Airbnb promotes fire safety in the UK

Airbnb promotes fire safety in the UK

Working with the UK National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), Airbnb has produce a two page guide sent to over 100 000 hosts across Britain. The guide refers to the UK Governments document for hosts taking paying guests and emphasises the importance of smoke alarms and...
Delhi action on school fire safety

Delhi action on school fire safety

The Delhi city area government, India, has issued a notice to 241 schools for failing fire safety regulations. The action follows a Right to Information query from the Delhi Parents Association which showed that over 30% of Delhi’s 7 000 plus schools did not have...
Fire safety for wood and timber

Fire safety for wood and timber

Pasi Virtanenen, Teknos In the wood and timber sectors, Teknos’ industrial customers today are looking for ‘green’ coating and treatment solutions: water based, VOC emissions free, non-halogenated and if possible bio-based. In the construction sector, demand for fire...
Fire safety for polyurethanes

Fire safety for polyurethanes

Rolf Albach, Covestro Covestro sees fire safety as an increasing challenge in all applications of plastic foams, in particular in buildings, where such foams offer the best insulation performance, cost effectiveness and adaptability of materials available. At this...
Media recognise value of FRs in protecting cars

Media recognise value of FRs in protecting cars

Fox2, USA, has published a story warning the public that a water bottle left in a car in the sun can be a fire risk. The article quotes however the Getty Conservation Institute: “seats are designed to be fire-retardant and self-extinguishing, thus your car seat is...