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 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 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 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 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…

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…

ASFP announces CPD seminar in Scotland

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be holding the next in its series of regional CPD seminars in Perth, Scotland on 25 April 2018. The free-to-attend seminar aims to improve awareness of passive fire protection and help delegates…

ASFP launches passive fire protection training

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is launching a passive fire protection training programme in April 2018. The Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection has been developed in response to demand from employers and contractors operating in the passive…

Grenfell Tower: ASFP statement

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) wishes to convey its sincere condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower tragedy and to pay tribute to the bravery and professionalism of the fire service.…

ASFP seeks Technical Officer

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection, the leading trade association representing the passive fire protection sector in the UK and Ireland, is seeking a part-time Technical Officer. The Technical Officer is responsible for the drafting, upkeep and revision of all…

ASFP seeks support for developing operable curtains guidance

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is seeking assistance from individuals, manufacturers or installers involved in the manufacture and installation of operable fire and smoke curtains to assist it in developing independent guidance on the use and specification of…

Working together for fire safety

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection assembled together key experts from across the entire construction process to answer audience questions and concerns about fire protection. ASFP CEO Wilf Butcher chaired the session. The interactive question time event, held on 22…

A passive revolution? Revolutionary change for the passive fire protection industry

I was recently invited to be a guest speaker at an industry conference, and as part of the process I was asked to write a short biography to accompany the programme. From this I learnt a valuable lesson – read…

‘Whodunnit?’ at the launch of the ASFP/FIS Fire Performance Labelling Scheme

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) and FIS, which represents the Finishes and Interior Sector, are launching a new Fire Performance Partition Labelling Scheme at Firex International 2016. The labelling initiative aims to identify fire performance partitions to installers,…

ASFP to host Passive Fire Protection Zone at Firex International

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be welcoming visitors to the ASFP Passive Fire Protection Zone, at Firex International in London’s ExCel on 21-23 June. The ASFP’s stand (D179), featuring a 12m2 video screen, will be the focal…

Testing times for tall buildings?

In the wake of The Address Downtown Dubai hotel fire and other high profile fires in tall buildings, Niall Rowan outlines the Association for Specialist Fire Protection’s initiatives to provide an affordable fire test for manufacturers of cavity barriers used…

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