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The Real Cost of Breaching Fire Safety Regulations!

In 2012, The Chumleigh Lodge Hotel received a massive fine of £210,000 for fire safety breaches. The manager and sole director of the hotel had denied 12 charges of neglecting fire safety laws under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 but was found guilty at Blackfriars Crown Court. Fire safety breaches included: Faulty fire […]

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Quick Guide to Fire Assembly Points

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that ‘emergency routes and exits must lead as directly as possible to a place of safety’ and that procedures for serious and imminent danger must enable the persons concerned to ‘immediately proceed to a place of safety in the event of their being exposed to serious, imminent […]

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6 Top Tips to Preventing a Break In

Is your business really safe from burglary and break in robbery? Protecting your property and your business is essential, with many burglars targeting dark and easy to enter properties out of hours. Here’s our 6 top tips to prevent break ins. 1 – Suitable Locks Be sure to use the right type of locks on […]

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Choosing the Right Fire Detector

With the wide choice available, selecting the correct fire detector or combination of detectors is of paramount importance to ensure that fire is detected at the earliest possible point. However, you also need to balance this other factors such as minimising the risk of false alarms. Fire detectors are designed to detect one or more of […]

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P50 Fire Extinguishers – Common FAQs

Looking for more information on the P50 fire extinguishers? Then read our handy FAQs below. INSTALLATION Q – How do I know how many extinguishers I need and where they should go? A – Before you purchase P50 fire extinguishers, we will complete a free site survey. This will determine exactly how many extinguishers you […]

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So, what does a Fire Warden do?

Fire Wardens have a vital role in ensuring employees are evacuated safely in the event of a fire. So what exactly does a Fire Warden have to do? A Fire Wardens’ responsibilities can be categorised into two areas: Fire Prevention duties Reactive emergency duties Fire Prevention Duties of a Fire Warden While a fire warden […]

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Watermist Fire Suppression

Watermist Fire Suppression – A Review The recent rise in the interest and use of watermist fire suppression systems in the UK is due to the many advantages over other fire suppression systems. The advantages of watermist include: No chemicals used No risk of asphyxiation as with gas fire suppression Less damage to property than […]

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A Guide to a Fire Risk Assessment for Your Business

Who needs a Fire Risk Assessment? The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order imposes a legal requirement to undertake a Fire Risk Assessment. This applies to: all businesses who have 5 or more employees (including part-time) business premises visited by the public landlords with control over business premises landlords of HMO properties self-employed with business premises […]

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5 Steps to Check Your Fire Safety System Works

Check out our 5 simple steps to checking your fire safety system is in full working order.           Looking for more information on fire alarm systems or other fire protection solutions? Please feel free to contact us with any queries, or why not download our free Fire Alarm Buyers’ Guide for comprehensive up-to-date […]

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Top 10 Commercial Kitchen Fire Suppression Issues

Restaurants, hotels, schools and other buildings such as care homes that house a commercial kitchen are regarded as high-hazard. Fire suppression systems are being specified more often by insurance companies as they recognise that a kitchen in a building is one of the major risks to a fire/disaster and a potential large claim. However, there […]

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