Fire Prevention

How to safely use and store lithium-ion batteries in the workplace

Here, fire safety experts from SOCOTEC discuss how to safely use and store lithium-ion batteries to protect the safety of your people and your workplace. Read More

Defective cladding – a legal perspective

In a new collaboration with regular articles from legal firm, Kingsley Napley, IFSEC Insider hears from Partners, Hannah Eales and Claire Lamkin, who provide answers to common defective cladding questions. Read More

Golf club get wireless fire safety upgrade after system failure

Working in partnership with Fire Action, Hyfire’s Taurus wireless fire devices have been installed at Crowborough Beacon Golf Club. Crowborough […] Read More

Idle threat: Fire risk in unoccupied buildings

Simon Brand, Editor of Fire & Risk Management (F&RM), the journal of the Fire Protection Association, examines the arson threat facing unused and unoccupied buildings. Read More

Building Safety Act awareness e-learning course launched by CIOB

Adrian Montague at CIOB talks about a new health and safety course CIOB has recently launched and the benefits its academy can provide for building and fire safety professionals. Read More

How does the fire industry learn from tragedies and near misses?

How we learn lessons effectively from fire tragedies and near misses was the subject of a panel discussion at the Fire Conference 2023. Read More

Firestopping training course launched by ASFP for installers

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has launched a new e-learning course aimed at passive fire protection installers. Read More

Comelit-PAC’s support for changing fire safety legislation

With new fire legislation in force, Comelit-PAC’s team is ready to offer support for Responsible Persons and ensure full compliance. Read More

Making legacy firestopping issues a thing of the past

Changing legacy ways of working to ensure fire safety systems are designed and installed to high standards the first time around. Read More

Do scare tactics improve or hinder fire safety?

Why scare tactics don't seem to have worked when it comes to fire safety and the impetus is on businesses to see measures as an investment. Read More

Webinar: Is our Reliance on Lithium-Ion Batteries Safe or Sustainable?

Discover the vital steps to safeguard your organisation from the rising fire risks associated with Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. Join our webinar and learn how to implement an 8 Step Plan for a safer battery environment. Read More

NFPA 241: An introduction to construction site fire safety in the United States

Ron Alalouff provides an overview of the NFPA 241 code relating to construction site fire safety in the US, based on a talk from FIREX 2023. Read More

The hazards of Lithium-ion batteries on construction sites

There has been a “huge increase” in the use of Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries on construction sites, speakers explained at FIREX 2023. Read More

What’s new in construction site fire safety guidance?

Outlining new provisions in the latest editions of two principal guidance documents on fire safety for construction sites. Read More

Hot spots: fire hazards multiply to threaten construction sites

Hunter Seymour addresses the growing number of fire hazards on construction sites due to new and developing risks. Read More

Living walls guidance and fire testing is “inconsistent and inappropriate” says leading fire engineering academic

While living walls can improve air quality and public wellbeing, Professor Ed Galea says that current guidance is not fit for purpose. Read More


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