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Fire Risk Assessors Register Review

Following a full review of the FRA Register Procedures, the new procedures have been launched. The revised scheme now allows members to remain on the register for 5 years before renewal is required. To access the new Policy, Application Forms and Guidance go to the Fire Risk Assessors Page.

IFPO Event

Presentation by Rockpanel

Evacuation planning and ensuring you are compliant with the new BS8629 standard

Webinar – 7 May 2020 at 10:30am BS8629 is a new code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of evacuation alert systems. This new British Standard provides guidance on how to install a communication system that advises residents of flats to evacuate. This standard exists to help ensure that systems are fit for purpose…
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Highest quality cabling removes sprinkler systems risk, says AEI Cables

Specialist supplier AEI Cables is highlighting the need for the highest quality of cabling for use in sprinkler systems being fitted as part of new fire safety initiatives for high-rise buildings. https://bdaily.co.uk/articles/2020/03/02/highest-quality-cabling-removes-sprinkler-systems-risk-says-aei-cables

Steve James T2T

Steve James ex London Fire Brigade from T2T Tunnel to Tunnel visited the EC Meeting members to update us on the deployment of serving and retired firefighters to assist with the recovery and salvage works due to the Australian Bush Fires.

Consultation on the Fire Safety Order

Building a safer future: proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/building-a-safer-future-proposals-for-reform-of-the-building-safety-regulatory-system The consultation sets out how government intends to take forward the recommendations made by Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety through meaningful legislative reform, and invites views from industry and residents. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BuildingSafetyConsultation The Secretary of State…
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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.