The office might seem like a safe enough place, but just like any other UK workplace. It’s at risk of a fire starting and spreading without so much as a second’s notice. There are plenty of workplace fire hazards which are common from industry to industry. It’s not only a good idea to have […]
Assessing risk, or risk assessment is essential to many different procedures and workplace routines. It can play a huge role in the implication of a task, or even the safety of a given situation. This is why it’s crucial to understand what the purpose of risk assessment is and the benefits it brings.
As mentioned, […]
The Importance of Carbon Monoxide & Fire Alarms
We all know how dangerous fire can be. The results of fire and smoke damage are always devastating; at times so much that you may lose everything you ever loved and worked hard for in just a matter of minutes. But it does not have to be that way. You can make use of fire detectors and alarms to avoid the awful effects of fire damage.
Christmas Tree Fire Safety
Christmas is just around the corner, and as it draws closer, millions of households will be decorating their homes ready for the festive season. The old Christmas decorations are pulled down from the loft and put up once again. As the Christmas tree goes up and the garlands are land upon the mantelpiece, not many of us think of the health and safety risks you may be taking. Using old Christmas decorations can be dangerous if you don’t take the right safety measures and fire risk assessments first.
A fire extinguisher can be considered the first automatic portable fire fighting tool. Most of us know about the existence of fire extinguishers, but only 20% know how to use them properly.
What are the most common types of fire extinguishers?
Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers
This type of fire extinguisher is designed to extinguish the fire caused […]
If you have the responsibility of taking care of any commercial building, then you must understand the need for fire safety signs. We may already be familiar with the fire exit sign, however, there are numerous other signs that the law demands be displayed appropriately. The importance of fire signs cannot be underestimated. It helps people to escape during an emergency incident. The signs also keep indicating the directions to take until you are in safety.
There’s no place like home. We do our best to protect our properties from burglaries, but do you protect your home from the risk of a fire? Do you have the appropriate safety gear and knowledge to protect both your home and family?
With technology advancing every day, fire safety equipment has never been easier […]
Learning fire safety is an invaluable process that everyone needs to know, be it in the office or at home. It is especially critical that you learn as much as you can about fire risk assessment and training in areas prone to fires. These tips can save your belongings, prevent a fire, and, most […]
Having the necessary fire equipment in your workplace helps to protect people and businesses in the unfortunate case of a fire. Periodic inspection and maintenance of safety equipment following the relevant standards are essential. Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual checks are carried out to guarantee the functions of the equipment, ensuring the fire equipment is maintained properly and is in the correct condition to optimise efficiency and safety.
Every household is at the risk of the unfortunate event of a fire. Hopefully, this will never happen to you and your family, but if it was to happen, it’s important to make sure you are ready for a calm, safe evacuation. Every household should have working fire alarms installed, they save lives every day. Between the years of 2007 and 2011, 37% of fire deaths occurred in homes without smoke detectors. That’s 4 out of 10 people! Why take the risk? In this blog, we will be explaining the Dos and Dont’s of a fire evacuation.
What if the unimaginable were to happen, would you be prepared? Having a car fire extinguisher ready at hand could be the difference between a happy ending and well, a not so happy ending. But which one should I have in my car? Good question, in this blog we will be discussing and informing you of which fire extinguisher is best for your car.