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28 June 2022

FIRE SAFETY Matters – the leading UK magazine focused on being the independent voice for fire safety professionals and which covers in detail the latest industry news, opinion, prosecutions, regulation and standards updates in addition to sector products, services and technology – has just launched a new Readership Survey.

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28 June 2022

THOMAS MICHAEL Clarke, aged 33, of Knowsley Lane in Prescot has been charged with fraud by false representation in the wake of a 19-month investigation conducted by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau in tandem with the Merseyside Police focused on allegations suggesting that no fewer than 88 EWS-1 Forms had been signed on a fraudulent basis.

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28 June 2022

FIREFIGHTERS HAVE issued an urgent e-bike safety warning following a serious blaze at a block of flats in London’s Shepherd’s Bush on Wednesday 22 June. At the height of the incident, 60 firefighters were tackling the fire that occurred in a 12th floor flat. Fire crews led six people to safety and one man was taken to hospital.

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28 June 2022

THE GOVERNMENT has announced a range of changes designed to make it simpler for businesses operating in the fire safety space to apply new product conformity markings for most products placed on the market in England, Scotland and Wales.

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28 June 2022

JACTONE PRODUCTS has signed an exclusive manufacturing and distribution agreement with PVStop International for PVSTOP, the “world’s first and only solution” for ‘switching off’ solar panels, making them safe in the event of an emergency such as a fire. PVSTOP acts as a liquid blanket that’s sprayed on to the solar panel and blocks out the energy source (ie the daylight).

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28 June 2022

FIRE SPRINKLERS have been fitted at the £6.9 million rebuilt Ravensdale Infant School in Mickleover, Derby following the fire that destroyed the original building back in October 2020.

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20 June 2022

DISABILITY RIGHTS UK, Clad Dag and Grenfell United have launched a petition calling on the Government to implement the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry recommendation on Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs).

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20 June 2022

THE LANDLORD of two Newport properties has been found guilty of 21 offences relating to fire safety following the conclusion of a week-long Jury trial at Cardiff Crown Court.

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20 June 2022

BAFE AND FireQual have issued a joint statement to mark the fifth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, which occurred on 14 June 2017. Both organisations are paying their respects to all of the affected individuals impacted by what was a tragic and disastrous occurrence in the midst of London’s Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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20 June 2022

THE ROYAL Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has begun the initial process of consulting with valuers, lenders, Government, fire engineers, conveyancers and other key stakeholders in a bid to develop guidance that will support valuers and their lender clients with a framework for valuing those properties with cladding in line with established standards. A public consultation will follow.

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20 June 2022

ON THE occasion of the fifth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, the chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has duly remembered those who lost their lives in tandem with the myriad individuals who continue to be affected by the tragedy.

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20 June 2022

A PROMINENT residential development located close to the iconic Tyne Bridge is now protected by over 600 cutting-edge wireless devices supplied by Hyfire in the wake of a comprehensive overhaul of the on-site fire system.

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14 June 2022

THE LIMITED availability of professional indemnity insurance (PII), in tandem with costly premiums, is continuing to harm construction businesses and limit firms’ ability to work on building safety remediation. That’s according to the second annual survey conducted by the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) PII Group.

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14 June 2022

THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) has written to the Government to demand the latter rethinks its decision to reject a key Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry recommendation on the evacuation of disabled residents who reside in high-rise buildings.

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14 June 2022

WITH THE requirement to demonstrate competency in the workforce now being carried into law via the Building Safety Act 2022, the Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) – the representative body for the £10 billion finishes and interiors sector in the UK – has joined forces with MyProPass to provide a platform for businesses that allows them to manage the competency of their workforce and given individuals to demonstrate their training history.

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14 June 2022

FIRE INDUSTRY Association (FIA) CEO Ian Moore has received a letter from Lord Stephen Greenhalgh (Minister of State for Building Safety and Fire at the Department for Levelling Up, Communities and Housing within the Home Office) thanking the fire industry for its ongoing commitment to provide much-needed fire and rescue equipment for use in the Ukraine.

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14 June 2022

THE NATIONAL Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has welcomed the publication of the Emergency Preparedness and Resilience Fire Standard by the Fire Standards Board. The Emergency Preparedness and Resilience Fire Standard focuses on ensuring that Fire and Rescue Services are prepared to respond to major incidents and large-scale emergencies or disruptive challenges.

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14 June 2022

WARRINGTONFIRE, THE specialist in fire testing, inspection and certification services, has completed the second instalment in a series of three studies commissioned by the Flemish Government that focus on fire safety issues in residential care buildings.

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07 June 2022

NEW IMPROVEMENTS focused on fire safety guidance and Building Regulations orchestrated to ensure that tall buildings are made safer in England have been introduced by the Government as part of a wider package of reforms.

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07 June 2022

HOME LIFE safety solutions developer Aico recently hosted a new awards ceremony – the Community Awards – at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. This awards scheme is designed to recognise excellence within social housing and the local community. A total of 11 curated categories allow entrants the opportunity to showcase inspirational projects and innovations.

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