Improving fire safety for the vulnerable

The British Standards Institution has withdrawn its guidance on fire risk assessments following the threat of legal action from a bereaved Grenfell family. The assessments stated it was ‘not normally practicable’ to identify people with disabilities or for landlords to…

British Standards Institution withdraws fire-safety guidance after legal threat

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has withdrawn its new guidance on fire-risk assessments after a bereaved Grenfell family threatened legal action, saying it ignored critical inquiry recommendations relating to people with disabilities. To learn more about this go to

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The British Standards Institution (BSI) has just published BS 9991:2015 the Code of Practice for Fire safety in the design, management and use of residential buildings. This new standard and the upcoming revision of BS 9999 will be featured on…

Latest fire protection standard for doors is revised

BSI, the business standards company has revised BS 7273-4:2015 Code of Practice for the operation of fire protection measures – Part 4: Actuation of release mechanisms for doors. It was developed using collaborative input from the fire and safety industry with such organizations…

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