It is now almost two years since the tragic Grenfell tower fire and so an appropriate moment to reflect on the progress —or lack—on implementing subsequent measures to ensure that occupants of high-rise buildings not only feel safe but actually are safe within their homes.
By David Parr, British Safety Council on 04 July 2019
The government has confirmed that it will allocate £200 million to fix private tower blocks that are wrapped in combustible aluminium composite material cladding, the same kind that sent the Grenfell Tower block up in flames back in June 2017, claiming the lives of 72 people.
By Stephen Horin, Bushbury Cladding on 20 June 2019
The Professional Trades Union for Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers (POA) has approved a court’s decision to order a prisoner who assaulted his officer to four years’ extra jail time.