CFR Ireland is continuing its call for cross-party support for a Life Saving Equipment Bill, which would impose a maximum sentence of five years’ imprisonment or a €50,000 fine (or both) for those convicted of interfering with or damaging a defibrillator or life buoy.

Teagasc is urging farmers, landowners, rural dwellers and those using the countryside to be extremely vigilant and heed the high-level warning for forest fires, reminding everyone that it’s illegal to burn growing vegetation on uncultivated land up to the end of August.

Ireland’s Chief Fire Officers Association will host the 6th International Safety Education Seminar at Croke Park Conference Centre in Dublin on 7-8 December, and now invites sponsors and exhibitors to come on board.

London ambulance crews have started wearing body cameras to protect them from violent assaults and threats, and the new initiative is being rolled out as part of a trial, starting in areas where London Ambulance Service staff and volunteers are considered to be most at risk, based on previous incidents.

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is taking additional steps to protect patients and crew members from COVID-19 by decontaminating crews and equipment with specially-prepared water containing salt and electricity, which instantly kills 99.99% of bacteria, fungi and viruses.

Major issues surrounding the impact of the Grenfell Tower Fire on Building Safety and Building Regulations will be presented during an online lecture on 25 March by Sir Ken Knight.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling on governments and healthcare leaders to address persistent threats to the health and safety of health workers and patients.

Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Israel, Rambam Health Care Campus has opened the largest Covid-19 treatment centre in Israel, in a Fortified Underground Emergency Hospital.