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Care Quality Commission Advises Care Homes, Hospices and independent Hospitals to Review Fire Risk Assessment

In wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Sir David Behan, wrote to all hospices, care homes and independent hospitals governed by the Care Quality Commission requesting them to review their fire risk assessments. It is your legal responsibility under both the Health and Social Care Act 2008 […]

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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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