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Enforcement activity will continue to fall “until Fire and Rescue Services are allocated sufficient additional resources”

Fire safety inspections in buildings have fallen by 40%, leaving thousands of people at risk. According to the Fire Protection Association (FPA), that statistic “should be a source of deep shame for this Government”. “What value do we place on the lives of our...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Hackitt Review Update Seminar organised by Fire Protection Association

On Monday 3 December, the Fire Protection Association (FPA), the UK’s national fire safety organisation, will be hosting a Hackitt Review Update Seminar to discuss the imminent Government response to the Hackitt Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety energised in...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Fire Protection Association announces return of LPC Training brand to UK’s security market

The Fire Protection Association (FPA), the national fire safety organisation which delivers over 250 training courses annually across the UK, has announced that it’s re-establishing the insurer-backed LPC Training brand as a response to increasing numbers of enquiries for...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017
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