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Improving Life Safety in the HMO Sector: Better Protection for Properties and Occupants

Fire episodes and general life safety issues within Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) are being discussed more so now than ever before. With a number of high-profile events casting a spotlight on the overriding importance of the subject, leaders from a multitude of sectors and...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
Graham Lowe
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Life Safety First: Enhanced Foundations for the Built Environment

Across the last four decades, the life safety industry has met a number of significant challenges and opportunities presented to it, among them the need for better risk management within the global built environment. While those working diligently across the sector have made...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
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Bureau Veritas highlights “grey area” in escalator safety due to “multiple regulations”

As architects continue to design-in escalators and moving walkways within workplaces and retail environments to increase internal people transportation, the testing, inspection and certification body Bureau Veritas is warning businesses to ensure they’re applying the...
Posted On 10 Jul 2017
Left to Right: Alasdair Hay (Chief Fire Officer, SFRS), Stephen Adams (CEO, BAFE), Clare Adamson MSP, Elaine Murray MSP, Michael McMahon MSP, Douglas Barnett (chairman, BAFE), Nigel Don MSP and Lewis Ramsay (Assistant Chief Fire Officer, SFRS)
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BAFE uses Fire Safety Reception at Holyrood to promote case for third party certification

On Wednesday 30 September, BAFE – the not-for-profit third party certification and registration body supporting the UK’s fire industry – hosted a Fire Safety Reception at the Scottish Parliament specifically designed to highlight continued efforts towards...
Posted On 06 Oct 2015