fire safety and emergency

The future of foam

Aisha Farooq, Deputy Editor of Fire & Risk Management (F&RM), the journal of the Fire Protection Association, looks at the latest measures to phase out ‘forever chemicals’. Read More

Are you evacuation ready?

Safety Chair provide a range of evacuation chairs for both stairway ascent and descent, catering for both single and dual person operation, and includes our battery powered evacuation chair that makes it even easier to descend or ascend a stairwell. Read More

Disabled workers’ lives at risk due to poor emergency evacuation procedures, finds report

Disabled workers’ lives are at risk due to ill informed emergency evacuation procedures, a report has found. Read More

Campaigners launch petition to implement Grenfell Inquiry recommendations for PEEPs

Disability Rights UK, alongside Clad Dag (a leaseholder Disability Action Group) and Grenfell United, have launched a petition calling on the Government to implement the Grenfell inquiry recommendation on Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs). Read More

Landlord fined for failing to carry out fire safety improvements

A property company has been fined £20,000 for failing to carry out safety and fire safety improvement works after ignoring requests to do so by housing officers. Read More

Expertise and guidance on hand at FIREX International 2022: Agenda announced!

Some of the leading personalities in fire safety law and standards will provide expert panel discussions at FIREX International in May. 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

New fire safety guides introduced in Scotland

Multiple new fire safety guides have been introduced in Scotland, including practical guidance for existing high-rise domestic buildings. Read More

An overview to appointing Responsible Persons in the workplace for fire safety

When it comes to appointing a responsible person for fire safety it’s important to fully understand their role. Dakota Murphey expands on what duties should be considered for the appointed person and understand the vital role they play in mitigating fire risks in the workplace. Read More

‘44% of businesses are concerned that false fire alarms in the workplace will encourage complacency’, according to study

With employees being encouraged to return to workplaces following the pandemic, new research by fire safety specialist, JLA, has revealed that business leaders are most concerned about employee complacency relating to fire safety following false fire alarms in the workplace. Read More

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