fire safety


London’s third busiest underground line shuts during morning rush hour

Four passengers treated for smoke inhalation after a Fire Alert was released on the Jubilee Line. Read More

Cheshunt care home fire: £175k fine for serious breaches

A fire at a care home which left two people dead – with a further 33 having to be rescued from the collapsing building – was found to be caused by an electrical fault that spread to the roof. The company running the home has been fined £175,000 for five fire safety breaches. Read More

Pensioner’s death ‘could have been avoided’

A company which ran a South London care home has been fined more than £100,000 for breaching fire safety regulations after a pensioner died in their care. Read More

Sprinklers in schools: Government accused of a ‘callous disregard’ for pupil safety

School Minister, Nick Gibb, says that only 105 out of 673 new schools that were opened by February have been built with sprinklers installed. Read More

How to prevent fire spreading on construction sites

Safety device specialists Bull has issued advice on how to prevent fires from spreading on construction sites. Read More

‘Major weaknesses’ found in fire safety at army barracks

Tory MP and former army officer Johnny Mercer said soldiers are living in barracks that are not fit for animals. Read More

Timetable for Grenfell Inquiry phase two is “unacceptable”: Jonathan O’Neill OBE

The timetable of the Grenfell Tower inquiry hearings has been labelled “wholly unacceptable” after it emerged that phase two is unlikely to Read More

WATCH: Interactive virtual town educates children on fire dangers

Fire and rescue services have launched Sparkton, an interactive virtual town which helps children understand fire safety. This was originally Read More

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



Sign up to free email newsletters

Job Search

Search for health and safety jobs

Product and Services Search

Search for health and safety product and service suppliers

Downloads

Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry

5 rules for effective incident reporting

PPE in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet