One Link - First Alert
Onelink® Smoke / CO alarms with Wi-Fi® connectivity interconnects with existing First Alert hardwired smoke and CO alarms. When one Onelink® alarm goes off all connected alarms will sound as one. The Onelink® alarm will also talk to you, letting you know what and where the danger is.
Innovative oven mitt nets $50,000 for students
Two students who attend college in the East Valley won $50,000 and the cost of a patent application for their invention—the fire mitt.
Scientists hunt for carbon monoxide poisoning antidote
Scientists are on the trail of a potential antidote for carbon monoxide poisoning, an injected 'scavenger' that promises to trap and remove the gas from blood within minutes.
Innovation in firefighting equipment and methodology
Researchers in the University of Waterloo Fire Research Group continue to work closely with municipal, industrial and military fire service personnel to assess and/or to develop innovative new firefighting equipment and methods. These research efforts include: In recent years many fire fighting agents (gels, wetting agents, protein foam, F-100, water mist Pyrocool, etc.)
See 'Birdhouse Alarm' created to prevent wildfires
With Western Canada's wildfire season ramping up, officials are urging residents to take precautions to minimize damage and injury. While there are many ways to prevent forest fires, creators in Spain have a new tool: The Birdhouse Alarm.
Self-extinguishing cigarettes and other curious little safety inventions - BBC News
Across Europe, "self-extinguishing" cigarettes are about to become law but where do they stand in the pantheon of safety innovations?