The Chief Executive of the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA), Ali Perry, has praised a recent report in Inside Housing magazine that highlights the shockingly low-level of sprinklers retro-fitted in high-rise residential buildings since the Grenfell tragedy – that took place in June 2017. Read more via IFSEC Global
The Grenfell Tower Inquiry will not publish its much-anticipated second and final report into the disaster until next year, it has been revealed The report will detail the causes of the 2017 fire, which killed 72 residents in the 24-storey residential tower block in North Kensington. But its publication, which was due later this year, […]
Multi-occupied residential buildings, namely those containing flats, are subject to increasingly stringent fire safety measures. The 2017 Grenfell tragedy has been a catalyst for the introduction of positive and important measures to better protect tenants from potential hazards. But what are the main risks involved, and how can they be minimised? Read in full at […]
The government has revealed the names of 11 developers that failed to sign its contract to fix fire safety defects, and face being frozen “out of the housebuilding business unless and until they change course”. Keep reading on Inside Housing website. The details in this story were accurate as of 15 March 2023, and the […]
The ISSE can now support its members and the general public well beyond the limitations of traditional ‘built environment’ thinking to include a more expansive ‘holistic’ approach to what we now describe as ‘Managed Environments’. This provides for full-spectrum consideration of all aspects of a problem or situation, from multiple inter-related Planet, Personal, Property and Project perspectives.