Life Safety

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    Kirk Smith  - 11.10.2021, 21:43

    The Importance of Proper Fire Door Closer Adjustment

    Kirk Smith, business development manager at Allegion UK, explains why adjusting fire door closers post-installation is essential for protecting people and premises.

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    Kiasu Workforce  - 08.10.2021, 08:50

    Ensuring Fire Safety At Work

    Fire safety is possibly one of the most important things that employers need to consider, alongside other health and safety measures.

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    News Editor  - 05.10.2021, 16:56

    Getting Smarter with Equality, Diversion and Inclusion

    RoSPA and L’Oréal are reporting a 'phenomenal' response to their Leading Safely for Women programme which launched earlier in the year as part of a wider [email protected]@Home partnership.

  • Many high-rise residential buildings in the UK can benefit from wireless fire systems as an alternative to Waking Watch.  (photo: Daria Shevtsova)
    News Editor  - 30.09.2021, 13:31

    Safeguarding Tower Block Residents from Fire

    Residents of a London tower block awaiting the replacement of cladding identified as unsuitable following the Grenfell Tower tragedy are being protected by a wireless detection and evacuation system following guidance issued by the National Fire Chiefs Council.

  • Pictured (L-R): New apprentices, Thomas Gordon, Emma Walker and Manveer Sangha. (photo: Mitie Group)
    News Editor  - 28.09.2021, 13:21

    Mitie Welcomes Technical Apprentices

    Mitie has surpassed a target of recruiting 50 new technical apprentices in 2021 with the addition of a new intake of 41 apprentices to its Technical Services Apprenticeship Programme.

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    Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA)  - 13.09.2021, 14:54

    A Cautionary Tale

    The Business Sprinkler Alliance comments on a recent fire at an unsprinklered warehouse in Coventry in the United Kingdom which was attended by ten fire engines and 70 firefighters.

  • No excuses: Trigg believes there can be little excuse for misunderstanding fire door safety given the wealth of freely available resources on the subject. (photo: Allegion UK)
    Karen Trigg  - 13.09.2021, 12:32

    Closing the Fire Door Safety Gap

    Fire safety doesn’t happen by chance but requires vigilance and an organisation-wide commitment to staff training, according to Karen Trigg, Allegion UK (South East) business development manager.

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    CINTEC International  - 30.08.2021, 23:11

    Fire Resistant Anchors

    Following a series of highly publicised losses of life to fire in refurbished buildings, Cintec International provides guidance on the importance of fire resistant remedial anchors and reinforcements.

  • Pictured: Paul Mulcahy, oyota Material Handling UK's Quality, Health & Safety and Environment manager.  (photo: Toyota Corporation)
    Paul Mulcahy  - 12.08.2021, 14:39

    The Need for Forklift Safety

    Paul Mulcahy, QHSE Manager at Toyota Material Handling UK, explains why vigilance is needed to prevent accidents involving forklift trucks.

  • George Best Belfast City Airport. (photo: George Best Belfast City Airport)
    News Editor  - 30.07.2021, 11:32

    Safeguarding Airport Passengers and Staff

    George Best Belfast City Airport's Fire and Rescue team has invested in innovative self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) as part of a multi-million pound equipment upgrade.