fire safety

Fire Safety Building Regulations – What installers need to know

Building Regulations Fire Safety Approved Document B has been revised and has a direct impact on ventilation systems. Paul Williams, Domus Ventilation Product Manager, explains the new regulations and what you need to do to comply. For those working in the ventilation sector, Part F is the go-to section of Building Regulations that you will […]

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Domestic Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Competency Scheme launched

BAFE Scheme DS301 Third Party Certification is now available for contractors working with Grade D fire detection and fire alarm systems for domestic premises. Following an extensive development process over two years in the making, the BAFE Fire Safety Register and NAPIT are proud to announce a new Scheme to assess the competency of organisations […]

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High rise fire safety prioritised with new pipework

With recent regulations mandating more fire safety precautions be put in place around building services, a polymer specialist has released a Class B fire rated pre-insulated pipework solution for quick installation in high rise buildings. Following previous developments such as the 2018 Hackitt Review and the Government’s July announcement of legislation appointing a new regulator for safety […]

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Passive fire stopping – What installers need to know

Gary Parker, ECA Technical Manager, looks at the regulations, best practice and key considerations around passive fire stopping: Passive fire stopping is an essential requirement in the Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2018). It can also be integral to meeting the requirements of key legislation such as the Health and Safety at Work Act, Electricity at Work […]

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