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Baldwin Boxall designs residential tower emergency communication solution

Following the Grenfell Tower incident resulting in the tragic loss of life in 2017, and other events in residential towers, it has become clear that a method of informing residents of a situation is urgently needed. Baldwin Boxall has addressed ...

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Fire safety concerns in commercial property as incidents see 46% rise

Commercial properties left vacant or unattended throughout the pandemic are likely to have deteriorated over time, creating increasingly hazardous environments. Recent data has revealed that, despite a decline in fatal fire related incidents since 2011, there has been an increase ...

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Fire Safety Act 2021 prompts risk assessment review

Landlords and duty holders are being encouraged to prepare for the Fire Safety Act 2021 which will make significant changes to fire safety regulation. Safety and compliance expert, Bureau Veritas is describing the legislation as a “new era for building ...

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Lessons from abroad

Conor Logan, Colt’s Technical Director looks at how UK fire safety design regulations compare to those of other countries in the EU. Could we learn from their example? Responding to the tragic loss of life following a fire at Grenfell ...

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Firestopping solutions start with Sika

Navigating the often-complex process of choosing the correct passive fire protection system for a project can be a challenge but thanks to leading speciality chemical manufacturer Sika, specifiers can take advantage of a range of in-house support services including product ...

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Fire risk assessment

Caroline Judd, Director, Turnkey Fire Services looks at the basics required when carrying out a Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) and the range of fire detection and warning systems available to help protect your premises A fire risk assessment covers all ...

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Building Safety Bill is published with aim to create lasting generational change

The Building Safety Bill on the future on how residential buildings should be constructed and maintained has been published today and includes plans for a new regulator who forms the heart of a building safety changes. The Bill, said Housing ...

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Fire resistance inspections for existing buildings

Allan Jowsey and John Dunk, Directors at PFP Specialists Ltd on the importance of demonstrating fire protection capability in older buildings PFP or Passive Fire Protection products and materials are installed in structures to provide fire protection in the event ...

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Cori-Seal Systems highlights the hidden fire safety dangers within schools and commercial buildings

Cori-Seal® is an innovative new solution for missing smoke stoppers within existing schools and buildings that have trapezoidal perforated decks or beams within its structure. Due to recent growing concern regarding fire safety within the built environment, Cori-Seal® Systems Ltd ...

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Johnson Controls launches 700 Series microprocessor-based conventional fire detectors

New series of conventional detectors have built-in microprocessors that monitor and respond to smoke density, fixed temperature, and rate-of-rise of temperature Drift compensation feature extends service life and reduces maintenance needs Detectors are designed and manufactured in Europe and comply ...

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