Concerns Rising Over Building Owner Attitudes Towards Life Safety

New research from life safety systems manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, suggests European installers are becoming increasingly concerned about their customers’ understanding of life safety systems and regulation. The survey, which was carried out on European Installers shed light on some worrying…

Furniture flammability: protecting the fire safety professional

The fire safety of upholstered furniture supplied to the non-domestic market is complex, and generally influenced by the end-use of the premises in which the furniture will be utilised – whether that be offices, hotels, hospitals, education, retail etc. However…

The importance of performance cable fixings and accessories

Lives and property can depend on fire resistant cable and accessories performing as expected in the event of fire. So, ensuring that cables purchased and installed meet the correct criteria of building projects is of paramount importance and will play…

Drummond School gets a lesson in life safety from Honeywell Morley-IAS

Located in the historic Scottish city of Inverness, the Drummond School is a purpose built educational facility for those with severe learning difficulties and complex needs. With a capacity for over 90 pupils in 20 classes, it has provision for…

Emergency Evacuations: Think smart to prepare for the worst

As our buildings and the uses to which we put them become more complex, the challenges of safely evacuating occupants also increase. The latest analogue addressable fire panels give integrators, specifiers and end users more control and peace of mind…

The NFPA view on global fire and life safety issues

When Jim Pauley, NFPA’s president, unveiled the organization’s new vision and mission at the annual conference last summer, he emphasized that NFPA is “the leading global advocate for the elimination of death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire,…

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