National Security Inspectorate (NSI) News

British Standards Institution revises door security standard to meet new challenges and changes in law

BS 7960:2016 was revised to accommodate changes in the legal requirements for door security staff British Standards Institution, the business standards company, has revised BS 7960 Door Supervision – Code of Practice. The updated standard gives recommendations for the organisation and management of companies providing door supervision services, whether contracted or in-house, to licenses premises or events. Fulfilling legal requirements BS 7960:2016 was revised to acco...

Lone worker protection provider, Send for Help Group, announces record growth for FY/2015-16

Send for Help provides personal alarms, mobile phone applications linked to a alarm receiving centre The Send for Help Group, a leading lone  worker protection provider, are pleased to announce record growth and profits for the financial year 2015/16. The figures, published in Send for Help Limited’s Annual Report found that for the year ending 31st March 2016, turnover was up 81% year-on-year and operating profits had also increased by 42% within the same period....

DHF’s Powered Gates and Traffic Barriers code for installers and maintainers of automatic gates

The new DHF code reduces the risks associated with powered gates to as low as is reasonably practicable A new code of practice for the safe installation and maintenance of powered gates is rapidly establishing itself as the "bible" for gate installers across the UK. DHF TS 011:2016 - the DHF Code of Practice for the Design, Manufacture, Installation and Maintenance of Powered Gates and Traffic Barriers - has been developed by the DHF (Door & Hardware Federation). The DHF...

National Security Inspectorate launches new certification scheme for powered gates at IFSEC 2016

The Powered Gate Code of Practice covers installers' responsibilities for gate design, new installations, risk assessment and commissioning The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced the launch of its ground-breaking Powered Gates certification scheme. Installers and maintainers of powered gates, barriers and gate automation equipment are now able to obtain NSI approval for the Services they provide in this sector. NSI approval provides the ultimate reassurance fo...

IFSEC 2016: Engineers of Tomorrow annual competition for fire & security apprentice engineers now fully-booked

64 of fire and security industry’s young engineers will head to IFSEC 2016 to put their skills against each other in live installation challenge IFSEC International, organised by UBM EMEA, have recently announced that all places on the prestigious Engineers of Tomorrow annual competition are now filled. 64 of the fire and security industry’s brightest young engineers will head to IFSEC International over the 21-23 June 2016 to put their skills against each other in...

IPSA member company STM Security achieves NSI Guarding Gold approval

The approval recognises compliance with both the security guarding standard BS 7499 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems IPSA Member Company STM Security Group (UK) Ltd received confirmation recently that the company has achieved NSI Guarding Gold approval following the recent audit by NSI. This recognises compliance with both the security guarding standard BS 7499 and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems. STM had decided to change their accreditation body for commercial re...

NSI Summit 2016: RISCO Group’s Steve Riley to provide insights into electronic security within IoT

RISCO will demonstrate how intruder alarm control panels have potential to act as hub of the smart home RISCO Group, the leading manufacturer of end-to-end solutions for the professional security market, is a headline sponsor of the NSI Summit. Four industry experts have been asked to speak at the popular event including Steve Riley, Commercial Director for RISCO UK&I. Steve will offer insight into Electronic Security within the Internet of Things (IoT) and representatives...

Engineers of Tomorrow competition registration now open to fire & security apprentice engineers

Successful entrants to Engineers of Tomorrow will be invited to pit their skills against each other in a live installation challenge at IFSEC 2016 The prestigious Engineers of Tomorrow annual competition is now open for the fire and security industry’s brightest young engineers to register their interest. Successful entrants will then be invited to pit their skills against each other in a live installation challenge at Europe’s largest security exhibition, IFSEC In...

GJD to launch Clarius Plus IR and white-light LED illuminators at NSI Installer Summit 2016

GJD will also unveil their latest IP range and laser wired and wireless detectors at NSI Installer Summit 2016 GJD, an award winning British manufacturer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators, has recently announced it will unveil its newest technology at the NSI Installer Summit. GJD at stand 39 will be showcasing their Clarius Plus range of LED illuminators, as well as their external wired and wireless detectors including the latest IP range and in...

BSI revise CCTV – Management and operation – Code of practice

The changes take into account introduction of CCTV Code of Practice issued by SCC as required by Freedoms of Information Act 2012 BSI, the business standards company, revised BS 7958:2015 Closed circuit television (CCTV) – Management and operation – Code of practice. The changes take into account the introduction of the CCTV Code of Practice issued by the Surveillance Camera Commissioner (SCC) as required by the Freedoms of Information Act 2012. Closed circuit tel...

BSIA CCTV Seminar and Exhibition 2015: Exhibitors set to showcase innovative products

The exhibition will let delegates get hands-on with some of the most innovative products in the CCTV industry A number of companies involved in the design, installation and operation of CCTV systems will be exhibiting as part of a sell-out seminar in London next week. Organised by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the event will take place at London’s Emmanuel Centre on Marsham Street – close to the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey &ndash...

BSIA’s David Wilkinson new Chair of British Standards Institute’s GW/1 committee

With 25 years’ experience in electronic security sector, David has been involved in standards development for a number of years David Wilkinson, Director of Technical Services at the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), has been appointed Chair of the British Standards Institute’s GW/1 committee, which oversees standards development in the UK’s electronic security sector. Committee oversees UK electronic security standards development As the UK&rs...