Fire & Emergency

Councils ordered to check tower block cladding

The government has directed local authorities and social housing landlords to run tests on any cladding on their tower blocks […] Read More

Grenfell Tower: Regulations MUST change as ‘we are creating the legacy for the next 50 years’

Building regulations must be re-assessed as part of the inquiry into the Grenfell tower fire, according to a panel of […] Read More

Grenfell Tower block tragedy

It has been claimed 79 people are now believed to have died following the horrific fire last Wednesday at the Grenfell […] Read More

Hotel fined after fire safety offences

A hotel in Golders Green has been fined £20,000 for fire safety offences, including the absence of smoke alarms and […] Read More

Court orders record fine in London Fire Brigade prosecution

A corporate landlord and its management company have been fined a record £250,000 following a ‘potentially lethal’ fire in Westminster Read More

TagEvac to offer 10% off to Safety & Health Expo visitors

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False alarms accounted for 40% of fire incidents in 2015/16

Of the 529,000 incidents attended by Fire and Rescue Services in England last year, 40% (214,000) were false alarms, according […] Read More

Case study: toxic gas detection in freight containers

After a career as a customs officer in the Netherlands, Wim van Tienen was well aware of the toxic gas […] Read More

Case study: university takes steps to improve evacuations

  The University of Strathclyde’s Information Services Directorate (ISD) has taken steps to try to improve the safety and efficiency […] Read More

Barbour download: fire protection and precaution

Fire protection and precaution director’s briefing Download this director’s briefing on fire protection and precaution. Courtesy of Barbour EHS this will […] Read More

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