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Property company fined over safety breaches - 08/09/2015
The owners of a gated spa resort and luxury flats and apartments have been handed a £22,500 fine after admitting to four counts of fire safety breaches. The failings were uncovered at the property in Torquay, owned by Latona Luxury Limited, after a fire broke out last September. T...
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UK Business Safety Week 7th - 13th September
UK Business Safety Week   7 to 13 September 2015 UK Business Safety Week, taking place from 7th – 13th September, builds upon the goals set out in CFOA's Business Safety Strategy. We are aiming to help businesses – be they large multi-nationals, trade organisat...
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Advanced Provides New Fire System Simulator to Leading London Airport
London City Airport has recently opened a new simulation training room, mirroring its fire system which features panels from leading manufacturer, Advanced. Opened in 1987, the airport, situated at the former Royal Docks in Newham, is the only airport to be located within the M25. Serv...
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EN 54-2 & EN 54-4: false alarms and third party approval
Angus Stone is a member of TC72 WG7 and WG8, the committees responsible for EN 54-2 and EN 54-4 and is chairman of BSI FSH12/3 and FIA FDWG5, the appropriate UK mirror committees. 18 AUGUST 2015 FD&A FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT EN 54-2 and -4 were originally published in 1997 after a v...
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Fire systems innovator Advanced has become a member of the Rail Industry Fire Association (RIFA)
The company, which recently launched the TouchControl touchscreen fire system repeater and remote control terminal, has a long pedigree in the transport arena, with its systems installed at some of the world’s most famous rail terminals. Advanced’s marketing and commun...
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test news img 10 AUGUST 2015 EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM STOLEN
Dorset Fire and Rescue Service has warned that vital fire safety equipment stolen from a  block of flats could potentially cost lives. Thieves stole dry risers, a pipe which runs through a building with outlets to allow firefighters to quickly get water where it is needed, to sell...
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03 AUGUST 2015 - PORTABLE EXTINGUISHING
Working in the fire industry we are all acutely aware of the need for our products or services and that whatever our area of specialisation we are working to protect people’s lives. Portable Extinguishers are firmly placed on the front line of life protection and while there is a ...
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London's most dangerous hour for fires revealed
The time and place Londoners are most likely to have a fire has been revealed following the publication of the most comprehensive fire data in our 150 year history. The new fire census, released today, shows that July is the busiest month, 7pm is the busiest hour, that half of all hous...
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Aston Bowles, Marketing Manager of Advanced discusses the changing landscape of CO detection in the US and its implications for Europe
28 JULY 2015 The fire is out, the whole fire detection and alarm system worked perfectly. The fire service attended and may have already left. Yet there’s a room on your site that, because of the fire, is fatal to enter. You have no way of knowing and are sending occupants back i...
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‘Customers not told to leave on first alarm’
29 JULY 2015 The evacuation of a restaurant in Guildford has been criticised after customers said it was too slow when a fire broke out in the extractor system on Monday (27 July). Smoke alarms sounded at the Burger King in Ladymead Retail Park, Guildford. The local fire service extin...
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