We are delighted to have Russ Timpson, Founder and organiser of the Tall Building Fire Safety Network (TBFSN) writing the IFP Comment – titled; ‘Reaction to fire: the FireMark Project – an update’. Russ looks at how the FireMark Project will give consumers of premises a standard with which to gauge the fire safety compliance of the built environment.

This bumper 104 page issue is packed full of in-depth and interesting editorial, from the latest industry news and product announcements as well as technical fire safety feature articles, this issue will not disappoint. With 23 feature articles, industry comments, case studies, profiles and 6 pages of news, there’s something for everyone!

The feature articles include Dr Eliot Sizeland providing a fascinating insight with ‘Flame detector selection: Part 1 – detection technologies’; Dave Walker looking at the world of passive fire protection with his article ‘The fall and rise of the GRP composite fire door’; and Anthony Martindale exploring emergency lighting with his article ‘Fines and fatalities: why buildings and emergency exit signage must adapt.’

Finally, if you are attending FDIC International 2021 in Indianapolis from 2nd – 7th August, please don’t forget to visit the MDM team. We are on Booth 3479 – come and say hello and pick up your own copy of the latest issues of our magazines.

Take care and stay safe – help to contain COVID-19 by following the advice and guidance provided by your local and national health advisory teams.

Most fires start small – a defect in a presentation monitor in the exhibit hall caused this fire at a world-famous motorbike museum in Austria
in January 2021.

Image courtesy of JOB GmbH.

Stuart Blackie, Paul Duffy, Rajko Eichhorn, Scott Fretwell, Donna Hazzledine, Victoria Hutchison, Richard Hosier, Anthony Martindale, Coral Morgan, Sean Pearce, Frank Preiss, Mike Puzzanghera, Dr Eliot Sizeland, Russell Smith, Andy Speake, Scott Starr, Peter Stephenson, Russ Timpson, Dave Walker

International Fire Protection is the only international journal dedicated to fire safety, prevention and protection covering every aspect of the passive and active fire protection market. The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focusing on the latest technology and equipment as well as highlighting sector specific issues from around the world. Regular product and company profiles, events updates and news make IFP the first choice read for fire safety professionals.

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