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Latest revision made to voice alarm systems code of practice BS 5839

The BSI has made its latest revision to the fire detection and alarm systems code of practice related to voice alarm systems. Read More

BSI updates BS 7273: Pt4 for securing escape doors

The British Standards Institution’s BS 7273: Part 4 Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures has recently had its exit system guidance amended. Read More

Draft construction products competency standard is a ‘radical’ response to previous mistakes and shortcomings

The whitepaper on the proposed new standard on construction product competencies, published by the CPA, is ambitious in nature. Read More

ASFP to offer new member benefits in conjunction with BSI

The ASFP has signed a series of agreements for members with the British Standards Institution (BSI), the national standards body of the UK. Read More

The digital management of fire safety information – An overview of BS 8644-1

An overview of what the new BS 8644-1 Code of Practice for the digital management of fire safety information is all about. Read More

Prevent, enhance, expand – What place does IoT have in the fire industry in 2022 and beyond?

At FIREX 2022 in May, experts from across fire and security discussed how IoT technology is being implemented to improve fire safety. We round-up the discussion. Read More

BSI and the FIA to launch partnership at FIREX 2022

BSI will announce the launch of a collaboration with the FIA at the leading fire safety exhibition, FIREX on 17 May 2022. Read More

Is IoT set to revolutionise the fire safety industry?

Exploring why technology such as IoT is playing an increasingly important role in fire safety, despite cyber security resilience concerns. Read More

How evacuation technology can influence the brain in crisis mode

Marc Gaunt gives readers an insight into how evacuation technology can be used to influence the brain in crisis mode. Read More

New UK initiative launched to shape global technical standards for Artificial Intelligence

The Alan Turing Institute, supported by the BSI and the NPL, will pilot a new initiative to lead in shaping global standards for Artificial Intelligence. Read More

New code of practice for external wall fire risk assessment published

A new code of practice for the fire risk appraisal of external walls and cladding of multi-occupancy residential buildings has been published by BSI. Read More

BSI joins FIA’s Internet of Things Forum to support effective adoption of IoT in fire safety

The BSI is set to join the FIA Internet of Things (IoT) Forum to facilitate knowledge sharing and improve fire safety in the UK. Read More

BSI advises cyber caution to organisations exploring new hybrid ways of working, during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

With Cybersecurity Month in full swing, the importance of secure IT systems and cyber security practices is brought to professionals attention. Read More

BSI Publishes BS 16000 Security Management: Strategic and Operational Guidelines

This latest guidance includes vocabulary, principles and a framework for anyone within an organisation's security functions, either as a starting point or to review existing security arrangements. Read More



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