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Architects Often Overlook Construction Workers’ Fire Safety: Fire-Safety Professional

Fire-safety professional Andrew Furness reflects on his Olympics involvement, how construction workers aren’t afforded the same protection as occupants of completed buildings and why the UK needs more sprinklers. Former firefighter Furness founded Salvus Consulting Ltd 15 years ago in recognition of the need for more integration between fire safety and health and safety services. Salvus Consulting provides consultancy services and tailored, […]
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Cannabis Factory Exposed by Birmingham Fire

A fire that triggered the closure of one of Birmingham’s busiest roads has led police to a cannabis factory. Firefighters were called to the blaze in a parade of shops in South Yardley, South Birmingham on Monday. The A45 was closed to allow firefighters to use a hydraulic platform. Police found 75 cannabis plants in […]
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Fire Service Cuts Felt as Response Times Rise in Capital

Despite the closure of some 10 fire stations last year and the loss of 550 firefighters’ jobs more London wards are achieving six-minute target response time for the first fire engine’s arrival. But if that seems counter-intuitive then new data given to London Assembly members also revealed that the average response time for the city has […]
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Download Infographic-Based FIA Reports 2014

More than one in three (37%) fire-safety businesses have reported an increase in tenders requiring third-party certification, according to the Fire Industry Association's (FIA) third Market Condition Review.
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Customised Fire Points Launched by Bull Products

Customers can specify the size of their stand or trolley – for instance, making it small enough to fit through a narrow doorway - then choose fire equipment and alarms before adding necessary safety signage and company names and logos.
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Apreco Pressure Relief Systems

Apreco have been producing environmental air pressure control devices since the 1990s. Synonymous with excellent build quality and customer service of the highest order, we have continued to design and produce the products in the UK — something we are proud of. Quick Links Apreco website SGV Vent Data Sheet Apreco YouTube Many articles have […]
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