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Category: Fire Safety & Prevention

Building safety a ‘ticking time bomb’ if fire cable testing isn’t strengthened, says Wrexham Mineral Cables.
Fire Safety & Prevention

Building safety a ‘ticking time bomb’ if fire cable testing isn’t strengthened, says Wrexham Mineral Cables.

A leading manufacturer of fire resistance cables believes building safety could remain a ‘ticking time bomb’ if product testing for fire cables is not strengthened. …

SPIE Secures fire systems maintenance win with University of Ulster
Fire Safety & Prevention

SPIE Secures fire systems maintenance win with University of Ulster

Eye on the next generation as work experience opportunities made available to University of Ulster students SPIE UK, a subsidiary of SPIE, the independent European …

The iMist system becomes the only water mist fire suppression system to hold LABSS Registered Details certification in Scotland
Fire Safety & Prevention

The iMist system becomes the only water mist fire suppression system to hold LABSS Registered Details certification in Scotland

The high-pressure water mist fire suppression system designed and manufactured by Yorkshire-based iMist has been awarded LABSS Registered Details certification, making it the only water …

Door & Hardware Federation supports Fire Door Safety Week 2021
Fire Safety & Prevention

Door & Hardware Federation supports Fire Door Safety Week 2021

More than four years following the tragic fire in the Grenfell Tower, we are still waiting for the full legislative response from the government.  While …

What is an appropriate sprinkler design standard for the protection of multi-occupancy (mixed use) buildings?
Fire Safety & Prevention

What is an appropriate sprinkler design standard for the protection of multi-occupancy (mixed use) buildings?

Dale Kinnersley, Principal Consultant at the FPA discusses the changes within the recently updated residential and domestic sprinkler standard BS 9251:2021 and the concern from …

THE UK GOVERNMENT IS SHARING MISLEADING  FIGURES ON FIRES IN SCHOOLS
Fire Safety & Prevention

THE UK GOVERNMENT IS SHARING MISLEADING FIGURES ON FIRES IN SCHOOLS

A recent blog written by the Department for Education (DfE) highlighted some key points about fire safety in schools. While the article stressed the importance …

New Planning Requirements for High-Rise Buildings
Fire Safety & Prevention

New Planning Requirements for High-Rise Buildings

New planning requirements on fire safety for high-rise residential buildings came into force on August 1st and require developers to consider fire safety at the …

Thousands of Brits are left in danger by inadequate fire safety features
Fire Safety & Prevention

Thousands of Brits are left in danger by inadequate fire safety features

Experts are calling for more to be done to stop fire protection systems from failing, after figures from the Home Office revealed that over half …

Waterguard and Ramtech Unveil Fire and Leak Detection Collaboration
Fire Safety & Prevention

Waterguard and Ramtech Unveil Fire and Leak Detection Collaboration

Construction technology specialists, Waterguard and Ramtech, have announced plans to interlink their leak and fire detection systems in a bid to improve efficiencies on construction …

ARE WE PRIORITISING ENERGY EFFICIENCY OVER BUILDING RESILIENCE AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY?
Fire Safety & Prevention

ARE WE PRIORITISING ENERGY EFFICIENCY OVER BUILDING RESILIENCE AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY?

In a post-Covid world, the need to consider the overall sustainability of the built environment in order to make sure we build and renovate in …