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BSI revises BS 7273-4:2015 code of practice for fire protectionBSI revises BS 7273-4:2015 code of practice for fire protection
The standard relates to the engineering of fire alarm systems, fire doors and secured fire exits BSI, the business standards company has revised BS...
CFOA welcomes Sainsbury’s announcement on testing children’s fancy dress outfits to the British nightwear flammability standardCFOA welcomes Sainsbury’s announcement on testing children’s fancy dress outfits to the British nightwear flammability standard
The announcement follows the campaign launched by the BBC’s Watchdog programme The Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) has welcomed retailer...
Fire Sector Federation to present briefing on Lakanal House Fire at FIREX InternationalFire Sector Federation to present briefing on Lakanal House Fire at FIREX International
The Fire Sector Federation will conduct a panel discussion aimed at assessing the outcomes of the inquest The recently published inquest into the Lakanal...
Fire safety industry endorses campaign for setting a national benchmark of fire risk assessorsFire safety industry endorses campaign for setting a national benchmark of fire risk assessors
CFOA and DCLG have extended their support for the call for a unified register The campaign to establish a standard national benchmark of fire risk assessors...
Spending Review announcement 2010 - no cuts to frontline?Spending Review announcement 2010 - no cuts to frontline?
The sword of Damocles has beenhovering over public services for months now says CFOA's president CFOA acknowledged that a 25% cut in formula grant for fire...
CFOA protocols on false alarm reduction applauded by BSIACFOA protocols on false alarm reduction applauded by BSIA
Fire and security industry will benefit a lot from the new guidelines of CFOA on reducing false fire alarms and signals The guidelines aim to ensure that...
False fire alarms rung in London as a result of heavy rainFalse fire alarms rung in London as a result of heavy rain
Heavy rains have led to false fire alarms and unwanted work for the firefighters which has become a nuisance for most of them False fire alarms are not only a...
False fire alarm leads to Ryder Cup venue evacuationFalse fire alarm leads to Ryder Cup venue evacuation
False fire alarms have been highlighted by the evacuation of guests from the venue hosting the Ryder Cup FIA has been working with Chief Fire Officers'...
CFOA president supports widespread use of sprinklers at ABI paper launchCFOA president supports widespread use of sprinklers at ABI paper launch
  The CFOA president has called for adopting sprinklers as a significant measure to protect life CFOA says that the wider use of sprinklers in...
UK's BBC reports many new schools lack fire sprinklersUK's BBC reports many new schools lack fire sprinklers
The BBC estimates nearly half of England's new schools are without fire sprinklers BBC says almost half of England's new school buildings are without fire...
CFOA comment on London's Camberwell fireCFOA comment on London's Camberwell fire
The CFOA has offered its condolences to all affected by the Camberwell fire Leading UK fire authority offer condelences Following Friday 3rd July's fatal...
New President appointed to CFOANew President appointed to CFOA
The CFOA has appointed John Bonney as its new President CFOA appoints Chief Officer of Hants Fire & Rescue The Chief Fire Officers' Association (CFOA)...
Flood Rescue seminars take centre stage at Fire & Rescue 2009Flood Rescue seminars take centre stage at Fire & Rescue 2009
Fire & Rescue 2009 will host free seminard focusing on flood rescue Flood rescue to receive a focus at Fire & Rescue 2009 UBM Live, organisers of...
Fighting Back! 'Practical examples of how some fire and rescue services are reducing their carbon footprint'Fighting Back! 'Practical examples of how some fire and rescue services are reducing their carbon footprint'
Plans for the climate change event 'Fighting Back!' to be held in City of Manchester Stadium on February 10th are well underway and bookings are coming in steadily. This is the...
Fire Excellence Awards 2009 – open for entriesFire Excellence Awards 2009 – open for entries
Entries to the Fire Excellence Awards 2009 are now open. In association with the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and running alongside Fire & Rescue 2009 and...


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