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Gate Safe charity focused on automated gates celebrates 150th training event

Gate Safe, the pioneering charity that was the first to raise awareness of the need for improved standards in the safety of automated gates, marked another important milestone recently as the organisation – which is supported by many independent third parties including Risk...
Posted On 23 Jul 2019
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FLEXIDOME IP Starlight 8000i fixed dome cameras from Bosch “deliver clear advantages” for end users

Bosch continues to apply the latest technology to advance the performance of its security devices and deliver clear advantages for end users and installers. This is typified by the launch of the company’s new FLEXIDOME IP Starlight 8000i fixed dome cameras, which provide...
Posted On 10 Apr 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
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‘MOT’-style approval scheme for fire protection in commercial kitchens launched by NSI

Professional fire safety solution providers will soon have authority to issue their clients with National Security Inspectorate (NSI)/BAFE Certificates of Compliance much like an ‘MOT’ to show that all kitchen fire protection systems are fit for purpose. Commercial kitchens are...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018
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BAFE unveils “groundbreaking” scheme focused on kitchen fire protection systems

BAFE has unveiled the detail underpinning its latest scheme to be made available for third party certification assessment. Over the last couple of years, the independent register of quality fire safety service providers has been developing BAFE SP206, a new third party...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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FIA Technical Briefing

Reading and understanding British Standards and Codes of Practice is the fire safety specialist’s bread and butter, but sometimes there are pitfalls that it can be easy to fall into. The Fire Industry Association has recently produced guidance about BS 7273-4:2015 and its...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018
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Focusing on Improved Total Cost of Ownership

Total Cost of Ownership is a hot topic in security circles and frames a dialogue that manufacturers are increasingly having with specifiers, installers and end users alike, writes John Davies. The days of shifting cheap boxes are long gone as the market, very sensibly, has...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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Code of Practice for CCTV installations updated by National Security Inspectorate

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has launched a new edition of its CCTV Code of Practice for the design, installation and maintenance of CCTV surveillance systems: NCP 104 Issue 3. This edition includes guidance on protecting systems from cyber risks, and also emphasises...
Posted On 11 Jan 2018
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ASSA ABLOY UK to campaign for mandatory fire door inspections at House of Commons exhibition

ASSA ABLOY UK will be showcasing its fire door safety products at a high-profile House of Commons exhibition. Fire door safety has become an increasingly prominent issue, and the company is hoping the event will provide a valuable opportunity to raise awareness about the...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017
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Fencing and Construction Training forges working partnership with Gate Safe

Gate Safe has joined forces with Fencing and Construction Training (FaCT) to raise awareness of the required safety protocol for anyone involved in the installation of automated and manual gates. In addition to helping to educate the industry on the importance of the correct...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017
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