Protection and Building Safety News

26-10-20

NFCC joins national fight against 'Zombie Batteries' in bid to tackle recycling and waste fires

Consumers across the UK are today (Monday 26 October) being urged to “join the fight against Zombie batteries” in a bid to tackle the growing number of fires caused by carelessly discarded dead batteries. The National Fire Chiefs C…

19-10-20

Leading bodies call for installation of sprinklers in all schools 

Leading bodies in the built environment have signed a joint statement, calling on the Government to require the installation of sprinklers in schools, including the retrofitting of sprinklers in existing school buildings when relevant refurbishment…

19-10-20

Campaigners fear a carbon monoxide poisoning ‘time-bomb’

Campaign group Project SHOUT is warning of a potential carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning time-bomb as we head into the winter. Common symptoms of CO poisoning include dizziness, tiredness, headaches, nausea and generally feeling unwell. It is oft…

15-10-20

NFCC and BBA urge families to think twice about home firework displays

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12-10-20

NFCC's autumn conference takes place on October 22nd

As the new government guidance around Covid-19 includes a pause on all larger events the Autumn Conference cannot go ahead as planned as a physical event.  We will now host the NFCC Autumn Conference as a fully digital online event.&nbs…