Protection and Building Safety News

03-07-20

Grenfell Tower Inquiry: NFCC calls for clear answers on cladding

The National Fire Chiefs Council has called for the Grenfell Tower Inquiry (GTI) which is set to resume next week to get to the truth about why such dangerous cladding came to be installed on the building – and ensure those responsible are …

24-06-20

Debunking the myth: Hand sanitiser in cars DO NOT pose a fire risk

Following widespread news coverage claiming that hand sanitiser kept in vehicles can pose a fire risk, the National Fire Chiefs Council has refuted these reports and confirmed there have been no cases of such fires in the UK. NHS Property Serv…

17-06-20

Working towards a 'new normal'

The National Fire Chiefs Council spoke to the Emergency Services Times for its latest edition with a focus on NFCC's response to COVID-19 - and other work being undertaken as we move towards a 'new normal'.  The article provides an o…

12-06-20

NFCC Chair's blog: 2020 - who predicted that?

It has been quite a while since I wrote my last blog, February to be exact, although I have tried to keep in touch via video.  Video discussions! There have been plenty of digital and virtual meetings in the last few months, hope…

12-06-20

Grenfell – three years on: NFCC ‘frustrated’ at number of unsafe buildings

Ahead of the third anniversary of the devastating Grenfell Tower fire, the Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) Roy Wilsher’s thoughts remain with the families of the 72 people who lost their lives, and all those who continue to b…