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Human impact of fire investigated in new study

The Centre for Economics and Business Research and founding member Aico, and the Housing Safety and Wellbeing Taskforce, is conducting research into the human impact of fire. Read More

Council takes legal action against tenants who refuse to have fire smoke detectors repaired

Four people have received warrants to enforce access to their homes in order to carry out fire safety work – will other local councils soon follow suit? Read More

Time to take a remote approach to fire safety

Ian Ballinger, Head of Projects and Certification at FireAngel, explores the benefits of following the principles of the Draft Building Safety Bill by procuring connected fire safety technologies that successfully future-proof an entire housing portfolio through the facilitation of a ‘Golden thread’ of digital building information that is accessible in real time by all necessary individuals. Read More

Smoke alarms: Mother knows best

A smoke alarm playing a recording of a mother’s voice is more likely to wake a sleeping child than one with a conventional high-pitched alarm, according to a new study. Read More

Fire detection at historical sites

According to manufacturer Honeywell, its FAAST LT Aspiration Smoke Detector is being used in an increasing number of historical buildings Read More



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