Code of practice for the fire-risk appraisal of external wall construction and cladding of existing blocks of flats published

BSI, in its role as the UK National Standards Body, has published a new code of practice for the fire-risk appraisal of external wall construction and cladding of existing multistorey and multi-occupied residential buildings. It has been developed primarily to…

Lack of fire-risk standardisation leaves wind industry exposed

A lack of standardisation for fire-risk assessments is leaving the wind industry exposed, a report by Firetrace, a leading provider of fire-suppression technology with systems in place across 35 countries in five continents, has found. An effective fire-risk assessment (FRA)…

PI insurance crisis risks building safety

The challenges in securing professional indemnity insurance for fire-risk assessors continues and appears to be diluting the already stretched capacity of the sector, making it harder for responsible persons to find competent people to assess the fire safety of buildings.…

Virtual business safety advice

It is fire-safety business as usual as Cleveland Fire Brigade goes virtual to give vital advice and support during lockdown. Businesses, care homes and other organizations can get what they need to ensure they comply with all the latest regulations…

Horbury Secures Fire Safety Contract With Castles & Coasts Housing Association

Castles & Coasts Housing Association, based in Carlisle, has appointed Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, to provide fire safety services across its housing portfolio. The contract, which started in September, will see Horbury Property Services providing fire…

BRE’s Global Certification

Independent third-party organisation BRE GLOBAL, based in the UK and with representative offices in China, India and Malaysia, will be showcasing its offering of certification of fire, security and sustainability products and services to an international market. LPCB (loss Prevention…

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