Fire Compartmentation, Fire Curtains and Certification

With fire safety increasingly a key consideration for the design of any commercial building, James Reed explains the key features to look for in a fire curtain to ensure it proves the best possible line of defence if and when a fire breaks out. As a result of several high-profile...
Posted On 15 Jan 2020

ASFP to run Continuing Professional Development seminar on passive fire protection

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be holding a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar in central London on 23 October. The seminar, to be held at the Aviva Building, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ, aims to improve awareness of passive fire...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019

BS 9999 Fire Safety in the Design, Management and Use of Buildings revised by BSI

BS 9999:2017 Fire Safety in the Design, Management and Use of Buildings – Code of Practice has been updated by the British Standards Institution. The revised standard is intended to outline good practice in order to safeguard the lives of building occupants and firefighters...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017