Euralarm members of the Fire Section are asking all test and certification bodies to not mandatory also request compliance with EN 54-3:2014+A1:2019 with regards to any private label scheme or quality mark they offer.
Since the founding of our association, knowledge transfer and information sharing have played an important role. This is reflected not only in the many contributions Euralarm makes to standardisation work, but also in the numerous expert documents published by the association. In line with this, Euralarm organizes an annual industry forum where experts shed light on current and future opportunities and challenges for the fire safety and security industry.
Attached is the June 2022 Compliance Report with info on AI and the plans of the upcoming Czech Presidency on this topic, the Cyber Resilience Act, the Construction Products Regulation, the New Legislative Framework, the Standardisation Policy, the ROHS review and much more.
In 2016 Euralarm and the European Fire & Security Group (EFSG) started working on exchanging knowhow and info on the implementation of a basic agreement for fire detection products. This resulted in the Task Force EFSG that re-established its work last year. We spoke with chair Andreas Brenner on the progress of the work.
Since the corona pandemic introduced the world to the concept of "the new normal," nothing is normal anymore. A simple incident can be disastrous for something as vital as the supply chain as we have seen with the blockage of the Suez Canal.
The General Assemblies of CEN and CENELEC have overwhelmingly agreed to revise the membership arrangements in their statutes. With a new category of full membership overcoming the UK’s departure from the EU, the compatibility of standards across Europe is safeguarded. Euralarm welcomes the new agreement as it will support access for businesses to the European market.
Euralarm has welcomed its first associate member: Kiwa, a trusted and proven partner in the field of fire safety and security. The autonomous global company is specialized in testing, inspection, certification, training and consultancy services.