Think smarter, think wireless

In 2019, 76 tall buildings joined the capital’s skyline. Cities are constantly growing, and we are seeing a rapid increase in the construction of high-rise apartment blocks and skyscraper developments, with a record-breaking 541 skyscrapers planned in London alone.[1] With an increase in high-rise construction, we must ensure fire safety is high on the agenda[…]

Protecting high-rise construction with evacuation alarms

This week, it was revealed that high-rise construction site workers aren’t treating evacuation alarms seriously enough and are “risking their lives” by not responding immediately.[1] Researchers from the University of Greenwich shockingly found that a third of construction site workers who took part in evacuation trials took almost six minutes to respond to an alarm.[…]