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CCF supports supply chain competence with ASFP passive fire experience

Leading insulation, drywall, and ceiling products distributor CCF, supported by ROCKWOOL and Promat, is providing a series of ASFP passive fire protection product training sessions for its customers at CCF branches across the UK. The Association for Specialist Fire Protection ...

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Balfour Beatty joins forces with CABE

International infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty, has joined the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) as a new Premium Company Partner. The partnership comes at a pivotal time for the construction and infrastructure industry, with the changes to the Building Safety ...

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It takes longer to make a cup of tea than to evacuate a fire

In order for a fire evacuation to be safe, everyone should ideally be out within 2 minutes of the alarm ringing or the fire starting. This short span of time is crucial – and can be all that stands between ...

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DMA Group appointed for Port of Dover project

Kent-based property service specialist, DMA Group, has been awarded a major fire compliance project worth in excess of £2 million at the Port of Dover. The project will see DMA Group undertaking repairs and improvements as part of the Ports ...

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Means of escape

The latest Government Consultation on fire safety in residential buildings considers whether buildings over 30m in height should be designed and built with two staircases. Conor Logan, Technical Director at Colt, assesses how this could affect smoke control design Throughout ...

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Leadership change at the ASFP

This month, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) sees a change of leadership. Current ASFP CEO Steve Davies is stepping down to take up a new challenge with Corrosion Resistant Products Ltd, a division of Indutrade. The ASFP’s Business ...

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ASFP updates online passive fire protection training

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has updated its generic Online Introduction to Passive Fire Protection, which provides a basic overview of passive fire protection (PFP) and its role in the overall fire strategy of a building. In addition, ...

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Compliance expert urges duty holders to pay heed to new fire safety legislation

Today (23 January 2023) the Fire Safety (England) Regulation 2022 comes into effect, putting greater emphasis on the importance of fire doors and fire safety instructions for multi-occupied high-rise buildings. The Hackitt Review, responsible for changing the regulatory landscape of ...

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Living Wall industry launches Best Practice Guidance

The Living Wall industry has launched a Best Practice Guide for designers, specifiers and architects to provide clarity on the latest National Building Regulations. On 1 June 2022 the government introduced a new framework to further strengthen and clarify building ...

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IWFM updates Fire safety management guide

With wide-ranging changes to fire safety starting to come into force from as soon as 23 January 2023, the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) in partnership with PlanRadar has updated its Fire safety management good practice guide (GPG). Providing ...

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