Fire safety is a topic that should never be underestimated, especially when it comes to the safety of our children. We’ll explore the crucial aspects of fire safety designed to keep children and families well-prepared in case of emergencies. From teaching kids about fire safety to implementing essential measures at home, we’ll cover it […]
Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night, is a cherished tradition celebrated with fireworks, bonfires, and gatherings. While it’s a time of fun and excitement, it’s crucial to prioritise safety to ensure an incident-free celebration. We’ll explore essential fire safety tips and guidelines to keep your Bonfire Night celebration safe for you, your […]
Smoke Alarms: Are They Working?
A smoke alarm is one of the most important fire safety devices in your home. They can alert you to a fire early, giving you time to escape safely. However, it is important to make sure that your smoke alarms are working properly.
According to the International Fire and Rescue Journal, […]
Smoking is a major cause of house fires. In fact, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), smoking is responsible for about one-third of all home fires. These fires can cause serious injuries and death, and they can also result in significant property damage.
There are a number of reasons why smoking is so […]
For business owners who own premises, there are lots of risk factors involved which need to be constantly evaluated to keep your employees and business safe. Fire is one of the scariest risks to any business. It can cause costly damage to your property and, worst of all, put your employees and customers in […]
As the summer approaches, you will be tempted to light that barbeque and invite family and friends around to enjoy the sun with you. However, they are also a fire safety hazard and the cause of many fires across the UK every year. Whilst we don’t want to prevent BBQ’s at all, proper care […]
Summer is an ideal time for outdoor activities, but it also raises the risk of wildfires. Analysis of data from 2014 to 2020 revealed a steady rise in the number of wildfires recorded every year in the UK. This worrying trend highlights the importance of taking steps to prevent wildfires. In this blog post, […]
With the constant bustling of workers, machinery and potentially flammable stock, the risk of fires is high in warehouses. For context, it’s reported that there’s an average of 336 fires per year at warehouses up and down the country, and one in ten of those results in the complete destruction of the building. This […]
It’s common knowledge that business owners are responsible for the safety of their employees in the workplace. This includes fire safety – checking the fire alarms, conducting fire drills, and ensuring that your fire extinguishers are working and accessible.
However, there is a common vandalism problem in public buildings when it comes to fire extinguishers. […]
It is important to understand the potential risks when working in a fire hazardous area. You should also know what steps to take to prevent those risks from happening. But despite preventative measures, fires can still occur. When they do, fire blankets offer a fantastic method for controlling the blaze and minimising damage. Knowing […]
Christmas is a busy time for everyone. It’s a time to spend with friends and family and forget about life’s daily problems. However, while you’re enjoying the festivities, it’s important to remember to stay safe and remember the importance of fire safety at Christmas.
It is a time when your home is filled with many […]
Fire safety in the workplace is paramount in order to keep your business profitable, make the staff feel supported and avoid any disasters which could destroy files and data or even cause harm to your dedicated employees.
It is your responsibility to ensure your staff are safe when they come to work, no matter what […]
Safety is one of the most important aspects of homeownership. You need to consider your family’s safety and that of your belongings at all times to avoid injury or damage.
One of the biggest risks in the home environment is fire. You have lots of electrical appliances in your home that could be a potential […]
Traditional chip pans are prone to catching fire if you don’t keep a watchful eye on them because of the amount of heat that they generate surrounded by large quantities of oil. For this reason, many people now opt for safer options such as the oven, microwave or air fryer.
However, if you still own […]
When a fire breaks out, fire safety equipment should be available to tackle the incident. Fire extinguishers need to be placed near fire exits and strategically positioned on evacuation routes, such as stairs. As a business, it is your responsibility to make sure that fire risks are mitigated and that the right type of […]
The UK enjoys a temperate climate which means natural disasters like wildfires are few and far between compared to our European neighbours, but that doesn’t mean the risk is completely gone. In fact, as climate change begins to change our weather systems and our summers get warmer and dryer, the risk of forest fires […]
A fire breaking out in a warehouse is one of the nightmare scenarios for a business. So, it’s no surprise that businesses are keen to minimise the risk of fires. Companies need to take their fire safety seriously, especially in a warehouse environment. You need to have a good idea of what causes warehouse […]
To keep your business or rental property safe from fire damage, it’s important that you have fire extinguishers available near all access points.
It’s essential that you fully understand the likely causes of fire in the property based on the activities that take place there. This can help you select the correct type of fire […]
Fires are one of the deadliest killers and can break out easily if you aren’t careful of fire hazards. A fire can break out in your home or working environment when you least expect it and it’s important that you are prepared.
You should always have an extinguisher nearby and understand the fire evacuation procedures. […]
How often to review fire risk assessment? You should have a professional carry out a fire risk assessment at least every 4 years to ensure that your building is safe and that you are addressing any fire hazards.
However, it’s good practice to implement your own fire risk assessments much more often than this. A […]