Fire Safety

ESP boosts its credentials

ESP boosts its credentials

ESP has announced two significant achievements this month, as the company continues to build its reputation and credentials in the industry. As well as being accepted as a member of the FIA (Fire Industry Association), the ESP team has been successful in gaining the new International Quality Standard ISO 9001:2015 certification. The FIA is the […]

Getting to grips with the new fire safety standard

Getting to grips with the new fire safety standard

With fire detector technology constantly evolving, standards also change in order to keep up with the latest developments. ESP’s Sales Director, Neil Baldwin, looks at the revised BS 5839-1:2017 standard, to help wholesalers understand the changes. BS 5839-1:2017 fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings standard provides recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning […]

Making kitchen safety a priority
By November 2, 2017 Read More →

Making kitchen safety a priority

Smoke, heat and CO alarms are the first line of defence, providing critical early warning of fire or carbon monoxide for housing occupants. Kidde Safety Europe argues that stockists should now be promoting their wider use, particularly for detection in kitchens where risks are greater. Fire safety for housing is in the spotlight. Current national […]

Getting acquainted with EN54-23 product standard
By September 29, 2017 Read More →

Getting acquainted with EN54-23 product standard

Don’t fall behind on the latest fire regulations – make sure you are up to date with the latest EN54-23 product standard, says Neil Baldwin, Sales Director with ESP. BS EN 54-23 stipulates the requirements, test methods and performance criteria for Visual Alarm Devices in fire detection and fire alarm systems. In order to comply, […]

Fire & Safety: multiple choice

Fire & Safety: multiple choice

Kidde Safety discusses how electrical wholesalers can advise their customers on today’s complex selection criteria for domestic smoke, heat and CO alarms. BS 5839-6:2013 reviews various types of alarms and which is best to alert occupants of fire, while avoiding nuisance alarms that could result in disabling the alarm. Ionisation smoke alarms are sensitive to […]

Fire and CO solutions for the elderly

Fire and CO solutions for the elderly

James King, Sales Director of SONA by FireAngel, reflects on what measures can be implemented to best protect older residents from the risks of fire and carbon monoxide. Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors perform a vital function in homes, providing early warning of fire and potentially deadly carbon monoxide poisoning. However, these devices […]

Aico donates alarms to Scottish veterans charity

Aico donates alarms to Scottish veterans charity

Aico has donated Heat and Multi-Sensor Fire Alarms to the Scottish Veterans’ Garden City Association (SVGCA), a charity that has been housing disabled veterans in Scotland for over a century. Operating as a private not for profit Scottish charitable landlord, SVGCA houses the greatest number of disabled veterans in the UK.  It works closely with […]

Fire Protection Market Report
By February 16, 2017 Read More →

Fire Protection Market Report

The active fire protection sector is relatively mature and has been primarily driven by the wider performance of the UK building and construction market, according to AMA Research. However, the construction sector has shown good growth over the last three years or so and this has translated into some better growth figures for the active […]

Sprue Safety Products appoints new sales director
By January 30, 2017 Read More →

Sprue Safety Products appoints new sales director

Sprue Safety Products, the manufacturer of fire and carbon monoxide safety solutions, has appointed a new Sales Director who will be tasked to take the business forward in 2017 and beyond. James King, pictured, has worked for Sprue Safety Products for more than seven years and has extensive industry-based knowledge of growing market share and […]

By November 22, 2016 Read More →

Sprue donates alarms to charitable trust

Sprue Safety Products, the manufacturer of fire and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms, has enhanced the CO protection of clients at the East Lothian & Repair Charitable Trust through the donation of 30 CO alarms. East Lothian Care & Repair Charitable Trust is a Scottish charity that provides direct financial support to older and disabled people […]