Fire Protection


Fire safety boosted at specialised SEN school in London

SOCOTEC UK's Fire Engineering division provides fire consultancy services for the construction of a specialised SEN School in Southwark. Read More

New app launched to enhance mandatory fire safety training in the NHS

A fire safety app has launched with the aim of transforming mandatory fire safety training for NHS staff through extended reality (XR). Read More

Fire safety: Reflections and predictions from fire industry experts

As 2023 draws to a close, we've collected insights from fire industry experts on the evolution of fire safety in 2023 and 2024 forecasts. Read More

Safety risks & RAAC

In this article, Natalie Sellar, Managing Associate at Addleshaw Goddard, explores the legislative framework in place, consequences of non-compliance, and practical considerations. Read More

85% of organisations have no fire risk assessment for Lithium-ion battery devices on site

Just 15% of organisations say they have conducted a workplace fire risk assessment to cover the risks posed by devices containing lithium-ion batteries. 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

Bringing certainty: A closer look at third-party certification of fire doors

Helen Hewitt, CEO of BWF’s Fire Door Alliance discusses why certified fire doors and correct installation is the most important way to track fire door performance for building safety. Read More

Calls for the European institutions to prioritise fire safety

Undersigned organisations representing the European fire safety sector call for uropean institutions to prioritise fire safety in buildings. Read More

Evacuation alert system helps keep residents safe

Advanced has supplied its EvacGo evacuation alert system to three social housing tower blocks in Halewood, Merseyside. Read More

French theatre and opera house get wireless fire system upgrade

Ramtech has recently completed fire installations at two stage venues in France, with its Wireless Fire and Evacuation System (WES). Read More

‘Product transparency and no more designing on the hoof’ – What the national regulator for construction products means for the future of fire testing

A culture of misleading product information and ‘cheapest and fastest’ needs to be replaced with transparency and planned specification. Read More

Cambridge Research Park gets remote fire system upgrade

Chesterford Research Park, a hi-tech campus on the outskirts of Saffron Walden near Cambridge, has installed six remote fire alarm management units by Nimbus. Read More

‘It’s critical for responsible persons to know difference between fire doors and regular doors’, says Allegion’s Kirk Smith

Working fire doors are a prerequisite for fire safety, but what differentiates them from regular doors? Kirk Smith of Allegion UK outlines the technical features that form fire rated doors as we know them. Read More

Fire resistant glazing upgrade for Rochdale Town Hall

A large gothic window in the Grade One listed Rochdale Town Hall has been given a fire protection upgrade using Promat SYSTEMGLAS as part of a multi-million pound restoration project. Read More

Proven Smoke Protection for Stairwells – What More You Should Know About Pressurisation Systems?

New regulations in the UK have made second stairways mandatory in new high-rise buildings. But is this sufficient? Read More

2023 Passive Fire Protection Awards finalists announced by ASFP

ASFP announces the shortlist for its 2023 Passive Fire Protection Awards, with the winners due to be announced on 23 November. Read More



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