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Update June 12th STOP PRESS:
Paul Howes, the Primary Authority Scheme Manager at Lincoln Fire & Rescue, will be running a one to one Fire Safety Clinic during the NASHiCS Conference on Wed 13th September. Find out the answers to your questions.
Bookings are now open for the main event.
Date: Tuesday 12th – Wednesday 13th September 2017
Venue: Hellidon Lakes Golf and Hotel and Spa.
Book NOW for the main event including programme, speaker information, special Mock coroner inquest and the Awards presentation evening
New Crowded Places Guidance Launched.
National Counter Terrorism Security Office
New and updated guidance intended to give protective security advice to those responsible for managing the security of crowded places.
A warning alert has been issued around the risk of death and severe harm from ingestion of super absorbent polymer gel granules.
Details of the Alert
NFCC Launches Specialised Housing Fire Guidance
The official launch of the NFCC Specialised Housing Guidance took place on 4th May at the CFOA Conference.
The NFCC has provided recommendations designed to protect residents of specialised housing from fire.
The first meeting of the Scotland SCPF was held.
The main forum will meet once each year.
Meeting report. from Edinburgh Social Care Partners Forum
More information for Members in News tab
Revised Additional Guidance to Fire Safety Risk Assessment Residential Care Premises.
More information and Document Download
e-News issue 74 (June 2017) available for members
The latest issue of the e-News for members only is available under News