fire safety


Grenfell Tower fire: Government sets out response to Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report

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

British Safety Council respond to Queen’s Speech

The British Safety Council and other bodies have pledged to work with the government to protect and enhance workers’ rights, reform the regulatory regime for building safety and improve air quality. Read More

Fire safety for construction workers on high-rise buildings

Bull Products is urging construction companies to implement practical fire risk assessments on high-rise buildings, reports IFSEC Global. Read More

Bolton fire: ‘A reminder of the depth of issues within England’s building regulations and fire-safety regime’

In the aftermath of a fire which ripped through a block of student flats in Bolton on Friday night, a fire safety expert has said that sound understanding of building and fire science is needed. Meanwhile, Greater Manchester’s mayor has called the cladding on building a cause for ‘concern’. Read More

The 5 biggest workplace fire hazards

Fires can happen pretty much anywhere but are particularly common in the workplace. In the UK, there are approximately 16,000 non-residential fires reported each year, and a large proportion of these are found to take place at work. Read More

Burns and scalds injuries in the workplace

CE Safety has analysed Labour Force Survey and found that, between 2015 and 2018, 23,000 workers reported suffering from non-fatal burns or scalds. Read More

56% of care home workers have flagged fire safety concerns

51% care home workers who reported fire safety concerns were dissatisfied with the actions subsequently taken, according to research released today. Read More

The future of fire risk assessment and management post Hackitt

Howard Passey explored the implications for fire risk assessors (FRAs) of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety at FIREX 2019. Read More

From Hyde Housing to Deepwater Horizon: Insights on tall building fire safety

Last year saw the construction of a record number of skyscrapers over 300 metres high around the world. 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



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