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  1. Posted: January 29, 2024
    Getting my Lifejackets Serviced with I.C. Brindle: What do I need to know?
    Getting my Lifejackets Serviced with I.C. Brindle: What do I need to know?

    Discover the critical importance of lifejacket servicing at I.C. Brindle, a trusted maritime safety service provider. Learn about our lifejacket servicing procedures, as a  approved lifejacket servicing station, where our qualified technicians conduct detailed inspections, pressure tests, and mechanism checks to ensure optimal lifejacket performance during emergencies. Gain insights into the legal obligations of keeping your lifejacket in proper working condition, alongside keeping in line with SOLAS compliance, and the significance of annual servicing.

    As an approved service station for respected brands like Mullion and Besto, I.C. Brindle emphasises safety, reliability, and professionalism when it comes to keeping your lifejackets in top performing shape—for when you need it most!

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  2. Posted: January 15, 2024
    Buying a Lifejacket in 2024: Frequently Asked Questions
    Buying a Lifejacket in 2024: Frequently Asked Questions

    Welcome to our comprehensive guide on Buying a Lifejacket in 2024! In this article, we aim to answer your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and provide valuable insights into the latest considerations when selecting a lifejacket. Whether you're a water sports enthusiast, a professional mariner, or someone looking for reliable safety gear, we've got you covered! Join us as we navigate through the essential aspects of choosing the right lifejacket to ensure your safety and peace of mind when it comes to maritime PPE activities. 

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  3. Posted: January 04, 2024
    Elevating Safety Standards: I.C. Brindle's New Crewsaver Lifejacket Range
    Elevating Safety Standards: I.C. Brindle's New Crewsaver Lifejacket Range

    Exciting news at I.C. Brindle as we proudly introduce an expanded range of Crewsaver lifejackets, meticulously designed for professionals in commercial, industrial, and offshore environments. 

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  4. Posted: December 01, 2023
    FloodSax®: Innovative, Easy-to-Use Flood Defense Technology that Outperforms Traditional Sandbags
    FloodSax®: Innovative, Easy-to-Use Flood Defense Technology that Outperforms Traditional Sandbags

    Explore how FloodSax® outshines traditional sandbags in flood defense. This article delves into the innovative technology behind FloodSax®, highlighting its enhanced efficiency, versatility, accessability. Discover how this solution not only provides a decentralised alternative for communities, but also addresses concerns related to the privatisation of flood defense infrastructure—with a case study of the United Kingdom and recent flood events. 

    Learn why FloodSax® stands as a superior choice in the realm of flood protection.

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  5. Posted: October 17, 2023
    SOLAS & Coded Vessel Training Manuals Buyer's Guide
    SOLAS & Coded Vessel Training Manuals Buyer's Guide

    In this SOLAS & Coded Vessel Training Manuals Buyer's Guide, we dive into the critical aspects of safety and compliance within the realm of maritime operations, with a specific focus on SOLAS and Coded Vessel Training Manuals. Safety at sea and adherence to international regulations are paramount for all types of vessels, from workboats to super yachts. Explore the intricacies of safety protocols, compliance requirements, and the essential resources that aid vessel operators and owners in maintaining the highest standards of maritime excellence.

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  6. Posted: August 21, 2023
    I.C. Brindle's SOLAS & Marine Tape Buyer's Guide: What Tape Should I be Using?
    I.C. Brindle's SOLAS & Marine Tape Buyer's Guide: What Tape Should I be Using?

    I.C. Brindle Buyer's Guide for our current Marine & SOLAS Tapes range. This guide provides a clear understanding of these essential safety tools. Explore the specialised attributes of SOLAS tapes, designed for improved visibility and regulatory compliance, and General Marine Safety Tapes, offering versatile solutions for maritime environments. Gain practical insights into their applications and their crucial role in enhancing safety across marine settings.

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  7. Posted: August 15, 2023
    Fire Isolator Concept
    A Fire Isolator Case Study : Combating Electrical Vehicle Fires Aboard Transport Ships

    Amid the booming popularity of Electric Vehicles (EVs), ensuring their safety has emerged as a paramount concern. This article takes a comprehensive dive into the dynamic realm of EV fire safety, exploring the underlying processes and conditions that contribute to electrical fires. Central to this discussion is the pioneering role of innovative products such as the Fire Isolator. Specifically, we delve into a recent EV fire incident that occurred aboard a cargo ship in the Netherlands, shedding light on it as a case study. Through this real-world example, we highlight the distinct advantages offered by the Fire Isolator system in effectively addressing critical situations that may arise in the future.

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  8. Posted: June 30, 2023
    Enhancing Safety: Periodic Inspection Routine for your Lifebuoy Housing & Rescue Line
    Enhancing Safety: Periodic Inspection Routine for your Lifebuoy Housing & Rescue Line

    Ensuring the safety and reliability of equipment is of utmost importance in various industries and settings. However, determining the frequency of inspections can be a complex task, as it depends on multiple factors such as legislation, location, and vulnerability to environmental factors, vandalism, and theft. Striking the right balance between ensuring optimal equipment upkeep and avoiding unnecessary disruptions is crucial. In our upcoming blog, we delve into the significance of proper equipment inspection and maintenance. Join us as we explore how inspection results can help gauge the effectiveness of the inspection process and adapt to seasonal variations. Moreover, we'll discuss the critical role of post-usage inspections to safeguard against potential risks.

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  9. Posted: June 23, 2023
    Fast Inflation Series: Fire & Rescue Shelter
    Fast Inflation Series: Fire & Rescue Emergency Shelter

    The firefighting sector operates in high-stakes environments, facing immense challenges to safeguard lives and property across the globe. That's why we created the I.C. Brindle Fire & Rescue Shelter - to help optimize safety and operational efficiency for firefighting services - purpose-built for firefighters, this shelter offers a secure refuge during critical, life-saving missions. In this article, we will explore the exceptional features and benefits of our Inflatable Fire & Rescue Shelter, highlighting its potential to enhance the effectiveness of firefighting operations with a hypothetical case-study and scenerio. 

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  10. Posted: June 20, 2023
    I.C. Brindle & Co Ltd: Red Ensign Approved, Compliant with New 2023 MCA Safety Standards
    I.C. Brindle & Co Ltd: Red Ensign Approved, Compliant with New 2023 MCA Safety Standards

    Starting from 1 January 2023, new requirements apply to all UK flagged vessels, including merchant ships, commercial vessels, leisure craft, and fishing vessels. These regulations focus on approved SOLAS and MED lifesaving equipment. Manufacturers must comply for equipment produced after 1 January 2023 to meet updated safety standards.

    In this Article, we dicuss how our TPAs obtained Red Ensign certifications, ensuring compliance with these regulations.

     

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