Tall Building Fire Safety

Commercial Properties Must Prioritise Fire Safety As MSL Data Reveals An Increase In Fire-Related Incidents

Commercial properties left vacant or unattended throughout the pandemic are likely to have deteriorated over time, creating increasingly hazardous environments. As many businesses are now welcoming staff and visitors back into their facilities, safety has never been so important. Recent data has revealed that, despite a decline in fatal fire-related incidents since 2011, there has been an increase in incidents attended, proving that many properties still don’t have the correct fire safety...

Oshkosh Airport Products ‘Road Rally’ Sets Off For Next Wave Of Events

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation Company, announced the next stops in the 2021 Road Rally featuring the revolutionary new Striker® Volterra™ ARFF hybrid electric vehicle (HEV). After the completion of stops along the Western Coast of the U.S., the Road Rally now sets off for locations in the Central and Southeast regions of the country. The events offer aircraft rescue and fire fighting crews at airports a hands-on and immersive experience to learn about the new...

Allegion On Fire Door Safety - Time To Bridge The Gap

Fire safety doesn’t happen by accident, it requires universal attention. With that, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explores why the importance of working fire doors is often overlooked and why now is an opportune time to bridge the gap between fire safety education and action. Improving fire safety within UK buildings is a challenge we are all continuously facing. Irrelevant of the sector, it’s of the highest importance for any building type - from schools and hospitals to high-rise res...

C-TEC Is Exhibiting At ELEX 2021

Billed as the ‘Electricians’ Exhibition’ with 90+ exhibitors, free educational seminars, and exclusive on-the-day offers, ELEX is the perfect place for electrical contractors to find out about new innovations, regulations, and standards. C-TEC will be exhibiting its new CAST XFP addressable fire system, its CFP ActiV conventional fire system, and its revolutionary Hush BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire alarm solutions at Coventry (16-17 September) and Sandown (4-5 November). Au...

AFSA Offers a “Second Chance” with $5,000 in Scholarships

Financial assistance can be one of the biggest challenges for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. For individuals who have already graduated from high school or earned a GED, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) offers its Second Chance Scholarship contest to help.   Those seeking to pursue a college undergraduate or graduate degree or trade school education – including returning military, parents returning to the workforce, etc. – are en...

Revising The Rules Of Evacuation

It is the legal duty of the responsible person in any building to make the evacuation of disabled people equal to that for able-bodied people, as Anthony Smith, Managing Director of Vox Ignis, explains. When the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) was first introduced in 1995, it gave disabled people long overdue access to goods and services, education, employment, transport and accommodation. This was, subsequently, incorporated into the Equality Act in 2010. Evacuation of mobility impaired pe...

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