Protection and Building Safety News

03-06-19

NFCC calls for sprinklers to be fitted in all new and refurbished schools

The National Fire Chiefs Council has once again urged the Government to fit sprinklers in all new schools and those undergoing refurbishment. This call forms part of NFCC’s response to a call for evidence on the ‘Technical review o…

23-05-19

Sprinklers reduce fire fatalities, injuries and damage to buildings significantly

Latest national research reveals that fire fatalities, injuries and damage to buildings is significantly reduced when sprinkler systems are fitted, according to the National Fire Chiefs Council.   This research  which was c…

18-05-19

NFCC calls for change to sprinkler regulations during campaign week

This year the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) national sprinkler campaign will run from Sunday 19th May to Friday 24th May and is calling on the government to make changes to legislation to keep people safer in their homes. Researc…

08-03-19

NFCC calls for change in legislation ahead of sprinkler debate

Ahead of a debate in Parliament on fire safety and sprinklers, the National Fire Chiefs Council has said that England is lagging behind Scotland and Wales when it comes to the inclusion of sprinklers and calls for a change in legislation. The …

08-03-19

NFCC supports call for evidence on fire safety design guidance for schools

The Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds MP, has today (March 8th) launched a call for evidence on the DfE’s non-statutory fire safety design guidance for schools, Building Bulletin 100 (BB100). NFCC is pleased to support …