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Security and fire systems specialist Trigion strengthens sales team

Security and fire systems and security guarding specialist Trigion Security Services welcomes a new business development manager to the team as the business continues to strengthen its presence within the UK market. Raj Ghuman brings over 11 years of industry experience to the...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020
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Comelit Group looks after fire detection regime at Kingfisher House

Comelit Group has worked with local fire safety and security specialist KJ Fire Safety to upgrade the fire detection systems at the newly-refurbished Kingfisher House care home in North Shields. Part of the Amicura Limited portfolio, Kingfisher House is a new dementia specialist...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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NFCC expresses shock at evidence presented during Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 2

Evidence that emerged during the opening days of the second phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry has been met with shock and anger by the chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC). The NFCC believes that the evidence presented during the first three days of Phase 2 shows a...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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Campus Fire Safety and Security: Making The Grade

In the wake of recent events at Bolton University, where a student accommodation tower went up in flames, Karen Trigg looks into how campus management teams must improve their fire safety and security strategies in an ongoing bid to keep students safe. University management teams...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020
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Best Practice in Managing and Reducing False Fire Alarms

The proliferation of false fire alarms places a huge burden on the Fire and Rescue Service. Understanding false fire alarm causes and taking steps to prevent them can help reduce false dispatches, as Jim O’Dwyer explains.  The threat of fire is known to all. There’s...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020
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ASSA ABLOY door closers meet certification demands for uninsulated metal fire doors

ASSA ABLOY’s range of door closers is one of the few available on the market to satisfy the certification demands of uninsulated metal fire doors, the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware and Access Control Group has announced. At the end of 2017, a number of UKAS-accredited authorities...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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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
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Improving Fire Safety: A Call for Retrofitting Sprinklers

Whether it’s to enhance the protection of residents in care facilities, address shortcomings in other fire protection measures or simply as a business resilience measure, the wider use of sprinklers is due in many ways to their life-long cost-effectiveness when compared to...
Posted On 06 Jan 2020
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Advances in key management unlocked by eFusion integration with Traka

Powerful tools for managing keys and high value assets can now be used seamlessly within centralised management platforms following the integration of Maxxess eFusion with Traka from ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions. Given that Traka solutions are globally deployed in many market...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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BAFE unveils new scheme to assess competency of dry riser/wet riser service and maintenance providers

Over 12 months in the making and taking into account comments elicited during a public consultation period, the new BAFE Competency of Organisations for the Service and Maintenance of Dry and Wet Riser/Falling Installations (SP105) Scheme is the first of its kind to assess...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019