Exova Warringtonfire News

Intersec Sponsors Safety Design In Buildings Conference 2019 Which Hosts Debates On Safety Standards And Built Environment Practices

The global debate on building cladding, which has soared up the international safety agenda in the wake of London’s Grenfell Tower disaster which claimed 74 lives and left another 70 injured, arrives in Doha this month. Building cladding is a key feature of the Safety Design in Buildings Conference (SDiB), which runs on 16 October at The Business Park of the Crowne Plaza, Doha. The conference will feature 11 regional and international experts as speakers. Insight On Improved Protection...

ASSA ABLOY UK To Discuss The Importance Of Fire Door Safety Standards At Fire Door Safety Week 2018

ASSA ABLOY UK is holding a dedicated event at West Midlands Fire Service’s headquarters in Birmingham to help raise the bar on standards of quality for fire door safety Over three million fire doors are installed every year in the UK, yet incorrect specification, poor installation and a lack of maintenance is still a common occurrence. In light of this, and to coincide with Fire Door Safety Week, ASSA ABLOY UK is holding a dedicated event at West Midlands Fire Service&r...

New Study Identifies Four Main Reasons For Fire Spreading Out In Roofing Voids

The investigation was carried out by experts from Exova Warringtonfire and Butler and Young Ltd. Four potential key reasons for the spread of fire in roofing voids were identified in a new major study by fire safety experts commissioned by the Government. The study, commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government, investigated a number of specific issues relating to fire compartmentation in roof voids, carried out by a team of experts from Exova Warrington...

TRANSFEU Project From European Commission

A consortium including Bodycote Warringtonfire has been successful with a bid under the European Commission 7th Framework Programme 2008 (Transport theme). The TRANSFEU project (Transport Fire Safety Engineering in the European Union) has been approved and a 4-year programme will start in 2009. The main objectives of TRANSFEU are to support European standardisation (especially to finalise EN 45545) and to develop a fire safe performance based design methodology (especially for rolling stock in...

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