Prestigious Fire Industry Association (FIA) Admits FIREXO

Firexo, the creator of the only liquid able to extinguish all classes of fire, has been admitted as a full member to the prestigious Fire Industry Association (FIA). The FIA is the largest fire protection trade association in the UK,…

Baldwin Boxall joins FIA

Leading life safety and voice alarm expert, Baldwin Boxall, is pleased to announce that the company has recently become a member of the Fire Industry Association (FIA). With over 800 members, the FIA is the largest fire protection trade association…

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) – Providing expertise, research and training for fire-industry professionals

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is Europe’s largest trade association for the fire-protection sector, with a focus on providing excellence in fire safety. A not-for-profit organisation, the FIA focuses on funding vital research into methods of fire protection. Recent studies…

Hochiki Europe And FIA Host Industry Roundtable Discussing Life Safety In HMOs

Hochiki Europe, the leading manufacturer of life safety solutions, has partnered with the FIA (Fire Industry Association) to host a roundtable discussing best practice when it comes to life safety in Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMOs). Panellists were made up…

2018 FIA AGM & Lunch

The 2018 Fire Industry Association Annual General Meeting (AGM) and lunch was again, one of the standout industry events of the year bringing together more than 300 industry leaders. The FIA AGM provides the ideal opportunity to highlight the achievements of…

FIA Survey reveals impact of Grenfell Tower, Brexit, and ‘cutting corners’ on fire industry

The FIA (Fire Industry Association) has released the results of the Market Conditions Survey, Wave 10.  This survey is a snapshot of the current trends within the fire industry nationwide.  Each Wave is conducted annually.  Wave 10 reveals the impact…

Traders Warehouse Strikes Exclusive Distribution Deal with Comelit Fire Division

Traders Warehouse is the exclusive distribution partner of choice, across all five UK branches, to offer Comelit Group’s new state-of-the-art fire detection solutions. The leading security distribution group, already a Comelit Gold Partner, has enhanced its product portfolio by introducing…

Advanced Maintainer course from the qualification pathway re-released

FIA’s Fire Detection and Alarm Advanced Maintainer unit available to book now The Fire Industry Association has re-launched the fire detection and alarms Advance Maintainer unit of the qualification pathway, which is available to book now. This unit forms one…

Free seminar on BS 5839-1: 2017 at FIM Expo

FIA’s Technical Manager Will Lloyd to present Two free seminars on BS 5839-1:2017 will be available to attendees of this year’s FIM Expo, 4th October 2018 in Doncaster. The seminar will be presented by FIA Technical Manager, Will Lloyd. The…

Fire Industry Association to assess current fire industry market conditions

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) – the UK’s largest trade association for the fire safety sector – is to carry out a large-scale survey to assess the current market conditions within the UK fire market. The survey, which is conducted…

Comelit Fires Up New Division With FIA Membership

Comelit UK has become a member of the prominent Fire Industry Association (FIA,) following the introduction of its new fire division, designed to complement its renowned security portfolio. The Italian door entry manufacturer, known for its high specification solutions, now…

FIA releases specialist advanced unit of qualification pathway

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has released the Advanced Installer unit of the new qualification pathway.  The unit forms one of the four units of the qualification that must be undertaken in order to become fully qualified in installing fire detection…

The FIA responds to the Hackitt’s review

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) welcomes Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety. We, amongst others, have been pushing for years for changes in the regulatory environment and competency levels in the fire safety industry. The…

Two new courses from the qualification pathway released

FIA Launches Health & Safety plus the Environmental units The Fire Industry Association is delighted to announce that two new courses are now available to book under the ‘Training’ tab of the website. This will no doubt please those who…

FIA Highlights Details Of A Leaked Report About Refurbishment Work at Grenfell

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has highlighted a leaked report which blames refurbishment issues at Grenfell Tower, details of which have been published by London Newspapers. Further details can be found here www.fia.uk.com/news/leaked-report Image for illustration. Picture from MDM Library.

FIM Expo: Connecting those interested in Fire Detection & Alarm Systems

It’s now two months until Fire Industry Manufacturers (FIM) Expo, Wednesday 25th April 2018. This time the FIM Expo will take place at Ashton Gate Stadium which is the home of Bristol City F.C. and Bristol Rugby. Organised by the Fire…

FIA Publish New technical documents on BS 7273-4:2015

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has produced two new documents to help you get up to speed with the latest changes to BS 7273-4:2015. The standard recommends how to actuate mechanisms that unlock, release or open doors in the event of a…

Fire Sector Organisations Share Positive View of the interim report from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

The Fire Sector Federation, Door & Hardware Federation and Fire Industry Association have joined the Institution of Fire Engineers in voicing their support for the interim report from Dame Judith Hackitt in relation to the Independent Review of Building Regulations…

Help the Fire Industry Association improve Portable Fire Extinguisher Standards and Guidance

Your Help is Requested to Complete the Following Important  Survey The FIA are asking those that work in the portable fire extinguisher services sector to complete a short survey designed to find out exactly how portable fire extinguishers have been…

London council pledges £10m for fire safety improvements

Councillors at Brent Council have approved plans for an extra £10 million to be spent on improving fire safety improvements in high-rise blocks in the borough. Building across the borough will receive new sprinkler systems, smoke detectors and fire alarms,…

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