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New PDF edition of the LPC Sprinkler Rules launched by the Fire Protection Association

The Fire Protection Association (FPA), the UK’s national fire safety organisation, has launched a new PDF edition of the LPC Sprinkler Rules manual. Read More

Can you spot the 13 hidden fire risks?

The ordinary family home is full of fire hazards. From faulty electrics to unattended flames, many of us ignore the threats all around us, and take our own safety for granted. Read More

The 5 biggest workplace fire hazards

Fires can happen pretty much anywhere but are particularly common in the workplace. In the UK, there are approximately 16,000 non-residential fires reported each year, and a large proportion of these are found to take place at work. Read More

Some Shocking Facts About Fireworks and how to Stay Safe [Infographic]

In conjunction with our sister site SHP Online we’ve produced an infographic to convey the sheer explosive power of a product that may well be available in your local corner shop. Read More

Grenfell Tower fire: London Fire Brigade condemned for ‘serious shortcomings’ in its response

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

An epidemic of fire door failings

A litany of fire door failures in both residential and commercial properties have been documented by a leading buildings surveyor. Read More

6 tips to minimise fire risks to your business

Fire risk assessments, understanding GHS labelling and designating a smoking area are three of the tips for reducing fire risks. Read More

Government promises to go beyond Hackitt recommendations

Government plans to implement all recommendations made in the post-Grenfell review of building regulations and fire safety have been cautiously […] Read More

“Building regulations need property resilience”: FM Global’s Tom Roche

Tom Roche, senior consultant, international codes and standards at FM Global, reflects on the fire safety landscape more than two years on from the worst residential fire in living memory. Read More

WATCH: The fire door series – certification, installation, maintenance and more

Launched to mark Fire Door Safety Week, these videos take the form of interviews with fire door safety expert and IFSEC Global influencer Hannah Mansell. Read More



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