Guidance notes


BESA updates guidance on fire dampers after finding critical number of incorrect installations

The Building Engineering Services Association has issued a technical bulletin after finding significant problems with fire damper installations. Read More

ASFP releases new guidance documents on structural fire protection, firestopping and planned maintenance

The ASFP has expanded its range of guidance with the release of three new and three updated documents. Read More

New Government fire guidance covers information boxes, evac alert systems and tougher external wall system standards

The guidance is designed to ensure tall buildings are made safer and said to meet recommendations from Phase One of the Grenfell Inquiry. Read More

FIA unveils new guidance note at FIREX 2022 for fire alarm considerations for people with sensory sensitivities

A guidance note has been launched by the Fire Industry Association regarding fire alarm considerations for people with sensory sensitivities. Read More

CPNI releases Vehicle as a Weapon Detection guidance

The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) has published guidance on Vehicle as Weapon (VAW) detection technology. Read More

ASFP releases new advice on the fire protection of structural steel and firestopping seals

The ASFP has released a suite of new Advisory Notes related to the fire protection of structural steel, and the compatibility between pipes and acoustic or firestopping seals. Read More

FIA and NFCC release new Premises Information Box (PIB) Code of Practice for residential buildings

The FIA and National Fire Chiefs' Council have released a new Code of Practice for Premises Information Boxes (PIBs) in residential buildings. Read More

New guidance published to prevent use of vehicles as weapons in terror attacks

New guidance designed to prevent commercial vehicles from being used as weapons in acts of terrorism has been published. Read More

Firestopping of service penetrations: Best practice guide

Five organisations have launched a Best Practice Design and Installation Guide for Firestopping of Service Penetrations. Read More

Euralarm releases guidance document on gaseous systems

The Extinguishing Section of Euralarm has published a guidance document explaining the differences between approved gaseous extinguishing systems and components. Read More

ASFP publishes independent guidance on active fire curtains

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has published its most up-to-date guide to the provision of proprietary active fire curtains. Read More

New ASFP Blue Book offers fire-resisting ductwork guidance

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has published a new edition of its Blue Book European Version - Fire resisting ductwork. Read More



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