Life Safety

News

Where are the Sprinklers?

Iain Cox, Chair of Business Sprinkler Alliance, highlights what he identifies as a major fire safety failing at the recentlyRead More »

United Kingdom

Whitepaper on Temporary Change to UK Guidance for Simultaneous Evacuation of Flats

A whitepaper from Howler considers updated evacuation guidance issues by the National Fire Chiefs Council in response to shortcomings identifiedRead More »

News

Hochiki Europe Expands Fire Safety Education Commitment

Hochiki Europe has renewed its partnership with fire safety engineering apprenticeship provider the Banham Academy by donating additional equipment. BuildingRead More »

Marketplace

New Fire Mimic Technology Supports Fire Safety Planning

The new dynamicZM platform from Qdos transforms fire safety management by replacing traditional LED fire zone mimics with a third-partyRead More »

Marketplace

CheckFire Introduces Innovative Extinguishers for Lithium-ion Battery Fires

UK trade-only fire safety supplier CheckFire Ltd has launched the LFX fire extinguisher range which is designed specifically to tackleRead More »

United Kingdom

Elior Hosts Allergy and Wellness Forum

To commemorate Allergy Awareness Week (from the 22nd to 28th April) contract caterer Elior UK hosted an internal allergy and wellness forumRead More »

Event News

Cygnus Debuts SmartNet Solution in Birmingham

Cygnus is unveiling new remote notification and monitoring platform Cygnus ALERT at the Fire Safety Event in Birmingham. Cygnus ALERTRead More »

News

Panic Hardware? Emergency Exit Hardware? Where, When, Why?

Sue Corrick, EMEA Product Manager at Allegion UK, explains the different origins of panic and emergency exit hardware, and whyRead More »

Marketplace

Cintec Fire Resistant Anchors  

A number of fires have had a devastating effect on refurbished buildings, resulting in loss of life. Cintec has beenRead More »

News

Protecting Life Safety and the Environment Inclusively

Life collection, a new range of environmentally responsible hi-visibility garments from Pulsar, is designed with circularity as well as inclusivityRead More »

EMEA

Protecting Critical Systems at VISA’s New CEMEA Dubai HQ from Water

Digital payment provider Visa Inc., has installed the Vimpex Hydrosense Water Leak Detection System at its new Central and EasternRead More »

News

Improving Life Safety at a Secure Facility

A fire engineering team from SOCOTEC UK has played an essential role in a confidential project aimed at improving lifeRead More »

Marketplace

OEM Innovates Early Fire Detection Systems Through Thermal by FLIR Collaboration

Teledyne FLIR announces Korea-based OEM security solutions manufacturer Eye on Cloud Tech (EOC) will leverage the Teledyne FLIR Lepton radiometricRead More »

News

Fire Safety and Multi-functional Flat Roofs

ROCKWOOL has published a whitepaper aimed at helping specifiers and roof contractors plan for possible fire risks arising from flat roofsRead More »

News

Helping Schools Overcome the Challenge of RAAC

In response to the escalating ‘crumbling concrete’ crisis in Britain’s schools, suppliers of temporary classrooms are supporting learning in institutionsRead More »

News

Envoy Adds Emergency Notification Capabilities

New text, push and email notification capabilities allow users of the Envoy platform to send tailored messages to employees andRead More »

Blog

A Final Call for Sprinklers

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, looks at the lessons to be learnt from a recent car parkRead More »

Blog

How a Door Becomes a Fire Door

Working fire doors are a requirement of fire safety but what differentiates them from regular doors? Kirk Smith, national accountRead More »

News

Cambridge Research Park Reinforces Fire Protection

Chesterford Research Park, a hi-tech campus on the outskirts of Saffron Walden near Cambridge, has installed six innovative remote fireRead More »

News

CABE Built Environment Ireland Conference Discusses Sprinklers

The Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA) has promoted awareness of sprinklers at the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) Built Environment ConferenceRead More »

News

Spare a Minute for Maintenance

Karen Trigg, business development manager for Allegion in the South East of England, comments on what new fire safety regulationsRead More »

News

Warringtonfire Reminds Industry of Fire Safety Responsibilities

As the UK begins Fire Door Safety Week (FDSW), Warringtonfire and sister company BM TRADA urge ‘Responsible Persons’ to refreshRead More »

News

Johnson Controls Enhances Autocall ES Net Life Safety Network

Johnson Controls has added long-distance connectivity between buildings and improved visual alarm safety to its ES Net Life Safety Network.Read More »

Blog

Making the Argument for Fire-retardant Treated Wood

In the run up to Fire Door Safety Week in the UK from 25th to 29th September, International Timber isRead More »

Blog

Summer Safeguarding: Protecting Schools with Fire Door Hardware

Sue Corrick, EMEA Product Manager at Allegion UK, explains how ‘responsible persons’ can take advantage of the summer break –Read More »

Australia

FireMate Rebrands as Nimbus

FireMate which operates in the UK, Australia and other key international markets has rebranded and spun-off its fire safety solutionsRead More »

Italy

Hyfire Italy Relocates to New HQ

Wirless fire systems manufacturer Hyfire Italy (previously Argus Italy) has moved to a modern facility at via Achille Grandi 8Read More »

Blog

Blaze at West Sussex Beauty Products Warehouse

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, discusses a massive fire that engulfed an unsprinklered warehouse in Burgess HillRead More »

News

Shining a Spotlight on Sprinklers at CABE’s Regional Events

The Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA) supported the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) Built Environment Conference Series in Cardiff andRead More »

FM Magazine

Fire Destroys Commercial Building in Leicestershire

Iain Cox, Chair of Business Sprinkler Alliance, comments on a massive fire which destroyed a commercial building operated by digitalRead More »

News

Wireless Devices Protect Historic London Theatre

One of London’s best-preserved Victorian theatres, the Harold Pinter on Panton Street in Westminster, has received a fire system upgradeRead More »

News

Safety with Electrically-controlled Escape Doors

Abloy UK has launched a new RIBA-approved CPD course, explaining the requirements of EN 13637:2015 for electrically controlled exit systemsRead More »

News

Safe and Secure Community Regeneration  

G4S and Briggs & Forrester Working in Partnership,

Case Studies

Case Study: Managing Fire Risk in Marylebone

West End Gate, located on the Edgware Road in Marylebone, London, is a prestigious residential development comprising of eight buildingsRead More »

News

Dorset County Hospital Upgrades Fire Safety

Dorset County Hospital, an NHS Foundation Trust hospital in the county town of Dorchester in South West England, has successfullyRead More »

Best Practice

Fires in Unsprinklered Buildings: Deploying Resources Proportionately

Tom Roche, Secretary of the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA), explains why careful allocation of fire service and water resources isRead More »

News

Prestigious UK Golf Club Upgrades Fire System

Notts Golf Club, also known as Hollinwell, has enhanced its fire protection with the installation of over 100 wireless fireRead More »

News

Edinburgh Leisure Awards Fire and Security Maintenance Contract

Edinburgh Leisure, Scotland’s largest leisure trust, has selected Imtech Group business SPIE UK to deliver fire and security maintenance servicesRead More »

News

Allegion Launches Briton ‘Fire Door Safety’ Guides

Allegion UK has launched a new set of best practice guides on fire door safety for operators of commercial, educationRead More »

Best Practice

ASSA ABLOY Cautions Over New UK Building Safety Act

New provisions of the 2022 Building Safety Act came into force in the United Kingdom on 1st April, including aRead More »

Best Practice

‘Responsible Persons’ and England’s New Fire Door Regulations

Karen Trigg, business development manager, South East at Allegion UK, explains the mandatory fire door (‘regulation 10’) checks introduced forRead More »

News

Protecting The Art of Banksy from Fire

A state of the art fire system has protected visitors and artwork during The Art of Banksy exhibition at a Read More »

News

UKCA Certification for Baldwin Boxall

Baldwin Boxall has achieved UKCA certification for its VIGIL2 and VIGIL3 voice alarm products and systems. The UKCA product markingRead More »

FM Magazine

Fire Destroys Iconic Roof and Damages Sustainable Bus Station

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA), comments on a huge fire at a bus station in SloughRead More »

Blog

Abloy UK Launches Fire Door Safety Infographic

A new infographic from Abloy to mark Fire Door Safety Week in the UK shows a correlation between rising reportsRead More »

Fire

Wireless Fire Protection Installed at Historic Country Home in Scotland

Wireless fire technology from Hyfire is protecting The House of the Binns, a historic house in West Lothian that isRead More »

design

Evolution Launches Life Safety Systems Division

Evolution has launched a new dedicated Life Safety Systems division that builds on almost three decades of fire safety systems’Read More »

Fire

Clear Safety Joins BAFE Register

Clear Safety has achieved BAFE SP205 certification as a third-party provider of Life Safety Fire Risk Assessments. The consultancy offersRead More »

Appointments

Hochiki Announces Senior Global Appointment

Global life safety solutions provider Hochiki has elevated Shinsuke Kubo, manaaging director of its operations in the Middle East whoRead More »

design

Industry Recognition for Hi-vis Aramark Uniform Designs

Aramark Uniform Services has been selected as the recipient of two Network Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) ImageRead More »

Life Safety

Pfannenberg Launches World’s Brightest Stack Light

Pfannenberg has unveiled the BR50 Series Stacklight™, a visual indicators of a machine’s status for industrial machinery operatives which itRead More »

Life Safety

EMCOR UK Recognised for Safety

EMCOR UK has won three international safety awards from The British Safety Council. The facility services provider was named jointlyRead More »

Fire

How Aspirating Technology is Simplifying Smoke Detector Inspections in the Hospitality Industry

For operators of hotels and resorts, complying with NFPA 72 and other U.S. safety codes which require annual smoke detectionRead More »

Belgium

ABB Announces Modular Emergency Lighting Solution

ABB has announced the pending launch in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK of Movion® – an innovative emergencyRead More »

Australia

Real Estate Investment Platform Launches Israeli JV

FCA-regulated online real estate investment platform Shojin has partnered with innovative Israel-based investment platform, Realty Bundles, in a new joint-ventureRead More »

Best Practice

Fire Crews Called Out to Bakery Fire on Same Street as Earlier West London Incident

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, comments on the response of fire crews in West London to aRead More »

design

Intelligent Fire Detection Replaces Waking Watch Scheme in North London High-rise Blocks

Ekho, the newest hybrid wireless fire detection solution from Hochiki, has been installed in six blocks of apartment buildings operatedRead More »

Life Safety

Safer Warehouses: Protecting People, Equipment and Productivity

Jim Augustyniak, regional sales manager at Steel King Industries Inc., explains the role of industrial safety products in preventing andRead More »

Life Safety

Meet CHAS at Safety & Health Expo 2022

Visitors to Safety & Health Expo 2022 are invited to visit Stand SH1254 where they can meet the CHAS teamRead More »

Life Safety

How Sprinklers Saved a Warehouse

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, explains how an automatic sprinkler system in a warehouse in Leicestershire inRead More »

Life Safety

Abloy Delivers Hybrid Training Course

Abloy UK has created a new hybrid style of training that blends in-person seminars with online courses, to help organisationsRead More »

Life Safety

RoSPA Recognition for Actavo

Actavo has secured four awards in acknowledgement of its work in the area of health and safety at the annualRead More »

Life Safety

Ensuring a Comfortable and Enjoyable Guest Experience

Jack O’Toole, President and Co-Founder of FreshAirSensor, explains how monitoring for smoking is helping ensure a comfortable and enjoyable guestRead More »

Life Safety

Evolution Celebrates its First 25 Years

Integrated UK fire and security systems business Evolution was finally able to mark its 25th anniversary in-person with a specialRead More »

France

Seven RoSPA Gold Medals for Sodexo

Sodexo is celebrating seven Gold Medal Awards at the 2022 RoSPA Health and Safety Awards. Its corporate services business alsoRead More »

Life Safety

Overcoming the UK’s Social Housing Emergency Lighting Challenge

René Joppi, managing director of global lighting manufacturer Mackwell, explains how smart technology can resolve challenges associated with testing retrofittedRead More »

Finance

Aramark Recognizes Community Volunteers

With National Volunteer Month underway in the United States, Aramark is recognizing several outstanding employee volunteers from around the worldRead More »

FM

EMCOR UK Recognised with Health and Safety Awards

EMCOR UK is celebrating after being selected for RoSPA Health and Safety awards in eleven separate categories. The facility servicesRead More »

Best Practice

What You Need to Know About Changes to PPE Regulations in the UK

Alex Minett, Head of Product & Markets at risk prevention, compliance and supply chain management advisory CHAS, explains key changesRead More »

Life Safety

British Safety Council Award for EMCOR UK

EMCOR UK has been recognised with a ‘Distinction’ at the 2022 British Safety Council International Safety Awards. Now in theirRead More »

Germany

G3 Systems to Exhibit at Interschutz 2022

G3 Systems will be exhibiting at fire and rescue, security and civil protection event Interschutz 2022 from 20-25th June atRead More »

Life Safety

Toyota to Sponsor Safer Logistics Seminars

Toyota Material Handling is the sponsor of a brand new feature at the Health & Safety Event 2022 – thisRead More »

Life Safety

2,000 Hyfire Wireless Devices Commissioned for London High-Rise Installation

Four landmark London towers are now benefiting from cutting edge fire protection thanks to Hyfire wireless devices, which were installedRead More »

Construction

RPS Secures Place on CCS Construction Framework

RPS has been appointed by Crown Commercial Services (CCS) onto the Urban Regeneration Lot of the Construction Professional Services FrameworkRead More »

Life Safety

Fire Stoppers Rolls Out Digital Fire Logbook

UK fire risk assessment consultancy and maintenance provider, Fire Stoppers, has become the latest organisation to implement the True Digital Fire Logbook solution fromRead More »

Life Safety

Webinar: the Importance of Fire Logbooks

Tio Fire Safety will be hosting a Webinar on the Importance of Fire Logbooks, a critical link in the safetyRead More »

Life Safety

Sprinklers in Warehouse Fire Safety Planning

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, explains how sprinklers can minimise injury and damage caused by fires inRead More »

Healthcare

Fines for Scaffolding Contractor After Worker Sustains Injuries

A scaffolding contractor has been fined after a worker fell from height resulting in serious injuries. Brighton Magistrates Court heardRead More »

Construction

TÜV SÜD Launches UK Academy

As part of a new global training initiative, TÜV SÜD has launched a training academy to offer safety compliance andRead More »

Healthcare

Asbestos Surveys in the Rail Sector

SOCOTEC UK explain the challenges surrounding the commissioning of asbestos surveys for Britain’s ageing rail infrastructure. The age of manyRead More »

Life Safety

Making Dangerous Assumptions About Industrial Premises

As the UK builds ever more expansive industrial and warehousing facilities, Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, asksRead More »

Life Safety

Reducing the “Waking Watch” Burden on Leaseholders

The Waking Watch division of UK life safety company, Prime Secure, has launched a budget wireless common fire alarm system.Read More »

News

A Helping Hand for the Homeless

Calderwood House in Cumbria offers a safe place to live and helps homeless individuals build a better future through aRead More »

Appointments

WeMaintain Announces Key Appointment

Sabina Enu-Kwesi has joined PropTech innovator WeMaintain from Otis Elevators as customer success manager. Her appointment follows a €30 millionRead More »

Construction

New Name, Same Vision

The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has rebranded to reflect an expanding remit as its members increasingly collaborate on otherRead More »

HVAC

Remobilisation Strategies for the Workplace

Despite wide acceptance of the role of ventilation in containing transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in multi-occupant spaces, facilities managersRead More »

Blog

A Practical Guide to Fire Doors

26.11.2021, 13:31 A Practical Guide to Fire Doors With poor specification, installation and maintenance of fire doorsets often resulting inRead More »

HVAC

Enhancing Fire Safety in Large Non-Standard Buildings

22.11.2021, 16:56 Enhancing Fire Safety in Large Non-Standard Buildings Honeywell Building Technologies provides guidance on advanced smoke detection in buildingsRead More »

Healthcare

Louise Hosking Commences Tenure as IOSH President

17.11.2021, 14:45 Louise Hosking Commences Tenure as IOSH President Louise Hosking, who has been inaugurated as the 55th President ofRead More »

Blog

Safety in Manual Handling

15.11.2021, 23:45 Safety in Manual Handling Handling and transporting supplies and equipment is a daily requirement for most facilities butRead More »

Blog

Takeaways from COP26 for Smaller UK Contractors

15.11.2021, 10:07 Takeaways from COP26 for Smaller UK Contractors The Contractor Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) comments on howRead More »

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