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BSI revises fire safety standard for commercial buildings

BSI, the business standards company, has revised BS 9999:2017 Fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings – Code of practice. The revised standard is intended to provide good practice to safeguard the lives of building occupants and ...

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False alarm

According to the UK’s Fire Industry Association, false fire alarms cost £1 billion a year, a London fire engine is called to a false alarm every 12 minutes and across England fire and rescue services attended 293,100 false alarms in ...

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Swiftclean helps property managers comply with fire and smoke damper testing

Swiftclean Building Services’ dedicated Fire and Smoke Damper Testing service has been coming to the aid of property managers in recent months, as the sharpened focus of Health & Safety authorities and Fire Brigades has created a new challenge for ...

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FFE showing the latest in smoke and flame detection technology at Security Essen

FFE is showing the latest in smoke and flame detection at Security Essen between September 27-30. The company will be showcasing its Fireray optical beam smoke detectors and its Talentum specialist flame detectors. FFE will be in Hall 3, Booth ...

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New fire system for UK college demonstrates Advanced advantages

An Advanced, intelligent fire system with touchscreen repeaters, internet control and backwards compatibility, has been chosen to protect Ringmer Community College in East Sussex. Originally opened in 1958, Ringmer Community College is a leading secondary school Academy with specialisms in ...

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Friendly fire

Between 2013 and 2014 the UK Fire and Rescue Services attended over 200,000 fires. Over 10 per cent of these were not house fires and across the country 322 people died fire related deaths. In this article Richard Nichols, technical ...

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Advanced provides new fire system simulator to leading London airport

London City Airport has recently opened a new simulation training room, mirroring its fire system which features panels from leading manufacturer, Advanced. Opened in 1987, the airport, situated at the former Royal Docks in Newham, is the only airport to ...

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Health and safety is everyone’s responsibility

Providing and maintaining a safe working environment in all sectors is challenging, none more so than within the facilities management sector, as so many different elements have to be taken into consideration. Each party, employers and employees alike, has responsibilities ...

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PEL Services awarded BRE three year contract

One of the UK’s foremost providers of commercial fire, security and communication systems, PEL Services Limited has been awarded a three year, fully comprehensive contract for fire alarm service and maintenance at the Building Research Establishment (BRE) headquarters in Watford. ...

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Beam Smoke Detectors the right choice for Peterborough Warehouse – Illumino Ignis prefers FFE’s Fireray over fixed point detectors

Illumino Ignis has selected FFE’s Fireray 5000 infra-red beam smoke detectors to protect its Peterborough warehouse. The company, a leading supplier of fire, safety and disability products, selected Fireray beam detectors over more conventional fixed-point detectors. Infra-red beam smoke detectors ...

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