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Study reveals significant levels of verbal and physical violence towards security staff

A new study conducted in May this year of over 1,000 security professionals from Workingthedoors.co.uk has revealed the levels of verbal and physical violence security staff receive while at work. Read More

New residential high-rise development plans required to incorporate fire safety considerations as Planning Gateway One comes into force

From 1 August, new planning requirements (Planning Gateway One) came into force on developments involving high-rise residential buildings, with fire safety issues needing to be incorporated into schemes before planning permission is granted. Read More

Fire safety: Making buildings safer

In episode 13 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we take a look at the legislative and systemic changes required in fire safety, and the wider building sector, to ensure buildings are made safer for occupants. Read More

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

IFSEC Global opens nominations for fire and security influencers

The judging panel for the 2021 IFSEC Global Influencers in Security and Fire has been named and nominations for the awards are now open. Read More

How much of a fire risk are the Houses of Parliament?

Guy Fawkes, the Great Fire, V for Vendetta: the image of the Houses of Parliament on fire – or Palace of Westminster, if you prefer – is an evocative one. James Beale, Operations manager, Invicta Fire Protection, spoke to IFSEC Global about the potential damage a fire could cause. Read More

Holiday Inn fire: Should all hotels be fitted with sprinklers?

The recent spate of UK hotel fires – most recently at a Holiday Inn in Walsall – raises the issue of whether or not all hotels should be fitted with sprinklers. Read More

Dangerous drone encounters at UK airports jump by more than a third

Ilegal drone intrusions into UK airport airspace have soared by 34.4% in 2018, according to a report by an air safety body, as IFSEC Global Editor Adam Bannister reports. Read More

Ocado blaze: Automated warehouses create new fire protection complexities, says expert

The recent fire at an Ocado warehouse in Hampshire ranged for three days before finally being extinguished at the end of last week. Dr James Glockling, Technical Director at the FPA, says that the blaze raises questions about the role of sprinklers and complexities created by the automation of warehouse facilities. Read More

Brexit and UK fire exports: Hazards on the roadmap ahead

Hunter Seymour, security market analyst with expertise in both the fire and security markets, looks into how Brexit could affect the UK fire industry. Read More



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Down to Earth: The hidden risk of low level falls in vehicle maintenance

Display Screen Equipment: Employee factsheet

ISO 45003: Your questions answered

Environment Bill guidance document

Hybrid working – Director’s briefing