The Fire Safety Event 2022

25-27 April 2023
NEC, Birmingham

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  • Over the past two decades, wireless fire devices have become a highly specified solution for heritage buildings, overcoming at a stroke most of the challenges and pitfalls that these complex projects can present to fire system specifiers and installers.

    While heritage and historic buildings vary hugely in terms of their age, size, purpose and construction, there are factors they all have in common, and these are the things that tend to cause sleepless nights for the people who design modern fire systems. With thick walls, multiple levels, complex layouts, hidden voids and other complications, they were never designed to accommodate modern infrastructure, such as wiring, and usually the opportunity to install new cabling that does not interfere with the fabric of the building is difficult or impossible.

  • Hyfire has supplied over 550 cutting-edge detectors and other devices to ABCA Systems for installation in social housing developments across London, protecting the residents of five landmark tower blocks.   

  • With high-rise residential building owners and managers under pressure to be ready for the new BS8629 evacuation control regulations, Hyfire has launched EvacWireless, offering rapid installation, simplified maintenance and minimal installation disruption

  • Disrupting vital teaching time, interfering with crucial exams and causing unnecessary evacuations, false fire alarms remain a troublesome nuisance within the education sector – creating a barrier to learning.

  • An international issue, alarm fatigue occurs when a person becomes desensitised to an alarm due to repeated false alarms and as a result fails to react appropriately in an emergency – having potentially fatal effects.

  • False fire alarms have risen by nearly 30% in just five years at NHS trusts across England; stretching resources, unsettling patients, and disrupting vital healthcare.

  • More than 2,600 false fire alarms were maliciously activated across England in 2019/20 – disrupting schools and businesses, placing unnecessary strain on our emergency services, and reducing the confidence the general public have in fire alarms.

  • The CPD will be hosted on Zoom and will be available to anyone who wishes to get a greater understanding of fire curtains and when and where a fire curtain can be specified within the build environment.

     

  • Reacton is proud to protect the largest observation wheel on the planet. The Ain Wheel dominates the skyline and provides 360-degree views of Dubai’s famous horizons, including such landmarks as the B ...
  • Fireco is excited to be starting the year off by introducing a new innovation to its product range! This product has been developed throughout 2020 with the aim of being able to help customers operate more efficiently, reduce costs and meet compliance requirements.
  • Ensuring safety through sufficient fire specification

    18 Jan 2021 BILCO UK LIMITED (ACCESS 360)
    The release of the Draft Building Safety Bill is set to make the biggest changes to safety in 40 years through improving regulations to aid the construction industry. The new bill will help achieve a ...
  • Fireco is excited to introduce a new innovation to its product range! This product has been developed with the aim of being able to help customers operate more efficiently, reduce costs and meet compliance requirements.

  • Innovative manufacturer of fire detection equipment, Global Fire Equipment (GFE), has added to its product portfolio with the launch of G-One, a versatile addressable single loop fire control panel with advanced connectivity.

  • Jactone Products announces the recent appointment of our managing director Craig Halford as chair of the Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) dedicated Extinguishing Council. As a result of this appointment, Craig also assumes his position on the FIA’s Board of Directors.

  • Leeds-based app developer Boris Software is revolutionising fire safety with the launch of its Digital Asset Management system, endorsing the increased building information requirements resulting from the 2017 Grenfell Tower Inquiry.

  • When fire doors in the ground floor corridor of the hospital were identified as having minor damage to edges and panels, the trust engaged with Yeoman Shield to provide a solution to stop the damage from becoming a major concern.

  • Lincoln based fire alarm technician training company ZZEUS is expanding to enable it to keep up with demand.  Training is carried out in their purpose built dedicated fire system training rooms installed with fully working fire alarm panels and attached Apollo and Honeywell devices for your practical training.

  • A network of fault-tolerant MxPro 5 fire panels from Advanced, have been installed at the UK headquarters of Computacenter.

  • UK Fire Training Limited took the opportunity back in March 2020 to spring clean their wardrobes and bedlinen cupboards to ‘Recycle their textiles’ to work in conjunction with The Fire Fighters Charity
  • The NEC, Birmingham are preparing for the return to events from October. Watch the video for a full breakdown of everything they have put in place to keep you safe, secure and protected whilst visiting The Security Event 2021. For detailed guidance and further information, please visit: https://thenec.co.uk/protect/

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