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Fire door safety issues highlighted in educational environments

ASSA ABLOY’s Door Group has highlighted a lack of fire safety in education environments, calling for urgent action to improve fire door standards, after new Home Office figures show an alarming lack of fire safety systems.  Between the financial year 2022/23, 673 educational buildings in the United Kingdom were affected by blazes. Additionally, these statistics […]

How to conduct a Fire Risk Assessment for your organisation

For UK businesses, ensuring fire safety isn’t just about compliance—it’s about protecting assets, employees, and reputation. Central to this mission is the Fire Risk Assessment (FRA), a systematic review to identify hazards and evaluate existing precautions. This primer will walk you through the fundamental steps of conducting an effective FRA for your business… Identify Potential […]

Ensuring Compliance: Building a fire safety policy for your businesses

Fire safety is a critical consideration of any business, with implications for employee safety, asset protection, and regulatory compliance. In the UK, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires businesses to conduct a fire risk assessment and implement and maintain appropriate fire safety measures. Here are the key elements to consider when developing a […]

Do you specialise in Fire Saefty Management? We want to hear from you!

Each month on Health & Safety Briefing we’re shining the spotlight on a different part of the health & safety market – and in August we’ll be focussing on Fire Safety Management. It’s all part of our ‘Recommended’ editorial feature, designed to help health & safety buyers find the best products and services available today. So, […]

Sprinkler system maintenance and testing guidance

By The Fire Protection Association Sprinkler systems are considered to provide a high degree of reliability to safeguard both life and property against the effects of a fire, but to ensure this protection is available when needed it is imperative systems are routinely serviced and maintained in accordance with the requirements of the relevant standards. […]

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: FPA – Competent Fire Risk Assessors

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO) states that almost all types of premises – unless these are single domestic dwellings – must be subject to a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment. It is the duty of the responsible person to take general fire precautions, as far as reasonably practicable, under part two of the FSFSO to ensure that the premises are safe for all relevant persons, and to reduce the risk of harm and […]

5 Minutes With… the Fire Protection Association’s Melissa Harrison

In the latest instalment of our health & safety industry executive interview series, we spoke to Melissa Harrison, Events Manager at the Fire Protection Association, about the organisation’s work, the biggest health & safety challenges in the UK, future trends and the importance of maintaining perspective in life… Q: Tell us about your company, products […]