More than a year and a half after the Grenfell Tower disaster, the British Government has launched a call for evidence to review ifs fire safety regulatory guidance. See AD B Review. The process in the past has taken three
The Australian Building Codes Board has announced that from May 2019 it will require sprinklers in apartment buildings of four storeys or more. Currently the height threshold for sprinklers is 25m. At the same time, Australia is introducing national standards
Yesterday, 6 December, the Scottish Government announced that it will introduce legislation next year to require sprinklers in new apartment buildings. Meanwhile, the value of sprinklers was once again demonstrated when a chip pan (deep fat fryer) fire was extinguished by
On 31 December 2017 a fire in the Liverpool Arena Car Park destroyed 1,300 cars and damaged the structure so badly it has to be demolished.
The Scottish Government has announced that it will take forward a legislative proposal law by David Stewart, Member of the Scottish Parliament, to require sprinklers in all new social housing.
The EFSN is a signatory to a letter to Theresa May calling on her to implement three straightforward measures to the fire safety measures in high-rise and high-risk buildings: sprinklers,