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MD Andrew Furness presents to IFE memebers

Wednesday, 6 September, 2017

Our MD Andy Furness presented at the 50th IFE CPD Seminar at Siemens HQ Frimley, on the topic of the new  BS5839-1 2017  today

Former GBBS staff to recieve Safety Training Certificates

H i to all former GBBS staff I have stayed in contact via LinkedIn with many of you and congrats on securing jobs. Many of you attended our range of safety training programmes including Fire Safety in Construction, Designing with Fire Safety in Mind and Fire Wardens, not to mention the Accident Investigators and Permit to Work AP courses. I am aware that you have never received your certificates and we have never been paid to the courses we ran, but I have taken the decision that we will issue…

IFSECGlobal interview our MD Andrew Furness

Friday, 21 November, 2014

Andrew was recently interviwed by Adam Bannister from the reputable IFSEC Fire on line publication on his views on fire safety and Salvus’ role for the London 2012 Olympics. Also discussed was Andrew’s thoughts on fire safety in design for the construction phase – follow this link to see the full interview:-  

Fire in Timber frame building under Construction

Monday, 29 September, 2014

Timber frame building under construction destroyed by fire – the soon to be completed iconic University of Nottingham’s carbon neutral laboratory is the latest of fires  involving timber framed buildings that occur during construction. Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service brought the fire under control and prevented fire spread from the site itself, which is an important aspect of any fire fighting actions. Whilst it has yet to be determined as to the cause of the fire any ignition source can cause a fire to start and spread and in particular when a building has…

IFSM Technical day a great success

Tuesday, 8 July, 2014

As a recent new member of the Institute of Fire Safety Management, I was not sure as to how much I would get out of the technical meeting held at the FPA training facilities at Morton in Marsh. I need not have worried, excellent speakers included Dr Jim Glocking on research including items on Modern method and of course materials in construction, robotic Firefighting systems to manage and control fires in ships amongst a range of other items. We had an entertaining insight into Richard Bransons fire on Necker Island by John Williamson…