Fire & Emergency


WATCH: The hard-hitting video launched for Fire Door Safety Week 2019

Imagine you live in a block of flats. film below implores responsible persons to act now and replace faulty fire doors without delay. Read More

London Health & Safety Group to host ‘mock trial’ event next week

Enhance your understanding of health & safety and fire safety incidents and what can go wrong for duty holders in the event of a fire. Read More

Grenfell Tower block tragedy

72 people were killed by the horrific fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower block of flats in North Kensington, West London on Wednesday, 14 June 2017. Read More

The most common causes of warehouse fires

A fire breaking out in a warehouse can be one of the real nightmare scenarios for a business, so it is no surprise that organisations are keen to minimise the risk of warehouse fires. Read More

Holiday Inn fire: Should all hotels be fitted with sprinklers?

The recent spate of UK hotel fires – most recently at a Holiday Inn in Walsall – raises the issue of whether or not all hotels should be fitted with sprinklers. Read More

‘Dame Judith Hackitt’s proposed Joint Competent Authority will bring in an era of stronger enforcement and a new package of sanctions,’ says Chairman of the Fire and Security Association

Speaking at Firex International, Tom Brookes said overall Dame Judith made 53 recommendations in her final report, which was published in May 2018 and the government said they will take forward all 53. Read More

USDAW call on Government to do more to protect safety of retail workers

The Union of Shop Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw), retailers and their representative organisations urged for the Home Secretary and other Ministers to take more action towards abuse against retail workers. Read More

Orbis Protect joins forces with TBS to provide single access point for lone workers

A new partnership between technology and management solutions company have produced a new solution for lone workers protection. Read More

A growing number of risk assessors could be prosecuted for breaches in fire safety in a post-Grenfell world, a leading lawyer warns

Speaking at FIREX International, Kizzy Augustin, a partner at Russell Cooke LLP said she believes more individuals will be held accountable for the assessment and management of fire safety. Read More

Non-compliance with notices leads to fine

The Solid Surface Shop UK Ltd, has been sentenced for non-compliance of Improvement Notices and failure to effectively manage health and safety. Read More



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