Fire & Emergency




Grenfell: LFB Commissioner “staggered don’t have sprinklers in domestic premises & schools”

London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton has expressed amazement that sprinklers are still not routinely installed in schools and residential buildings. Read More

Four in 10 construction workers use the wrong type of fire extinguisher on electrical fires

Nearly four in 10 (38%) construction workers are using the wrong type of fire extinguisher to deal with electrical fires, a survey […] Read More

Firm fined £25k after worker set on fire

A company has been fined for safety breaches, when a worker was burned after striking underground electrical cables during excavation work. Read More

False alarms webinar: How to avoid unwanted alarms in flats, apartments and HMOs

Sign up to SHP sister brand Firex's webinar: ‘Hush those false alarms' about reducing unwanted false alarms. Read More

HSE annual figures: Deaths down but ill-health costing UK £14.9bn a year

Some 1.3m workers suffered ill-health and 609,000 were injured - but deaths down. Read More

Hackitt review: RIBA calls for repeal of Fire Safety Order

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), has called for The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order (RRFSO) to be disposed […] Read More

‘Living in the Sky’ – assessing the annual Capital health and safety lecture

The Capita annual health and safety lecture is always a highlight in the calendar, and this year was no exception - the topic for 2017 being “Living in the Sky”. Read More

VIDEO: Six fire safety tips for keeping office employees safe

Here is a collection of top tips for keeping employees safe from the risk of fire. Read More

British Safety Council chief: Grenfell should mark ‘turning point’ in fire safety

The chief executive of the British Safety Council opened its annual conference yesterday by detailing the body's plans for the future. Read More

Trump’s next target? Health and safety…

It may not get the coverage of Trump’s comments on North Korea, but changes to health and safety regulations could be one of his lasting legacies. Read More



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