Protection and Building Safety News

01-03-19

NFCC submits recommendations to Government aimed at improving building standards in the UK

Today the National Fire Chiefs Council submitted a thorough and considered response to the Government’s call for evidence on Approved Document B (ADB). The NFCC welcomed the call on the full technical review of ADB, which supports b…

06-09-18

NFCC Business Safety Week

  Fire and Rescue Services will be offering businesses advice and support as part of NFCC's Business Safety Week. The campaign runs from 10th - 16th September and aims to provide those with responsibility for businesses and public bu…

19-07-18

NFCC welcomes new consultation on building safety regulations

Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council Roy Wilsher has welcomed the government’s new consultation on building regulations.  This consultation seeks views on the clarification of Approved Document B, which is part of the building …

21-05-18

National Fire Chiefs Council reiterate ‘Stay Put’ advice

The National Fire Chiefs Council has today reiterated its advice that it supports the principle of a ‘Stay Put’ strategy whenever possible. The Stay Put strategy has been proved over many years to be safe for residents of purpose-built …

17-05-18

NFCC responds to the release of Dame Judith Hackitt's final report

The Grenfell Tower fire was a tragedy that must never be repeated. The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has today welcomed the publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s final Independent report on Building Regulations and Fire Safety. …