UL Solutions and the Fire Protection Association open new laboratory for fire testing in the United Kingdom

In response to the urgent demand for more fire-testing facilities in the UK, a major new fire resistance testing laboratory at Blockley, Gloucestershire, has opened, featuring two of the largest furnaces of their kind. UL Solutions, a global leader in…

FPA launches new material identification laboratory
Improving the quality of the built environment is one of the core objectives of the Fire Protection Association, and to support this we have created one of the most versatile and comprehensive fire testing and research facilities in the UK.…
Johnson Controls supports FPA-approved fire suppression and maintenance services
Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, has announced it offers the products and services, backed by rigorous standards, outlined by the UK’s national fire safety organisation, the Fire Protection Association (FPA). The FPA…
Innovation, legislation and sustainability on the agenda at the FPA 2022 InfoZone at FIREX International in May
The Fire Protection Association’s (FPA) InfoZone seminar theatre returns for 2022 this May, with an agenda covering a wide range of crucial talking points in the fire-safety industry for attendees at FIREX International. Alongside its welcome reception area, where the…
FIRE Conference returns for its third year
Following another successful conference last November which saw over 400 delegates in attendance, FIRE 2022 is set to return later this year. Traditionally organised collaboratively between the Fire Protection Association (FPA), Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) and the National Fire…
iMist helps FPA laboratory gain UKAS accreditation and undertakes testing into further system applications
iMist, one of the UK’s foremost suppliers of high-pressure water-mist fire-suppression systems, has worked with leading industry body the Fire Protection Association (FPA), to help it gain UKAS accreditation for one of its fire-testing laboratory facilities – becoming the first…
FPA launches ‘Assembly Point’ – a brand new podcast on fire safety in the UK
The UK’s national fire safety organisation, the Fire Protection Association (FPA), is today launching a brand-new monthly podcast analysing the important issues surrounding fire safety in the UK. The podcast, Assembly Point, will be a place where those shaping fire…
FPA announce the sudden death of David Poxon

It is with great sadness that the Fire Protection Association announces the sudden death of our colleague David Poxon. David died suddenly on 22nd April 2020 after a short battle with cancer. David worked at the Fire Protection Association in…

New PDF edition of the LPC Sprinkler Rules launched by the Fire Protection Association

The Fire Protection Association has launched a new PDF edition of the LPC Sprinkler Rules manual which can be used on iPads and tablet devices, as well as on laptops and computers. The PDF edition reproduces the entire contents of…

Timber frame buildings, cladding and toxicity – the industry is running out of time to influence change

In the last three months alone, we have seen five UK fires in commercial and residential timber framed buildings. Fires which have put multiple lives and property at risk. The Worcester Park fire in September saw a four-story block of…

The Fire Safety Event Receives Backing from Leading Industry Association – FPA

Western Business Exhibitions, host of The Fire Safety Event is pleased to confirm that The Fire Protection Association (FPA) has pledged its support to the exhibition, which takes place on 9-11 April 2019. The FPA is the UK’s national fire…

Urgent recommendations for EU policy changes following Grenfell Tower fire

Fire Safe Europe offers its sincere condolences to the families of victims and conveys its deepest sympathy to those injured or otherwise affected by the devastating Grenfell Tower fire in London. We also commend the excellent work of the firefighters,…

Fire Protection Association

The Fire protection Association (FPA) has unrivalled experience and expertise in sprinkler standards and testing. This expertise is combined with the use of FPA’s fire test laboratory, one of the most flexible fire testing facilities in Europe. FPA’s fire test…

FIREX to host Regulatory Reform FPA Webinar

Webinar will give crucial update on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 The Fire Protection Association (FPA) will host the first FIREX webinar for 2016, focusing on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and what this means to…

Book now for popular BM TRADA fire safety seminar

BM TRADA, part of the Exova Group, has added an additional date to its series of free half-day fire safety seminars. The new event, the fourth to be held this year, will be take place at the University of Leeds…

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