Adam Bannister

Editor, IFSEC Global

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Adam Bannister is editor of IFSEC Global. A former managing editor at Dynamis Online Media Group, he has been at the helm of the UK's leading fire and security publication since 2014.
October 19, 2017

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After Grenfell

Watch: The funding crisis hampering fire safety upgrades in UK tower blocks

In this 56-second video we outline facts and figures that reveal how financial constraints are a serious impediment to remedying myriad shortcomings exposed by the worst UK fire in living memory.

 

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A sprinkler system would have “undoubtedly” saved lives at the Grenfell Tower blaze, …. “But they are not a total solution. They are part of an overall solution, of which passive fire protection is equally as important. Installation and maintenance of fire doorsets and correct compartmentation are critical to a complete fire safety strategy.