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05 July 2020

THANKS TO innovative thinking from ADJ Fire and Security, thermometric temperature-measuring thermal bullet cameras supplied by Hikvision are emboldening fire safety for Recycling Lives, a company which combines its charity work with operations as a scrap metal and waste recycling business.

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05 July 2020

A KEY factory in Sudan’s cement-making industry has recently undergone a significant expansion that will allow the plant to considerably increase its production capacity. As part of the upgrade, the factory has been fitted with a variety of custom-made life safety solutions courtesy of Hochiki Europe to guarantee the safety of all members of staff at the plant and prevent hazards that could cause disruption to the production process.

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26 June 2020

CSL HAS announced that its DualCom Pro range has been extended to include two new EN54 (fire) certified products. These variants are available to order now from chosen Alarm Receiving Centres.

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25 June 2020

HUNDREDS OF fire industry professionals from over 30 countries have benefitted from Apollo Fire Detectors’ free online training courses available throughout the COVID-19 lockdown period.

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25 June 2020

C-TEC IS preparing to launch a new Evacuation Alert System, EVAC-ALERT, which can be used to create a simple-to-use BS 8629-compliant solution in any high-rise residential building.

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24 June 2020

CHUBB HAS just been appointed as the exclusive UK distributor, installer and service provider of SmartCell, a complete wireless fire detection platform developed by EMS. The platform provides end users operating smaller commercial sites and properties with complete control of their fire safety systems’ performance and strategy.

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23 June 2020

THE CAPACITY of the Securiton Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) system to protect large open areas from the threat of fire has been demonstrated in an application for a police authority in the north of the UK.

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16 June 2020

ION SCIENCE – the manufacturer of high performance gas detection instrumentation for global occupational health and environmental monitoring applications – has just launched the portable SF6 (sulphur hexafluoride) LEAKMATE leak detector. The cost-effective, easy-to-use instrument offers selectable sensitivity and automatic zero.

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23 June 2020

NITTAN EUROPE installed its analogue addressable fire detection system into a new student accommodation development in Beeston, Nottingham.

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25 June 2020

APOLLO FIRE Detectors’ SOTERIA range of detectors has been chosen to protect Ulster Bank’s headquarters in central Belfast. Owned by RBS, the Ulster Bank Group is a leading bank in Ireland with a branch network across both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

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23 June 2020

LAUNCHED BY BAFE earlier this year, the ‘Don’t Just Specify, Verify!’ campaign was established to create greater awareness of third party certification in the fire safety sector.

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08 June 2020

NITTAN EUROPE, the manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products and systems, has had its Evolution analogue addressable fire detectors installed at the NHS Nightingale Hospital in Bristol.

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23 June 2020

SPECIALITY CONSTRUCTION products concern RPM International has unveiled a new identity for its regional construction division in Europe.

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23 June 2020

GARY CRAIG has been appointed as sales director at global fire safety systems developer Advanced, further strengthening its senior leadership team. A well-known figure in the fire industry, Craig has spent the past 35 years in the sector and held leadership positions at several key product manufacturers.

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20 May 2020

AS G&B (North West) Ltd continues to extend its roofing-focused business operations, Comelit fire detection systems have been installed by Bell Lancaster in order to protect new operations on the company's exclusive farm site in Wigan.

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20 May 2020

TEAMWORK, FLEXIBILITY and a commitment to customer service have resulted in Apollo's fire detectors being installed, commissioned and operational in just one month at a former defence sector medical rehabilitation centre that's being transformed into a community-style hospital for use during the pandemic.

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20 May 2020

NITTAN EUROPE, the UK manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products and systems, has had its Evolution analogue addressable fire detection system installed into a new student accommodation development in Beeston, Nottingham. The system was installed by Nottinghamshire-based integrated safety and security solutions provider TIS.

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18 May 2020

THE COVID-19 crisis has realised a problem for those companies that have to finish their testing and certification programmes because of product standards that are soon to be superseded. Examples are EN 60950-1:2006 and EN 60065 that are used for the conformity testing of fire safety and security products for the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU.

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12 May 2020

COMELIT GROUP has provided the fire detection solution installed at the Gleavewood Care Home by KJ Fire Safety for the ongoing safety and security of staff, residents and visitors alike.

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11 May 2020

APOLLO FIRE Detectors is delivering online training for members of the fire safety community throughout the Government-imposed lockdown period thanks to a series of events including CPD-accredited webinars and virtual courses on the company's extensive product ranges.

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FEATURES

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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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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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11 May 2020

THE PROLIFERATION of false fire alarms places a huge burden on Fire and Rescue Services. Understanding false fire alarm causes and taking steps to prevent them can help reduce false dispatches, as Jim O’Dwyer duly explains.

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23 April 2020

IN THESE rather challenging and somewhat surreal times for us all, Andy Hicks examines precisely why now is most definitely not the time to neglect fire safety on construction sites and temporary Coronavirus-related facilities.

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23 March 2020

As our buildings and the way in which we put them to use become more complex, the challenges of safely evacuating occupants also increase. The latest analogue addressable fire panels give fire engineers, specifiers and end users more control and peace of mind than ever, delivering unprecedented levels of performance and accuracy, explains Paul Duffy

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23 March 2020

Nick Rutter explores how the latest developments in internet-connected smoke and heat alarms are offering Fire and Rescue Services the opportunity to provide individuals with preventative, rather than reactive, fire safety measures

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14 October 2019

Kevin Swann discusses the latest developments in the technology being used to protect complex premises, and what manufacturers can do to help installers capitalise on that technology.

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21 August 2019

THERE IS still more to be done when it comes to maintaining residential safety and compliance, says Simon North.

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15 August 2019

We sit down with Fire Safety North content director Mark Sennett to learn why the event is a must attend at EventCity, Manchester on 8-9 October 2019.

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19 August 2019

Not all multi-sensors are created equal and it has come to light that in the absence of standard ratification, some are lacking when it comes to approvals. Mark Jones explores the potential dangers this issue poses.

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06 August 2019

Fighting fires in remote locations, such as offshore wind farms, has its obvious dangers and so fire detection and prevention, as well as rescue plans for stranded operators need to be second to none. Here, Tony Hanley looks at some of the issues that need addressing.

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08 May 2019

Multi-sensors are on the rise, notes Barry Sargent, and with many benefits including a reduction in false alarms, there could be more growth to come.

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09 May 2019

False alarms are costly, wasting time and resources of the fire service as well as being inconvenient for businesses and residents and complacency puts lives at risk. Ken Bullock looks at how education and technology can reduce the problem.

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12 March 2019

New York is home to thousands of complex tall buildings, which all have very different fire protection system requirements. Desmond Burke looks at the different challenges in this city.

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04 June 2019

Supplementing sounder alarms with visual alarm devices can maximise impact and an effective way of alerting and evacuating occupants from a building.

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14 December 2018

When protecting tall buildings from fire, considerations need to be made for the solutions the industry already has in place and what the future looks like. Phil Barton looks at the challenges.

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14 December 2018

Choosing the right fire detection system is vital in complex settings. Ed Browning looks at how to decide which technology is best in environments that are more complex.

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13 December 2018

A working fire detection system is imperative, so it makes sense to ensure it is working, says Stephen Beadle, especially if it is a tall building that has lots more detectors to test.

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27 November 2018

AS RAY Hope retires from Advanced and hands the baton to Pete Browitt, FSM managing editor Mark Sennett speaks to them about their careers and the past and future of the company.

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