fire safety


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

Grenfell: Cladding tests must reflect real life

The Grenfell Tower fire is one of the most significant the UK has seen for years, bringing widespread attention to a number of failures and to a system described by Dame Judith Hackitt as ‘not fit for purpose’. Read More

Pre-Grenfell there was a “genuine belief that fire was under control and there were bigger fish to fry”

The chair of the Fire Sector Federation has said he was disappointed there had still been no review of Approved Document B – the framework setting out building regulations – a year after the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Read More

Webinar: Grenfell – Building a safer future – Learning lessons from Grenfell to deliver safer buildings

It is now one year since 72 people lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire: a shocking and harrowing event that has caused a series of searching questions to be asked about our society and in particular our relationship to fire safety in buildings. Read More



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