Warehousemen warn against compulsory sprinklers

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned against plans to make sprinkler systems mandatory in all facilities over 20,000 sq m. It follows a campaign launched by the Business Sprinkler Alliance for the current law to be reviewed. UKWA chief executive officer, Roger Williams (pictured), says that while the use of sprinkler systems is increasing – especially given the Fire Service’s policy to allow warehouse fires to extinguish naturally if ... [+]

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