Did you know most non-domestic buildings with more than one storey require a disabled refuge system designed and installed to BS 5839 Part 9 (the British Code of Practice for Emergency Voice Communication Systems)?
Recent updates to the BS5839-1:2017 states in 20.2 b that “All MCP’s (Manual Call Points) should be fitted with a fire alarm call point protective cover, which is moved to gain access to the frangible elements.”
Between October 8th and October 14th this year, it is the National Fire Protection Association’s annual Fire Prevention Week.
Isle of Anglesey County Council has eliminated false alarm activations in its high-rise tower blocks since the installation of an advanced Notifier by Honeywell fire safety solution.
Over 30% of fire safety system installers report that many of the sites they visit – more than three-quarters of them – fail to comply with fire safety regulations, according to research from Hochiki Europe.