Information on construction products is heavily regulated at European level by Regulation EC 305/2011 (Construction Products Regulation or CPR).
The high-level event ‘Security Research, Innovation and Education Event’ (SRIEE 2017), organised by the Estonian presidency and the European Commission took place in Tallinn on November 14th to 15th.
The 2018 EUSAS-Euralarm, the second edition of the event will be hosted by Airbus and will take place at the Airbus facilities in Bremen, Germany, on April 25th and 26th, 2018. The topic of the conference will be ‘Fire Safety and Security in the Aviation Sector’.
The European Commission published its 2018 work programme last week. This work programme sets out an ambitious agenda, where the Commission aims to table all legislative proposals before May 2018, so they will have time to pass before the June 2019 elections.
With the new EN 16763 Services Standard, all the pre-requisites regarding level of skills, knowledge, and education that should be expected from service providers within the fire and security Industry have found a consensual definition.
With Article 50 officially being triggered on 29th March, the future of the United Kingdom is a somewhat uncertain one. As the UK’s Brexit negotiations begin to gather pace, with the Prime Minister looking to get the best ‘deal’ for the country, questions have been raised regarding the effects that the result of the EU referendum will have on standards and exporting within the security Industry.
AGA, a Czech Member of Euralarm is sponsoring a free workshop ‘Crime prevention – Natural and technical prevention for smart and safe cities’, to be held in Prague on November 22nd, 2017.
Driven by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), several New Work Items are being developed that cover specific sectors of Videosurveillance applications.
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