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12 May 2021

TAKTIS FIRE panels manufactured by Kentec Electronics, the developer of life-critical control systems, have been installed to protect students and property at the University of Nicosia’s (UNIC) new state-of-the-art student residences located in Cyprus.

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11 May 2021

AS PART of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, Aico is continuing to raise awareness of – and reduce the stigma surrounding – mental health through the company’s dedicated workplace programme.

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11 May 2021

LIFE SAFETY solutions manufacturer Hochiki Europe has now run the latest in its series of expert round table discussions with an online session exploring the benefits and challenges that arise when using multi-sensor detectors.

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11 May 2021

BULL PRODUCTS, the manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, has installed its Cygnus 1 wireless fire alarm system to protect the scaffolding and renovations at Manchester Town Hall as the Grade 1-listed heritage building undergoes a four-year refurbishment project.

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11 May 2021

FIRE ALARM and detection systems – including beam detectors – from Comelit have been installed by Ozzas Security Systems at the Art Hub Studios CIC, the South East London-based, non-profit community interest company that’s run by artists.

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04 May 2021

DETECTORTESTERS (NO Climb Products Ltd), the designer and manufacturer of test equipment for fire detection systems, is celebrating confirmation that the Hertfordshire-based business has been named as the winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

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29 April 2021

AS PART of the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship course offered by training provider JTL, apprentices have been enjoying the opportunity to practice on six new fire panels donated by Kentec Electronics.

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29 April 2021

C-TEC’s CAST ZFP fire alarm system has been installed to protect a new hospitality venture in Cheshire. Situated in the village of Tattenhall, The Bear and Ragged Staff has been radically transformed from a derelict shell into a high-end pub, restaurant and hotel by a team of talented professionals including Brian Mellor (an award-winning chef) and Martin Hilton, an industry-renowned beer sommelier.

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25 April 2021

C-TEC HAS launched a new vibrating pillow pad alarm. Designed to warn the hearing impaired of a potential fire alarm or evacuation alert condition, the BF320 vibrates and pulses on and off when triggered as per the requirements of BS 5446-3.

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25 April 2021

WITH THE launch of the new version of the Cerberus FIT fire protection system, Siemens Smart Infrastructure has expanded its offer for the small to medium-sized buildings market. Such buildings can now be covered by this simple and cost-efficient solution.

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25 April 2021

AICO HAS announced the launch of the Aico Installer Community, a connected online community built to support ‘Expert Installers’. This community will provide a platform for electrical contractors to discover opportunities, interact and engage with one another, share knowledge and earn rewards.

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25 April 2021

A FAULT-tolerant network of Axis EN fire panels devised and supplied by Advanced has been installed at one of Crete’s newest and most exclusive beachfront hotels. Based in the coastal town of Ierapetra, the Robinson Club is designed around ‘neighbourhoods’ of hotel rooms across a 150 acre-site.

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25 April 2021

COMELIT HAS supplied its Atena fire detection panels to the newly-opened Beauchamp City Sixth Form College to ensure the ongoing safety of staff, pupils and visitors alike. Based in the heart of Leicester, Beauchamp City Sixth Form has recently opened its doors for its first term, duly welcoming 350 A-Level students to the renovated city centre office block and former home of BT.

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25 April 2021

KENTEC ELECTRONICS has launched the Ekho wireless fire detection range exclusively to its Kentec Installation Partners (KIP), in turn providing a “highly-sophisticated, reliable, convenient and aesthetically pleasing alternative” to traditional wired systems.

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25 April 2021

FIRE DETECTION equipment manufacturer Global Fire Equipment (GFE) has been awarded EN 54-13:2017+A1:2019 system compatibility approval, demonstrating the company’s ongoing commitment to offering its customers Best-in-Class fire detection and alarm solutions.

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25 April 2021

VIDECON HAS signed a new deal to distribute the Comelit Group’s range of EN 45-13 compliant fire detection systems, including all addressable and conventional solutions.

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25 April 2021

AICO HAS been selected as a key supplier on all categories of the West Midlands Fire Service Framework, which will shortly be available to all UK Fire and Rescue Services (subject to contract).

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25 April 2021

ONE OF South Africa’s vast multi-functional business parks is the latest prestigious site to be protected by C-TEC’s CAST fire alarm system. Located in Cape Town and owned by Inospace, a rapidly-expanding operator of serviced business parks, the Textile Exchange is a two-hectare park situated just minutes from the International Airport.

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25 April 2021

APOLLO HAS recently introduced a new Conventional Manual Call Point to its product portfolio. Following customer feedback, the business has created a product that uses the same operation and resettable mechanism as the popular Apollo Intelligent Manual Call Point.

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25 April 2021

AS PART of the company’s determined drive to be more environmentally conscious, Aico has announced the launch of its new eco-fit range of alarms which actively contributes to the company’s wider commitment towards sustainability and the environment.

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FEATURES

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01 March 2021

National guidance issued by the Government, the Fire and Rescue Services and other important bodies strongly recommends the level of competency within the fire safety industry that practitioners should be striving to attain. Here, Stephen Adams discusses in detail the current competency landscape

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01 March 2021

Ever since the tragic events at Grenfell Tower, the $64,000 question to be answered is how might the industry solve the myriad safety issues around tall buildings. This question itself poses many further ones and, as Ray Puttock discovers, almost inevitably delivers a multitude of answers

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01 March 2021

Minimising the risk to life as a result of a fire involving external wall systems is crucial, yet in cases of buildings containing flats, alternative housing options can place people in worse living conditions or even leave them without accommodation altogether. Such that people can continue to live in relative safety in their own homes, Ken Bullock explains why interim solutions are vital for mitigating the risk

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01 March 2021

In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and with the myriad impacts of Brexit already beginning to be felt, Paul Pope explores some of the key challenges facing the UK’s fire sector and pinpoints various ways in which the latter can ably and determinedly prepare for the future

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01 March 2021

Evacuation alert systems are a new type of fire alarm designed for the UK market and described in BS 8629. They’re just one of the many changes being made to the fire safety landscape in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy that occurred on 14 June 2017. Andy Scott evaluates the fine detail

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02 October 2020

With the word ‘smart’ now appearing in front of almost anything, including speakers, cars, heating systems, televisions and even fridges, what are the criteria that dictate or otherwise certify the use of ‘smart’ as a prefix when applied to the built environment? Ray Puttock airs his views on the matter

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02 October 2020

Fires impacting refurbishment projects, such as the catastrophic blaze that broke out at the Notre Dame Cathedral in April last year, remain at the forefront of people’s minds as a direct result of the myriad news headlines they generate. Here, Tony Obadipe outlines the key issues to think about in terms of fire safety regimes for building and refurbishment projects

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02 October 2020

On Wednesday 29 July, Fire Safety Matters ran another event in its popular webinar series, this time focused on ‘Ensuring Compliance and Improving Efficiency of Fire Alarm Systems’ and featuring detailed input from solution specialists at LAN Control Systems. Brian Sims reports on proceedings

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30 September 2020

THE RECENT publication of the Government’s draft Building Safety Bill confirms its commitment to putting safety at the heart of all future building design and development. Here, Ges Wallace discusses the document and what it could mean for the future of our built environment.

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28 August 2020

DESPITE THE easing of some of the restrictions around the Coronavirus, there remains a strong emphasis on keeping workplaces COVID-19 secure, with companies who fail to comply facing criminal prosecution. Ian McKinnon discusses what this means for employers and explains what can be done to promote compliance throughout the supply chain.

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01 October 2020

In an exclusive interview for Fire Safety Matters, Western Business Media’s CEO Mark Sennett chats with Paul Pope (Group business development director at Global Fire Equipment and also a director of the Fire Industry Association) and Mike Tobin (chair of the Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association) about the current ‘State of the Nation’ in the UK’s fire industry. The impact of COVID-19, the overriding need for competency and the likely effects of Brexit are very much under the microscope

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20 July 2020

FIRES CAN realise short-term and long-term devastation on data processing operations, but also reach far beyond the Data Centre itself, impacting Data Centre customers, their customers and so on. Here, Richard Taylor examines the key points to consider when formulating a fire safety strategy.

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13 July 2020

THE DISPARITIES between Approved Document B (Fire Safety) Volume 1 and the recent revision of Part 6 of BS 5839 present housing providers with varying guidelines on the minimum requirement of fire safety provisions their property portfolio should currently specify. Ian Ballinger outlines why housing providers should consider pairing an LD1 Category specification with the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence to future-proof their housing portfolio.

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10 July 2020

What are the benefits of today’s beam detection systems for end users? Where are these solutions commonly installed? Importantly, what’s in the pipeline for the next generation of such systems? Fire Safety Matters finds out the answers to these key questions and more in conversation with Nigel Ward.

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02 July 2020

AS AN industry, we’re now well versed and experienced in the value of sprinkler systems. Here, James Broadest explains precisely why it’s crucial to deliver continuing education on this matter so Government bodies and building owners alike recognise the truism that substantial costs – and lives – can be saved thanks to retrofitted fire sprinklers.

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30 June 2020

On Wednesday 20 May, Fire Safety Matters ran a further webinar in the magazine’s hugely popular ongoing series. This time around delivered in conjunction with FFE, the hour-long broadcast focused on protecting large premises from fire by dint of using infrared optical beam smoke detectors. Brian Sims addresses the essential points that emerged.

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29 June 2020

Arguably, there’s no other danger that can imperil heritage buildings as totally and as swiftly as an outbreak of fire. Notwithstanding the serious risk posed to life, a fire is capable of wholly consuming and destroying historic buildings and their precious contents. With this in mind, Adam Welton examines the key points to be observed in relation to fire prevention and detection.

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29 June 2020

UK fire safety law states that property must be ‘equipped with appropriate fire detectors and alarms’, but the legislation takes a broad approach and fails to offer specific recommendations for heritage buildings. That being so, Mark Taylor offers his recommendations for how fire can be prevented and detected in historical buildings

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29 June 2020

FOLLOWING THE enforced lockdown restrictions introduced to help combat the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) took the decision to continue to offer certification by embracing new technology and migrating to remote auditing procedures. With the remote audit process now having been in place for three months, the organisation recently spoke with Heather Martin – operations manager at SSAIB-registered firm Southern Fire Alarms Ltd – to discuss its own remote audit conducted during the height of lockdown in April.

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26 May 2020

IN LIGHT of the lockdown restrictions introduced by the Government in a bid to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) decided to continue offering certification services by dint of embracing new technology and migrating to remote auditing. With the new process having been in place for the last two months, Fire Safety Matters reviews what has happened to date.

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