LGA launches sprinkler campaign.(News)

The LGA's sprinkler campaign was launched in early March under the headline 'While Government builds them, children burn them down--the policy mistake that currently costs UK schools 100 million [pounds sterling] a year in fire damage'.

The main thrust of the campaign is that the move to a risk based approach should have resulted in building regulations to ensure all newly built schools are installed with sprinkler systems.

Highlighting that sprinklers are by far the most effective and efficient way of protecting our school building stock and the lives of those either in the schools or called upon to fight the fire, the LGA bemoans that Government has just announced a huge investment in education through a 5. …

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