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Landlords and FMs must create culture of fire safety reporting

Bureau Veritas is urging landlords and facilities managers – particularly those responsible for large multi-occupancy buildings – to create a culture of fire door safety education and reporting to ensure utmost security for tenants. The call for action by the ...

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Fire Door Safety Week: New guidance published

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland and fire door manufacturer JELD-WEN have both released guidance to mark the start of Fire Door Safety Week (31 October – 4 November). Fire Door Guide ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is ...

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ASFP unveils new member benefits in conjunction with BSI

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has signed a series of agreements with the British Standards Institution (BSI), the national standards body of the UK. Under the agreements, the ASFP is able to offer British standards for sale at ...

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Graphenstone UK sets the gold standard for certification with new awards

– FIRE RESISTANCE AND INDOOR AIR QUALITY – Euro A2 Fire Standard / Eurofins Indoor Air Comfort Gold Certification Graphenstone UK, the world’s most certified eco paint brand, announces the award of two further certifications for its GCS Premium mineral ...

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Fire door ironmongery and access control for FM

At Door Controls Direct we are continually applying our expert knowledge, quality products, and exceptional value to provide product solutions to the FM and building industry to keep people safe and secure. As a company, we have been trading online ...

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BESA raises critical fire damper safety issue

An urgent warning has been issued by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) about a potential fire safety weakness in a large number of building ventilation systems. The UK’s leading trade organisation for building engineering services contractors has issued an ...

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Lift Standards

As part of the changes to fire safety regulations there have been updates to the regulations regarding lifts. Ahead of LIFTEX 2022 in October, Nick Mellor, MD of LEIA and LIFTEX 2022 explains the existing guidance in British Standards. The ...

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Fire Door Legislation

Anthony Robins, Technical Director at FireSealsDirect explains how changes in fire door legislation will affect FMs and their duties. Five years after the terrible Grenfell Tower tragedy some of the initial inquiry findings have impacted fire door legislation and, by ...

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Clearer Compliance

Stuart Purton, UK Lead for Training and Onboarding at Chubb Fire & Security on why the new Fire Safety Act 2021 which came into force in May, offers clearer directions on meeting compliance. The Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017 and ...

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Chubb aims to attract and train more industry-entrants in new partnership with Zitko Talent

Fire-safety and security solutions provider Chubb, has launched an accelerated development programme designed to attract and train new industry-entrants in partnership with Zitko Talent, the world’s leading recruitment agency for the Fire and Security industry. The accelerated development programme will ...

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