ASFP CEO announces plan to step down

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer following an announcement by the current CEO Niall Rowan of his intention to step down after the Association’s Annual General Meeting in 2021. Niall took on…

Firestopping of service penetrations: A new best practice guide

To assist in the design, specification and installation of building services penetrations to ensure fire compartmentation is maintained, five leading not-for-profit organisations have launched a Best Practice Design and Installation Guide; Firestopping of Service Penetrations. The aim of the guide…

ASFP releases new advice on compatibility between pipes and acoustic or firestopping seals

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has produced a new Advisory Note on the Compatibility between Pipes and Acoustic or Firestopping Seals which provides recommendations to ensure that all components perform as required. The new advice highlights two significant compatibility…

ASFP announces programme of free passive fire protection webinars

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has announced a programme of free passive fire protection (PFP) webinars. Each will focus on a different PFP system, providing a detailed introduction to the main characteristics of each product type and explaining the…

ASFP releases new advisory notes on the fire protection of structural steel

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has released a suite of new Advisory Notes which offer guidance on the fire protection of structural steel. The four new Advisory notes address specific concerns identified by industry. ASFP Advisory Note 18: ASFP…

Tribute to David Sugden

It is with great sadness that the ASFP announces that passive fire protection industry stalwart David Sugden passed away on 27 July, following a short battle with pancreatic cancer. David served the industry for more than 50 years, providing forthright…

ASFP offers free access to key fire safety guidance documents

To support the construction and fire sector during the Coronavirus pandemic, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has removed all charges for pdf downloads of its key guidance documents from 1 June, offering free access for all to these essential educational…

ASFP online learning resources

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) offers a wide range of online resources which aim to help educate all involved in the built environment.  The available material is suitable for installers, designers, specifiers and contractors, as well as building owner-occupiers,…

ASFP launches Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover Scheme

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has partnered with an insurance broker to offer a new Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover Scheme for existing and prospective ASFP members. The move is in response to reports from specialist fire protection sub-contractors…

ASFP appoints Business Manager

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has appointed Mike Ward as its new Business Manager. The new role has been created to ensure the Association can further develop, building on recent successes including rising interest in membership and in…

ASFP response to the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry Report

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) welcomes the release of the report following the first phase of the Public Inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire and will comment further once the findings have been examined in greater depth. It…

ASFP announces October seminar in London

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be holding a CPD seminar in central London on 23 October 2019. The seminar, at the Aviva Building, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ, aims to improve awareness of passive fire protection and…

ASFP announces Autumn training dates as demand increases

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has announced several new Autumn dates for its Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection at both Level 2 and Level 3, as demand for the courses grows. The 7-day classroom-based Level 3 courses…

ASFP Workshop provides key passive fire protection recommendations

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) held a Passive Fire Protection Workshop at the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) AGM and Conference in Brighton on 17 July. The session examined how passive fire protection is currently delivered and aimed…

ASFP launches online passive fire protection training course

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection has launched a new e-learning course designed to equip installers or new entrants to the sector with a basic knowledge of passive fire protection and its role in the overall fire strategy of a…

Success for tremco Illbruck at ASFP Awards

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) announced the winners of the annual Passive Fire Protection Industry Awards at a ceremony in London recently. Award categories included innovation, installation and individual contribution to the industry. tremco illbruck is delighted that Ian…

ASFP welcomes launch of RIBA Plan of Work for Fire Safety

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is pleased to announce that the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched a consultation on a new RIBA Plan of Work for Fire Safety. The document represents the culmination of work…

Association for Specialist Fire Protection supports Fire Safety Scotland

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be supporting Fire Safety Scotland at the SEC in Glasgow on 12-13 September. In addition to welcoming visitors to its stand, the Association will be hosting a seminar on the first day of the…

ASFP opens nominations for 2018 Passive Fire Protection Awards

ASFP opens nominations for 2018 Passive Fire Protection Awards The Association for Specialist Fire Protection is seeking nominations for its range of Passive Fire Protection Industry Awards which aim to highlight excellence in passive fire protection and to reward those who contribute to…

ASFP offers support for Hackitt recommendations

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection welcomes the recommendations from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, which it believes offer a brave and mature approach aimed at helping to deliver a safer built environment. However, the ASFP…

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