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Three quarters of fire doors inspected in 2019 were not fit for purpose

More than three quarters (76 per cent) of the fire doors inspected by the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) in 2019 were condemned as “not fit for purpose”. In addition, 63 per cent of the buildings inspected also had additional ...

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McGill reports continued growth having secured £4m in new contract wins

Dundee-based building services contractor, McGill, reports continued growth having recently won a £400,000 social housing contract and being appointed to a £3.6million framework to deliver upgrades to fire alarms. The £400,000 contract with Loreburn Housing Association and the £3.6million framework ...

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Covid-19: Security and arson protection advice in unoccupied buildings

The UK’s national fire safety organisation, the Fire Protection Association is offering security and arson protection advice for building and business owners and insurers – a free guide to managing the risk during the Covid-19 outbreak. Of particular relevance to ...

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Covid 19: Testing and maintenance of life safety systems

Colt Service has issued some important advice on life safety given the current lockdown in the UK. It states that the testing and maintenance of life safety installations in buildings is mandatory under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order. Following ...

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Spotlight on emergency lighting as Advanced appoints new business manager

Global fire and life safety company, Advanced, has appointed a new business manager to support the growth of its emergency lighting business. Matt Jones joins Advanced from his role as product manager at Apollo Fire Detectors. In his new role, ...

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Hold fire

Richard Jenkins, Chief Executive of the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) with news of the new ‘MOT’ approval scheme for commercial kitchen fire protection systems As a facilities manager, you may be responsible for food preparation and a commercial kitchen within ...

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SPIE wins contract with Unipres

SPIE UK has won an eleven-month contract with Unipres, a manufacturer of pressed parts for automobiles to supply, install and commission additional Fire Alarm detection and graphics as part of phase 5 extension works at Unipres’ manufacturing plant in Sunderland. ...

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Poll highlights alarming lack of fire door knowledge across trades

Despite reporting a growth in demand for fire safety products and devices in the last year, a new poll by online ironmongery supplier IronmongeryDirect has revealed that over half (54 per cent) of tradespeople do not know how to check ...

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Government launches call for evidence on fire safety in the workplace

Employers and business owners are being asked for their views on fire safety in workplaces in England as part of a Home Office call for evidence launched yesterday. The Home Office is seeking feedback on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) ...

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Our focus on fire safety & indoor air quality

All Clean (Worcester) Ltd. has over 25 years of experience in providing high quality services to the facilities management sector. Our extensive experience and knowledge gives us the confidence to perform our tasks to the highest possible standards. We specialise, ...

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