Fire Safety And Emergency


Architects warn fire safety guidance is ‘deeply flawed’

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has called for two staircases to be built in all new tower blocks, after warning current safety guidance is “deeply flawed”. Read More

More than half of London care homes fail fire safety checks

The report by the London Fire Brigade found that 57% of the 177 care homes in a series of one-off inspections received a formal notification to address fire safety issues. Read More

‘It appears that innovation has missed this sector for decades’: In conversation with Firexo Chief Executive, Dave Breith

The company has produced a new fire extinguishing liquid, Firexo, which is able to quickly extinguish all classes of fire, is environmentally friendly and requires small volumes to put out a fire. Read More

Grenfell cladding 55 times more flammable than other materials

Academics at the University of Central Lancashire have published a new report in the Journal for Hazardous Materials Read More

Sixth International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will focus on innovation, drones, fire science and more

The 6th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will take place on 18–20 June 2019 at Excel, London as part of the FIREX International Exhibition, which runs alongside Safety & Health Expo 2019. Read More

Wireless fire alarm systems: Sounding the alarm

A look at why latest generation wireless fire alarm systems that incorporate medical response and other functionality are transforming safety on construction sites. Read More

Brexit and UK fire exports: Hazards on the roadmap ahead

Hunter Seymour, security market analyst with expertise in both the fire and security markets, looks into how Brexit could affect the UK fire industry. Read More

How to prevent fire spreading on construction sites

Safety device specialists Bull has issued advice on how to prevent fires from spreading on construction sites. Read More

Minister admits dangerous cladding remains on council tower blocks

Dangerous cladding remains on 44 council or housing association tower blocks, according to the latest government figures. Read More

‘Major weaknesses’ found in fire safety at army barracks

Tory MP and former army officer Johnny Mercer said soldiers are living in barracks that are not fit for animals. Read More


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