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Webinar on emergency lighting updates announced by Hochiki Europe

Life safety manufacturer Hochiki Europe is hosting a webinar about updates to British Standard (BS) 5266-1: 2016 Emergency Lighting. Certified […] Read More

Watch: The funding crisis hampering fire safety upgrades in UK tower blocks

In this 56-second video we outline facts and figures that reveal how financial constraints are a serious impediment to remedying myriad shortcomings exposed by the worst UK fire in living memory. Read More

UK’s first fire door installation qualification is piloted

The UK’s first fire door installation qualification has been piloted with a view to delivering the full course in December 2017. Read More

Watch: Fire, security and fire escape doors – are you putting lives at risk?

To mark Fire Door Safety Week, Abloy UK created a video explaining why complying with fire door regulations is so important. The video also touches on fire escape doors and security doors. Read More

The Fire Safety Order has failed: Fudged investigations and lessons not learned in 10 years of the landmark legislation

It's been 10 years since the “the worst British hotel fire for 50 years” and the overhaul of UK fire safety laws. Alan Cox considers the major fires since and reveals details of his undercover inspection of hotels with the BBC. Read More

VESDA protects thousands of tourists at the largest timber-framed church in Europe

Download this free case study to find out about the installation of VESDA-E VEP from Xtralis Honeywell in the Churches of Peace in Silesia. Read More

6 fire-safety tips for keeping office employees safe

If you’re an employer or manager, then fireproofing your office should be a high priority – but what do you need to consider? Read More

British Safety Council chief: Grenfell should mark ‘turning point’ in fire safety

The chief executive of the British Safety Council opened its annual conference this week by detailing the body’s plans for […] Read More

Registration for Engineers of Tomorrow 2018 security & fire apprentice competition now open

Registration for Engineers of Tomorrow 2018 has now opened, as the competition returns to IFSEC International for it’s 20th anniversary […] Read More

Tom Brookes appointed new FSA chair

Tom Brookes, a senior figure within the fire safety industry, has been appointed as the new chair of the Fire & Security Association (FSA). Read More