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Recent incidents have heightened awareness that, although regulatory systems are in place to minimise the risk of tragedy, the onus is on hotel operators to ensure they have the right safety measures and procedures established.

Innovative 2-in-1 Chute Safe Protection System attains 4-hour fire rating

Just six months after announcing its new hopper doors had passed a third party 2.5 hour fire test, Chute Fire Certification UK has launched its new 2-in-1 Chute System – currently the only system in the UK that has a 4 hour certification by an independent UKAS accredited fire research facility. Managing Director Avene Furness-Monks … Continued

Chute Fire Certification UK becomes a BESA member

Chute Fire Certification UK has passed the audit to become a member of BESA – the Building Engineering Services Association.  BESA is the UK’s leading trade organisation for building engineering services contractors – representing the interests of firms active in the design, installation, commissioning, maintenance, control and management of engineering systems and services in buildings. … Continued

Avene gets tough for MACS charity

Inspecting and installing chutes can be a pretty dirty job but Managing Director of Chute Fire Certification UK, Avene Furness-Monks is taking dirt to another level to compete in her 5th Tough Mudder event on 12th September 2019. Avene’s daughter was born with Trachea-Oesophageal Fistula (TOF), a rare congenital condition that affects one in every 3,500 … Continued

Chute Fire Certification UK’s new hopper doorset maintains its full integrity in fire test

To complete its Refuse Chute Safe System, Chute Fire Certification UK now offers hopper doorsets, providing a one-stop refuse chute solution for owners of multiple occupancy buildings.  The five new models of hopper doorsets easily passed the required 2.5 hours fire test and are now certified to BS476: Part 22: 1987. Existing customers of Chute … Continued

Jigsaw Group takes a proactive approach to fire safety

Jigsaw Homes (part of the Jigsaw Group) is one of the largest housing association groups within England, providing more than 34,000 homes across the North West and East Midlands. Chute Fire Certification UK has inspected, serviced and repaired refuse chutes in several of Jigsaw Homes’ tower blocks, and are now focussing on the hopper door … Continued