fire safety


Grenfell Tower fire: Company associated with tragedy blocked from government housing scheme

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

IFSEC Global’s 2021 most read in fire safety

We reveal the stories that caught the eye of the readers of our sister site, IFSEC Global, throughout the year! Read More

Landlord prosecuted after failing to meet fire safety requirements

The landlord of multiple flats above a takeaway in Islington, has been found guilty of a series of fire safety failings. Read More

Grenfell Inquiry: Government “hid” fire safety risks to buildings

Consecutive governments have been accused of “deliberately covering up” the dangers posed to combustible materials before the Grenfell Tower fire. Read More

High rise residential buildings: Preliminary serious incident scenarios and potential control measures

A Joint Regulators’ Group, including the HSE, is assisting in the implimentation of a risk framework for the proposed new safety case regime. Read More

FIREX International puts third-party certification centre stage

FIREX International is fully committing to promoting third-party approvals, independent accreditation and competency for construction products and services. Read More

Gove admits ‘mistakes made’ in cladding crisis, questions leaseholder responsibility for costs and revokes advice on low-rise buildings

Safety advice released in the wake of the Grenfell Tower Fire that has stood since January 2020, and has led to hundreds of low-rise buildings being deemed unsafe, is to be withdrawn by Christmas according to Michael Gove. Read More

‘People with disabilities ‘at risk’ due to lack of clarity over emergency evacuation process’

Safety experts warn that people with disabilities are 'at risk' due to lack of clarity over emergency evacuation processs. Read More

Historic landmarks urged to complete fire emergency salvage plans by London Fire Brigade

Thousands of historic artefacts are at risk of being lost forever if venues do not have the correct salvage plans in place, London Fire Brigade has warned. Read More

London Fire Brigade signs new agreement to keep people safe near high voltage equipment

London Fire Brigade signs new agreement aiming to keep both emergency crews and the public safe near high voltage electrical equipment. Read More



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