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Fire Door Safety Week reaches its 10th anniversary in 2023

Fire Door Safety Week, a national awareness campaign first launched in 2013 in response to fire door neglect, celebrates its 10 year anniversary. Read More

BRE investigates causes and consequences of lithium-ion battery fires in new research

In collaboration with Electrical Safety First, the BRE fire safety research team has carried out tests into lithium-ion battery fires. Read More

IFSEC Interviews: LPCB’s Richard Flint on physical protection standards and LPS 1175

IFSEC Insider speaks to Richard Flint, BRE Technical and Commercial Lead for Security at third party certification body, LPCB at IFSEC 2023. Read More

ASSA ABLOY Door Group calls for higher standards of fire door inspections in rail environments

Door Group highlights the need for higher standards of fire door inspections in rail environments to ensure life safety and protect national infrastructure. Read More

FIREX International puts third-party certification centre stage

FIREX International is fully committing to promoting third-party approvals, independent accreditation and competency for construction products and services. Read More

Those most at risk from fire highlighted in new initiative

Plumis has launched an initiative to raise awareness around most common types of fires and those at greatest risk from fire-related injury. Read More

Reducing fire fatalities in the home

Raman Chagger, from the BRE, discusses the background and findings of a recent study: Causes of fire fatalities and serious fire injuries in Scotland – review and recommendations to reduce them. Read More

Computer model gives insights into complex-building fire risks

A new computer model can provide added insights into fire risks in complex buildings, and help engineers to develop robust fire safety designs, according to BRE. Read More

Bookings open for BRE Fire Research Conference 2020

BRE will be holding its fifth Fire Research Conference on 13th February 2020, designed to reflect its standing in the field of fire behaviour research and fire performance testing. Read More

Watch: The security door that refuses to yield to a flurry of hammer blows

This video gives a flavour of what visitors to IFSEC International, which takes place between 20-22 June 2017 at London ExCeL, can expect to see in the BRE Global/LPCB Attack Testing Zone. Read More

Gatwick Airport slashes false fire alarms by 70%

Following a successful campaign to identify and address the most common causes, Gatwick Airport Ltd has asked BRE to review its false alarm data and identify ways of further preventing costly, disruptive false alarms. Read More

BRE Fire Research Conference: Wireless Fire Detection, Open-Plan Fire Safety, Pilot Sprinkler Schemes – and More

A rundown of presentations from the BRE Fire Research Conference, which also covered false fire alarms, loss-prevention standards, large-scale fire testing and fire resistance/safety of compartmentation in roof voids, among other topics. Read More



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State of Physical Access Trend Report 2024

Lithium-Ion batteries. A guide to the fire risk that isn’t going away but can be managed

Whitepaper: Enhancing security, resilience and efficiency across a range of industries

Whitepaper: Multi-residential access management – The move to digital

2024 trends in physical security and critical communications

The Video Surveillance Report 2023

How cloud-based video surveillance can enable improved security for housing associations

EBOOK: Lessons from FIREX 2023 – Emerging challenges in fire safety