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Announcement

HM Government announces an update relating to the Grenfell Tower fire in the "Acting on Product Safety" area of its website

HM Govenment has established an area of its website which is dedicated to product recalls.  The website provides links to the product recall databases hosted by both Electrical Safety First website, the searchable database on our website and the recent product recalls published on the Chartered Trading Standards Institute website. Please use this link to access the HM Government Product Recalls area and the Grenfell Tower announcement.

Use this link to go to the Electrical Safety First Product Recalls database

Use this link to go to the Chartered Trading Standards Institute website where recenly published prodcut recallsare listed.

Use this link to go to the fire and electrical defect related Product Recalls on this website which has Product Recalls dating back to 1996 which are searchable by product type and manufacturer. In addition results can be filtered by date.


Summer Training Conference details - Monday 3 July 2017

The Summer Training Conference will be held at De Vere Cranage Estate, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire CW4 8EW on Monday 3 July 2017. There is an excellent training programme which includes:

  • The implications of ISO 17020 to Fire Investigation - featuring spekers from the Police, UKAS and the NFCC (previously known as CFOA).
  • Metallurgical Analysis for Fire and Explosion Investigation
  • Hoarding - When your trowel isn’t big enough
  • The Great Fire of London - A Cold Case Review

The cost to attend the Summer Training Confernece is £120 for UK-AFI members (and £240 for non-members). Pay online link

Please use this link to download the revised programme (PDF file - 148kb)


Annual Training Conference gets off to a flying start and finishes with a bang

Clink on the link to see drone footage of our outdoor training experiments and the result of the Lithium-ion battery experiments.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eg40qEktCew&feature=em-upload_owner#action=share


Standing Order Forms and Online Membership payments

If you haven't set up your Standing Order form for your annual subscription, or paid online, you may no longer be a member of the UK-AFI. After a generous break, membership subscriptions re-started in June 2016, and are set at a modest £35.00.p.a. The link for individual membership is: http://www.uk-afi.org/become-member. Alternativly, you can pay for your annual membership online via this link: http://www.uk-afi.org/repay-membership

4 November 2016


Link to East Sussex 'Black Museum' website.

The Community Fire Safety Department of East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service have published a website that highlights the dangers of real life fires click here 'Black Museum' or see the link in our Useful Links.