Three years after the Grenfell fire, many buildings with dangerous cladding still have 24-hour fire safety patrols – introduced originally as a temporary measure.
A Hotel owner was handed down a nine-month sentence, suspended for 18 months, for fire safety breaches at the premises.
As we start to come out of quarantine it is essential that the normal housekeeping issues that applied prior to lockdown is reinstated if it has been suspended. Remember that the fire alarm will need its weekly test, is the person responsible for this at work or have they been furloughed and if yes then…
When considering the implications and consequences of potential and prolonged false alarms within your fire alarm system there are a number of key areas that require understanding. The installer/incumbent service partner has a responsibility to use the correct product that fulfils the design responsibility requirements within BS5839 Part 1 2017. Systems that fail the due…
In the current climate of site support for multiple system types and multiple disciplines it is vitally important that the client come end user is fully aware of the responsibilities of their incumbent contractor(s) who service and support the life safety systems within their building. The cost of this support must not be the principal…
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.
Emergency services have been at the Beechmere supported living development in Crewe since around 4.30pm on Thursday, with more than 70 firefighters tackling the blaze throughout the night.
Two former directors of Lawrence Skip Hire Ltd were given suspended prison sentences and community punishment orders at Worcester Crown Court.
The fire began at Cawleys waste transfer and recycling depot on the Finedon Road Industrial Estate in Wellingborough shortly before 2.30pm on Friday 5th July, according to the local fire service.
Concerns have been raised over an airport’s evacuation procedures and care for fire safety after passengers claimed there were ‘blocked fire exits.’