Our Fire Safety Priorities

In the home

Each year in the European Union fire deaths total around 8,000 with ten times that many injuries, according to conservative estimates. Approximately 80% of these fires occur in the home involving a few deaths at a time. The added tragedy is that the majority of these fires and deaths are preventable.              Read more…

In transport

Type ‘Bus Fires’ into an internet search engine and an amazing number and variety of ‘hits’ emerge covering all different bus types and uses from all corners of the world.  In fact despite the general – and correct – perception that bus and coach travel is relatively safe, these fires may involve tragic events and multiple fatalities. Read more…

In tourism

The Fire Safety Platform is seeking to raise awareness amongst consumers about necessary fire safety precautions which they can take in tourist accommodations. The FSP also will work with tourist service providers to ensure they respect the highest standards of fire safety on their premises.        Read more…

In firefighting

Firefighting innovation has never been more important. Safety and effectiveness must go hand in hand in a 21st century firefighting strategy and the Fire Safety Platform will use its fire professional network and its partnerships with fire equipment suppliers to promote the latest thinking in firefighting.            Read more…

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