fire safety


Home working: Directors briefing

Employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of all employees, including home workers. Read More

Fire Safety Bill introduced by the Home Office

The Home Office has introduced a new Fire Safety Bill, in an effort to improve fire safety in buildings in England and Wales Read More

Grenfell Tower fire: MPs launch inquiry into cladding remediation

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

Firefighters welcomed by NFCC Chair to High Rise Firefighting Conference

The first day of this year’s Tall Buildings Fire Safety Conference is set to focus on high rise firefighting – a topical subject considering the number of incidents in the UK over recent years. 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

Contractor fined for student block fire safety failings

The main contractor was among three firms ordered to pay fines totalling £670,000 after admitting fire safety failings at a building used for student accommodation in Leeds. 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



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