10th January 2020 | Jessica Hughes

Why have a professional Fire Risk Assessment?

Why do I need a Fire Risk Assessment in the first place? A Fire Risk Assessment (also referred to as an FRA) is designed to minimise the probability of the event of a fire by identifying the potential hazards and fire risks within a building. All non-domestic properties are required by law to have a […]

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03rd January 2020 | Jessica Hughes

Make sure you are ready for a fire in your business; Training to ensure you and your staff are safe in 2020

Why should staff be trained? It is important that everyone knows what to do in the event of a fire in the place that they work in. If staff are trained correctly and regularly, the likelihood of panic or injury during an emergency situation could be dramatically reduced. How often should staff be trained? Here […]

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19th December 2019 | Jessica Hughes

Christmas Close Down; Have You Left Your Business Safe?

If you are not working in the hospitality industry, then you are probably getting ready to leave your desk for Christmas. But when you lock that front door at the end of the working day, have you ensured that your business is protected against fire risks in your absence? How to keep your business safe […]

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29th November 2019 | Jessica Hughes

Fire Risk Assessments – Your responsibilities

If you own a building, it is your legal requirement to ensure that this business is safe and fit for purpose. Why have a fire risk assessment: It is a legal requirement.  If you are responsible for a building this includes being an employer, owner or occupier of premises that aren’t a ‘single private dwelling’ (a […]

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27th November 2019 | Jessica Hughes

Passive fire protection; what is it & why do we need it?

There is lots of buzz around passive fire protection in the health & safety industry. So, what is it? Passive fire protection is the use of fire stopping within a building. Fire-stopping material is designed to maintain the fireproofing of a wall or floor assembly allowing it to impede the spread of fire and smoke. […]

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22nd November 2019 | Jessica Hughes

3 Things You Can Do To Make Your Business Safer!

As a business owner or landlord, Fire safety in the workplace might be keeping you up at night. With regulations and legislation constantly being changed and updated, fire safety can feel like a battle for a business owner- but it doesn’t have to! Here are 3 things to do, to ensure you adhere to current […]

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