All social homes required to have smoke alarms fitted
People living in social housing will be safer in their homes under new rules that will mean smoke alarms must be fitted in all rented accommodation, Housing Minister Eddie Hughes MP announced today. Today’s announcement will mean housing provider will…
Aico host resident engagement day with Poplar HARCA
Aico, the European Market leader in home life safety, have hosted a two-day resident engagement session with Poplar HARCA, discussing the importance of fire safety and walking residents through the basics of alarm testing and maintenance. Poplar HARCA (Housing and…
Removing the obscurity behind sheltered-housing fire standards
With new fire-safety legislations demanding a renewed focus on safety in all residential settings, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explains why care-home and sheltered-housing associations must prioritise the maintenance of fire doors. The regulations and standards associated with fire safety…
Aico form a partnership with Housing Quality Network
Aico are pleased to announce their recent partnership with Housing Quality Network (HQN), a best-practice membership organisation, delivering high-quality advice, tailored support and training to housing associations and councils in the UK. Aico, the leader in home life safety, work…
Improving fire safety for the vulnerable
The British Standards Institution has withdrawn its guidance on fire risk assessments following the threat of legal action from a bereaved Grenfell family. The assessments stated it was ‘not normally practicable’ to identify people with disabilities or for landlords to…

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