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Revised British Standard BS 7974 on fire safety engineering published by BSI 

The original British Standard for fire safety engineering, BS 7974, was published in 2001 and has been supplemented by a series of later guidance documents – PD 7974-1 to 8 – covering each sub-system of application in greater detail. Since 2001, there have been major...
Posted On 29 Mar 2019
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Fifth International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference focuses on issues arising from Grenfell Tower blaze

The rate and complexity of tall building construction is increasing worldwide, with cities forecast to house many more people in such structures as the years progress. In parallel, the tragedy that occurred at Grenfell Tower in London back in June, along with several other...
Posted On 27 Nov 2017
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Amthal launches debate on commercial building fire and security issues by publishing White Paper

Amthal Fire & Security has launched a new White Paper considering fire and security measures in commercial applications. The White Paper, which focuses on security in commercial applications, looks at issues faced by commercial owners, including employee theft, property and...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016
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Fire Industry Association calls for drive to cut down on false fire alarms

Throughout the world there’s a problem with false alarms from automatic fire detection systems. In the UK, this problem has been brought squarely under the spotlight due to the Localism Bill. Indeed, the London Fire Brigade announced in January 2014 that it was to begin charging...
Posted On 03 Jan 2016
340 members and guests attended the FIA's 2015 AGM
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“Growth and development” recorded by Fire Industry Association in 2015 Annual Report

The Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) 2015 Annual General Meeting recently took place at The Brewery in London’s Chiswell Street. During the AGM, the organisation announced the key points detailed in its just-published Annual Report and, for the benefit of over 340...
Posted On 17 Nov 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