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Grenfell Tower: Regulations MUST change .

Fire industry and world media unite at FIREX 2017

Building regulations must be reassessed as part of the inquiry into the Grenfell tower fire, according to a panel of experts at FIREX International. In an emotional debate, which begun with a one-minute silence to commemorate the victims, Dennis Davis of the Fire Sector Federation (FSF) said the industry was creating the legacy for the next 50 years following the Grenfell tower fire. To a crowd of journalists and TV cameras he said: Time and time and time again, we are desperately worried about our building regulations, in particularly the approved documents falling behind what is going on within the built environment.

We must get over this.

2006 is the last review. Ten years is too long a gap, far too long a gap if you consider how much constriction and building has changed. The determination has to be as a sector that we ask very, very deep, searching questions how could this happen in our country, at this time? Special @itvnews report filmed at #FIREX2017. Fire industry condemn a failing safety culture and how it must be fixed. #GrenfellTower pic.twitter.com/gDBOyAvFZj IFSEC Global Editor (@ifsecglobal) June 23, 2017 Worrying trends Jim Glocking, Fire Protection Association, said the industry was seeing worrying trends associated with fires but was struggling enormously to get its voice heard. He said that the situation with central government was very difficult as there was no timeframe and you couldn t imagine holding the Olympics and not telling athletes when to be ready yet that is the situation we find ourselves in. Steve Seaber of the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association, said that there needed to be more regular reviews of legislation like in Australia, where it happened once a year. He said: We also need to make sure that regulatory changes are reflected in other parts of regulations. Misinformation Stephen MacKenzie, international fire risk and emergency planning expert, said there was an awful lot of misinformation and we needed to learn from the lessons of the past, as well as political responses.

He said: We need to look not just at regulations but at emergency and disaster responses from local and central government. We are see an erosion of fire research capacities in the UK need to look at longer-term secure funding streams. Cladding Niall Rowan of the Association for Specialist Fire Protection was one of the only panellists to make an outright comment about the cladding, often cited as a claimed cause of the extensive fire, saying it seems to have failed spectacularly . He said: I witnessed a number of videos from passers-by but I don t put a scapegoat on the cladding panels, there was also the foam we need to look at the whole system. He claimed though the panels weren t permitted under Approval Document B but that one of the desktop studies where they could be used, through a Building Control alliance of the local authority, inspectors and other bodies, could allow for them to be used. Although the panels aren t permitted, there is a very sophisticated test the desktop study that can be used, and that some of these haven t been as rigorous as they should have been. Rowan agreed though there was a lot of supposition about the fire, but that it was tombstone legislation that caused it unfortunately it takes somethings like this to make a difference. Skills Martin Harvey, Fire Industry Association, said there was also a real issue about competency skills and knowledge of the people installing fire protection systems. He said: You just need a man and a white van and he s suddenly an expert in installing fire systems.

Summing up, Harvey said that the most important element of the inquiry was that lessons must be learnt unlike the Lakanal House fire.

Fire industry Desperately worried building regulations have fallen behind @BBCTheOneShow report from #FIREX2017 #GrenfellTower pic.twitter.com/PwGMSg49If IFSEC Global Editor (@ifsecglobal) June 23, 2017 This article was also published on SHP Online.

Wavestore VMS platform on show again at Europe s largest annual security exhibition

IFSEC 2017 At IFSEC open platform video management software (VMS) developed by British firm Wavestore will demonstrated via two of the company s technology partners. Wavestore is focused on developing its highly secure VMS platform to deliver more features to meet the needs of the security industry and also ensure compatibility with associated devices and sub-systems produced by Wavestore s technology partners. The Wavestore team will be demonstrating the latest features of the company s VMS on both the UniView (D750) and Vivotek (E500) stands.

Whether the requirement is simply for video, or the need for a fully integrated solution for up to tens of thousands of cameras, Wavestore s VMS can help deliver a scalable and completely future-proof security camera based security for businesses, enterprises and public sector organisations. Wavestore operates an ever-expanding technology partner programme allowing partners to benefit from seamless integrations across a host of best-in-breed brands encompassing cameras, access control, video analytics and much more , says Enrico Bizzaro, head of integrations at Wavestore. In addition, Wavestore s open platform is compliant with ONVIF profile-S, to bring enhanced flexibility to camera choice, so users can achieve maximum return on investment from their security systems. Choosing Wavestore can help reduce the total cost of ownership through provision of free technical support and different VMS upgrade bundles, so technology partners can stay up to date with new features without signing up to expensive recurring support contracts. Check out Wavestore s latest products at IFSEC International, 20-22 June 2017, London ExCeL. The Wavestore team will be demonstrating the latest features of the company s VMS on both the UniView (D750) and Vivotek (E500) stands . Get your free badge now. Visit Europe s only large-scale security event in 2017 Taking place in London, 20 22 June 2017, IFSEC International gives you exclusive hands-on access to over 10,000 security solutions, live product demonstrations, and networking with over 27,000 security professionals. Covering every aspect of security, from access control and video surveillance to smart buildings, cyber, border control and so much more.

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Multiple approvals for British and EU markets would cost the fire industry millions of pounds

FIREX 2017 IFSEC Global caught up with former Royal Navy firefighter Ian Moore about the FIA s new engineering qualifications, the innovations on show at FIREX 2017, his forthcoming talk at Europe s largest fire-safety show, and the need for a holistic approach to fire safety. Ian joined the FIA in September 2015 as the new CEO. Previously to this Ian was the Managing Director of several companies operating in the fire and security industry the most recent being Elmdene International and as a Vice President of Potter Signal.

Recently Chairman of the BSIA Export Council and BSIA Operating Board, member of several fire and security committees, he has a wealth of experience to bring. Having lived in Oman, Taiwan and UAE, Ian also brings strong International experience to support any export activities of the FIA and its members. IFSEC Global: How did you first become involved with fire safety? Ian Moore: Coming from being a weapons engineer in the Royal Navy, I misread the advertisement and thought it said Fire Arms and not Fire Alarms ! In all seriousness, I was fully trained as a firefighter in the Royal Navy and had responsibility on various ships for the fire detection, alarm and sprinkler systems fitted thought the ammunition magazines. Upon leaving the forces, it was by chance I saw the advertisement and the rest, as they say, is history. IG: Could you briefly outline what you plan to cover at FIREX? IM: The FIA s overriding message is that of raising the bar on professionalism. We believe by individual s professional qualifications and companies audited by a third party is the only way to ensure this happens.

In addition we want to promote what the FIA can do for its members which is multifaceted. IG: How much of an impact do you think the new FIA engineering qualifications will have on the skills crisis? IM: I believe it will have a huge impact as does most of the industry given the comments we have received during a recent market survey. We need to make the fire industry attractive to young entrants into the job market and having a formal qualification gained through training is a big step towards that goal. With the potential of a reduction in European skilled labour (due to BREXIT), it is very much the right time to be introducing these qualifications so that we do not get to a crisis point (although many would say we are at that point already). IG: What impact do you think Brexit might have on the fire industry and is there anything the industry can do to prepare or protect itself? IM: Brexit means different things to different companies and cannot be rounded off as good or bad. Once we know the true deals then companies will navigate themselves towards the best for them and their offering. Standards and compliance (specifically to EN) is critical and it is important Government/BSI ensure we don t end up in a position that manufacturers need multiple approvals to cover British and EU markets this would cost the industry millions of pounds in wasted fees/costs.

IG: Are there any recent fire safety innovations that you re particularly excited about? IM: There are a few and they will be on shown during FIREX. To name one that comes to mind, given that I have an imminent meeting on the subject, is Coltraco s constant monitoring of liquefied and non-liquefied gaseous extinguishing systems and water/air-tight integrity by using ultrasonic technology. It s great to see innovation, not just for innovation s sake, but something that can a make a real difference in ensuring life/property safety systems you are relying on are ready to deliver when required. IG: Is there anything that hasn t be spoken about in this Q&A that you think is important to get out to the public? IM: I believe we should always have a holistic view when it comes to fire safety. Each company will obviously promote their products/services as the right solution. Commercial decisions often reduce the option to fit belt and braces so the best solution for the money is sought. Getting a professional risk assessment will go a long way to guiding on the options so spend the time and money in ensuring you get the best advice/guidance as it will save you in the long run and will increase your chances of fitting an effective life /property safety solution.

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BSIA responds to cash courier shooting in London

Walthamstow shooting The trade body representing the private security industry in the UK has issued the following statement relating to the recent shooting of a cash-in-transit courier in Walthamstow, north-east London. The cash-in-transit courier was injured from the shooting ambush. James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) said in a statement: Every day, cash-in-transit couriers perform a vital public service, transporting cash around the country and supporting banks, retailers and businesses by facilitating millions of financial transactions across the UK.

However, in doing so, they place themselves at risk of extreme violence, as today s incident sadly reminds us. Kelly goes on to point out that the number of attacks on cash-in-transit couriers remains at an all-time low. There were 76 injuries to cash-in-transit crew members, police and the wider public in 2016. However, the risk of violence and injury remains a very real threat to couriers. This is something that the private security industry together with its partners in police and government is continually working to reduce through initiatives like SaferCash, which shares intelligence about attacks and suspicious incidents between couriers and the police, continued Kelly. Our thoughts are with the injured courier and his family who have made a very personal sacrifice for the sake of our nation s economic security and we wish him a full and speedy recovery. The BSIA is a longstanding and valued partner of, and exhibitor at, IFSEC International, Europe s biggest fire and security trade show taking place 20-22 June 2017, London ExCeL. Get your free badge now. Take your security knowledge to the next level at IFSEC International 2017 Experts from across all areas of the industry will attend to share their expertise on critical topics on 20 22 June 2017.

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Khloe Kardashian & Kylie Jenner. Photo: Getty Their war of words came after Amber called Kylie Jenner a baby that she should be at home in bed and not out on the town with her her BFF Blac Chyna s ex Tyga, 24. Her comments then caused Khloe to retaliate, and call out Amber for stripping at the age of 15 telling her she wasn t at home at bed. But the feud didn t stop there! Amber s ex and Kim s husband Kanye West then told Power 105.1 s The Breakfast Club that Amber wouldn t have a career without him, and that if If Kim had dated me when I wanted, there would be no Amber Rose. Ouch! Amber Rose & Kanye West. Photo: Getty I m not going to say young girls should go be dancers. But that was my journey, and I don t regret it, Amber says.

So don t think you re better than me, because we ve all had trials and tribulations. As a woman, it s like f***! You have to act like a nun for a guy to respect you. And even if you do wait to have sex and you re very comfortable and you do exactly what you want to do in that moment, you still have to be very careful because you don t want to be looked at as a ho. The How To Be A Bad Bitch author also talked about her recent appearance at the Slut Walk event in LA. I ve been slut shamed by both of my exes, you know? she told the magazine, also referring to her baby daddy, rapper Wiz Khalifa, who is the dad of her son Sebastian. However, when GQ s interview was published on Tuesday, Amber wasn t happy about how she s been portrayed! Yikes!

Really @gq??? I m so much more then Kanye s Ex or Wiz s baby s mama. Damn, why the f*** did u guys reach out to me for this article and photoshoot? she tweeted. Amber Rose. Photo: Instagram To dumb me down? I talked about feminism and my Slutwalk Wtf nice title smh I expected so much more from u guys and I m so disappointed. I was so excited to be featured in GQ not realizing I was shooting for a tabloid. My slutwalk was for ignorant s*it like this.

Oh Her beautiful dark twisted journey to the top ? Nice pun. Negative af. Thx for nothing. References ^ 6 Khloe Kardashian Officially Calls Off Divorce From Lamar Odom (au.lifestyle.yahoo.com) 7 ^ 8 Amber Rose Claims She Was Roofied On The Night She Dissed Kanye West (au.lifestyle.yahoo.com) 9 ^ 10 Khloe Kardashian Slams Amber Rose On Twitter (au.lifestyle.yahoo.com) 11 Excerpt from: kanye diss Tumblr 12 Use our anonymous form to safely and securely pass information about crime or a Most Wanted appeal to us. You can also call us 24/7 on 0800 555 111. We don t want to know your name so please don t tell us this . Tell us as much as you can, even if you think it might not be helpful. Sometimes we need to ask you more questions If you opt-in for two-way communication by choosing yes under Question 9 we will be able to maintain anonymous contact with you if there are further questions about your information.

English not your main language? Call us on 0800 555 111 and tell us which language you speak. View post: Give Information Online Give Information Crimestoppers 13 Checks were conducted on door supervisors working in Great Yarmouth on Friday night, August 7, as part of operation to ensure public safety. The Security Industry Authority and Norfolk Constabulary checked that door staff held and displayed valid SIA licences. At pubs, bars and a caravan park, 27 operatives were inspected. One individual was warned for failing to display their licence. Nigel Davies, an SIA Head of Investigation said: I am pleased with the high compliance found on Friday night. During the summer months, Great Yarmouth becomes a popular holiday spot for families so it is important that the necessary security arrangements are in place to maintain public safety only SIA licensed operatives should be working in positions of trust. PC Jeremy Brown of Norfolk Constabulary s licensing Regulation Team said: We are working very closely with the SIA and other partners to ensure that people who live in Great Yarmouth or visit the town can be confident that the premises in the area operate to the highest of standards.

It reflects well that on the whole, the licensed industry within the town are taking their responsibilities within the law seriously and operating professional establishments. See more here: Norfolk Check Professional Security 14 It will be illegal to undertake any surveillance or investigation activity without holding an SIA Professional Investigators Licence, expected to be announced by the Home Office in 2015 and implemented by the Security Industry Authority. Our range of specialist training programs have been uniquely developed to prepare the student for the reality of covert assignments in the commercial world. We train the student to the highest standards possible using relevant up to date methods that reflect real operational situations. The structure of the training is based on covert operational assignments in the UK and overseas from 1995 to present and our involvement training varied law enforcement agencies internationally. Our training is based on reality, not idealism. The student will be given tuition based on real covert investigation and surveillance situations. ESS are not just a training company; we are operational at the highest levels of specialist security and investigation. Every assignment we undertake is debriefed and analysed to benefit our training programs.

The result is a training system that empowers the student to effectively undertake assignments and achieve a viable commercial presence. The bespoke training programs are accredited to Level 3 and 4 with the leading investigation qualification awarding body Industry Qualifications (IQ) 15 1 . NOTE: All SIA endorsed Professional Investigation Level 3 courses are still awaiting final approval from the Security Industry Authority for PI licence application. At present, no training provider is able to guarantee that the qualification, in its current form, will be sufficient proof of competency to apply for the Professional Investigators Licence. ESS will offer students free of charge, and by distance learning, any minor top-up to the existing qualification that may be required. ESS Consulting have attended meetings with the SIA and Home Office officials and it is our belief that our IQ Level 3 Award for Professional Investigators will be accepted as the standard required for licence application. On successful completion of a training program, students will receive a nationally recognised qualification but more importantly they will have gained skills based on reality which will enable them to work within a demanding and highly skilled industry. Training with ESS means you will have continued professional development opportunities and become a Professional Investigator, not just an operative. 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Simon Chubb, 39, of Weedon Way, Fairstead, was sentenced at Norwich Crown Court on Thursday, having pleaded guilty to a total of 13 charges at North Lynn man escapes jail after breaking partner s teeth in assault 2 months ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: 21 2 2 Ricardus Striupas also threw a saucepan into a sink during a row, which bounced off and hit her on the leg. Striupas, 41, of Loke Road, Lynn, was sentenced to 16 weeks imprisonment, suspended for two years, on Friday, after admitting assaulting his Police appeal after man suffered serious eye injuries in King s Lynn attack 2 weeks ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: 22 3 3 Police have this afternoon, Thursday, appealed for witnesses in connection with an assault in the centre of Lynn in which a man suffered serious eye injuries. The incident happened in Paradise Lane shortly before midnight on August 17, though police Man jailed for raid on King s Lynn shop 4 weeks ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: 23 4 4 Dmitrijs Burkevics, 47, of no fixed abode, was given 32 week sentence for burglary during an appearance at West Norfolk Magistrates Court on yesterday (Monday, September 9). Burkevis was accused for smashing the front door of the Escape shop and References ^ 5 24 1 month ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 6 25 ^ 7 26 2 months ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 8 27 ^ 9 28 2 weeks ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 10 29 ^ 11 30 4 weeks ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 12 31 Update 16:26 Officers investigating the discovery of two bodies in Caister-on Sea yesterday lunchtime have confirmed that the deaths are not being treated as suspicious. Further toxicology tests will need to be carried out to establish exact cause of death, however, initial findings suggest the woman s death may have been due to natural causes. Update: 09:15 A house in Caister-on-Sea remains sealed off this morning, following the deaths of two people. Police were called to the property on Upper Grange Crescent at lunchtime yesterday (Tuesday 12 February 2013), following concerns for the safety of the occupants.

After officers forced entry, the bodies of a man and a woman believed to be in their 60s and 70s were found inside. Detective Inspector Sarah Pettengell said: Whilst the deaths are currently being treated as unexplained, we are not looking for anyone else in connection with them. We are continuing to carry out inquiries at the house and the focus of our investigation is inside the property. Post mortem examinations are due to take place today.

13 February 2013 Officers from Norfolk Constabulary are currently carrying out inquiries at a house in Caister-on-Sea following the deaths of two people. Police were called to the property on Upper Grange Crescent at lunchtime yesterday (Tuesday 12 February 2013), following concerns for the safety of the occupants. After officers forced entry, a man and a woman were found deceased inside. The deaths are being treated as unexplained and the house has been sealed off whilst officers investigate the circumstances of the deaths. References ^ 32 1 month ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 33 ^ 34 2 months ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 35 ^ 36 2 weeks ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 37 ^ 38 4 weeks ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 39 ^ 40 Jump to Link in Article (www.google.co.uk) 41 ^ 42 1 month ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 43 ^ 44 Jump to Link in Article (www.google.co.uk) 45 ^ 46 2 months ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 47 ^ 48 Jump to Link in Article (www.google.co.uk) 49 ^ 50 2 weeks ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 51 ^ 52 Jump to Link in Article (www.google.co.uk) 53 ^ 54 4 weeks ago @ lynnnews.co.uk: (lynn-man.rsspump.com) 55 Read the original: sia training Archives 56 Classifieds related to: Self Employed Security Officer in jobs Norfolk Gardant Security Limited are recruiting security officers to provide asset protection for Construction and Solar projects across the country. With a new project due to start soon in the Fakenham area .

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BSIA strengthens commitment to quality with ISO upgrade

ISO 9001:2015 The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has passed an audit to achieve certification to the new ISO 9001:2015 quality standard. Revised in 2015 the standard aims to ensure quality management is integrated into an organisation s day-to-day operations. The standard covers all elements of business strategy, with continuous improvement, to meet customers needs.

Kirstie Anwyl-Hughes, quality manager at the BSIA, says: The revised ISO 9001 standard has introduced several new elements, such as a greater emphasis on risk-based thinking to reinforce the use of the management system as a governance tool and an emphasis on a greater involvement by the leadership team. To ensure compliance, the BSIA has had to undertake a comprehensive review of its entire quality management system. According to the British Standards Institution s website, the changes to ISO 9001 were made because business has changed radically since the last major revision in 2000 but one thing remains constant: to be successful, businesses have to adapt to meet the growing needs of customers. ISO was originally written with the customer in mind and that remains the priority for 9001. Important focus Anwyl-Hughes says raising quality standards in the security industry is an important focus of the BSIA, which expects its own members to be certified to a range of industry standards, including ISO 9001. As such, we are pleased to be leading the way in the adoption of the revised standard, she says. The BSIA through its new probationer membership scheme also provides advice and assistance to security companies wishing to obtain ISO 9001:2015. The BSIA represents the entire security industry and value chain, from CCTV to security guarding, to security equipment manufacturers and installers of electronic security systems that serve a range of industries and sectors. The BSIA is a longstanding and valued partner of, and exhibitor at, IFSEC International, Europe s biggest fire and security trade show taking place 20-22 June 2017, London ExCeL.

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Businesses deploying drones must use certified operators, advises UAV training academy

Drone news Due to rising drone-related incidents and accidents, commercial organisations using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to perform tasks need to ensure they hire certified operators, according to UAVAir. UAVAir was prompted to issue the advice, after the Department for Transport, the Ministry of Defence and Sciencewise recently commissioned Kantar Public UK (formerly TNS BMRM), which provides research and consultancy to policy makers, to conduct a public dialogue on the current use of drones in the UK. The move is in response to growing number of reported drone-related incidents and accidents, such as the British Airways passenger jet that was hit by what was thought to be a UAV as it flew into Heathrow to land, in 2016.

S amus Kearns, chief instructor at UAVAir, which runs a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)-approved training centre for drone operators, said: It is imperative that any business with a core ethos of reliability and responsibility understands the importance of hiring a fully certified drone operator to complete its drone-based missions. embedded content When undergoing training at UAVAir, pilots are tested for their cultural, theoretical and technical knowledge, to give them an in-depth understanding of how to operate a drone safely while respecting the laws of aviation. Failure to follow aviation rules can result in large fines and in some cases, legal action. In the UK, drones are governed by the CAA, and under its rules it is illegal for any pilot to operate a drone for commercial purposes without gaining certification from a CAA-approved drone training school. A safe, successful mission must be planned and executed thoroughly, understanding the individual complexities of each task. It is impossible to gain this experience and learn these skills without undergoing the training process prior to certification, Kearns added. As well as learning flight technique, pilots must prepare an operations manual in order to become a fully certified pilot. The manual includes information about each mission as well as the procedures to be followed to ensure a safe flight. More about UAVAir s Unmanned Aircraft Qualification can be found on the company s website.

The Drone Zone one again returns to IFSEC International in June for its 2017 edition. Brought to you in partnership with The UK Drone Show, the Drone Zone will feature demonstrations of drone and anti-drone technology from Yuneec, Dedrone, Hitachi and Magos. The Drone Zone will form part of Borders & Infrastructure Expo, a brand new show within IFSEC dedicated to the protection of borders and critical national infrastructure. Get your free badge for IFSEC 2017 now. Visit Europe s leading security event in June 2017 Visit IFSEC International for exclusive access to every security product on the market, live product demonstrations and networking with thousands of security professionals. From access control and video surveillance to smart buildings, cyber, border control and so much more. It is the perfect way to keep up to date, protect your business and enhance your career in the security industry.

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1. Entry requirements

There are no set entry requirements.

Experience working in an enforcement or investigative role, like with the police, armed forces or local authority, would be useful. If you want to be self-employed, you ll need the ability to run your own business and have some legal knowledge around information laws and data protection. A driving licence is usually essential for this type of work. The Association of British Investigators1 has more information about becoming a private investigator.

3. What you’ll do

Your cases could range from personal issues, like divorce, to company issues, like suspected theft. You ll normally do background research, which may involve asking questions and analysing information.

Your day-to-day duties might include:

  • monitoring people
  • fraud investigation (for example, for insurance or accident claims)
  • tracing missing people or pets
  • handling legal documents to people (process serving)
  • investigating commercial piracy (like copying software illegally)
  • background checks on employees

References

  1. ^ Association of British Investigators (www.theabi.org.uk)

Putting smart sprinklers to the test

The debate around when and where sprinklers should be installed and if this should be mandated more widely is one of the most contentious in the fire industry. Approved Document B, which outlines the building regulations in force, only recommends that sprinklers are installed in warehouses larger than 20, 000 square metres. Earlier in the year James Dalton, director of general insurance at the Association of British Insurers (ABI), called for mandatory sprinklers in schools and care homes too.

Might the emergence of so-called smart sprinklers strengthen the stance of those advocating mandatory sprinklers in schools and warehouses? The traditional sprinkler that most readers will recognise hasn t changed in any substantive way in appearance or function since Hiram Stevens Maxim (also, ironically, the inventor of something antithetical to life safety systems, the machine gun) pioneered the first automatic fire sprinkler system in the late 19th century. The greater efficiency of modern distribution models has had the undesired consequence of making fire spread more efficiently too. Boxes of often highly flammable materials are now stacked as high as 24 metres in a bid to wring every last bit of value from warehouse square footage. Tightly packed mountains of stock serve as tinderboxes when a fire is started, so many warehouse owners have turned to sprinklers to minimise losses. But conventional sprinklers are no panacea for the challenges posed by huge warehouses with tall ceilings, as FM Global reported recently. If a fire begins at or near the base of a paper stack, the temperature at the ceiling level may not reach a sufficient temperature to activate until the fire has grown substantially and perhaps extended far beyond its original location, said the mutual insurance company in the recent article. The combination of high storage and potential fire spread, dubbed highly challenging fires (HCFs), demands a response that goes beyond the protection recommendations involving traditional sprinklers, notes Christopher Wieczorek, assistant vice president, research group manager for fire and explosion protection at FM Global. Researchers from FM Global, which provides loss prevention services to large organisations, considered the fact that sprinklers s greatest weakness appeared to be inseparable from its greatest strength: the detection and actuation mechanisms are shared.

This has yielded remarkably reliable and predictable responses to fire, but it is insufficient when fires are potentially at a great distance from the sprinkler, the report continued. Moreover, the distance involved increases the possibility that sprinkler activation might still be insufficient to substantially reduce a conflagration. In the age of smart tech, this should apparently now be surmountable, if sprinklers are activated by sensors that are positioned remotely from them. Such early stage detection has been dubbed simultaneous Monitoring, Assessment and Response Technology or SMART. This is indeed smart in the internet of things sense ie, computer chips process inputs from sensors, interpret the data and respond accordingly through a system of discharge devices. FM Global Research has conducted experiments in their Small Burn Lab with a range of fire sizes and locations. Yibing Xin, senior lead research scientist at FM Global, found that in a test of a 13 metre-tall roll paper storage, a traditional sprinkler did not activate until flames were at least 15 metres above the floor. Our SMART system activated when the flames were only 14 feet (4 meters) tall, he said. FM Global found that using more than one detector technology ideally one that detects temperature changes and another, the presence of smoke was the best way of detecting accurately and responding quickly.

It also cut the risk of false alarms and could triangulate the precise location of the fire more accurately than a single sensor. Xin said the tests had opened up the possibility of using different kinds of sensors or a network of sensors, perhaps one day including infrared and video image-based detection. Click here to find out more about FM Global s findings. Free download covering legal requirements for responsible persons under the FSO, courtesy of the IOSH, BIFM and USHA approved UK provider of health, safety and environmental information. Key features: A full breakdown of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 The key actions when dealing with fire precautions & protection A complete guide to maintaining procedures and requirements within your organisation.

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State surveillance | Liberty

State sanctioned surveillance against specific individuals takes place on a massive scale, using the broad and confusing framework created under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) which regulates the use of and access to surveillance by public bodies. This involves five types of different surveillance:

  1. Interception of communications e.g. listening to telephone calls, reading letters and emails
  2. Intrusive surveillance e.g. placing bugs and filming in private places
  3. Directed surveillance e.g. filming and covertly monitoring specific people generally in public places
  4. Use of covert human intelligence sources e.g. informants and undercover operatives
  5. Accessing communications data e.g. accessing the record (but not the content) of emails, telephone calls and websites visited.

Under RIPA hundreds of public bodies have access to the last three types of surveillance including over 470 local authorities. Surveillance can be authorised for a wide range of purposes which includes such vague purposes as preventing disorder or collecting tax.

Interception of communications and some types of intrusive surveillance are authorised by the Home Secretary and other types of surveillance are largely self-authorised. Liberty believes that RIPA must be reformed to ensure that intrusions into personal privacy are all properly authorised and comply with human rights principles of necessity and proportionality. The main changes we are calling for are:

  • Surveillance requests (including interception, acquisition of communications data, use of Covert Human Intelligence Sources etc) must be subject to prior judicial authorisation. There is growing consensus on the need for judicial not political warrantry.
  • No new Snoopers Charter powers to require communications companies to store more and more revealing types of our communications data. David Anderson warned that the case had not been made1.

    Only Russia requires service providers to routinely store the weblogs of all their customers.

  • Surveillance should be conducted only for a narrow range of tightly defined purposes i.e. investigation of serious crime and other legitimate objectives such as preventing risk to life instead of the vague and non-crime related purposes currently permitted e.g. for communications data.
  • All surveillance powers should be publicly disclosed and the safeguards and processes for authorisation set out in in primary legislation. This is not currently the case at least with regard to CNE aka hacking.
  • Improved redress mechanisms for those subject to unlawful surveillance the IPT should be overhauled and made more transparent with a right of appeal and an ability to make declarations of incompatibility and once an investigation has been completed, or once a person is no longer under any suspicion, he or she should be notified of the relevant surveillance unless there is a specific reason for maintaining secrecy.
  • The bar on the admissibility of intercept evidence, properly obtained, in criminal proceedings should be lifted. Why is this vital evidence not used to bring perpetrators to justice?
  • Legal and proportionate arrangements for the sharing of surveillance data should be agreed between the UK and foreign States, made publically available and incorporated into law.
  • Improvement of Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLAT) the appropriate legal route for the UK authorities to obtain data from foreign tech firms should replace attempts to place extraterritorial obligations on overseas service providers.
  • Legislative protection against the breaking of encryption standards.
  • A targeted as opposed to blanket approach to communications data retention and interception.

Liberty s position on RIPA is set out in greater detail in this consultation response (PDF).2

In June 2013 the Snowden leaks revealed that GCHQ, the UK’s eavesdropping agency, is intercepting and processing billions of communications every day and sharing the information with the US. This includes recordings of phone calls, the content of email messages, entries on social media sites and the history of an internet user’s access to websites. All without public acknowledgement.

The project Tempora has been in existence since the beginning of 2012. The leaks also suggest that the US authorities have similarly breathtaking and direct access to global communications via the world s biggest internet companies. This secretive programme is known as PRISM and reports suggest that the UK also accesses this data. In May 2013 the Draft Communications Data Bill was notable by its absence from the Queen s Speech. It would have required internet and phone companies to retain records of our calls, emails, texts and web visits.

It now appears those who failed to make the case for the Draft Comms Bill already smuggled a more intrusive Snoopers Charter for blanket surveillance through the back door. Liberty has filed a claim against the British security services for their role in PRISM and Tempora. We will be lobbying and campaigning for urgent amendment to the outdated laws governing surveillance and an end to blanket surveillance of the population.

References

  1. ^ David Anderson warned that the case had not been made (www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk)
  2. ^ consultation response (PDF). (www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk)