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Computer model gives insights into complex-building fire risks

A new computer model can provide added insights into fire risks in complex buildings, and help engineers to develop robust fire safety designs, according to BRE. Read More

Themes confirmed for Tall Buildings Fire Safety Conference 2020

The Tall Buildings Fire Safety Conference, co-located with FIREX and IFSEC International in May 2020, is set to focus on three major themes across the three separate days. Read More

Why fire training is the hot topic in health and safety

Alex Wilkins at iHASCO, explains why managers should place fire safety training for their entire workforce high on their priority list. Read More

Grenfell Tower: Government responds to Phase 1 report

A report, due to be published after the first phase of an inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire, has heavily criticised the response of The London Fire Brigade (LFB) citing ‘serious shortcomings’ and ‘systemic failures’. Read More

6 ways to fireproof your home

A fire in your home is one of the scariest things you can experience. Did you know that more than 37,000 UK household fires are reported every year, and that more than 260 people lose their lives? Read More

New report suggests ‘Toxic culture’ in English fire services

Fire services in England suffer from a “toxic” culture, with some firefighters not treating colleagues with “enough humanity”. Read More

Cladding manufacturer holds fire tests to prove panel safety

A cladding manufacturer has undertaken a series of ‘real life’ tests to prove that it’s cladding products do not burn. Read More

SSAIB achieves 300th BAFE Certification

SSAIB, one of the licensed certification bodies who deliver BAFE scheme assessments, says it is delighted to have achieved a historic milestone of 300 active BAFE scheme-certificated companies. Read More

Glass and Glazing Federation: Why visit FIREX?

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) talks through its experiences of FIREX International 2019, and why anyone involved in the fire safety sector should come along to FIREX 2020 this May. Read More

Queen’s Speech outlines fire safety as key priority

The Queen’s Speech outlined that new measures will be made a key priority in 2020, with new measures set to be brought forward to improve building safety. Read More