FPA


FPA develops new fire test and assessment method for external cladding systems

The FPA has developed RISC 501: Fire Test and Assessment Method for External Cladding Systems through RISCAuthority. Read More

Fire Protection Association appoints Dr Gavin Dunn as new Managing Director

Dr Gavin Dunn will assume the role of Managing Director of the Fire Protection Association (FPA) from 1 February 2024. Read More

FPA achieves UKAS accreditation for fire resistance testing

The FPA has become UKAS accredited to perform fire resistance testing, following expansion of its testing facilities with the addition of two fire resistance test furnaces. Read More

FIRE Conference returns for 2023

This year’s FIRE Conference will address sustainability, legislation and leading the future of fire safety in a time of unprecedented change. Read More

Tributes made to Jonathan O’Neill OBE, Managing Director of the Fire Protection Association: 1963-2023

Tributes have poured in following the news that Jonathan O'Neill OBE, MD of the Fire Protection Association, has passed away. Read More

Are the sustainability and fire safety agendas compatible?

IFSEC Global reports on the sustainability and fire safety compatibility debate held at the 2022 Fire Conference. Read More

New UK fire resistance testing lab opened by UL and the Fire Protection Association

A major new fire resistance testing laboratory at Blockley, Gloucestershire, opened on 15 November by the FPA and UL. Read More

LPC Sprinkler Rules – FPA publishes Technical Bulletins update

Published by the FPA, the LPC Sprinkler Rules has recently been updated to incorporate new Technical Bulletins. Read More

FPA announces iMist as first company to pass its UKAS residential and domestic watermist systems test

iMist is the first company to pass the FPA's UKAS accredited BS 8458 testing process for residential and domestic watermist systems. Read More

FPA adds four new courses to its training to bolster high standards

The FPA is introducing four new training courses to help meet the demand for trained and competent fire safety professionals. Read More

Leaseholders face total of £250,000 insurance bill to avoid risk of eviction

Residents in Greater Manchester have been told to pay an upfront insurance bill of £250,000, after fire safety defects were found. Read More

FIRE Conference returns for 2022

FIRE 2022 is set to return this year in a hybrid format, taking place online and in-person at Aviva’s Headquarters in London, on 18 October. Read More

FPA unveils new compartmentation survey technology and launches insulation material identification lab

The Fire Protection Association has developed new technology for compartmentation and door surveys and expanded its testing capabilities. Read More

“We’re importing new building techniques, but not the necessary fire protection systems to work with them” – Jonathan O’Neill on the challenges ahead for the fire safety sector

Jonathan O’Neill OBE provides his thoughts on the major challenges ahead for the fire industry and his concerns over new building techniques. Read More

Innovation, legislation and sustainability on the agenda at the FPA InfoZone at FIREX 2022

The Fire Protection Association InfoZone seminar theatre returns for 2022, covering a wide range of crucial talking points in fire safety. Read More

APS claims the Government could “strengthen the intent” of the Building Safety Bill

The APS believe that the Government “could strengthen the intent” of the Building Safety Bill by highlighting buildings safety risks from the outset. Read More



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