17th April 2018 | Vickiie Thompson

When is your testing due?

Do you know when your testing is due?…. Did you know it is not only required by law to have the correct fire safety within a building but it’s also required by law to have your equipment regularly maintained and serviced too. From fire risk assessments to fire extinguishers, they all have a schedule of when […]

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03rd April 2018 | Vickiie Thompson

How to test your emergency lighting

.   Emergency lighting should be tested monthly in between servicing visits.  Here is an example of what an emergency light looks like.     Emergency lights are type of light that has a battery backup. Under normal conditions, power is going into the emergency light powering the light if it’s a maintained fitting and […]

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27th March 2018 | Vickiie Thompson

Fire blankets

  Fire blankets are made up from non-flammable materials such as fibreglass and sometimes Kevlar. They are usually folded into small containers designed for a fast release and easy storage. The non-flammable fire blankets can be used in temperature up to 900 degrees. Fire blankets are mainly used in smouldering fires, they block the flow of […]

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20th March 2018 | Vickiie Thompson

Care home fire safety

  Fire safety in any sort of home is important but care home fire safety can be even more critically important. In the event of a fire it can be extremely difficult to evacuate from a building and this can be made more difficult with vulnerable occupant’s fire safety sadly turns into a matter of […]

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13th March 2018 | Vickiie Thompson

No smoking day

    This No smoking day we want to highlight the affects smoking has on fire safety. Smoking is one of the most common cause of fire deaths in the home! And as you will already know it is terrible for your health. Putting measures in place can defiantly reduce the risk of dangers but […]

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27th February 2018 | Vickiie Thompson

Fire management is crucial for care home safety

  With figures showing that nearly 5,000 elderly residents are living in ‘unsafe’ care homes, and 135 residential care homes across the UK branded as fire hazards by fire service inspectors, the importance of creating a thorough and effective fire management plan is crucial to safeguard the future of any business in the care sector. […]

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