Fire Protection

SSAIB Writes A Letter To The Minister Regarding Security Industry Personnel To Be Designated As ‘Key Workers’

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) is a certification body for organizations providing security systems and services, fire detection and alarm systems, telecare systems and services, manned security services and monitoring services. In this challenging time, with the closure of many business and the Prime Minister’s statement to further restrict movement, it is important to ensure the vital national work that the private security industry firms carry out is recognize...

Coopers Fire Announces Business To Function As Usual In Light Of COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19 is developing rapidly across the UK and the impact on customers and workforces is likely to be significant, and in some cases unavoidable, but as of currently, Coopers Fire is continuing to operate as business as usual.  Coopers Fire are continuing to manufacture at full capacity and their main telephone number is working as usual with the majority of the Coopers Fire team still available to receive emails, talk on the phone or via Microsoft Teams and/or Skype for Busi...

DuPont Announces Effective Monitoring, Managing And Response Towards Global Coronavirus Containment, Control And Prevention

DuPont announced close monitoring of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as it continues to spread across the world, and taking key steps to ensure the safety of their employees, customers and communities in which they operate to keep them informed as the health crisis unfolds. Effective COVID-19 response The company said that the health and safety of their employees is of the highest priority. They have corporate, regional and local crisis management teams in place that are actively monitorin...

AEI Cables Highlight The Need For High-Quality Cabling In Sprinkler Systems

AEI Cables highlights the need for the highest quality of cabling for use in sprinkler systems being fitted as part of new fire safety initiatives for high-rise buildings.  New blocks of flats of six storeys or higher could require sprinkler systems under new Government plans being considered in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.  Meeting relevant stands  Graham Turner, of AEI Cables said, “While the approach to sprinkler systems is positive news, the need for reliable...

Bodies In Security And Fire Sector Further Call For UKAS-Accredited Companies To Be Designated As ‘Key Workers’

Bodies within the Security and Fire sector, namely the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), Fire and Security Association (FSA), National Security Inspectorate (NSI), and the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) are re-iterating calls for employees of all security and fire safety companies approved by UKAS-accredited specialist certification bodies to be designated as ‘Key Workers’, to ensure environments not currently designated as ‘critical’ con...

British Government Home Office Updates The Fire Industry Association (FIA) On Key Worker Status Of Fire Safety Personnel

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is continuously seeking further clarification from the Government's position on this issue after Boris Johnson's speech on Monday 23rd at 20:30. FIA CEO Ian Moore has been in discussions with the Home Office on this subject over the last few days. FIA CEO Ian Moore says, “We have received hundreds of calls requesting clarification on what is meant by the Home Office statements. My first response is to be pragmatic about what you deem to be important und...

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