Fire and security standards


Euralarm calls for associate members to join organisation

Prior to organising its Extraordinary General Assembly and following a decision of its members, Euralarm has opened the doors for Associate Members to work with the organisation. Read More

Euralarm urges postponing end date of the co-existence period for LVD standards

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Euralarm is urging the European Commission to consider postponing the end date of the co-existence period for LVD standards. Read More

Euralarm to host EN 50131-1 roundtable

Euralarm is hosting a roundtable to discuss revisions to EN 50131-1, regarding how new technologies can be incorporated into the standard so that it maintains its relevance within the sector. Read More

Tony Porter launches Secure by Default requirements for video surveillance systems

Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter launched Secure by Default minimum requirements for video surveillance technology at IFSEC 2019, as well as the inaugural National Surveillance Camera Day. Read More

Secured by Design launches alarm standard on its 30th anniversary

Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative, marked its 30th Anniversary with the launch of a new […] Read More

Nedap Security Management gains ISO data security certification

Nedap Security Management has been certified to ISO 27001 – making its entire range of products and services compliant with an internationally renowned benchmark for information security. Read More

Three BS EN 54 myths debunked: Why temporary construction products are exempt

Bradley Markham, director at Bull Products, argues that products used only temporarily on construction sites do not fall within the scope of EN 54. Read More

What’s so good about open standards in access control? An industry round table responds

Each lock manufacturer has its own approach to writing and reading cards, but customers installing offline locks from brands that subscribe to the OSS–SO are guaranteed interoperability. ASSA ABLOY spoke to a round table of manufacturers and integrators about the standard’s importance - and its future. Read More

Face-pixellating module is first video surveillance product to be declared ‘GDPR-ready’ by EuroPriSe

KiwiVision Privacy Protector, which pixellates the faces of persons captured in video surveillance footage in real time, has been declared 'GDPR ready'. Read More

Cowboy operators beware: Certification scheme breaks new ground

Endorsed by organisations across the industry, the CTSP Register certifies individuals rather than their employers. Is this the long advocated breakthrough needed to combat rogue traders? Read More

EU Construction Products Regulation has failed to boost competitiveness of European fire industry, says Euralarm

The CPR, says Euralarm, is at odds with the fire industry’s need for standardised product performance requirements and standardised behaviour. Read More

BAFE issues revised fire extinguisher servicing competency scheme document

BAFE has revised its fire extinguisher maintenance/service scheme and BAFE SP101:2017 this is now available via the BAFE website. Read More

Finally: a fire-safety standard that defines ‘competence’ – now we need a qualification

Martin Harvey, head of European regulatory affairs at Tyco International, says a qualification is now urgent following the launch of a groundbreaking fire-safety standard and given the ongoing crisis in engineering skills. Read More

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA): a profile

A profile of the trade association for the UK's security industry, the BSIA, which has helped shape security standards for more than four decades. Read More

BIM, Brexit and the ongoing fight for harmonisation: Q&A with Euralarm president Enzo Peduzzi

Peduzzi on the body’s manifesto for change, with standardisation the key to driving innovation, exports and customer satisfaction across Europe. Read More

First BRE Global-certificated portable watermist system launched by Surefire

Surefire has launched the first portable watermist system to achieve third-party certification to LPS 1655, BRE Global’s dedicated fire performance standard for personal protection systems (PPS). Read More



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