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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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ASCP publishes white paper in response to Government consultation on building safety reforms

The Association of Safety & Compliance Professionals (ASCP) – in partnership with CORGI Technical Services – has released a white paper entitled ‘The Future of Safety Management’. The paper offers an invaluable insight into the Government’s consultation document: ‘Proposals for ...

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Taking the heat

Neil Budd and Robert Thilthorpe, Technical Managers at the Fire Industry Association (FIA), explain the core responsibilities involved in fire protection management Among facilities managers’ many responsibilities, fire protection is one of the most important. All non-domestic buildings are required ...

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Safety first

Ignorance and poor practice in construction are compromising fire safety – and something needs to be done about it, argues Glyn Coates, Director at Zeroignition Following the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower, it was reported that the intumescent cavity closers, ...

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Emergency announcement

Voice sounders provide clear and unambiguous messages in the event of a fire or other emergency, and are an effective technology for public and commercial buildings Facilities managers are responsible for fire safety and emergency planning. As such they must ...

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We must learn lessons from Grenfell

The golden thread of information must improve transparency and drive collaboration between project partners to make our buildings safer says James Connolly, Head of Partnerships at eviFile Today (14 June) marks the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire – ...

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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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Polyteck secures Harley House fire safety contract

Construction and facilities management business, Polyteck Group, has completed a £200,000 contract to replace and upgrade the fire detection and alarm system at a prestigious mansion block in London’s Marylebone. Harley House, originally built more than 120 years ago, offers ...

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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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