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13 September 2021

GES WALLACE, managing director of Evac+Chair International discusses the importance of inclusivity and providing evacuation for all.

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15 August 2021

SPEEDPANEL, PART of the Speedclad group of businesses, has developed a range of insulated composite spandrel panels that they company says provides both extremely quick building encapsulation and fire-retardant properties in accordance with the latest regulations.

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16 August 2021

TWO SEVEN-storey residential apartment buildings in Cardiff Bay are now protected by evacuation alert systems supplied by Advanced.

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15 August 2021

HMS BELFAST has been equipped with fire protection from Advanced. Permanently moored as a museum ship on the River Thames in London, the decommissioned Royal Navy vessel is owned and operated by the Imperial War Museum (IWM).

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15 August 2021

BULL PRODUCTS, a manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, has installed its Cygnus 1 Wireless Alarm System at 80 Strand in London.

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17 June 2021

AEI CABLES has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to supply low voltage power and fire performance cables to the prestigious Sky City project at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).

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28 June 2021

ROCKWOOL HAS launched HARDROCK UB34, an insulation solution specially designed for parapet walls and upstands on flat roofs which is non-combustible in case of fire.

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16 June 2021

ROCKWOOL HAS launched a new CPD (Continuing Professional Development) module to help fire protection stakeholders design out risk for steel frame constructions.

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30 March 2021

FIRE CAN have a devastating effect on organisations; around 70% of businesses fail within three years of a major fire - so why are so many care organisations taking risks when it comes to fire safety?

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19 April 2021

ADVANCED HAS launched two new courses to aid understanding of the BS 8629 Code of Practice recommendations and the EvacGo system designed to meet them.

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22 April 2021

SELECTED TO underpin the 3Ts redevelopment programme at the Royal Sussex County Hospital is a fault-tolerant network of fire alarm control panels supplied by Advanced.

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18 February 2021

FIRE ALARM control equipment from Advanced has been installed at the core of a wireless fire detection system protecting Leuchie House in East Lothian on the Scottish Borders.

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04 March 2021

BESPOKE RISK Solutions (BRS) has been appointed by IKU Technology, a company that sells an external fire suppression system, which can be retrofitted to buildings. BRS will work with it and discuss the benefits of its system to the insurance sector, in the UK and other parts of the world.

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15 October 2020

ADVANCED HAS launched EvacGo, its evacuation alert system designed to meet the recommendations of BS 8629:2019, relating to buildings containing flats with a storey over 18 metres above ground level.

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19 October 2020

ESCAPE AIR Vest Limited – The UK based manufacturer of the EAV – “The Life jacket for buildings” has been busy throughout this unsettling period launching their website.

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15 October 2020

130 ADVANCED fire alarm control panels have been chosen to protect one of the UK’s largest acute teaching hospitals.

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03 September 2020

It's easy to switch from fluorescent to LED emergency lighting with Advanced’s range of versatile, high-performing and energy-efficient solutions.

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09 July 2020

Reece Enterprise has provided information on some essential fire safety equipment that can help to prevent harm to workers during a fire evacuation.

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10 January 2020

VSafety, a trusted provider of health & safety and facilities management products, has recently expanded its fire safety range to give a greater choice of fire safety equipment, accessories and signage to businesses across the UK.

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10 December 2019

Badgeworth Court, Gloucestershire, is a country house steeped in almost two centuries of history; it is now being protected by multi-protocol fire panels from Advanced.

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FEATURES

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29 July 2021

As buildings start to open up again, organisations must revisit what is in place to ensure they still have the personnel, systems and equipment needed to be compliant. In this article, Alison Hayward talks through what that means and how it can be achieved.

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15 July 2021

A key element of any health and safety policy is to ensure that anyone with mobility issues can be safely evacuated from upper floors of buildings when lifts are out of action in an emergency. Gerard Wallace explains the legal backdrop and best practice.

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14 July 2021

Those industry professionals visiting Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre in early September to attend Nineteen Group’s Safety and Security Series will be privy to the UK’s largest group of events wholly dedicated to protecting people, property and assets. Here, Fire Safety Matters takes a look at what’s in store for practitioners at The Fire Safety Event

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14 July 2021

From 7-9 September, The Fire Safety Event makes a triumphal return to the NEC in Birmingham, with organiser Nineteen Events promising a show that’s bigger and better than ever. Here, Fire Safety Matters learns all about what’s on offer for visitors and seminar delegates from event director Tristan Norman

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07 October 2019

Safe evacuation for all is imperative and evacuation plans need to consider the design of the building and the occupants inside. Colin Moore looks at the options for individuals needing assistance.

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23 September 2019

As asecos celebrates its 25-year anniversary, Mark Sennett visits their impressive newly expanded headquarters in Gründau, Germany and asks Sascha Kunkel how the company is raising awareness of the risks associated with hazardous materials and helping to create safer workplaces.

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22 August 2019

Fire Safety North returns to EventCity in Manchester on 8-9 October for the third consecutive year, boasting a wealth of free educational content and live demonstrations.

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05 March 2019

Wireless fire alarm systems play a major role during the development of construction sites and Bradley Markham believes fires on site can be minimised by investing in wireless fire alarm systems.

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11 October 2018

HSM managing editor Mark Sennett puts some questions to Dame Judith Hackitt to find out how her independent review of the Building Regulations and fire safety has been received and what's next for her.

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19 February 2018

After many years of successful application BAFE’s fire-extinguisher maintenance and service scheme (SP101) has recently been revised. General manager Stephen Adams explains the changes

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30 May 2017

The threat and consequences of fire in any building are serious, but historic structures pose a particularly complex challenge for the people and systems charged with protecting them. Aston Bowles, marketing manager at Advanced explores the options.

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30 May 2017

Paul Lane, associate director at Turner & Townsend, warns that many often perceive Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) to be the only piece of the fire compliance 'jigsaw', without fully appreciating other crucial factors intrinsic to the overall life cycle of a building.

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19 September 2016

The design and building company behind Wales’ biggest trampoline arena needed to provide a bespoke mains lighting, emergency lighting and fire alarm solution. With aesthetics, comfort and energy efficiency crucial considerations, the company needed to reach new heights in safety.

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31 May 2016

Medieval met modern at scheduled ancient monument and Grade 1 listed Warwick Castle with the provision of a state-of-the-art EN 54-compliant wireless fire alarm system.

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31 May 2016

Throughout the world there’s a problem with false alarms from automatic fire detection systems. In the UK this problem has come further under the spotlight because of the Localism Bill which, with some caveats, gives fire and rescue authorities the right to charge for attendance. HSM asks the Fire Industry Association (FIA) what steps can be taken to minimise this issue.

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12 October 2015

Fire can break out on most construction sites and according the insurance industry there are 104,000 each year. Not only can people be injured or worse, but fires can also be financially devastating to the firms involved. Paul Henson, sales & marketing director at Ramtech Electronics, offers a guide to the legislative background and standardised requirements for fire alarm systems used on construction sites.

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05 October 2015

A recent fire which broke out on the British Airways flight in Las Vegas caused utter ‘pandemonium,’ as passengers evacuated. Reports claim as many as 13 people were injured and amid the panic, hysterical passengers trampled on a woman’s head as they desperately headed for escape. Natalie Patrick, marketing administrator at Fireco says this terrifying event poses a question - do you know what to do when there is a fire?

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15 July 2015

Chris Shaw asks Martin Duggan, general manager at the Fire Industry Association, what the ramifications of Third Party Certification are on industry.

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05 June 2015

If you purchase goods or services you want to be confident that they are fit for purpose. Not just that; it is a legal requirement for the purchaser of fire safety services to ensure that the person or organisation carrying out the work is ‘competent’. Martin Duggan, general manager, Fire Industry Association (FIA) explains.

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03 June 2015

Simon Adams, business manager, Gent by Honeywell, examines the impact EN54-23 compliance is having on visual alarm devices.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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08 November 2018

The First Aid at Work course is designed to help employers meet legal requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and is formally certificated by the First Aid Industry Body (F.A.I.B. approved).

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11 July 2016

Our on-site or public DSE assessor training courses will give you the expertise to start carrying out DSE risk assessments for your organisation.

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21 March 2018

The Cygnus control panel combines simple installation and user control with optimum performance.

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11 July 2016

Understand your risk better by trusting Cardinus to carry out your insurance risk surveys with our nationwide team of surveyors.

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10 August 2018

Alan Murray warns of the dangers of failing to ensure that hazardous and combustible substances are properly stored.

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11 July 2016

We provide fire safety risk assessments to commercial or residential properties. Cardinus are one of the few companies that have BAFE Gold SP205 certification for fire safety risk assessments, giving you the reassurance you need when protecting lives and property.

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21 February 2020

Whatever environment you operate in, all staff legally require Fire Awareness training. Get the basics covered, keep your workplace safe and work towards compliance with current legislation with this best-selling online training course.

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11 July 2016

Reduce the risk to your fleet with in-vehicle driver awareness training sessions. These sessions are the most effective way to reduce driver-related collisions and incidents.

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11 July 2016

Regular property insurance valuations are vital to avoid the consequences of underinsurance should the worst happen. Make sure you’re covered with our expert, independent valuations.

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11 July 2016

Our online driver training e-learning software Safe Driving Plus was made to help fleet drivers stay safe on the road, as well as offering driver risk assessment and other key training to reduce fleet risk.

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11 July 2016

Healthy Working, the world’s leading DSE training e-learning and risk assessment software, developed through a unique partnership between Cardinus and the Health & Safety Laboratory.

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11 July 2016

We offer flexible health and safety consultancy from a team of highly qualified and experienced safety professionals to help your organisation manage health and safety more effectively.

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11 July 2016

We offer a complete solution to help you manage all elements of Display Screen Equipment compliance programme across your organisation.

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