A retired builder has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay £80,000 after an employee died in a fire at his home
Residents on two housing estates where blocks of flats burned down have been left at risk because of fire stopping measures in buildings being “missing or useless”.
The average Fire Safety Order breach fine has risen sharply since the fire at Grenfell Tower in 2017.
An inspection has left an HMO landlord with a large fine after an array of fire safety breaches were found at his property in Birmingham.
Fire Door Safety Week 2019 has launched the film below showing how it must feel to be so powerless, so utterly incapable of being able to do anything about your own safety.
As we approach the 13th anniversary of the introduction of the Fire Safety Order it is worth a minute to consider the issues that have come from it.
A report from insurer Zurich Municipal – which insures ‘about half’ of all UK schools and universities – noted that two thirds of schools ‘are not properly prepared’ for a fire.
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) brought a prosecution against Wakefield Grammar School Foundation and its former fire risk assessor Doctor James Gibson.
Using Veritas Fire Support Services, a BAFE Registered Fire Risk Assessment (SP205) provider, will assist you in meeting your obligations under national fire safety legislation.
Is our reliance on fire compartmentation to halt the spread of fire is based on outdated thinking and could sprinklers could play a bigger role?