High-rise fire safety prioritised with new pipework

With recent regulations mandating more fire safety precautions be put in place around building services, a polymer specialist has released a Class B fire-rated pre-insulated pipework solution for quick installation in high-rise buildings. Following previous developments such as the 2018…

Free high-rise firefighting event

Fighting fires at height in high-rise buildings is a complex and challenging task for firefighters. Access, communications and effects of wind and gravity are just a few of the complicating factors in high-rise fires. The Tall Building Fire Safety Network…

Debating the future of fire safety for 2021 and beyond

While 2020 presented the social-housing industry with some of its toughest challenges to date, particularly in relation to Covid-19, it also offered significant opportunities for evaluation and improvement, particularly with regard to how fire-safety systems are implemented, managed and maintained…

The key challenges for fire systems in high-rise buildings

As we have seen across the Gulf and beyond recently fire alerts and, more disturbingly, actual fires in high-rise buildings are a worryingly common occurrence. These buildings create challenges and circumstances not found elsewhere in the built environment, being unique…

Command and control during firefighting in high rise buildings

Key aspects of London Fire Brigade’s (LFB) approach to firefighting in high rise buildings and, in particular, focusses on a range of improvements that have been made to the tactics and equipment that can be deployed at these incidents. This…

Boundary protection

With a new Fire Code due for imminent release in the UAE and high rise building owners expecting increased regulation on external curtain walling and cladding for new buildings, Coopers Fire explains how fire curtain barrier systems may be used…


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