EFSG, an association of European certification bodies operating in the fire and security sectors, and Euralarm’s Task Force EFSG have been working closely together on a common application form for EFSG certification. The form was published recently and can be used for making an application for multiple certifications.
Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed ExxFire as new member. The company will join the Extinguishing Section of Euralarm which activities cover automatic extinguishing systems using gas, water, foam, powder and aerosols, oxygen reduction systems, portable equipment and other manual means of fire-fighting as well as fire-fighting agents used in either fixed automatic systems or in portable equipment.
Euralarm and the US Fire Suppression System Association (FSSA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation. The reciprocal cooperation will focus on education, research, service, and other related activities in the domain of fire safety.
Vulnerability handling plays a crucial role in maintaining the security and integrity of digital products. By identifying security weaknesses, it allows manufacturers to fix them quickly and effectively.
Euralarm has released a fact sheet that serves as brief overview summary of the ECHA proposal for restriction of PFAS with a focus on firefighting gases as part of the sector group ‘Applications of fluorinated gases’.
Euralarm, together with 17 other organizations focussed on improving the safety of European citizens, has sent a joint letter to Mr. Frans Timmermans, vice president of the European Commission, calling for the establishment of structural coordination of all initiatives of the European Commission related to the fire safety of European buildings.
Five new Country Fact Sheets were published by the Euralarm Fire Section. These documents are intended solely for guidance of Euralarm members, and, where applicable, their members. To download the documents you first have to login via the button below.
Euralarm greatly appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed Right to Repair Directive. Although the Directive is not currently applicable to products within the professional alarm industry, Euralarm realises that there is a possibility for future delegated acts under Article 5(4) and Article 15, in areas which may affect such products in the future.