UK Fire Magazine – Issue 17 – May 2022

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Who sets the standard?

In my last editorial I spoke of the need for those in authority to set…

Will the Building Safety Bill help deliver competence?

Over the coming months we will see the much-anticipated new building-safety regime become law as…

Hainsworth Protective Fabrics will be showcasing our full range of products at Interschutz 2022. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Hainsworth Protective Fabrics – Returning to Interschutz 2022

After a longer-than-planned break, Hainsworth Protective Fabrics are excited to be returning to Interschutz in…

The EnviroEcoWall house was set ablaze to test the new construction system. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Envirograf – A leading force in passive fire products

Established in 1983 by managing director Derek Ward, the Envirograf brand quickly evolved to become…

A total of 82 MxPro 5 panels and two custom-built AdSpecials panels from Advanced are to be installed at Brighton’s 3Ts hospital. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Advanced’s MxPro 5 selected for £485m hospital redevelopment project

A fault-tolerant network of fire alarm control panels from Advanced has been selected to protect…

A fire and rescue service incident commander communicates his brief to first responders during an exercise. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Developing non-technical skills in emergency response
Training for emergency responders (ERs), specifically technical training, is centred around ensuring responders in the…
The BAFE/NAPIT domestic fire safety infographic is available on the BAFE website.
BAFE and NAPIT highlight disturbing failure rates and absence of domestic smoke alarms

In research presented by BAFE and NAPIT, data collated over the last decade (2010/11–2020/21) in…

A canon suppression system following activation.
Insuring against rising fire risk

In recent years, insurers have seen fire risks and resulting insurance claims for commercial premises…

The two part system uses a short lance to pierce the battery and flood it with water. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Electric vehicle battery fires – stay in control

As firefighters continue to adapt and evolve to meet the ever-changing challenges placed upon them,…

Figure 1: Positive corona charger associated with the mixing chamber.
Principle and application of aspirating smoke detectors (ASDs) with an innovative method for very early fire alarms – Part 1

From the earliest laser to particle-counting methods, air-sampling aspirating smoke detectors (ASDs) for very early…

UK Fire is a quarterly journal specific to the UK Fire market dedicated to both fire protection and firefighting. The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focussing on the latest technology, training methods and equipment as well as highlighting sector specific issues from around the region. Regular product and company profiles, events updates and news make UK Fire the first choice read for fire protection and firefighting professionals.

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