The head of Avon Fire Authority has branded e-scooters a “fire risk” following a warehouse blaze involving hundreds of Voi vehicles. Read the full article on the BristolLive website >
With the relaxation of the covid restrictions people will soon be looking forward to holidays the Airbnb offerings will come to the fore. What is often overlooked here and as a result of the radar of the normal fire and life safety conversations is that Airbnb sites are outside of planning rules and conventional hotel…
If you have, or are considering an offer from a contractor to add solar panels – PV – to offset the costs of your energy use then consider the following in terms of both your fire risk assessment and insurance provision for the building, the same applies if this is for a client site where…
Have you given thought as to the protection of or possible removal of irreplaceable or priceless artefacts and items of high/extreme value from your building in the event of a fire.
Permission to build a 51-storey skyscraper with a single fire escape for more than 400 flats is expected to be granted on Thursday, in a move safety campaigners described as “scary”. Read the full article on The Guardian website >
UK Fire Consulting Ltd – the company providing the fire risk assessment for Cranleigh House was fined £20,000 and ordered to pay costs of £19,952.
More than 120 firefighters spent about three hours tackling the blaze at the New Providence Wharf estate tower blocks.
As employers start to gauge a date for a potential return to work for their staff and a build up towards all that goes with that it is essential after many months of hibernation in the work place to ensure that when staff return there has been some plan to refresh their understanding and appreciation…
Avon Fire and Rescue Service prosecuted the Brewhouse and Kitchen after it was found the pub did not have suitable and sufficient measures in place to reduce risk and spread of fire at its premises in Cotham Hill.
Fire safety legislation justifiably remains unchanged because of the pandemic and should be followed as normal in the interest of life safety.