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FIA develops new Level 3 qualification in fire detection and alarm systems

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is offering training to a new Level 3 qualification for the fire detection and alarms (FD&A) sector, namely the FIA Awarding Organisation Level 3 Fundamentals of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems in Non-Domestic Premises. This qualification...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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Kentec introduces VR Nimbus advanced management tool for fire detection

Kentec, the manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched VR Nimbus, an advanced management tool specifically for fire detection which enables system integrators and service companies alike to remotely access and manage their fire safety system. VR Nimbus allows end...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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FIM Expo 2019 features UK’s leading fire detection and alarm manufacturers

The next edition of the Fire Industry Manufacturers’ (FIM) Expo takes place at Bramall Lane in South Yorkshire, home of newly-promoted Premier League club Sheffield United FC, on Wednesday 16 October from 8.30 am until 2.30 pm. Organised as always by the Fire Industry Association...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019
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Nittan Europe helps protect iconic Bristol church from fire outbreak

Nittan Europe, the dedicated UK manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products and systems, has had its Evolution analogue addressable fire detection system installed into St Nicholas Church in Bristol. The system was supplied and commissioned by Coomber...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
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Hochiki Europe employs cutting-edge technology for life safety at Titanic Hotel

A new boutique hotel has recently opened its doors in one of Northern Ireland’s most iconic and culturally-significant buildings at Belfast’s Titanic Quarter. This historic location, now known as the Titanic Hotel, is benefiting from a range of cutting-edge life safety technology...
Posted On 06 Jun 2019
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Addressable fire panel from Kentec protects Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance hq

Members of staff and the array of air ambulance helicopters housed at the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance headquarters in Chatham are being protected from the risk of fire outbreak by a fire safety solution that centres around the new Taktis addressable fire panel developed...
Posted On 14 May 2019
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FIM Expo at Madejski Stadium set to focus on FIA membership and BAFE schemes

The Fire Industry Manufacturers Expo (FIM Expo), which is running at Reading FC’s Madejski Stadium on Wednesday 3 April, will encompass a bigger focus on innovation and compliance. New for 2019 is a Membership and Compliance focus, whereby visitors will be able to learn...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019
Nittan's EV-PYS smoke detector
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Nittan launches enhanced photoelectric smoke detector featuring integral sounder

In line with the business’ ongoing commitment to continuous improvement, fire detection product manufacturer Nittan has launched its EV-PYS photoelectric smoke detector complete with integral sounder. Building on the success of the EV-PS, the EV-PYS features a new advanced...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019
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SSAIB marks 25 years of certification excellence with series of 2019 celebrations

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) is honouring 25 years of excellence with a series of celebrations throughout 2019. Formed back in 1994, the SSAIB has continuously sought to maintain the highest of standards and is proud to have reached such an historic...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019
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FIA Technical Briefing

Becoming qualified is a vital process in demonstrating competence in the fire industry, writes Ian Moore. Fire safety has to be taken seriously, as we’ve seen from the many devastating fires in the news over the last year or two (Grenfell Tower immediately springs to mind...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019