fire safety


Fire safety in 2020 eBook – A year of challenges and change

Download the Fire Safety in 2020 eBook, from IFSEC Global and FIREX International, to keep up-to-date with the biggest stories of the year. It includes the latest legislation, Grenfell Tower Inquiry revelations and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected professionals in the sector. Read More

‘Collaboration will be key to implementing cultural change in building safety’ – Peter Baker, Chief Inspector of Buildings, outlines his priorities

As part of the Building Safety Bill’s proposals, a new Building Safety Regulator will be developed to oversee the safety and performance of all buildings. IFSEC Global Editor, James Moore, spoke to Peter Baker, the newly appointed Chief Inspector of Buildings at the HSE, who will lead the programme to develop the role. Read More

Webinar: How a ‘Responsible Person’ selects competent fire risk assessors and management support

On Wednesday 5 May at 11:00 this Praxis42 webinar, hosted by SHP, will debate how to establish competence in the selection and appointment of resources that support an organisations fire life safety strategy. Read More

Grenfell Tower fire: Council accused of prioritising ‘cost over safety’

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

NEBOSH launches new fire safety qualification for low risk workplaces

NEBOSH has launched a new globally relevant fire safety qualification to help those in low to medium risk workplaces build in-house fire safety expertise and develop practical fire safety skills that can be used to protect people, buildings and business. Read More

Fire safety regulation breaches could lead to unlimited fines, according to new regulations

The Government has announced new regulations to boost building safety and £16 million for fire and rescue authorities. Read More

Bristol pub fined £132k for breaching fire safety rules

A microbrewery in Bristol has been convicted after breaching health and safety regulations which led to a fire in 2018. Read More

Lessons from Grenfell: Why aren’t we learning?

In episode 8 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from Gill Kernick about the pressing need to improve building safety culture post-Grenfell. We then look ahead to 2021 with some news from the Women in Safety & Health Network, plus hear an update on the One Percent Safer Foundation. Read More

Fire Safety Bill proposals to protect leaseholders from costs of repairs defeated in the Commons

The Fire Safety Bill has recently passed through the House of Commons, following amendments tabled from the House of Lords which were defeated in a Commons vote on Wednesday 24 February. Read More

What do the Fire and Building Safety Bills mean for you?

Barbour EHS will be focus on the The Fire Safety Bill and The Building Safety Bill and how they impact your business. Read More



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