Category: News

The Institute of Fire Prevention Officers

OBITUARY – PETER RUSSELL

Peter was a Member and a Fellow of the Institute of Fire Prevention Officers for many years, he served on the Executive Council and on many committees, ex London Fire Brigade,…
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The retraction of three test reports by Kingspan Insulation Ltd

This letter reminds building control bodies that the Building Research Establishment has retracted three test reports by Kingspan Insulation Ltd. The retraction of three test reports by Kingspan Insulation Ltd…
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National Listing of Fire Risk Assessors

IFPO Registered Fire Risk Assessors now listed in the National and Public Fire Risk Assessor Directory. As always customers should make checks and be satisfied fire risk assessors are competent…
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CLC Professional Indemnity Insurance Survey

The Construction Leadership Council are asking for your help to fill in this very important survey.  In the aftermath of the Grenfell tragedy and the widespread fire and safety issues…
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HSE announces new Chief Inspector of Buildings

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced the appointment of a Chief Inspector of Buildings to establish and lead the new Building Safety Regulator (BSR). Peter Baker, HSE’s current…
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Cameron House Hotel fire prosecution

Lynne Gray, Partner at Burness Paull LP, looks into the recent Cameron House Hotel judgment, which resulted in a £500,000 fine for fire safety failings that led to the deaths of…
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Display Technology – News

Prestigious motorbike Museum comes to a devastating end that could have been avoided by using a fireproof monitor. Fire proof monitor could have prevented fire – News | Industrial (displaytechnology.co.uk)

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Waking Watch Relief Fund

This summary explains the new £30 million fund to pay for the costs of installing an alarm system in buildings with unsafe cladding. Waking Watch Relief Fund – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)