UK cladding and insulation system tests need a reality check

The fire that devastated London’s Grenfell Tower about 3 months ago shocked the world and cast a spotlight on UK fire regulations and construction practices. The speed with which the UK government established an expert panel to give advice on immediate safety after the fire is admirable.  This expert panel has now issued its final advice for building owners, which FSEU has commented on.

Firefighters meet the European Parliament

On 6 September 2017, Firefighters met with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to talk about their concerns and what they see as the key issues for fire safety. Fire Safe Europe, in cooperation with firefighters, is asking the European Institutions to improve fire safety in buildings.