What next for the future of fire safety? Going above and beyond the Fire Safety Act 2021

As the Fire Safety Act 2021 attracts controversy, industry expert FireAngel shares new, intelligent ways to cut fire risks in social housing. The Fire Safety Act 2021 updates the Fire Safety Order 2005 to clarify who is accountable for reducing…

Utilising existing fire safety technologies efficiently

Latest BRE research* into the investigation of fire fatalities in domestic dwellings in Scotland concluded the installation of interlinked smoke alarms, supported by additional recommendations, would be expected to result in a reduction in fire fatalities. Here James King, Connected…

Improving fire safety for the vulnerable

The British Standards Institution has withdrawn its guidance on fire risk assessments following the threat of legal action from a bereaved Grenfell family. The assessments stated it was ‘not normally practicable’ to identify people with disabilities or for landlords to…

Experts in connected safety FireAngel launch the most technologically advanced gateway in the safety market

Continuing to fulfil its mission to protect and save lives with innovative, cutting-edge home-safety technology, FireAngel has launched its New Generation Cellular Gateway enabling social-housing landlords to offer a level of protection and prevention measures never seen before in fire…

Raising fire-safety standards in social housing through connected technology

With the fire-cladding crisis making headline news, industry experts are looking at the role of technology to improve fire-safety standards today, and in the future. In response to evidence heard at the Grenfell Inquiry, the government’s White Paper1 on social…

Debating the future of fire safety for 2021 and beyond

While 2020 presented the social-housing industry with some of its toughest challenges to date, particularly in relation to Covid-19, it also offered significant opportunities for evaluation and improvement, particularly with regard to how fire-safety systems are implemented, managed and maintained…

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