FIA


What can be done to better fire safety in schools?

On Wednesday 29 June, the FIA held an exclusive seminar at Informa’s (the company behind Safety & Health Expo and FIREX International) Blackfriars HQ. Entitled FIA Seminar: Fire Safety in Schools, attendees heard from various speakers across the sector, as they discussed the methods in which schools can be protected in the best way possible, and also to deter false representation of fire incidents. IFSEC Global, SHP's sister title, reports on a snippet of the event. Read More

Fire Safety in 2021 eBook – Is the industry ready to embrace systemic change in building safety?

IFSEC Global has released its Annual Fire Safety Report 2021, keeping you up to date with the biggest stories of the year, including new legislation, improving building safety culture post-Grenfell and the importance of third-party certification in fire door safety. Read More

Fire services across UK donate kit and equipment to support Ukrainian firefighters

Fire services across the UK are donating thousands of items of kit and equipment to support firefighters on the frontline in Ukraine. Read More

FIREX International puts third-party certification centre stage

FIREX International is fully committing to promoting third-party approvals, independent accreditation and competency for construction products and services. Read More

‘Fire safety for disabled residents is not a minority issue’ – Using technology to manage fire safety risks in social housing

FireAngel’s Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Nick Rutter, shares why the Internet of Things is set to transform fire safety. Read More

Home Office looks to externally commission updates to Fire Safety Order guidance documents

As part of its overhaul of guidance, the Home Office is seeking to externally commission new guides and updates to fire safety documents. Read More

UK Government confirms one-year extension for UK products to implement UKCA marking

The UK Government has confirmed that UK businesses will be given an extension to implement UKCA marking, the new product safety marking in the UK, following several appeals from industry associations including the Fire Industry Association and BSIA. Read More

Fire safety: Making buildings safer

In episode 13 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we take a look at the legislative and systemic changes required in fire safety, and the wider building sector, to ensure buildings are made safer for occupants. Read More

Grenfell anniversary: Have lessons been learned two years on?

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, which claimed 72 lives and exposed shameful complacency and shortcomings in UK fire safety. Read More

Notre Dame wake-up call: The dos and don’ts of protecting heritage buildings

The Notre Dame blaze has been described as a 'wake-up call' for the guardians of the Palace of Westminster, with restoration works on the crumbling structure not due to start until the mid-2020s. Read More



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