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September 2017

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Welcome to our September edition of RedBook News.




NAADUK recommends gaining LPS 2084

The Chairman of Overclean, Peter Reid, was presented with an LPS 2084 certificate by BRE Global MD Debbie Smith at an open day marking 20 years of the BRE Trust. LPS 2084 defines LPCB requirements for approving companies carrying out inspection, cleaning and maintenance of ductwork systems that may be contaminated with combustible deposits. Speaking as President of NAADUK, Mr Reid said, “I will be recommending that NAADUK members obtain this standard”. Read more

Visit from Hong Kong Fire Services Department

Senior officers from the Licensing and Certification Command Policy Division of the Hong Kong Fire Services Department recently visited BRE Global in Watford. LPCB approved fire products and services continue to be highly ranked by Hong Kong fire authorities, and therefore accepted for building and infrastructure projects in the territory. A presentation on the LPCB certification process was followed by a tour of the extensive fire test laboratories.

Promoting LPCB in China and South-East Asia

Graham Orme, BRE Global International Director, has been promoting LPCB certificated products and services during visits to Indonesia, Vietnam and China. He has attended the Indofirex fire safety exhibition in Jakarta, the Secutech fire and safety exhibition in Saigon, and the China Fire exhibition, at which BRE Global exhibited, in Beijing. Read more

Update: BS 8414 cladding testing

During the months following the Grenfell Tower fire, BRE has carried out ACM screening tests and large-scale BS 8414 fire tests on cladding systems on behalf of DCLG. The large-scale test programme is now complete and BRE is taking action to expedite the BS 8414 customer testing that was postponed during that time. Read more

Forthcoming events

Click on the map below to see where we are promoting our Red Book listings in the next few months.

In the news

Scottish government fast-tracks smoke alarm consultation

Members of the public in Scotland have been urged to give their views on creating a blanket standard for smoke alarms across all homes in the country. Read more


For a list of LPCB approved smoke alarms click here.


High rise fire extinguished by sprinklers

A student block in Wolverhampton saw a fire extinguished by its sprinkler system before fire crews arrived. Read more


For details of LPCB approved sprinklers click here.


New Red Book Listings

Stancold LPS 1531 Approved installer of passive fire protection products Appendix 1.

Premier Security Solutions Industrial 75 and SBD2 added to the range of Hinged glazed security doorsets.

Telesto Sp. Z.o.o. Telesto Mist Systems Open Low Pressure Water mist system nozzles.

Ceasefire Industries 25 models added to the range of Portable fire extinguishers.

Safety Technology International (Europe) Addition of new  surface mount to Manual call point.

Zeta Alarms Addition of new surface mount to Manual call point.

Overclean  LPS 2084 Approved for Inspection cleaning and maintenance of ductwork systems.

FiWaRec Valves & Regulators  DN33 and DN50 Gaseous system container valves, Gaseous system connectors and Gaseous system check valves.

Rapidrop Global Rapidrop RD102 Sprinkler head.

GBS Fire Protection LPS 1531 Approved installer of passive fire protection products Appendices 1, 2 and 3.

Shield Fire Safety and Security Trident Control & indicating panel.

Training from BRE Academy

Fire door inspection training

3 October at BRE Watford

Inspection of fire doors is vital to ensuring that the appropriate products are installed to the proper standard, and requires a high level of expertise and competence. More

DSEAR - Risk assessment and hazardous area zoning for flammable dust, gas & vapour atmospheres

9-11 October at BRE Watford

Successful completion of this course and workshop will enable attendees to verify risk assessments and zoning for atmospheres where flammable dust, gas and vapour are present. More

Timber fire door - installation, repair and maintenance

14 November at BRE Watford
Correctly installing fire doors and doorsets and their on-going repair and maintenance is critical to the safety of building occupants. More

Fire modelling for fire investigation and the design of buildings

Online course

This course will help you to more fully understand fire modelling and the ways in which it can predict the progress of fires in real-world situations. More



We have a number of promising career opportunities at BRE in our fire and security business including Scientists, Certification Managers, Inspection and Test Engineers. For a full list of vacancies, please click here.

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