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THE UK GOVERNMENT has announced a further £18.6 million to fund the installation of a common alarm system to replace ‘Waking Watch’ measures in all residential buildings where a ‘Waking Watch’ is currently in place in England, regardless of where the costs of the ‘Waking Watch’ fall.
THE LONDON Fire Brigade has shared video footage showing just how dangerous it can be when a faulty e-bike battery catches fire and explodes. The footage highlights the risks of the lithium batteries that are used to power e-bikes and e-scooters.
While outdoor so called ‘living walls’ can improve air quality and public wellbeing, Professor Ed Galea, Fire Safety Engineering Group Director at the University of Greenwich, says that the current guidance is inconsistent and not fit for purpose.
Published on 5 June, ‘Car Park Design’ provides new guidance from the Institution of Structural Engineers designed to address the modern challenges that car parks face.