false alarms


The dangers of fire alarm fatigue and how to combat false alarms

Examines the issue of fire alarm fatigue and outlining useful steps those responsible can take to minimise the occurrence of false alarms. Read More

Fire system gets upgrade at luxury apartment block in South Africa

C-TEC’s CAST ZFP addressable fire system has been installed at 260 residential apartments in South Africa’s Cape Town. Read More

False fire alarms continue to cost the UK

False fire alarm numbers continue to rise post-pandemic, causing major challenges for the economy by wasting vital time and resources. Read More

False fire alarms costing the UK economy ‘almost £700million every year’

Research has revealed that the cost of avoidable fire alarms, such as false alarms, are costing SMEs in the UK £696 million every year. Read More

Improving fire detection performance for building owners, responsible persons, and facilities management teams

Considerations for building owners and responsible persons for reducing false alarms and improving fire detection performance. Read More

Is AI-based false alarm filtering the beginning of the end for remote CCTV monitoring as we know it?

The debate around AI in CCTV and Alarm Monitoring, and the impact the technology may have on the requirement for ‘humans’ in security. Read More

False alarms make up 98% of automatic fire alarm confirmed incidents in 2020/21

In new data released by the Home Office, statistics show that the vast majority of confirmed automatic fire alarm incidents are false alarms. Read More

“We need to do more to reduce false alarms” – Euralarm releases second edition of European fire alarms study

IFSEC Global hears from Euralarm as they reveal their findings on their second edition study of false alarms. Read More

Nittan launches Visual Alarm Base for its Photoelectric smoke detector

Manufacturer of fire detection products, Nittan Europe, has launched the EV-PYSAVD Visual Alarm Base for use with its Photoelectric smoke detector. Read More

Why intruder alarm installers and ARCs need to get on board with ECHO

In this webinar, Mark Taylor, and David Mair, highlight the importance of implementing ECHO technology as the alarm industry continues to evolve. Read More

ECHO announces 200,000 URN milestone

ECHO has announced that it is now supporting almost 200,000 Intruder and Hold-Up Alarm systems on police response with URNs (Unique Reference Numbers). Read More

“44% of businesses are concerned that false fire alarms in the workplace will encourage complacency”, according to study

Research by JLA has revealed that business leaders are most concerned about employee complacency relating to false fire alarms in the workplace. Read More

Hochiki fire system installed in Norfolk Sixth Form site

Following a recommendation from Norwich Education Services, Paston College, Norfolk, has upgraded its fire system to one provided by Hochiki. Read More

Smarter Physical Security: ‘The Perimeter’

IFSEC Global rounds-up the key takeaways from an AXIS webinar exploring the benefits of investing in smarter perimeter protection. Read More

93% of firms reporting excess of CCTV false alarms linked to poor installation or maintenance

Issues with too many false alerts in CCTV systems are said to be linked to poor installation, maintenance or configuration. Read More

Fire false alarms account for 42% of FRS incidents in 2020

Fire and rescue incident statistics: England, have been released by the Home Office for the year ending June 2020, containing statistics about incidents attended by the services (FRS). Read More



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