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5 Tips to Minimise Fire Risks Within Your Business

Fires in the workplace are still a common occurrence, with information like this it’s easy to see the importance of having a competent and reliable fire alarm system in place to ensure you have adequate protection. Therefore it is important to consider your fire prevention/strategies. These should be reviewed regularly to ensure your employees are […]

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A Guide to Fire Risk Assessments for Your Business

A Fire Risk assessment is required by law under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. However, a written record of your Fire Risk Assessment must be kept if your business has 5 or more employees. If you are found guilty of breaking the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, you can face anything from a […]

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Suspected Arson Attack at Manchester Flats

An investigation is underway after a flat fire in Hulme, Manchester left three people in hospital on Tuesday 25th June. The Fire Service were called to Hulme High Street at around 7.30 AM on the Tuesday morning after smoke was seen coming from the flat windows. Three fire engines from Moss Side, Salford and Manchester […]

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Summer Fire Safety—Stay Protected This Summer

Summer is here and if its anything like last year, it’s lining up to be a scorcher. Increases in temperature is all well and good while you are out sunbathing, however, it also brings an increase in fire hazards. The best way to deal with a fire… is to prevent it! Reduce Your Summer Time […]

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Care Home Rated High Risk for Fire Safety

Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors have rated the Parkview Residential Home as “Requires Improvement” following recent inspections. The home has a poor history with inspections and recent improvements had not been maintained. The Care Home had received a number of recommendations from the Fire Service during 2018. However had done nothing to improve their safety. […]

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CQC Findings Show Improvements Are Needed In Manchester Surgeries

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) investigation has highlighted multiple fire related areas for improvements across GP surgeries. The CQC has been inspecting surgeries across Manchester and Cheshire this year, inspectors were sent to make sure surgeries are providing patients with a safe and effective service. Surgeries were then rated outstanding, good, requires improvement, or inadequate. […]

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Your 5 Step Guide To Protecting Your Restaurant

If you are responsible for a restaurant, there are specific areas of fire safety that you need to pay attention too. Kitchen appliances account for 25% of all fires in restaurants, cookers account for 23% and electrical distribution accounts for 17% of fires. We want to help protect your premises with our 5 step guide […]

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Housing Association Found Guilty after Failing to Act On Fire Risk Assessment Findings

Kinsman Housing Limited has been found guilty by the Regulator of Social Housing for Breaching the Home Standard. This includes requirements under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. As a result of a survey being carried out in December 2018 a number of serious and wide-ranging, defects and repair issues were highlighted. This lead […]

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