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Two-in-five professionals say life safety industry “not equipped” to tackle future demands of ‘Smart Cities’

According to the results of new research published by fire safety and emergency lighting specialist Hochiki Europe, 39% of respondents believe the life safety industry isn’t equipped to adapt to the technological demands of the burgeoning ‘Smart City’ movement....
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
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BAFE SP203 fire protection certification scheme registers 900th company as growth continues

This month, BAFE registered the 900th company that has achieved SP203 certification. It’s a milestone of great significance in terms of illustrating the importance of third party certification and the aspiration of quality fire protection companies all across the UK to have...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016
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BAFE fully supports Chief Fire Officers Association’s UK Business Safety Week 2016

The Chief Fire Officers Association’s (CFOA) UK Business Safety Week 2016 ran from 5-11 September, highlighting the importance of fire safety for businesses all over the UK. As always, the main aims of the week were to help the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) explain what...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016
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Eaton publishes White Papers designed to assist businesses in enhancing evacuation strategies

Eaton has launched a series of White Papers examining the issues that surround effective evacuation planning for commercial buildings. The five documents are designed to guide the owners and managers of buildings through the legal, moral and commercial imperatives to maximise the...
Posted On 30 Jun 2016
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Operating in the Heat of the Moment

Having a strategy in place that can help to deal with an unplanned event while it’s actually happening is vital in order to protect both people and property. Peter Webster looks to demystify the concept of organisational resilience and explains why this hugely important topic...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016
The NSI has now reached the 400 mark for BAFE Scheme registrations
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National Security Inspectorate hits the 400 mark for BAFE Scheme registrations

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has now reached the milestone of 400 BAFE Scheme registrations which represents a significant achievement for the NSI-BAFE alliance. The NSI is licensed by BAFE (the independent third party registration body for the fire protectio...
Posted On 09 Jul 2015
VAD23 is the latest fire safety solution from Vimpex
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FIREX International 2015: What’s in store for end user visitors to ExCeL London?

Vimpex, Kentec, Fireco, FFE, Geofire and Eaton are among the many exhibitors attending FIREX International 2015, which runs at ExCeL London from 16-18 June. Risk UK examines the raft of new solutions that will be on display. The new Vimpex VAD23 range of EN54-23 visual alarm...
Posted On 13 Jun 2015
Hochiki Europe has become the first company of its kind to provide Building Information Modelling (BIM) components for the NBS National BIM Library
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Hochiki becomes first fire safety solutions manufacturer listed in NBS National BIM Library

Ahead of the Government’s 2016 Level 2 targets, fire safety systems manufacturer Hochiki Europe has become the first company of its kind to provide Building Information Modelling (BIM) components for the NBS National BIM Library. To aid designers, architects and specifiers...
Posted On 26 May 2015
It’s extremely important for building owners to seek fire safety equipment that comes from a robust and transparent supply chain
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“End users must seek fire safety equipment from ‘robust and transparent’ supply chains” states Hochiki Europe

Ray Turner explains why it’s vitally important for building owners and security/fire safety/risk managers to seek fire safety equipment for their premises that originates from a robust and transparent supply chain.  Building owners rely on the use of high-performance fire...
Posted On 14 Apr 2015
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Companies “risking employee safety” due to poor fire and lighting system maintenance

Extensive research conducted by Hochiki Europe – the specialist fire safety solutions developer – has found that a quarter of European businesses questioned are risking their employees’ safety due to poor maintenance of fire or emergency lighting systems within...
Posted On 19 Feb 2015
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