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LFB voices growing concerns over number of new properties being ‘deliberately’ designed to avoid fire safety rules

The LFB has expressed mounting concerns over the quantity of new properties being designed to avoid adhering to post-Grenfell fire safety rules. Read More

FIREX to welcome world leading thinkers on high rise safety at Tall Building Fire Safety Conference 2022

SHP provides the latest updates on what the International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference has to offer at FIREX 2022. 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Fire that has stood since January 2020, and has led to hundreds of low-rise buildings being deemed unsafe, is to be withdrawn by Christmas according to Michael Gove.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

Are industry professionals confident in the new Building Safety Bill?

Experts discuss whether they believe the proposed Building Safety Bill can prevent another tragic event like Grenfell from happening again. Read More

Post-Grenfell regulation aims to transform fire safety in buildings

Nearly three years after the devastating Grenfell Tower fire, the Government has published its proposals for what it calls “the biggest change in building safety for a generation”. IFSEC Global reporter, Ron Alalouff, highlights the main features of the wide-ranging provisions. Read More

Themes confirmed for Tall Buildings Fire Safety Conference 2020

The Tall Buildings Fire Safety Conference, co-located with Safety & Health Expo in September 2020, is set to focus on three major themes, High Rise Firefighting, Construction Fire Safety and Crisis Management. Read More

Sixth International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will focus on innovation, drones, fire science and more

The 6th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will take place on 18–20 June 2019 at Excel, London as part of the FIREX International Exhibition, which runs alongside Safety & Health Expo 2019. Read More

Insurers warn cladding ban does not go far enough

Speaking at the Fire Protection Association’s Fire Summit, the ABI’s Director of General Insurance Policy, James Dalton, said government plans to ban the use of combustible materials for all new high-rise residential buildings taller than 18 metres, “runs the risk of unnecessarily limiting the public safety benefits”. Read More

‘Living in the Sky’ – assessing the annual Capital health and safety lecture

The Capita annual health and safety lecture is always a highlight in the calendar, and this year was no exception - the topic for 2017 being “Living in the Sky”. Read More



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