fire risk assessment


Revision of PAS 79 published to help reduce fire risk and improve the safety of non-domestic buildings and housing premises

BSI, in its role as the UK National Standards Body, has published PAS 79, Fire Risk Assessment. Guidance and a recommended methodology. Read More

‘COVID-19 controls increasing fire risks at work’, warns safety expert

Controls to limit the risks of COVID-19 transmission are having an impact on the management of workplace fire risks, according to a firefighter and safety trainer. Read More

‘A catalogue of fire risks’ found at Victoria Coach Station

London’s Victoria Coach Station has been given a fire enforcement notice after concerns were raised from fire experts that revealed a “catalogue of major fire risks”. Read More

Only 15% of newly-built schools in the UK are fitted with sprinklers

iHASCO, a provider of health and safety eLearning, is urging education institutions to tackle fire hazards with the launch of its updated Fire Awareness course. 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

Fire risk assessment sector must undergo cultural change in wake of Hackitt report, says safety expert

Speaking at FIREX 2018, Brian Gregory from Safety Management UK told delegates that “somebody needs to stand up and do something different” following the publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of building regulations and fire safety. 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

Safety & Health Expo: The Competent Person in 2016

Join prominent Fire Safety expert Howard Passey of the FPA at The Safety and Health Expo at 11am on 21 Read More

Fire Risk Assessments: Landlords and vulnerable residents

By Adam Bannister, Editor, IFSEC Global When the prescriptions of a firerisk assessment and the practical needs of vulnerable residents Read More

Choosing a competent fire risk assessor

By Nick Coombe for IFSEC Global London Fire Brigade believes that following a few simple steps can ensure you have Read More



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