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FIA Technical Briefing

For those working within the security sector who may be unfamiliar with fire protection products, EN54 is the series of standards for fire detection and alarm systems. Most of the standards in this series are related to individual product types. These standards define the...
Posted On 25 Jul 2018
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Churches Fire acquires Fire Safety Services in move to strengthen national footprint

As part of the business’ commitment to realise even more comprehensive care for existing customers, Churches Fire – a provider of fully-integrated fire prevention services – has just announced the acquisition of Fire Safety Services, a complete fire safety...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018
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Fire Industry Association Survey: “Is there a recruitment crisis in the fire industry?”

In past surveys, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) has discovered in the comments section that a good number of people were saying how hard it is to recruit new staff within the fire safety sector, but is this really the case? Or is it just the case for certain sectors within?...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018
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“Conclusive evidence” shows multi-sensor detectors to be better at false alarm rejection

Research pioneered by the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and its members has realised some “momentous discoveries” in the field of fire detection and alarms, with the firmly-held belief that more sophisticated multi-sensor detectors really are more effective at...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
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Bosch Security Systems to re-brand as Bosch Building Technologies as of 1 March 2018

Effective as of 1 March 2018, the Bosch Security Systems division will be known as Bosch Building Technologies. In the system integration business, Bosch Security Systems already offers its customers more than security, safety and communication technology solutions. “We want the...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
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SSAIB and FIA collaborate to assist security companies in gaining fire certification

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has entered into partnership with the Fire Industry Association (FIA) to help registered security firms gain fire detection and alarm certification. The innovative project is available for the next six months and has been...
Posted On 12 Jan 2018
Jeremy Waud: chairman of the Incentive FM Group
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Incentive FM Group launches Incentive Tec subsidiary focused on life safety systems

Incentive FM Group has launched a new specialist company which will operate as a subsidiary of Incentive Tec, the business’ building services operation. Incentive Tec – Fire & Security Systems Ltd will deliver cost-effective and bespoke design, installation and...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Register of Certified Technical Security Professionals receives over 200 applications

Tavcom Training has announced that the Professional Register of Certified Technical Security Professionals (CTSP) has already received over 200 applications from those looking to join the Register since its launch on Friday 1 September. The CTSP Register has been endorsed in the...
Posted On 24 Nov 2017
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Fire Industry Association’s all-new fire detection and alarms courses open for bookings

Following the launch of four brand new fire detection and alarm qualifications in the design, installation, maintenance and commissioning of fire detection and alarm equipment earlier this year, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced that bookings for these courses can...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
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Programme details announced for tall building fire safety events running in 2017-2018

The recent fires at Grenfell Tower in London and at The Torch in Dubai have highlighted the need for improvements in tall building design, construction, management and firefighting. With this in mind, the Tall Building Fire Safety Network – which offers regular courses and...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017