Protection and Building Safety News

14-06-21

NFCC remembers those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire

The Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) today remembers all who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire four years ago. Mark Hardingham, NFCC Chair, commented: “Today marks the fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fi…

11-06-21

New fire safety guidance a retrograde step for schools

The Department for Education is currently consulting on proposed revisions to its fire safety guidance for schools in England. Last year, the NFCC, alongside partners in the built environment called for the installation of sprinklers in schools, in…

03-06-21

NFCC 'delighted' to have been chosen as a finalist for the Regulatory Excellence Awards

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) announces the Regulatory Excellence Awards 2021 finalists The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is delighted to have been chosen as a finalist at the OPSS Regulatory Excellence Awards in the Pri…

27-05-21

NFCC-LABC Fire Protection Learning Portal goes live! A new learning portal for protection-based fire and rescue service staff has been launched today

The NFCC Protection Policy and Reform Unit is pleased to announce a new learning portal for protection-based fire and rescue service staff has today gone live. NFCC has partnered with the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) to enable fire …

17-03-21

NFCC welcomes the Fire Safety Bill returning to the House of Lords

Commenting on the Fire Safety Bill returing to the House of Lords today, NFCC Chair Roy Wilsher said:  “The Fire Safety Bill is a short bill, but an important one that we welcome.  “The Bill itself provides an import…