December 2017

[caption id="attachment_5997" align="alignnone" width="640"] B&Q Plug Recall Notice[/caption] URGENT PLUG RECALL NOTICE B&Q are recalling two of our remote control on/off plug sets due to a potential fire risk.   They were on sale from September 2014 to November 2017. A small number of these products have shown excessive heat build-up inside the plug, and in some circumstances, this could cause items in contact with them to ignite.   THE TWO PRODUCTS...

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Grenfell Tower Fire Engineering Risk Assessment

Grenfell Tower fire: safety rules failing, says review, calls made by Dame Judith Hackitt   A ‘culture change’ in attitudes 'instead of doing things cheaply' is needed to building safety to prevent further tragedies such as that at Grenfell Tower, according to Dame Judith Hackitt, who is responsible for leading the review into regulations and fire safety.   Dame Judith Hackitt told BBC Radio 4's Today programme people had...

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Fire Safety Doors

Are fire doors are essential for passive fire protection?   Fire doors are essential passive fire protection. Buildings use two main complementary types of fire protection system, passive and active. Passive fire protection refers to elements of the building structure such as doors, floors and walls. So, why are fire doors so important to the system as a whole?   What does passive fire protection mean in the event...

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