Fire

Cleveland fire brigade trials tags.(Technology and Innovation)

As part of its new computer-based asset management system, Cleveland Fire Brigade is trialling a new range of thermal identification barcoded tags from specialist identification company ritchey-id.

The new system being implemented throughout the brigade's area of 15 fire stations will see every item of equipment--from delicate defibrillators to robust hydraulic cutting equipment--identified by a unique barcoded tag printed on demand by the brigade using ritchey-id's windows-based thermal printer.

Designed to identify objects traditionally difficult to identify discretely, ritchey-id's new TIPS tags are designed to resist high temperatures, flammability, chemicals and weathering--making them ideal for use by fire and rescue services to manage mobile and fixed assets. …

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