Fire Safety on Fireworks night
We all enjoy fireworks nights as a family or as groups. Some people even love doing it individually. Whatever the case, when having fireworks nights, we must give top priority to take fire safety precautions. We should ensure that our families, friends, pets, houses, ourselves and neighbours are not in […]
Fire Safety on Fireworks night
Fire is one of the most beautiful but dangerous things in the world. Fire safety is very important to make sure no one is in danger. Here are some interesting facts about fire, that maybe you didn’t know:
Fire is actually permanent oxidation of materials in the chemical process of burning in which heat, […]
Since 1st October 2006, The Regulatory Reform Order 2005 requires the Responsible Person of any and all non-domestic premises to carry out a fire risk assessment. This is essential as if done properly it will effectively assess the likelihood of a fire occurring and highlight all the possible consequences.
The Order simplified and consolidated fire […]
Make sure your Fire Safety Knowledge is up to date.
In England alone during 2015/2016 there were around 529,000 incidents attended by our Fire & Rescue services, that’s an increase of 7% on 2014/2015. This is big news as recorded incidents have been on a steady decrease since 2003/2004.
These incidents are split into ‘fire related’ […]
Whilst operating a fire extinguisher is a relatively simple procedure, knowing how to use one properly in the event of a fire can help you deal with the situation safely and calmly.
When it comes to knowing how to use a fire extinguisher, one of the most important things to understand is that there are […]
Fire safety in the workplace is essential. Employers, building owner/landlords and facilities managers all have a responsibility to continuously ensure fire risks are kept to a minimum, but employees should also be aware of potential fire risks.
Most fires are preventable, and these steps for fire prevention in the workplace will help keep risks at […]
When was the Great Fire of London?
The record of the Great Fire of London is extensive, mostly thanks to the works of two diarists: Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. Both writers gave extensive first-hand accounts of the fire which starts on September 2nd, 1666. The place where the fire began is now legendary: a […]
Maintaining the fire alarm in your company’s building is very important. Whether you work in a factory or an office, the threat of fire is always one which should be taken seriously. This probably seems obvious, but it’s paramount to keeping your employees or fellow colleagues safe. But how often should you check your […]
Over this past year, over half a million fire incidents took place across the UK. Now, more than ever, we really need to raise awareness of fire safety and the prevalence of these sorts of incidents. Below are some of the key statistics from this year, that will no doubt come as a bit […]
You might think that training your staff to recognise fire safety issues and installing the correct fire extinguishers would be the only things you’d need to worry about when designing a fire-escape route. However, did you know that it is a legal requirement in the UK for companies to make it easy for their […]
You should always keep yourself and your business well-protected in the event of a fire, and investing in a quality extinguisher is a great place to begin. Of course, you want to find one that won’t malfunction in the heat of the moment, but there are other factors that you need to take into […]
During the few days of summer heat and sun we get in Britain, it’s great to be able to enjoy the outdoors, maybe with a barbeque, a walk into the countryside, or going camping. While these are all great fun, it’s still important to remain safe, especially if there is fire involved.
Barbeques are […]
As a business owner in the UK, whether or not you are based in the areas of Milton Keynes, Northampton or Kettering that we serve here at Northants Fire Ltd, you are responsible for fire safety at your workplace.
As this ‘responsible person’, you have an obligation to undertake and regularly review a fire risk […]