Federation to develop strategy to tackle tomorrow’s risks today

The Fire Sector Federation is developing a strategy to help predict the key evolving fire-safety risks over the next 20 years and link them to action needed now to best mitigate future impacts. Developed in partnership with the National Fire…

New regulator to ensure building safety: Fire Sector Federation welcomes plan to tackle ‘dishonest practice’

The Fire Sector Federation has welcomed the government’s announcement of a new national construction products regulator to ensure that building materials are made safely. The move follows the recent testimony to the Grenfell Inquiry that shone a light on the…

Leaseholders deserve better

The Fire Sector Federation calls upon the UK government to help release leaseholders from living in danger. The Official Opposition debate on 1 February 2021 highlighted the plight of the sleepless nights of the many leaseholders caught in a dreadful…

The Federation acknowledges the Governments’ step change into action on building fire safety

The Fire Sector Federation has today acknowledged and welcomed the announcement made by the government in advance of a debate in Parliament on the Grenfell Tower fire. The delay in positive action has been a deep cause of concern to…

Fire Sector Federation appoints new Chair

The Fire Sector Federation has appointed Michael Harper as its Chair following an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) held on 19 September. The appointment is part of a wider restructuring of the Federation which involves senior-level changes to help the organisation…

FSF calls for clarity in implementation of Hackitt recommendations

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) welcomes the completion of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety and its recommendations for a much needed change in the culture and regulatory environment relating to construction. However, the FSF is concerned…

FSF statement following announcement of Grenfell Public Inquiry

In light of the terms of reference for the official Grenfell public inquiry and expert panel appointed to advise Government on immediate fire safety action, the Fire Sector Federation has made an offer to Government to assist. It is calling…

FSF renews calls for ADB review with new campaign brochure

The Fire Sector Federation is continuing its long-running campaign for a review of Approved Document B (ADB) to the Building Regulations, following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire The Federation has produced a brochure, “Why does Approved Document B need to…

Grenfell Tower Fire: Statement from the Fire Sector Federation

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) wishes to send its condolences to all those affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy. We also wish to praise the fire service for its prompt and professional response. Although a fire on such a scale…

FSF urges Government to reconsider school fire safety design proposals

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) is calling on the Department for Education to re-introduce the concept of property protection into its proposed revisions to Building Bulletin (BB) 100: Design for fire safety in schools, in light of the devastating fire…

FSF releases guidance in relation to the repeal of Local Acts

The Fire Sector Federation has released a guidance note which provides advice to those who may be considering the removal of fire safety measures that were incorporated into existing buildings under the auspices of the now repealed Local Acts. The…

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