A £200 million fund to bring emergency lighting in the UK’s social housing up to standard has been unveiled.
A private landlord has been fined a record £400,000 over the lack of emergency lighting, faulty standard lighting with a risk of electrocution and other breaches of fire and health and safety legislation.
A court has fined a private landlord £1,380 over an absence of emergency lighting at his property and other offences.
The report into the Grenfell Tower fire needs to give clarity on where the ultimate responsibility for lighting lies, says a leading UK manufacturer.
A landlord has been fined almost £19,000 over breaches to fire safety – including defective emergency lighting – at a property in Leamington Spa.
The regulations and guidance covering emergency lighting in buildings look set to be overhauled as Dame Judith Hackitt published her interim report today on the Building Regulations following the Grenfell Tower fire.