Speaker of the House of Commons and MP for Buckingham, John Bercow, was present when Ruth Tucker presented Abbot Fire Group with their LPCB certificate for LPS 1531 Appendix 1 - The installation and application of passive fire protection products. ‘Huge congratulations to the team at Abbot Fire Group for achieving this approval, which is hugely valuable to their business,’ he said.read more..
Are fire protection systems fit for purpose and reliable?
BRE Global and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) are holding a one-day seminar at BRE Watford on 24 April, for people who assess or approve fire protection systems. Technical experts from BRE Global, Zurich Risk Engineering, BAFSA, NFCC and others will present on a number of fire protection systems. Test methods for fire protection components and systems will be presented together with methods of assessing systems. See https://www.bre.co.uk/eventdetails.jsp?id=15742
Multi-sensor research report
The full report on new research into the ability of multi-sensor detectors to reduce the occurrences of false fire alarms is now available. Supported by the Fire Industry Association, fire detector manufacturers and the BRE Trust, the research included tests on thirty-five optical heat multi-sensor detectors – representing the full range available in the marketplace. The report and a video summary of the research can be freely accessed here.
BRE Global/LPCB has a major presence at IFSEC 2018 at London’s ExCeL on 19-21 June, as we again host the Attack Testing Zone. Launched in 2017, this dynamic demonstration was so popular that in 2018 it has bigger space in a more prominent location, which includes a dedicated viewing area.read more..
Richard Flint, Physical Security Technical and Business Development Manager at BRE Global, has recently been promoting the use of security standards at two important international security events:
ASIS Middle East 2017 Security Conference & Exhibition in Bahrain on 5-7 November,
Designing Out Crime 2017 in Oslo on 9 November.read more..