2007 and 2013/14 or is it still business as […]

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HERO DAD JOINS RESCUE MISSION.

  A hero dad is preparing to plunge in at the deep end of the refugee crisis in the Aegean Sea. Ayrshire Post photographer Iain Brown is poised to join specialist rescue swimmers who risk their lives leaping from fast rescue boats, miles out at sea, in a bid to save stricken refugees from drowning. […]

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EMERGENCY SERVICES SHOW 2015

Emergency Services Show 2015 (NEC Birmingham) With the continued threat from terrorism, natural disasters including flooding, earthquakes and day to day rescue emergencies the need for latest technology, quality training and equipment has never been more necessary to aid the emergency services in extremely demanding situations. This year alone we have experienced flooding, large scale […]

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RESCUE 3 CONFERENCE

Specialist Rescue Equipment “By Professionals for Professionals” The 2015 Rescue 3 Europe Technical Rescue Conference will be held in Llangollen, North Wales, UK, on the 14th, 15th and 16th April 2015, and assembles leading technical experts from around the globe. The conference uniquely combines world-class speakers, a trade exhibition featuring manufacturers and distributors of the world’s leading technical […]

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SEARCH & RESCUE TEAM PRICING

SAR TEAM SPECIAL PRICING Here at Safequip we want to provide not only the best quality products, but also make sure that what we supply is good value for money. For the huge numbers of volunteer teams around the country, we want to make sure you are getting the best deal, because we know how […]

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SUCCESSFUL CUSTOMER DEMO DAY

SUCCESSFUL DEMO DAY In partnership with EP Barrus & SIT, the re-arranged “Customer Demo Day” was a great success.Braving the sub zero temperatures at Great Moor Sailing Club, we arranged for an armada of different boats, rafts, sleds and of course engines, which were put through their paces by those who attended the event. From […]

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