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15 April 2024

TWO KEY appointments have been announced by the Building Safety Competence Foundation (BSCF), the Community Interest Company set up by Local Authority Building Control (LABC) in 2021 as a public interest organisation to provide a range of services for the construction industry. Graham Watts OBE has been appointed chair, while Neil Gibbins QFSM joins the Board of Directors.

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15 April 2024

FIRE PROTECTION solutions manufacturer Advanced has supplied intelligent fire panels and evacuation alert systems for a mixed-use development located at prestigious One Victoria Square in the heart of Birmingham and adjoining One Swallow Street as part of a major refurbishment to Grade A specifications.

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15 April 2024

HOUSING MANAGEMENT company Newsham Park Estates Ltd has been fined a total of £30,000 after an inspection conducted by Liverpool City Council officials found an escape route at a House of Multiple Occupation (HMO) was padlocked shut and blocked by a shipping container.

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15 April 2024

THE NATIONAL Security Inspectorate (NSI), the dedicated certification body for fire and security solution providers in the UK, has been appointed as an Event Partner of The Fire Safety Event, the Nineteen Group-organised show taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from 30 April-2 May.

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15 April 2024

AN EARLY morning blaze at an industrial estate in Blackburn destroyed the production facilities of a local furniture upholsterer. The devastating fire swept through the unsprinklered upholstery unit, sending plumes of orange smoke across the town, with the business and several others now counting the cost of the damage and dealing with the disruption posed to livelihoods.

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15 April 2024

LIFE SAFETY solutions developer Kentec Electronics has introduced a range of new features to its “cutting-edge” Taktis analogue addressable fire alarm control panel, which can be deployed in a wide range of applications including schools, hospitals, multi-site retail and Critical National Infrastructure projects, as well as commercial and industrial facilities.

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08 April 2024

RESEARCH CONDUCTED at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has exposed potential inadequacies in the current UK regulations concerning the fire safety of upholstered furniture. The research demonstrates “concerning variations” in fire hazards posed by furniture composites that meet existing regulations.

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08 April 2024

THE BUSINESS Sprinkler Alliance used the recent UK Warehousing Association National Conference, which ran on 12-13 March at the East Midlands Conference Centre (itself located at the University of Nottingham campus), as a platform for promoting awareness relating to the use of fire sprinkler systems in warehouses.

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08 April 2024

COLLABORATIVE REPORTING for Safer Structures (CROSS) UK – the confidential reporting system which allows professionals working in the built environment to air their views on fire and structural safety issues – has reported that an unnamed Fire and Rescue Service is concerned about the lack of competence of maintenance personnel working in care homes. This follows on from two incidents where poor electrical and fire door maintenance put residents at risk.

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08 April 2024

THE ASSOCIATION for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has announced two key appointments. Jo O’Neill takes on the newly created role of ASFP Training Academy manager, while Adam Shipstone joins as the fourth technical officer in the Association’s technical and training team.

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08 April 2024

JULIE JAMES, Minister for Climate Change in the Welsh Government, has shared an update on the progress made to date in delivering the Welsh Building Safety Programme, the latter having two key elements at its heart: to fundamentally reform the existing building safety regime in Wales and also address fire safety issues in those buildings of 11 metres tall and higher in the existing building stock.

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08 April 2024

CABLING SPECIALIST AEI Cables is highlighting the need for the supply chain to be fully aware of the various pieces of legislation and guidance in force when it comes to the selection of cables for Britain’s built environment. The systems powered by these cables – including smoke and heat extraction systems – assist Fire and Rescue Services in firefighting and help to realise safe evacuations to uphold life safety.

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01 April 2024

GLOBAL PROFESSIONAL body the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has announced the appointment of Dr Paul Stollard CEng MIFireE RegArch BArch as its new chair and Trustee director. Over the course of four decades, Stollard has led on – and gained extensive experience in – the fields of both fire engineering and architecture.

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01 April 2024

THE NEED to account for movement in buildings when specifying passive fire protection solutions will be highlighted in a presentation to be given by representatives from FSi Promat at this year’s edition of The Fire Safety Event.

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01 April 2024

IN ITS latest Regulatory Notice, and in the wake of a self-referral, the Regulator of Social Housing has asserted that the London Borough of Lewisham (ie Lewisham Council) is not meeting the required outcomes of the consumer standards. A range of issues with homes and services have been identified, including in relation to fire safety.

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01 April 2024

EURALARM HAS welcomed Detectortesters – the Hertfordshire-based designer and manufacturer of functional testing solutions for fire safety systems – as its newest member. The company will now become a member of Euralarm’s Fire Section and Services Section.

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01 April 2024

LANCASHIRE FIRE and Rescue Service has successfully prosecuted a landlord for failing to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, with those breaches of the law identified as having put the lives and safety of residents and employees at risk.

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01 April 2024

EXHIBITING ON Stand B125 in Hall 5 at the National Exhibition Centre, Siemens Smart Infrastructure will be focusing its attentions on the latest developments in fire detection and alarm solutions during The Fire Safety Event 2024.

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26 March 2024

DORMAG PRO is Fireco’s new wireless fire door magnet that holds open fire doors legally, allowing them to automatically disengage when an alarm is activated. DorMag Pro is controlled by ProHub, which is directly connected to the fire panel, offering the “highest level of compliance” for a given building.

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25 March 2024

DRAPERS’ HALL in London is going to be the venue for the 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP). This popular annual networking event takes place on 11 April and offers ASFP members and guests alike an opportunity to receive news of ASFP activities and hear all about the Association’s future plans.

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