Protection and Building Safety News

11-05-18

New Home Office incident statistics have been published

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has responded to the latest fire incident statistics released by the Home Office.  The report, ‘Fire and rescue incident statistics: England, year ending December 2017’, gives in-depth d…

09-05-18

New NFCC mobility scooter guidance now been published

New guidance from the National Fire Chiefs Council has now been published 'mobility scooter guidance for residential buildings'. NFCC is pleased to release this for residential buildings, which outlines considerations for responsible pers…

01-05-18

New NFCC simultaneous evacuation guidance released

New guidance on evacuating high-rise buildings has today (May 1st) been launched by the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), providing essential advice for building owners, their professional advisers and Fire & Rescue Services.  The …

25-04-18

NFCC responds to news articles about cladding tests 'failing to properly assess risk'

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has today welcomed dialogue generated from a new study commissioned by the Association of British Insurers into tests carried out on cladding.  Today there have been several news articles sugge…

16-04-18

NFCC responds to fire safety concerns in short term lets

Following the popularity in the number of hosting platforms and websites for adhoc accommodation across the UK, the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has some concerns about this type of accommodation in relation to fire safety. This is mainly du…