Fire Safety is the set of practices intended to reduce the risks of fire, including fire regulations, risk assessment and policy. Fire safety measures include passive fire protection intended to prevent the ignition of an uncontrolled fire, and used to limit the development and effects of a fire after it starts.
There is more to maintaining fire alarm systems than you might initially think, says The FIA. There is much more to maintenance than simply testing the system to see if it works. False alarms – and the reasons behind them – can be particularly tricky to solve.
The warranty on Micropack’s new multi-spectrum infrared flame detector FDS303 has been extended to five years, following independent testing that reveals its components have an expected lifetime of 50 years.
As the countdown to Christmas gets well and truly underway with offices and places of work getting into the festive spirit, Siemens Building Technologies is warning UK businesses about the potential co
Watford Community Housing has completed the installation of Grade D, LD1 fire detection systems in two 16 storey tower blocks using Aico Multi-Sensor Fire Alarms and accessories, wirelessly interconnected with Aico’s award winning RadioLINK+ RF technology.
Aico, the UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection, has launched the new Aico 3000 Series. This technologically advanced series detects both Fire and CO and includes, for t
Transformers power a wide range of infrastructures, including hospitals, transport hubs and any number of commercial buildings. However, given their importance, any failings can present a major risk to a company’s reputation, continuity and bottom line.
The Exit Stopper is a unique and highly effective way to prevent unauthorised use of emergency exits and fire doors. It also serves as an inexpensive security device which helps prevent theft.
For workers who spend most of their time out in hazardous situations, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) clothing is an absolute necessity to keep them safe on site.
Recent tragic events at Grenfell Tower have rightly put product safety at the top of the news agenda.
The tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire highlighted the deep issues faced by social housing in the UK and sparked an outcry of discussion.
Product identification and traceability play a vital role in preventing the loss and misidentification of electrical stock, so don’t dismiss labels as a minor purchase.
With the rise in smart devices, the Internet of Things (IoT) has started to make its way into homes across the world. Although estimates vary, it is likely that around 17 billion connected devices were being used globally last year and predictions suggest that this figure will grow fourfold by 20
Industry unites to announce start of new trailblazer apprenticeship standard. The fire, emergency and security systems apprenticeship trailblazer has officially launched this week during a major industry event held at the UBM offices in London.