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Fire Resistant Fixings

It is not often that a coroner’s report makes specific recommendations on how a particular…

Reducing Risk: Saving Lives and Assets

Fires and explosions, and the consequences to lives and assets, are a major safety concern…

Fire Safety Teamwork and Effective Communication
Fire Safety Teamwork and Effective Communication

Providing an acceptable level of fire safety in a building or process area requires effective…

The CE Marking – Explaining its Jargon and Acronyms
The CE Marking – Explaining its Jargon and Acronyms

The Construction Products Regulation (CPR) is intended to provide for the free movement of construction…

Putting a Clean, Tested and Maintained Damper on Fire

Although fire dampers are a key component in the passive fire protection of commercial buildings…

Beware Of Counterfeit Fire Detection Devices
Fire Detection – the Past, Present and Future

Apollo was founded in 1980 and, over the past 35 years, has grown into one…

Sliding Fire Doors
Sliding Fire Doors

In today’s world safety is becoming more and more important for businesses, institutions and facilities.…

Petroleum Storage Tank Facilities – Part 2

In the previous installment we talked about the types of petroleum storage tanks, their locations,…

There’s More to Glass than Meets the Eye

Glass production has come a long way in the past two decades and a material…

Testing the Response of Smoke Detectors
Testing the Response of Smoke Detectors

The test fires that are used to assess ionisation and optical smoke detectors were developed…

Planning for Evacuating People with Disability
Planning for Evacuating People with Disability

Planning for evacuation of people with disability is a complex issue. This article is an…

Chuck Lewis of Coopers Fire Ltd explains the legal implications of the Construction Products Regulation for manufacturers and suppliers of smoke barriers.
Barriers to trade?

Chuck Lewis of Coopers Fire Ltd explains the legal implications of the Construction Products Regulation…

Effective fire safety systems are a fundamental requirement in achieving maximum system uptime and availability.
Business Continuity and the Need to Protect Data

In the modern world data is at the heart of commerce with very few businesses…

Installation of Passive Fire Protection
Installation of Passive Fire Protection

We face many challenges as an industry, where we must strive to raise the bar…

Fire in the Hole

Railway stations combine large numbers of people with considerable fire loads from multiple trains and…

Maintaining a High Level of Fire Sprinkler Performance

For decades fire sprinklers have proven to be an effective and invaluable tool for protecting…

The Causes of False Fire Alarms in Buildings

False alarms from fire detection and fire alarm systems are a problem worldwide, but their…

Firefighting Foam – Making Water Wetter
Firefighting Foam – Making Water Wetter

As a largely misunderstood firefighting tactic, the use of foam has at times been confusing…

Stopping Fire in Its Tracks – Part Two
Stopping Fire in Its Tracks – Part Two

In the previous edition of International Fire Protection we took a look at a number…

Fire Watch and Industry Oversight

Just as fire safety is a concern in many aspects of our everyday lives, there…

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