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Regulatory Reform Order

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The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order came into place into 2006 and dramatically changed Fire Safety law forever. The requirement for businesses to have fire certificates was abolished, and individuals in an organisation were made responsible to prevent fire and reduce the risk of fire. The Responsible Person is now responsible for carrying out a risk assessment to identify, manage and reduce the risk of fire.

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  1. Wire-free fire door technology comes of age

    In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a wire-free fire safety revolution underway, driven by a new generation of top-performing products that are designed to deliver performance for users and profit for installers.

  2. Campus Wireless Fire Protection

    HOW WIRELESS FIRE DETECTION CAN PROTECT BUDGETS, BUILDINGS AND BUDDING ACADEMICS By Ken Bullock, Business Development Director for EMS Group

  3. Proactive Over Reactive Mentality In Business

    The Fire & Rescue Services attend more than 30,000 fires in the workplace each year. Lives are lost, thousands are injured and the economic costs mean many businesses never re-open.

  4. PFPF praises fire safety initiatives

    Recognition of the need to improve fire safety compliance in the built environment is growing as fire industry initiatives gather pace, says the Passive Fire Protection Federation (PFPF).

  5. Good seal bad seal

    All of those within the supply chain with responsibilities to install, maintain or re-instate a building’s fire compartmentation should be aware of Regulation 7 of The Building Regulations, which requires that building work is...

  6. Fire doors – a key line of hospital defence

    Peter Barker, Senior Consultant at BM TRADA, discusses the key role of fire doors within healthcare premises, highlighting the importance of training and competence for estates departments tasked with their maintenance ...

  7. Draka writes exclusively for the Means of Escape on cable safety matters.

    Specifiers and installers have never had such an extensive choice of fire rated cables.

  8. Issues, remedies & solutions

    Issues that affect fire safety within the modern built environment were discussed at the ASFP Parliamentary seminar on 4 December, 2013.

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