Fire safety legislation too fragmented

July 11, 2017

Only framework part of occupational health and safety

Insurers are concerned the lack of comprehensive legislation on fire safety could prove problematic in the case of a major disaster. They claim they are often stuck in limbo when attempting to pinpoint responsibility.

Raising the alarm following last month’s Grenfell Tower tragedy in London, which left at least 80 people dead, Malta Insurance Association head Adrian Galea expressed concern that many entities in Malta were working independently of each other due to the lack of a comprehensive law.

He feared this made it difficult for those in....


As reported on the Times of Malta, Monday, July 10, 2017, by Claire Caruana