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Compliance Group announces merger with Fire Safe Services

Fire Safe Services Ltd has joined Compliance Group’s Fire Division to provide high quality fire detection and alarm systems and associated services to its customers. Coming from larger corporate organisations the founders of Fire Safe Services set up the business ...

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Safe from smoke

Conor Logan, Technical Director at Colt, on the hidden dangers of neglecting smoke control maintenance and why proactive servicing is essential As a diligent facilities manager, your primary responsibility lies in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the occupants within ...

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London Fire Brigade launches online fire safety training for security and facilities staff

London Fire Brigade in partnership with the City of London Crime Prevention Association and the Corporation of London has created ‘Project Kestrel’ an online fire safety training programme for security and facilities personnel. The development of Project Kestrel follows  a ...

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ASFP reveals Passive Fire Protection Award winners

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has named the winners of its 2023 Passive Fire Protection (PFP) Awards, which took place on 23 November at the Association’s Awards Dinner at the Leonardo Royal Hotel in London. Chosen by an ...

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ASFP Competence Framework launches

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has launched its Competence Framework, a free library of information, which defines activities specific to passive fire protection (PFP) across the building lifecycle, providing a benchmark for competence for all PFP activities. The ...

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Who’s responsible when passive fire protection fails?

Louise Frost, a senior marketer at Door Controls Direct, discusses the factors that influence accountability for passive fire protection in the built environment When it comes to safeguarding lives and property, passive fire protection plays a pivotal role. Passive fire ...

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CCF supports supply chain competence with ASFP passive fire experience

Leading insulation, drywall, and ceiling products distributor CCF, supported by ROCKWOOL and Promat, is providing a series of ASFP passive fire protection product training sessions for its customers at CCF branches across the UK. The Association for Specialist Fire Protection ...

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ASFP Passive Fire Protection Awards finalists 2023

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has unveiled the shortlist for its 2023 Passive Fire Protection Awards, with the winners due to be announced on 23 November at the Association’s Awards Dinner at the Leonardo Royal Hotel in London. ...

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Balfour Beatty joins forces with CABE

International infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty, has joined the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) as a new Premium Company Partner. The partnership comes at a pivotal time for the construction and infrastructure industry, with the changes to the Building Safety ...

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It takes longer to make a cup of tea than to evacuate a fire

In order for a fire evacuation to be safe, everyone should ideally be out within 2 minutes of the alarm ringing or the fire starting. This short span of time is crucial – and can be all that stands between ...

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