Euralarm members within standardisation body CEN/TC 72 are questioning the impact of a newly enforced standardisation procedure on the quality of fire detection products across Europe. Euralarm is determined to work hand in hand with the European Commission for a joint solution on the long term.
A must-attend event for the electronic fire safety and security industries was the Euralarm Symposium 2016 that took place on May 9th in Lisbon, Portugal. It focused on challenges and opportunities for businesses due to the impact of new technological developments to our sector.
To strengthen the representation of the European electronic fire safety and security industry, Euralarm continually looks to expand its membership both in terms of geographic coverage as well as it’s representation into adjacent areas. For this it is essential for the association to communicate clearly the services provided to the industry.
Euralarm Fire and Service Sections member, UK’s Fire Industry Association (FIA) celebrated its anniversary last week with an event at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London. It was hosted by Sir David Amess MP, Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Fire Safety & Rescue Group.
On April 8th, 2016, the European Union’s Official Journal announced the end date for the co-existence period of EN 54-12:2015, a standard of strategic importance to smoke detectors, as being April 8th, 2017.
Euralarm is a participating member to the Orgalime Standardisation Policy task force and will be represented at the Orgalime workshop on Standardisation Priorities for Advanced Manufacturing. The workshop will take place on Wednesday April 6th from 14:00 to 17:00 in Brussels.
On February 16th, Euralarm met with highly-ranked members of staff of CCMC, the Management Centre for the European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC).