Three UK NHS buildings fail fire safety tests


THIS BRITISH National Health Service said on Tuesday that three of its organisations had reported having buildings which had failed safety tests launched after the devastating fire in London social housing block Grenfell Tower killed at least 80 people.

‘Samples of ACM (aluminium composite material) cladding taken from three providers have failed combustibility tests,’ said NHS Improvement, which oversees NHS Trusts serving particular regions.

‘The three providers that have failed ACM tests are taking all necessary steps to ensure the safety of those buildings and occupants, in line with updated fire safety guidance issued by NHS Improvement,’ it said in a statement.


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