fire safety


Training key to preventing fires and keeping staff safe

How businesses can improve staff safety from the risk of fire and ensure that employees understand what’s required of them in the event of a fire outbreak. Read More

Fire safety in construction a bigger priority post-Grenfell, but construction sector frustrated by government response

The construction industry has seen myriad improvements to fire safety since the Grenfell Tower fire, but there is frustration that the government has responded too slowly, a new study reveals. Read More

Three quarters of tenants would not follow stay put advice during a fire

The research also found that 39% of tenants lacked confidence in their building’s ability to stop the spread of smoke and fire. Read More

WATCH: A tour of Honeywell’s fire and safety solutions for the home and commercial buildings

In this video Daniel Wan, Customer Marketing Leader for Commercial Security EMEA, Honeywell, speaks to IFSEC TV about the Fortune 100 giant’s range of fire and security technology for the home and commercial buildings. Read More

Fire safety: Tenants’ lives put at ‘serious risk’ by landlord

Officers from Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service found a number of serious issues when they entered the property in Reading, which was being occupied as a house of multiple occupation (HMO). Read More

Five things you need to know about evacuating a tall building

As a health & safety manager, what should be top of your priorities when evacuating a tall building? Read More

£7k fine for fire safety failures

A York restaurant has been ordered to pay £7,000 after several fire safety breaches were found at the premises. Read More

Airbnb issues fire safety guidance to hosts

The accommodation website Airbnb has teamed up with the National Fire Chiefs Council to issue fire safety guidance to its UK hosts. Read More

Global standards for fire safety in buildings launched

More than 30 organisations from around the world have united in a single group – The International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS) Coalition – to develop landmark industry standards to globally address fire safety in buildings. Read More

All buildings should be publicly rated for fire and life safety, says Australian firefighter

Speaking at FIREX 2018, which ran alongside Safety & Heath Expo, Justin Francis from Queensland Fire Service said a ratings system, similar to those already used for environmental and food standards, could drive up safety standards. Read More



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