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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:-  

Salvus Fire Training team acheive IFSM ‘Approved Centre Status’

Monday, 3 November, 2014

Chris Richards president of the IFSM presents Andrew Furness with the IFSM’s ‘approved centre status at the IFSM’s AGM. Salvus’ Fire Safety training team is continuing to produce a wide range of Fire Safety Programmes to meet the high demand of bespoke and sector based training requirements. Each course is individually tailored to client needs and will now also benefit from the IFSM approval certificate. Recent programmes developed for the construction sector are the; Fire safety coordinators (Balfour Beatty), the Fire Safety Awareness (Hill Partnerships) and both Pre-construction fire safety planning and…

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…