evacuation


Grenfell Tower Inquiry: “‘Stay Put’ strategy should have been disregarded sooner”, says Kent FRS engineer

In a recent Grenfell Tower Inquiry Podcast, facilitated by BBC Sounds, the 'stay put' strategy was once again discussed. Read More

People with disabilities ‘at risk’ due to lack of clarity over emergency evacuation process, warns Evac+Chair

Safety experts warn that people with disabilities are 'at risk' due to lack of clarity over emergency evacuation processs. Read More

Hyfire wireless systems replaces waking watch to protect London residents

Hyfire's Taurus wireless fire system has been installed in a London tower block currently awaiting the replacement of defective cladding. Read More

FIREX Connect Day 1: Debating guidance and standards in the evacuation of tall buildings

IFSEC Global rounds up the first day of exclusive content at FIREX Connect, which featured an exclusive discussion on evacuation procedures. Read More

Why hybrid working will require enhanced integration of fire and security systems

Integrating access monitoring systems with fire detection and evacuation procedures are set to be crucial to ensuring occupant safety. Read More

What’s on the agenda at FIREX Connect? Evacuation procedures and building safety take centre stage

Sessions will cover topics such as the the evacuation of tall buildings and building safety, as well as the latest fire safety tech demos! Read More

FIREX Tech Talks: Advanced – Simultaneous evacuation & BS 8629 compliance

Watch as Advanced explains the latest guidance on the installation and commissioning of evacuation alert systems, including BS 8629. Read More

SSAIB awarded accreditation to certify installers for BAFE’s emergency evacuation scheme

SSAIB has announced it has achieved accreditation for BAFE’s SP207 scheme for emergency evacuation systems. Read More

Disagreements exposed over personal emergency evacuation plans for disabled people and stay put policies in high-rises

Disagreement has broken out over the role of personal emergency evacuation plans for people with disabilities in high rise blocks. Read More

FIREX Tech Talks: Baldwin Boxall – Vigil 3 voice alarm system

Baldwin Boxall examines the benefits of its Vigil 3 voice alarm system that integrates with fire detection systems to relay emergency messages. Read More

FIREX Tech Talks: Kentec – EVAC-POINT, ekho & Waking Watch

Watch as Kentec showcases how its EVAC-POINT and ekho devices can support building owners overcome the issues of Waking Watch patrols. Read More

Why raising standards through training is the key to unlocking the fire industry’s potential

IFSEC Global speaks with Kentec about why the company places such importance on training for its customers, and its response to the pandemic. Read More

Responding to a crisis – Making a case for improved resilience

Russ Timpson details how the Crisisboardroom kit can assist security leaders in managing and responding to crisis events. Read More

COVID-related considerations when updating fire risk assessments

As employees return to work, it is important COVID-related considerations are taken into account when updating fire risk assessments. Read More

Hyfire introduces EvacWireless for BS8629 requirements

With high-rise residential building managers preparing for the new BS8629 evacuation control regulations, Hyfire has launched EvacWireless. Read More

FIREX Tech Talks: Fireco Digital Messaging Service (DMS)

Hear from Fireco, as the team discusses how its Digital Messaging Service (DMS) works, and the benefits it provides for users in emergencies. Read More



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