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HSE's new Building Safety Regulator strategic plan: Transforming the built environment

A comprehensive overview of the strategic plan The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its strategic plan for the ...

UK increases vigilance in fire safety remediation for social housing

Fire safety remediation survey for 11-metre plus buildings The UK government is demonstrating increased vigilance in fire safety remediation, particularly ...
EVACSTAC second staircase

Solving the second staircase issue with EVACSTAC

CEO Alun Marriott tells IFSJ all about EVACSTAC – a quick-build secondary staircase solution to the high-rise problem In the ...

High-rise building residents' safety perceptions and experiences detailed in new HSE report

Understanding high-rise residents’ safety views and concerns A new report from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) provides comprehensive insights ...
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IFE authorised as licensee for higher-risk building registration standard

The Institution of Fire Engineers becomes a pioneer in fire safety The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has marked a ...

Fire safety violations prompt action against 243 rooftop restaurants in Bengaluru

In a recent development, the Fire and Emergency Services Department has identified 243 rooftop establishments, inclusive of pubs, bars, and ...

Second staircases to undergo two-and-a-half-year transition, housing secretary declares

Developers are set to receive a transitional period lasting two-and-a-half years. This grace period will be before they need to ...
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Welsh Government seeks input on amending fire safety in building regulations

The Welsh Government is inviting public feedback on proposed changes to Part B (Fire Safety) of the Building Regulations. These ...

Majority of high-rises in England comply with new building safety registration guidelines

In a significant move towards ensuring building safety in England, the Building Safety Regulator (BSR) has progressed its registration programme ...
Fire safety compliance

Fire safety reforms highlighted by Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management

Starting from 1st October 2023, England will embrace novel fire safety guidelines, marking fresh duties for buildings and their owners. ...
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