fire risk management


FIA releases guidance on cladding and external wall systems in fire risk assessments addressing challenges involved

The FIA addresses the issues to fire risk assessors for cladding and external wall construction for multi-occupied residential premises. Read More

Government releases guide on the application process for the Building Safety Fund

The government has released a short guide on the Building Safety Fund (BSF) which provides funding to address life safety fire risks in England. Read More

Record-breaking fire safety fine on Bupa Care Services explained

January saw the highest ever fine imposed for fire safety breaches under the Fire Safety Order 2005. We examine the record-breaking aspects of the case. Read More

5 basic essentials for how businesses can prevent fire hazards: The importance of fire safety in the mass return to work

In this article, Peter Martin, Operations Director or Fire and Security at JLA, offers 5 basic essentials for how businesses can prevent fire hazards. Read More

“Over a third of businesses do not have suitable fire risk assessments in place”, new survey finds

New research by fire safety specialist, JLA, has revealed that many companies are ill-equipped to deal with the growing risk of fires at their sites. Read More

Zero tolerance: The impact of Covid on fire safety risk management

Hunter Seymour assesses the impact of Covid on fire risk management procedures, and considers best practice pathways for the years ahead. Read More

Tio Fire Systems launches digital fire logbook

The digital fire logbook from Tio Fire Systems is said to help replace paper logbooks for modern, digitalised safety requirements. Read More

“Lack of standardisation for fire risk assessments is leaving the wind industry exposed”, says new Firetrace report

A new report by Firetrace, has set out best practice to the importance of conducting effective fire risk assessments at wind farms. Read More

North East waste site closes after defying fire safety rules

The Environment Agency has imposed a restriction order against Shee Recycling, after it failed to comply with fire regulations. Read More

Global ‘Decade of Action for Fire Safety’ campaign launched by coalition of organisations

Decade of Action for Fire Safety 2022-2032 has launched, aiming to ensure an internationally consistent approach to fire safety. Read More

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

LFB warns home workers of increased fire risk related to use of portable heaters

The LFB is urging individuals to be aware of the fire risk related to the use of portable heaters as remote working continues. Read More

“Fire safety for disabled residents is not a minority issue” – Using technology to manage fire safety risks in social housing

Exploring how and why the Internet of Things is set to transform fire safety in the social housing sector. Read More

Emphasis on closer collaboration with industry in new fire and rescue standard for non-residential buildings

The Fire Standards Board has launched a new initiative to improve the fire safety standards of non-residential buildings. Read More

International SOS risk outlook shows global workforce security risk reaches five year high

According to the findings of the International SOS Risk Outlook 2021, the risk level to the global workforce has reached its highest since 2016. Read More

Fire safety warning as millions work from home

Firefighters issued urgent #StayHomeStaySafe advice as millions of people started their first full week of working from home amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. Read More



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