Protection and Building Safety News

10-08-20

NFCC Chair reflects on the past few months - while looking to the future

Reflections Maybe it’s the working from home for almost six months since we first started cancelling face-to-face meetings in the face of the Covid pandemic, but I have found myself in a somewhat reflective mood recently. …

06-08-20

NFCC to observe a minute’s silence to remember lives lost in Beirut

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) will observe a minute’s silence tomorrow afternoon at 3pm (Friday August 7th) to commemorate firefighters and others who tragically lost their lives in Beirut. A crew of ten firefighters are though…

05-08-20

UK Fire & Rescue Services on standby and ready to assist Beirut

UK Fire and Rescue Services are on standby to assist Lebanon following yesterday’s catastrophic explosions which have claimed at least 100 lives and injured thousands of people. The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is in talks with …

29-07-20

NFCC warns of fire risk when using emollients

People who use emollients and smoke are at greater risk of setting themselves on fire, due to the flammable residue that may be left on clothes, bandages and bedding, warns the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC). The warning comes after resea…

24-07-20

FRSs' support for NFCC #ReadyWillingAble video

The National Fire Chiefs Council has worked with Fire and Rescue Service staff to create a video highlighting the additional activities carried out during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the NFCC’s #ReadyWillingAble campaign the vide…