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…
The director of a Croydon scrap tyre yard has been handed a suspended prison sentence for a series of fire safety offences after an emergency fire door was nailed shut in a building where workers were living. Sentencing Tyre Channel Ltd (TC Ltd) and its director Anup Patel at Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday, His…
The director of a Croydon scrap tyre yard has been handed a suspended prison sentence for a series of fire safety offences after an emergency fire door was nailed shut in a building where workers were living. Read the full article at London News Online website >
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”.
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.
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.
Residents of the Beechmere residential apartments would have died in a blaze at a retirement complex without a fire chief’s “swift and decisive actions”.
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.
Following the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in London in 2017, many housing providers are working hard to ensure their housing stock is safe.
P.A. Fire Systems Ltd, a family-run fire alarm installation company based in West Sussex, recently completed work on two children’s homes for Hillcrest Children’s Services. Find out about the brief and how they met it.