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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

WEBINAR: Best practice in fire risk assessment and competency: How do you make sure you comply?

On Monday 28th February, Barbour EHS will be joined by the Fire Protection Association on their webinar, exploring best practice in fire risk assessment. Read More

Registration now open for FIREX International 2022!

Registration for FIREX International 2022, taking place on 17-19 May 2022 at ExCeL London, has officially opened. Secure your place today! Read More

Fire sprinkler systems: what’s required after installation?

Prinicipal Consultant at the FPA, Dale Kinnersley shares the LPC's guidance on the maintenance and testing of fire sprinkler systems. Read More

FIREX International puts third-party certification centre stage

FIREX International is fully committing to promoting third-party approvals, independent accreditation and competency for construction products and services. Read More

“It would be naive of us to say there are no challenges for women in the industry, because we’ve witnessed them first-hand” – IFSEC Global speaks to Women in Fire Safety Awards Co-Founders

Ahead of the first ever Women in Fire Safety Awards, IFSEC Global speaks to its Co-Founders Kate Blake and Chloe Vickery. Read More



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