Author Archive | Kate Aldridge

FIA Announces Update to the BS 5839-1:2017

The FIA has announced that the BS 5839-1:2013 has now been replaced and the new and improved BS 5839-1:2017 has taken its place. The BS 5839 provides recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around non-domestic premises. The revised version takes into account the changes […]

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Some Schools Could Burn Down in Under an Hour

Fire fighters want every public and residential building constructed in the last decade to be inspected. It comes after checks revealed three Dublin schools could burn down in less than an hour. The schools named in the audit are Powerstown Educate Together, Dublin 15; Gaelscoil Clocha Liatha, Greystones Co Wicklow; Mullingar Educate Together in Co […]

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Our Top 5 Fire Safety Faux Pas!

Fire can have devastating effects on businesses, not only does it affect lives, it can also damage the reputation of a business. This is why fire protection systems are of up most importance and having ineffective or faulty ones can be just as dangerous as not having any at all! However, some businesses don’t always […]

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