Fire has decimated the Selsey Academy, the main building of which dates back to the 1960s
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Fire Sector Federation urges Government to reconsider school fire safety design proposals

The Fire Sector Federation is calling on the Department for Education (DoE) to re-introduce the concept of property protection into its proposed revisions to Building Bulletin (BB) 100: Design for Fire Safety in Schools*. The move follows the devastating fire that occurred at The...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
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FIREX International 2016 welcomes over 16,000 attendees at ExCeL London

UBM EMEA has described “another successful year” for FIREX International, the leading industry event for fire protection, prevention and detection professionals. Hosted once again at London’s ExCeL from 21-23 June, FIREX International welcomed 16,290 attendees across...
Posted On 12 Aug 2016
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Fire Protection Association unveils new membership body to represent emergency evacuation sector professionals

The Fire Protection Association (FPA), the UK’s national fire safety organisation, has just announced the launch of a new membership body. The Emergency Evacuation Association (EEA) has been created in collaboration with Evac+Chair and will offer members publications, guidance...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
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Updated Joint Code of Practice clarifies requirement for EN 54-compliant fire alarms

The ninth edition of the Fire Protection Association’s Joint Code of Practice reinforces the need for construction site fire alarm systems to meet EN 54. That’s the considered view of Nottingham-based wireless technology expert Ramtech Electronics. Version 9 of ‘Fire...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015
Part 4 of Video Surveillance Systems for Use in Security Applications has been revised by the BSI
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Part 4 of BS EN 62676 on Video Surveillance Systems revised by British Standards Institution

The British Standards Institution has revised BS EN 62676-4:2015 Video Surveillance Systems for Use in Security Applications – Part 4: Application Guidelines. The standard, which saw input from the Home Office, the Metropolitan Police Service and Transport for London, provides...
Posted On 21 Oct 2015
The Fire and Security Association is calling on the new Government to engage on three key issues that affect fire and security companies: prompt payment, boosting technical skills and cost-effective business licensing
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“Payment, skills and cost-effective business licensing all crucial to success” urges Fire and Security Association

The Fire and Security Association (FSA) is calling on the new Conservative Government to engage with the organisation on three key issues affecting fire and security companies: prompt payment, boosting technical skills and cost-effective business licensing. With regard to...
Posted On 13 May 2015
FIREX International 2015 runs at London's ExCeL from 16-18 June
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UBM unveils further strategic content plans for FIREX International 2015

With just over two months to go before FIREX International opens its doors at London’s ExCeL, organiser UBM has unveiled further details in terms of what visitors can expect at the show this year. Not to be missed is the Expertise & Guidance Theatre, offering a free-to-attend...
Posted On 17 Apr 2015
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