HSE International

Which? tests reveals unsafe smoke alarm that fails to detect smoke

New Which? smoke alarm tests reveal that an expensive, smart smoke alarm failed to detect smoke in two fire situations and is named a Don’t Buy…

How to enjoy the solar eclipse safely

It’s never safe to look at a partial eclipse or at any of the in-between stages of a total eclipse. Even if 99% of the sun is obscured, the remaining sun can still cause retinal burn…

ISO 21930 – Building a sustainable future

The latest edition of ISO 21930 will help assess the eco-friendliness of a building or infrastructure projects using a common method for expressing environmental product declarations (EPD)…

Second wall cladding system passes latest government fire safety test

The latest wall cladding combination tested as part of the government’s series of large-scale fire safety tests has passed and meets current Building Regulations guidance…

Judith Hackitt to chair government’s independent review following Grenfell Tower disaster

An independent review of building regulations and fire safety has been announced by the government following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower …

Grenfell Tower Fire: Safety organisations will meet with Government to discuss fire regulations

Leading safety bodies will meet ministers for talks on UK building and fire regulations in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster. RoSPA, IOSH and …

ISO/TS 7240-29 – New ISO standard on video fire detectors will help save lives

Early detection of fire and smoke are essential to save lives, property and the environment. ISO/TS 7240-29:2017, a new ISO technical specification on…

ISO 18295-1: Improving customer experience with new standard for call centres

ISO 18295-1, a newly published standard, specifies best practice for all contact centres and includes customer communications, complaints handling and employee engagement…

ISO 52000: Leading the way on clean energy building standards

ISO 52000 contains a detailed method of assessing energy performance as the total primary energy used for heating, cooling, lighting, ventilation and domestic hot water of buildings…

New dhf ‘Best Practice Guide’ set to raise standards

Developed following detailed consultations with the Health & Safety Executive, dhf (Door & Hardware Federation) has published a new ‘Best Practice Guide’…