Coopers Fire Ltd News

Coopers Fire Insight On Smoke Protection For Elevators In Commercial And Residential Buildings

Regardless of where the elevator is located, one of the biggest risks when being inside one is during the event of a fire, as the elevator shaft will act as a chimney and will absorb smoke at an incredibly quick pace. According to the National Fire Protection Association, smoke inhalation is more likely to be the cause of death rather than the fire itself. In commercial properties especially, many people will come and go, which creates additional risk and danger when those people are looking...

Coopers Fire Are Exhibiting At London Build 2021

London Build is an award-winning show and is widely viewed as one of the best & largest construction exhibitions in the world. Winner of Best Brand Expansion at the Exhibition News Awards and finalist of Best Trade Show in the UK at the AEO Awards. Visit the Coopers Fire stand F48, to find out more about the BS 8524 fully compliant products, book a CPD seminar and learn more about fire and smoke curtains. Free Seminars Coopers Fire offers a range of free Continuing Professional Developmen...

Coopers Fire Shares The Importance Of A Fire Evacuation Checklist

It comes as a surprise that many people would not know what to do in the event of a fire or emergency. Less than 50% of building occupants feel confident of knowing what action to take and where to evacuate to during an emergency. So, ensuring that one has a clear and simple evacuation plan in place will make all the difference if a fire were to occur – giving one and others a grasp of control should the situation arise. Creating a fire evacuation plan is also necessary in order to compl...

Coopers Fire Insight On Fire Safety Management For Unoccupied Buildings

The legal obligations to keep a building protected and safe are still the same for a property without people or furniture inside. The duty lies with the current owner until the new owner takes possession. While an empty building can cause stress due to loss of rent, having strong safety and security procedures ensures that structures remain in good condition, personal assets are protected and one keeps the building in good shape as one begin the selling process. Who might enter an empty buildi...

Coopers Fire Are Exhibiting At The Fire Safety Event 2021

Based in Birmingham at the NEC, the Fire Safety Event is dedicated to supporting industry practitioners, professionals, and organizations in achieving and maintaining the very highest standards of fire safety management. Showcasing the latest products, technology, and solutions in fire safety, this is the perfect opportunity for visitors to gain direct insight into improving business protection and continuity. Visit the Coopers Fire stand 4/L11, to find out more about the BS 8524 fully complia...

Coopers Fire Are Re-Certified For ISO 9001 And ISO 14001

Coopers Fire announced that they have been re-certified for ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System. ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems The ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System specifies what our business needs to do: To provide products and services that consistently meet customers’ needs To enhance customer satisfaction through a process of continual improvement To ensure it conforms with all applicable statutory and regulato...

Coopers Fire Shares How Technology May Change Fire Protection And Rescue In 2021

The difference is that any change in technology or attempt to innovate current solutions could result in a matter of life or death. With ever-adapting technology in 2021, some trends have the potential to shift the ways we keep safe during the event of a fire and how first responders work in the future. Not only that, they can improve overall awareness, reduce operational costs and – most importantly – save lives. Developing data The exciting developments around IoT could change t...

Informa Invites People To Join In For The FIREX International Connect 2021 And In-Person Event

FIREX International Connect 2021 is a brand-new, month-long digital event running throughout June. The upcoming FIREX International in-person event will take place at ExCeL London from 12-14 July, providing the first opportunity in over two years for the fire safety industry to unite face-to-face. “Both events present unmissable opportunities for the industry to reconnect and explore the innovative approaches to fire safety that have been born out of a challenging year,” said Chris...

Coopers Fire To Host CPD Seminars To Create A Better Understanding Of Fire Curtains

The CPD will be hosted on Zoom and will be available to anyone who wishes to get a greater understanding of fire curtains and when and where a fire curtain can be specified within the build environment. The CPD seminars are designed for architects and other construction professionals across the specification chain. The seminars are FREE to attend and they usually require about one hour to present the Active Fire Curtain Barriers CPD seminar, which includes approximately 15 minutes for a Q&A...

Coopers Fire Christmas Appeal Running A Collection For Waterlooville Food Bank

In the lead up to Christmas, Coopers Fire have been running a collection for Waterlooville Food Bank. Waterlooville Food Bank work alongside recognized organizations such as the Citizens Advice Bureau, Children Services, Schools, Housing Association, and more to supply items to those in need in the local area. For many this year has been especially challenging and the region’s food banks are reporting a shocking rise in the number of people relying on the donation of food. Demand More T...

Coopers Fire Discuss Passive Fire Protection Systems And The Significance Of Fire Ratings And Standard

Fire rating systems are a way of determining how much time a passive fire protection system can withstand a fire. There are several international variations, but they all follow a plotted curve of time over temperature. What are the standards and ratings - and what do they mean in real-world situations? There are several testing standards for fire curtains, which can vary internationally. These include BS 8524-1, BS EN 1634-1 and UL 10D. Since 2014, the UL 10D product safety standard has become...

Coopers Fire Release A Few Crucial Fire Safety Tips To Consider To Avoid Fire Hazards During The Festive Season

Even with slightly relaxed COVID-19 restrictions, Christmas in 2020 will be very different from the ones everyone is used to celebrating. Not everyone will be able to gather together under the same roof to spend the festive period together. Some will be in isolation or stuck abroad, away from family and friends. Together or apart, fires can still happen at Christmas time; in fact, it’s statistically the worst time of year for fires - which sadly can be some of the most destructive. In 202...

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