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SEMINAR EXPLAINS CE MARKING AND CPR FOR CONSTRUCTION SITE TEMPORARY FIRE ALARMS

BullproductseminarLeading figures from construction industry health and safety recently gathered together at the CE Marking Association for a seminar to give clarity on the Construction Products Regulations (CPR) and CE marking.

Hosted by the CE Marking Association at its head office in Warwickshire and sponsored by Bull Products, presentations were made by Mike Foster and Peter Evans of CE Marking Association and Duncan King of Construction Products Association.  There was also a keynote speech by Guy Bamptom, team leader of construction products and building regulations in the Department of Community and Local Government.  The speakers gave the delegates an overview of the CE marking process covering the directives, standards, documentation and declarations; an overview of the CPR together with help in interpreting these; and a look at the harmonised standards under the CPR.  Continue reading ‘SEMINAR EXPLAINS CE MARKING AND CPR FOR CONSTRUCTION SITE TEMPORARY FIRE ALARMS’

Fire chief calls for sprinkler legislation

solid_shadowA fire chief has urged for national legislation for sprinkler systems in the UK.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority Councillor David Acton pointed to how beneficial this fire safety measure had been in recent blazes.

He made the call in light of the blaze that is still being tackled at a paper recycling plant on Continue reading ‘Fire chief calls for sprinkler legislation’




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