Euralarm joins its UK Member the FIA in expressing its sincere condolences to all those affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy. In addition, we praise the fire service for its prompt and professional response.
UK-based Euralarm Member the Fire Industry Association (FIA) announced last month that it will be offering four new qualifications for the fire detection and alarm sector, available to book from early July after the official launch at the FIREX event this year.
With the foundation of EUSAS a European platform for discussions among professionals was created. The workshops and meetings organized by EUSAS e.V. are intended to provide an opportunity for the members to discuss recent developments in fire and security and corresponding trends for the benefit of all EUSAS e.V. members and the parties concerned.
Euralarm, the European trade association of the electronic fire safety and security Industry, has published its Annual Report 2016-2017. The report underlines the impact of the association on the future of standardisation, electroninc fire safety, security and associated services.
In autumn 2016, Euralarm’s Romanian association Member ARTS requested help from Euralarm Members in order to overcome an issue raised by a new local regulation. The national standard issued in 2015 considerably reduced the possibility for electronic fire safety products manufacturers to sell their certificated products and to use them in projects.
Euralarm will be represented at the CEN-CENELEC StandarDays 2017, which will take place in Brussels at the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre on 20-21 April. Participants in this public event will receive a structured overview of the European Standardisation System, CEN-CENELEC products and processes, as well as the benefits of stakeholder involvement.
Mr. Keith Shinn has been elected Chairman of ISO/TC 21/SC 3. This technical body part of the International Organisation for Standardisation deals with the field of Fire detection and alarm systems and related work on terminology, classification and symbols, as well as approval of advisory documents relating to the general principles and application of equipment and apparatus for fire protection.
Brussels, January 15, 2017 - The 2017 Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union released this month its priorities, including Security and the Single Market. Both are high on Euralarm’s agenda.
Peter Massingberd-Mundy, a standardisation expert active within various Technical Groups of the Euralarm Fire Section, has been confirmed this week as the newly elected Chairman of the European Committee for Standardisation’s Technical 72 Fire detection and fire alarm systems, CEN/TC 72.
Cutting-edge and freshly published research on fire safety was presented during a joint conference of EUSAS and Euralarm, the leading European trade and research associations in the sector. R&D’s potential impact on current and future standardisation work was a point of focus for the event.