Housing Safety & Wellbeing Taskforce launches research into human impact of fire
The Housing Safety & Wellbeing Taskforce with founding member Aico and in conjunction with Cebr are launching a seminal piece of research into the human impact of fire and how the different legislations across the four nations impacts the prevalence of fire. Domestic fire safety legislation is a crucial regulatory field to ensure that buildings […]Read More
Can sitting in front of a fire be good for your health?
A scientific study by a PhD student at the University of Alabama, obtained by Dimplex, reports “significant reductions in blood pressure” when people watched footage of a fire on a computer screen. The findings, concluded from three separate trials across 226 adults, show that sitting in front of a fire projection with the sound of […]Read More
Businesses urged to take fire alarm setup and security seriously
The reaction follows a report in South Essex newspaper, the Echo, on August 13th which detailed a fire at an industrial estate requiring the services of 40 firefighters. At around 5pm, firefighting crews were called to Tiffaynes Farm on the Burnt Mills industrial estate in Basildon. The fire was potentially extremely dangerous, and the services […]Read More
Sure Fire training services
2013 is a big year for anyone who installs solid fuel heating domestic appliances. New Government legislation means that, from June 2014, any engineer who hasn’t completed a HETAS assessment or refresher course in the past five years must undertake a re-assessment or risk losing their Competent Person status. Changes to legislation can seem daunting, […]Read More