Dubai fire lab adds BS 8414 cladding tests to its UKAS accreditations

Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants has one rig each for Parts 1 & 2, with a third under construction to meet anticipated demand. Read More

EAPFP calls for mandatory third-party certification of passive fire protection installers

During the association’s latest biannual meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania, EAPFP members also discussed several initiatives underway across Europe designed to enhance installer training and encourage certification. Read More

Soaring demand for cladding fire tests inspires major new collaboration

The Fire Protection Association (FPA) is collaborating with US-based safety science organisation UL LLC to boost UK capacity for testing and certification of facades and building envelope products. Read More

LPCB Attack Testing Zone returns for IFSEC 2018: Watch last year’s action and view 2018 timetable

Security doors, perimeter fencing, shutters and covers will be subjected to hammers, wire cutters and other handheld tools as technicians from the LPCB put non-approved products to the test alongside LPCB-approved alternatives. Read More

LPS 1175 door testing demonstration held at ASSA ABLOY

The event consisted of an overview of the LPS 1175 test standard, a factory tour and a practical demonstration highlighting the difference in performance between certified and non-certified security doors. Read More

Security firms offered route to becoming certified fire installers

SSAIB has partnered with the Fire Industry Association (FIA) to help interested security-registered firms gain certification in fire detection and alarms. Read More

Cowboy operators beware: Certification scheme breaks new ground

Endorsed by organisations across the industry, the CTSP Register certifies individuals rather than their employers. Is this the long advocated breakthrough needed to combat rogue traders? Read More

Oncam’s 360-degree Evolution becomes first surveillance camera to earn NSF food sanitation certification

The 360-degree stainless steel Evolution camera from Oncan has earned certification from NSF International to standard 169 – the first CCTV camera to do so. Read More

Register of certified fire and security installers launched to combat rogue trader problem

The ‘CTSP’ Register will only include individuals who have demonstrated that they have at least a year’s experience and are suitably qualified in the disciplines they claim to provide services in. Read More

Watch: The LPCB Attack Testing Zone at IFSEC 2017

Security doors, perimeter fencing, shutters and covers were subjected to hammers, wire cutters and other handheld tools in the LPCB Attack Testing Zone at IFSEC 2017. Read More

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