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ASFP To Hold Active Fire Curtain Webinar

Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) LogoThe Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is holding a webinar on Active Fire Curtains from 12-1pm on Wednesday 9 September. It will provide an introduction to the different types of fire curtain and how they operate and explain their advantages and limitations.

DIO Awarded RoSPA Gold For The Fourth Consecutive Year

RoSPA 2020 Gold Award logoThe Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has been awarded the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Achievement Award for the fourth consecutive year.

DIO was recognised for its commitment to accident and ill-health prevention and the award is a tremendous achievement for an organisation as large and complex as DIO.

SIA Launches Consultation On Top-Up Training For Door Supervisors And Security Guards

SIA launches consultation on top-up training, Security JacketThe SIA is changing the qualifications needed for an SIA licence. This follows a review of the licence-linked qualifications.

Covid-19 We’re Far From Out Of The Woods

The Floorbrite logoAs lockdown for some continues to ease, the unfurlough continues and we return to our workplaces, are some perhaps becoming complacent to the danger still present?

Firestopping Of Service Penetrations: A New Best Practice Guide

ASFP, BESA, BSRIA, FIS, GPDA ceiling pipingTo assist in the design, specification and installation of building services penetrations to ensure fire compartmentation is maintained, five leading not-for-profit organisations have launched a Best Practice Design and Installation Guide, Firestopping of Service Penetrations.

BSIA Welcomes Extension Of Thatcham Certification Withdrawal As New British Standard Is Developed

British Security Industry Association (BSIA) logoThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed certification body Thatcham’s extension to the withdrawal of their Whole Vehicle Marking certification to 31st December 2022 to give time for a new British Standard to be introduced as its replacement.

State-Of-The-Art COVID-19 Facility Reaches Completion At New Cross Hospital

State-Of-The-Art Covid-19 Facility Reaches Completion At New Cross HospitalModular construction specialist Darwin Group has delivered a new ward, scaling 1,744sq.m., for The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.

Active Fire Protection Market Set For Growth Post Covid-19

Active Fire Protection Market Set For Growth Post Covid-19The active fire protection market is comprised of detection/alarms and suppression systems. Alarms and detection systems account for 63% of the overall active fire protection market, having gained slight share over the last two years, with the majority of installations of products and systems going into the non-domestic sectors. Domestic smoke alarms only account for a small portion of total market value.

Heat Pumps Key To London’s Net Zero Ambition Says New Report From The Carbon Trust

London skylineA new report from the Carbon Trust, ‘Heat pump retrofit in London’, shows how heat pumps will have a critical role in tackling emissions from London’s buildings and delivering the Mayor’s 2030 net zero ambitions.

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