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GGF Set to Raise Profile of Fire Resistant Glazing
22nd May 2019
FIREX International returns to ExCeL London on 18-20 June 2019 with a packed agenda of timely, informative and entertaining seminars, presentations, case studies and educational sessions…and the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is at the heart of it all. FIREX … Continue reading
GGF Set to Raise Profile of Fire Resistant Glazing
21st May 2019
FIREX International returns to ExCeL London on 18-20 June 2019 with a packed agenda of timely, informative and entertaining seminars, presentations, case studies and educational sessions…and the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is at the heart of it all. FIREX … Continue reading
Safety and freedom of movement at each Peach Childcare
10th May 2019
Each Peach Childcare in Hove, East Sussex, provides quality childcare and education for children from new babies to five years old. “We have 70-80 children on an average day here at Each Peach so it is a very lively environment,” … Continue reading
How to be compliant with fire safety
26th April 2019
Fire safety is often overlooked as, luckily, fires don’t happen all the time. Companies that don’t have the right precautions in place are more likely to lose stock, property and even their business. In the worst circumstances, lives can be … Continue reading
International Experts Join the Worldwide Fight Againt Fire
3rd January 2019
Leading lights in fire safety have been appointed by the International Fire Safety Standards Coalition [IFSS] to help improve building safety worldwide. A core group of twenty-two leading fire safety experts was appointed to the coalition’s standards setting committee that … Continue reading
Firefighting revolutionised with ground-breaking new liquid
16th November 2018
New liquid able to quickly extinguish all classes of fire (A, B, C, D, E, & F). Environmentally friendly, cools to touch, and requires small volumes to put out a fire. The time it takes to extinguish a fire has … Continue reading
Fire door safety ignored despite Grenfell tragedy
8th October 2018
Despite the shocking tragedy of the Grenfell fire in London last summer, an online poll has revealed that 50% of tradespeople don’t feel confident in advising customers on fire door safety. Despite extensive media coverage about the dangers of inadequate … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY UK launches thought-provoking whitepaper in response to Hackitt’s Independent Review
6th September 2018
ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, has issued its whitepaper in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, following the Grenfell Tower incident of 2017. The whitepaper summarises practical recommendations … Continue reading
Chubb Protects Chester Cathedral from Anti-Social Behaviour
5th September 2018
Chubb Fire & Security Limited, a leading provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is helping to protect the historic Grade I listed Chester Cathedral from potential vandalism and anti-social behaviour with the installation of a new CCTV system.Chubb is a part of … Continue reading
Holding open school fire doors with Agrippa
15th December 2017
A school in Kent has installed Agrippa fire door holders to protect teachers and pupils in the event of a fire. When the school’s existing sound activated door retainers were becoming damaged by pupils, the Weald of Kent Grammar School … Continue reading
The ideal solution to holding open fire doors in schools
12th November 2017
According to the Arson Prevention Forum, there are, on average, 38 school fires per week in the UK creating over £80 million in insured damages each year. Here we examine what schools must do by law to protect staff and … Continue reading
The latest Fire Door safety standards with Securefast Electro-Magnetic Locks
23rd October 2017
The recent tragic events at the Grenfell Tower flats in London has proven to be a real wake up call to everyone involved with the Fire, Safety and Access control market, prompting specifiers and installers to ensure that all the … Continue reading
Opening the door to full fire door compliance
23rd October 2017
With the complexity of regulations regarding doors and their hardware there is a concern that many fire doors in the UK are not currently compliant with legislation. Here, Graham Hulland, Product Marketing Manager at dormakaba looks at how those responsible … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY UK opens conversations around fire door safety in the Midlands
13th October 2017
More than 60 prominent facilities managers, architects and door hardware installers attended a free event hosted by ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, to discuss fire door safety at West Midlands Fire Service’s headquarters in Birmingham. … Continue reading