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FirstPort ordered to pay £460,000 by Guildford Crown Court over fire safety failures at Gibson Court

Following the judgement in Guildford Crown Court on Tuesday 11 April relating to fire safety failures at Gibson Court retirement home that resulted in the death of an elderly woman, it’s plain that enforcement agencies will no longer tolerate companies operating inadequate fire...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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British Standards Institution enhances international capabilities with CREST global accreditation

BSI, the business standards company, has boosted its newly-created cyber security and information resilience business stream with global membership of CREST, the organisation that spearheads the highest possible levels of security testing standards. In achieving this status, BSI...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
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Southwark Council ordered to pay £570,000 following Lakanal House fire safety failings

Southwark Council has been ordered to pay a total sum of £570,000 for safety failures at Lakanal House, the South London tower block in which six people lost their lives to fire in 2009. The Council was taken to court by the London Fire Brigade on 22 charges relating to fire...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Securitas UK introduces on-site fire safety training services for end user customer base

Securitas UK has formally launched a flexible training programme designed to help organisations of any size protect themselves from the risk of fire. Already taken up by a number of the company’s customers, courses are tailored to the end user and delivered by experienced,...
Posted On 16 Sep 2016
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Companies “risking employee safety” due to poor fire and lighting system maintenance

Extensive research conducted by Hochiki Europe – the specialist fire safety solutions developer – has found that a quarter of European businesses questioned are risking their employees’ safety due to poor maintenance of fire or emergency lighting systems within...
Posted On 19 Feb 2015
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