British Safety Council demands action from the Housing Minister after three years of delay post-Grenfell disaster

Too many buildings are unsafe, and too many residents feel trapped in their homes says chief executive Mike Robinson The chief executive of the British Safety Council has today written to the Housing Minister, Christopher Pincher, to ask the government…

BSI releases full revision of standard for fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic buildings

In the UK, around 80% of all fire deaths and injuries occur in domestic premises , totalling over 300 deaths and around 9,000 related injuries each year. Fire detection and fire alarm systems are proven to substantially reduce the risk of…

Eland Cables, first to achieve BSI Cable Batch Verification Kitemark™

Eland Cables, the global supplier of power, data, control and instrumentation cables and cable accessories, has become the UK’s first company to be awarded BSI’s Cable Batch Verification Kitemark™. Described by BSI as “a new benchmark in cable compliance” Eland Cables is…

International standard for managing risk in organisations revised

BSI, the business standards company, has published the revised international standard for risk management, BS ISO 31000:2018 Risk management: guidelines. The purpose of this standard is to assist an organisation to integrate risk management into all of its activities and functions.…

BSI opens Gas Capacity Laboratory at its Hemel Hempstead, UK Centre of Excellence

Gas capacity testing and certification for RPE now available ahead of April 2018 introduction of PPE Regulation BSI, the business standards company, has extended its Hemel Hempstead Centre of Excellence for respiratory protective equipment testing, with the opening of the…

BSI sets out standards policy on the UK leaving the EU

Following the result of the UK referendum, BSI as the UK National Standards Body has been working with our stakeholders to communicate the key messages about the vital role of standards in supporting trade, growth and productivity. The triggering of…

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Advanced Recognised by BSI for 10 Years of Standards Excellence in Fire Systems

Global fire systems leader Advanced is delighted to announce that it has received an award from BSI, the business standards company, for 10 years of standards excellence in fire systems. The award recognises Advanced’s role in driving higher standards in…

Take fire safety seriously

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…

Forum Focuses on Seismic Structures

The Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics (SECED), in collaboration with the BSI sub-committee responsible for Eurocode 8, has launched a Eurocode 8 forum to ensure a strong UK voice is heard during the current period of revising the…

BSI Publishes New Sprinkler Standard

BSI has published BS 9251:2014 (Fire sprinkler systems for domestic and residential occupancies. Code of practice), which gives recommendations for the design, installation, components, water supplies and backflow protection, commissioning, maintenance and testing of fire sprinkler systems in domestic and…

Comments Sought in BSI Smoke Alarm Standard

The BSI has invited comments on BS 5446-3 (Fire detection and fire alarm devices for dwellings Part 3: Specification for fire and carbon monoxide alarm systems for deaf and hard of hearing people). The review of the 2005 standard was…

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