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The Fire Safety Event

30 April - 2 May 2024
NEC, Birmingham


Fire extinguishers


  • Check out our full Product range of Fire Testing Systems

  • Do you feel overwhelmed when you see all the options available for evacuation equipment? It’s crucial to choose the right equipment to ensure the safety of your building occupants in an emergency. How ...

    09 Apr 2023 Tom Whitehouse

    BIRMINGHAM (April 2023) – Allegion UK, a pioneer in fire safety hardware and manufacturer of ‘Briton’ door controls, is set to unveil its new set of Briton ‘Fire Door Safety in Review’ guides at The Fire Safety Event 2023, taking place between 25th - 27th April at the NEC, Birmingham.


  • False fire alarm numbers continue to rise post-pandemic causing major issues for the economy by wasting vital time and resources.

  • Today, PlanRadar, a leading digital construction, real estate and facilities management platform, announces that it has been adopted by leading fire safety and passive fire protection measures consultancy, Global HSE Solutions.

  • Home Office Guides

    31 Mar 2023
    The Home Office has recently published a suite of three guides on Fire Safety in Small Blocks of Flats, Small Paying-Guest-Accommodation, Small Non-Domestic Premises and a Fire Risk Assessment Checkli ...
  • SSAIB join The Fire Safety Event 2023  SSAIB (Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board) is a leading certification body for organisations providing security systems and services, fire detection an ...
  • SSAIB CEO to Retire

    30 Mar 2023
    Alex Carmichael, Chief Executive of SSAIB, the professional UK fire and security certification body, is retiring at the end of March 2023. Alex has led SSAIB since 2015, when he took over as CEO from ...
  • Tom Brandon, Specification Sales Manager at Bilco UK, discusses why adopting a bespoke approach to roof access can ensure the highest level of safety, suitability and compliance.

  • Christian Baker‐Smith, Access 360’s Divisional Specification Manager, explains how NBS platforms are helping to reduce workloads and facilitate successful collaboration with specifiers.

  • Tony Stevens, Technical Estimator at Bilco UK, discusses which factors should be taken into consideration when selecting Roof Access Hatches.

  • The robust 6,700 m2  brick structure was designed by architects Sheppard Robson. It has won four awards in the RIBA West Midlands Awards 2019, including RIBA West Midlands Building of the Year.  The CTL has also achieved a BREEM Excellent standard and an EPC A Rating for efficiency.

  • 310 VEGA 1500 Series Fire Rated Riser Doors were specified for installation throughout communal areas, luxury guest rooms and suites at the 5 star Parkgate Hotel in Cardiff.

  • Access 360 celebrates CPD success

    28 Mar 2023 Profab Access

    Access 360, one of the UK’s leading access solutions manufacturers, delivered over 150 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars throughout 2022, sharing expert knowledge and advice with over 3,000 architects, specifiers and contractors.

  • Sentry Doors to Return to Fire Safety Event

    23 Mar 2023 Sentry Doors Ltd

    The UK’s leading fire and security doorset manufacturer is exhibiting at the UK’s leading fire safety event right on the doorstep of its newly acquired manufacturing site in Birmingham. 

  • Firstly, the Institute would like to thank those who have applied for our scholarship program so far. We would like to announce that we are extending the deadline for the 2024 Research Scholarship. Th ...
  • Our new range of JacGLOW photoluminescent signs identify the floor and flats on each level to assist firefighters.

    An update to the Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 under Fire Safety: Approved Document B, Appendix 15.13 – 15.16 has made it a legal requirement for all residential buildings 11m or taller in England to display Wayfinding Signs to assist firefighters in the event of a fire emergency. The signs must identify the floor and indicate the flats on each level. The signs must be visible in low-lighting conditions or when illuminated with a torch.

    Make sure you have the right sign for your building.

  • Jactone is pleased to announce that following recent testing, their aerosol range of fire extinguishers has received Kitemark certification from BSI (British Standards Institute) to the new BS 6165 revision (BS 6165:2019+A1:2022).

    This new certification to the latest revision of BS 6165:2019+A1:2022 continues Jactones commitment to providing quality products that have been thoroughly tested and approved by third-party certification bodies.

  • World leaders in life safety, Hochiki Europe, have today announced the launch of their next generation of emergency lighting, FIREscape Nepto. This intelligent, self-testing and self-monitoring emergency lighting system is set to revolutionise the emergency lighting market.

  • Heal the World by Design

    10 Mar 2023 Bettina McDowell

    Sustainability and eco-friendliness are en vogue. Everybody talks about the climate change. Everybody wants to protect nature. Earth overshoot day is coming earlier every year. So, would less actually be more? What role can watermist play in this scenario? 

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