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Capita Building Evacuated Following Blaze

A blaze at the Capita building in Leeds city centre occured on Monday 21st October which led to the evacuation of staff. The incident was attended by seven fire engines. As well as an aerial appliance at 11 am. The fire is believed to have started in the roof of the building. Subsequently smoke was […]

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Education Fire Safety—Your Checklist

We understand that caring for your students doesn’t just stop with their education and learning. Protecting them from fire and the dangers that it brings is a high priority for all establishments. In the 12 months leading to April 2019, there were 582 fires across Nurseries, Schools, Colleges and Universities. To make fire safety a […]

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Care Home Fire Safety – Your Checklist

Sadly, fire safety can be matter of life and death especially when there are vulnerable occupants concerned – such as the residents of care homes. Far to often we hear of care homes breaching fire regulations.  Already this year,  we have released 3 care home articles. Aswell as an article from the London Fire brigade reporting […]

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Warehouse Fire Forces Major Evacuation

Eight Fire Crews were called to a major fire at Rivington Court, Warrington on the 29th April 2019. The fire is believed to have been started in a Furniture warehouse. The incident started at 11.25 AM with residents being advised to keep their windows and doors closed as a precaution. Five crews were initially dispatched […]

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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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Do you need staff Fire Extinguisher Training?

If you’re serious about protecting your people and property, then you need to ensure your staff have fire extinguisher training. With over 326 fire-related fatalities in 2016/2017, making sure your employees have staff fire extinguisher training could save their lives! Ensuring the correct type of fire extinguisher is used is crucial to its effectiveness at […]

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Top Retail Fire Safety Tips!

Issues, advice and top tips for retail fire safety Retail fire safety, customers, property and staff protection and is your concern. However, our concern is making sure your concerns are reduced and are only concerns and not catastrophes! So read on, take our tips and reduce your risk of a retail fire! 1. Queues Nobody […]

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FRA & Fire Training – Keeping Up-to-date

Why you need to keep your FRA and Fire Training up-to-date. Think your FRA and Fire Training are up-to-date? Well read on and think again! At Assured we are committed to providing you with a first class service. A service you want to rave, shout and tell others about! Therefore, we want to remind you of the […]

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Fire Warden Training 101

Did you know that it’s recommended that at least 30% of your staff should be trained as fire wardens? What is a fire warden? A designated person within an organisation who assists in the evacuation process in the workplace in the case of a fire outbreak or a drill. The purpose of a fire warden […]

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