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Top 5 tips—Reduce your risk

We understand your schedules are busy protecting your people, property and patients. We want to help!

Here are our top tips to reduce the risk of a fire at your premises

 

1.Check that your Fire Risk Assessment is up to datefra

Your Fire Risk Assessment should be reviewed every year and replaced every three years.

Your Fire Risk Assessment will:

  •  Highlight any potential hazards on your site
  •  Highlight any risks to your people
  •  Ensure you are compliant with the regulatory reform (fire safety) order 2005

 

2.Ensure your people complete fire safety trainingtraining

Fire safety training will protect your people by providing information on:

  •  How to evacuate the building safely
  •  How to use the safety equipment provided
  •  How to complete regular fire drills

 

3.Understand your fire extinguishers

Now your people are trained, make sure they have the correct extinguishers to work with.Extinguishers

Attention should be paid to:

  •  The fire risks on site and having the right extinguishers in the right area
  •  Ensuring your extinguishers are easily accessible
  •  The maintenance of your equipment and the monthly visual checks of your equipment to check for tampering

 

4.Emergency Lighting 

Emergency lighting will provide your people with a means of escape in the event of a loss of power:

  •  Emergency lighting should provide visibility for 3 hours
  •  Regular maintenance checks should be done to check lights are fully functional.
  •  Alert people on the premises to changes in levels and safety equipment to assist with a safe evacuation

 

5.Have you installed fire doors?fire doors

Installing a fire door will ensure a delay in the spread of a fire on site:

  •  Fire doors provide protection while fire services attend the incident
  •  Ensures a means of escape when they are open
  •  Fire doors can limit the spread of smoke from the fire

 

Arrange a free site survey today and have experts advise you on how to protect your practice.

Contact us today on 0845 402 3045 or email sales@assured-ltd.co.uk. Alternatively download

our 50 essential checks guide for more information.

 

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