Grenfell Inquiry must yield “bedrock change” – and soon: FSF chairman at FIREX 2019

The construction industry had “become complacent if not, in some cases, positively indifferent about fire safety” before Grenfell, the chairman […] Read More

FSF welcomes government pledge to implement Hackitt recommendations in full

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) has broadly endorsed the government’s plan for implementing recommendations resulting from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety. Read More

Grenfell review: The fire-safety industry responds to Dame Hackitt’s recommendations

IFSEC Global has received detailed responses to Hackitt's findings from four of the most significant associations in the fire industry, which you can read below alongside comments from London Fire Brigade and FM Global. Read More

Hackitt interim report widely backed by fire industry – with caveats around financial hurdles

Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report prescribed a root-and-branch overhaul of construction regulations. We’ve rounded up reactions from several associations and bodies involved in fire safety and the construction industry. Read More

FSF renews calls for revision of Approved Document B

The Fire Sector Federation is ratcheting up its long-running campaign for a review of Approved Document B to the building […] Read More

Government urged to rethink school fire safety guidance in wake of Selsey Academy fire

The FSF has urged the government to revisit school fire-safety design guidance in the wake of a fire that devastated a West Sussex school. Read More

Localism Agenda Could Undermine Consistency of National Fire Safety Standards and Enforcement – FSF

Policies like the Chancellor's vaunted ‘Northern Powerhouse’, the FSF has warned, could create inconsistencies in fire safety enforcement. Read More

Approved Document B is Long Overdue an Overhaul, Say 92% of FSF Members

The Building Regulations and its guidance in Approved Document B have not been subject to an in-depth review since 2006. Read More

Fire Sector Federation Publishes Summary Report Details Priorities and Listing Achievements

Called Fire Professionals Working in Partnership the report recalls how the Federation was founded in response to the government's Fire Futures review. Read More

FSF Urges Government to Clarify Fire-Safety Responsibilities in Wake of Westminster Debate

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) has urged the government to rethink UK fire-safety legislation following a recent debate in the Houses of Parliament. Read More

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