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FIA - Fire Industry Association

Servicing fire extinguishers

When servicing fire extinguishers, can you use generic parts or should you buy from the manufacturer? Here the FIA answers the question.
FIA - Fire Industry Association

Servicing fire extinguishers – ‘Verified Alternatives’

Servicing fire extinguishers? Can you use generic parts or should you buy from the manufacturer? The Fire Industry Association sheds some light on BS 5306-9:2015
fire safety industry

OFR fights fire safety industry challenges with Bluebeam Revu

Revu’s intuitive markup tools have helped OFR Consultants stay at the forefront of the heavily regulated and complex fire engineering and fire safety industry.
fire protection, Zeroignition,

The importance of fire protection in the construction industry

It is clear stopping fire deaths and practising fire safety is high on the agenda, Ian King, chief operating officer at Zeroignition discusses more.
Repairs and maintenance, Fire safety, frameworks,

A new framework for fire safety in construction

With fire safety at the top of the agenda, PBC Today talks to LHC head of repairs and maintenance Colin Scoines about the development of a new framework.
Fires in car parks

Fire suppression in car parks

After the devastating fire in the Echo Arena car park, Ian Gough of BAFSA says the warning signs were clear – and highlights the hard evidence that sprinkler systems can significantly reduce the damage and danger caused by such incidents
site fire safety

Checks to Keep Your Site Fire Safe

Construction sites are some of the most dangerous working environments around, but when a site is correctly managed, there is nothing to worry about....
BAFE

BAFE – UK fire protection certification

BAFE is the independent, not for profit, third party certification registration body for quality in the UK fire protection industry. All BAFE registered companies...
fire safety

Fire safety on site

Are you the appointed ‘Responsible Person’ for fire safety? BAFE outline how to ensure you implement strong measures to reduce the risk of fire on your site.

FIA releases new course on fire safety signs and notices

The FIA has developed a new course aimed at helping the industry to understand fire safety signs and notices… A new course aimed at raising...

Management of fire safety

The Chief Fire Officers Association give an overview of how fire safety management is integral to reducing fire hazards within public buildings…  Many of us...

PROFILE: Responsible Person Duty of Care for Fire Protection

It is the responsibility of public and commercial property owners to ensure that fire protection is suitable to protect staff, clients and property. It...

A responsibility for fire safety

David Smith, Export Manager and FIRESA Council Secretary at the Fire Industry Association explains the Fire Safety Order and asks if you know who...
A responsibility for fire safety

A responsibility for fire safety

David Smith, Export Manager and FIRESA Council Secretary at the Fire Industry Association explains the Fire Safety Order and asks if you know who...
falls through skylight

Belfast construction company fined over health and safety breaches

A construction company has been fined following an inspection by HSE, after poor welfare standards, dangerous electrical systems, and inadequate health and safety provision were found on site.
Building safety, Grenfell Tower, fire safety,

Proposals for reforming the building safety regulatory system

Ahead of the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, the government published a consultation to create a radically new fire safety system.
construction sites

What you need to know about medical emergencies on construction sites

In the UK, the construction industry is considered the most dangerous. Medtree, leading medical suppliers for first aid and other essential apparatus, share the provisions you must put in place on your construction site
Mick George

Mick George Leasing – Mick George Ltd are Gunning’ for Lease...

Mick George Ltd discuss the benefits of using Mick George leasing for private or business vehicles; headed by Steve Howell, Vehicle Leasing Director. At first...
Building contractor guilty of breaching safety practices

Building contractor guilty of breaching safety practices

A building contractor from Spain has been sentenced over unsafe working practices seen at a Manchester site... Betcat International has been sentenced for failing to...
sprinkler systems

Are sprinkler systems the one-stop solution we think they are?

Automated fire sprinkler systems are a well-established form of fire protection. However, they are not the only defence, and are by no means a perfect solution, Ian King, COO, Zeroignition explains.
accessibility standards

Lived experiences worth more than legislation and guidance

Ian Streets, Managing Director of About Access, explains how you should look close to home for the approach which can set accessibility standards globally.
security services

Mitie wins retail facilities management contract

Mitie has won a new three-year contract to provide maintenance and security services for Bravissimo, the retailer.