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Resident danger

Anthony Cassidy, Health, Safety & Fire Technical Manager at Bureau Veritas with advice on managing fire safety in a change of use building Referred to as the ‘greatest challenge facing London today’ by the Greater London Authority, the housing shortage ...

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Advanced celebrates 20th anniversary with installation of its 100th panel on London Underground

The 100th fire alarm control panel, from global leaders in the design, manufacture and supply of intelligent fire systems, Advanced, has been installed on the London Underground. The UK-based manufacturer is celebrating its 20th year in business with more than ...

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Fire and security experts release joint publication on fire safety

In an unprecedented collaboration within the fire and security industry, three not-for-profit organisations with expertise in fire and security doorsets have combined their knowledge to offer guidance on a newly-published document on flat entrance doorsets. The joint publication: A Guide ...

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Horbury secures new housing association fire safety deal

Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, has been appointed by Castles & Coasts Housing Association based in Carlisle, to provide fire safety services across its housing portfolio. The contract, which commenced in September, sees Horbury Property Services providing fire ...

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100% Hackitt calls for full adoption of Dame Judith’s Building Regulations and Fire Safety review

An industry initiative entitled 100% Hackitt has been launched to encourage the government to deliver all of the recommendations contained within Dame Judith’s report by the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) and the British Board of Agrément (BBA). These two organisations ...

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Horbury secures new fire door safety contract

Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group of companies, has been awarded a contract to replace fire doors and update fire compartmentation in a number of buildings, including offices and a library for Nuneaton and Bedworth Council. This is ...

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IOSH Annual Conference 2018

The IOSH Annual Conference took place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on 17-18 September. There were some useful lessons for facilities managers, reports David Sharp, Managing Director of International Workplace The conference began with an informative session ...

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Johnson Controls presents enhanced range of fire alarm devices

Johnson Controls has introduced an innovative range of sounders, Visual Alarm Devices (VADs) and Visual Indicating Devices (VIDs), helping to improve performance of fire detection systems and ensure evacuation responses occur quickly during a real fire event. With two leading ...

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Fire door safety ignored despite Grenfell tragedy

Despite the shocking tragedy of the Grenfell fire in London last summer, research has revealed that almost 50 per cent of people have seen fire doors illegally kept open. In addition, 70 per cent of those surveyed admitted they would ...

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Advanced launches brochure for fire protection in historic sites

Global fire systems leader, Advanced, has launched a new guide to fire protection for historic and heritage sites. Historic and heritage sites present unique challenges to end users, specifiers and installers. The new brochure is designed to help key stakeholders ...

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