Fire Prevention


Building Safety Managers – the future for compliance?

Why defining the future role of Building Safety Managers is imperative to improve the standards of building management. Read More

What’s on the agenda at FIREX Connect? Evacuation procedures and building safety take centre stage

Sessions will cover topics such as the the evacuation of tall buildings and building safety, as well as the latest fire safety tech demos! Read More

5 likely causes of office fires – and how to prevent them

Exploring some of the most likely causes of fires in the office, and top tips on how to prevent them from happening. Read More

How VR is producing more effective and engaging fire safety training

How VR is being used to provide more immersive, engaging and effective fire safety training to employees. Read More

Modern methods of construction and fire performance – time for a rethink?

The economic and environmental benefits of modern methods of construction are a big factor in the dash to build new homes. But are there inherent fire safety issues which should lead us to pause for thought? Read More

NSI calls for third party certification to be “more widely adopted” in response to Draft Building Safety Bill

The NSI has cautiously welcomed Government proposals in its newly introduced Building Safety Bill to overhaul building regulations and introduce a clearer legal system to prioritise residents’ fire safety. Read More

Fire doors in residential properties – what landlords need to know

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) explores what landlords should look for when specifying a fire door, and how they can quickly and easily monitor its maintenance needs once installed. Read More

Amthal supports BRNS Group maintain compliant fire safety

BRNS Group has partnered with Amthal Fire & Security to deliver on fire maintenance for its extensive London development portfolio. Read More

Amazon removes balcony barbecues from sale after LFB raises fire risk concerns

Retail giant Amazon has removed a number of barbecues specifically designed for use on balconies from sale over serious safety concerns highlighted by the London Fire Brigade. Read More

Reducing the fire risk with thermal cameras at a waste management facility

ADJ Fire and Security has provided a solution to improve fire safety via Hikvision’s thermal bullet cameras for Recycling Lives. Read More

The future of firestopping and fire safety

Simon Ince examines the future of fire safety and firestopping, as well as touching on the impact of the Hackitt Review and the new proposed building safety regulations. 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”. Ron Alalouff highlights the main features of the wide-ranging provisions. Read More

What landlords can do for fire safety during the COVID-19 crisis

Dakota Murphey outlines what landlords and property owners may need to consider in relation to fire safety and their tenants due to the impact of the coronavirus. Read More

Thermatech launches app to support compliance with Regulation 38

A new app from Thermatech Fire Consultants is set to launch to support the process of complying with Building Regulations requirement, Regulation 38. Read More

Combatting fires on construction sites

The answer is not complex, the answer is to begin training, says Adam Richardson, Operations and Content Coordinator at the Fire Industry Association (FIA). 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



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