21st November 2017 | Vickiie Thompson

Electrical Safety

/   Electrical safety is an everyday part of life, electricity is everywhere from our workplace to home to anywhere you may go. Essential as it is, it also presents a very real danger to people. Don’t underestimate the risk from electricity. Just because there’s no flame doesn’t mean there’s no risk. Electrical wires don’t even need to […]

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14th November 2017 | 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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07th November 2017 | Vickiie Thompson

Bedtime fire safety

    In the UK annually there are approximately 500 fire-related deaths. The majority of these occur within the home between 12am and 6am when people are asleep. Each night before you go to bed you should check of the house to make sure you are not leaving yourself vulnerable to a fire starting. You […]

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31st October 2017 | Vickiie Thompson

Bonfire Safety

. Despite annual bonfire safety warnings, bonfire celebrations still end in painful injuries for too many people, including very young children, read below to see our tips on bonfire safety. . Bonfire Safety Tips   If you have a bonfire, follow these simple guidelines: Warn your neighbours beforehand – so they are aware and can […]

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24th October 2017 | Vickiie Thompson

Student Fire Safety Week 2017

.   This week we are supporting student fire safety week. With all university students now settled into their new accommodation we want to make sure you have given fire safety a thought! This student fire safety week is the perfect opportunity to think about fire safety and take on board our top tips for […]

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17th October 2017 | Vickiie Thompson

What fire extinguisher to use in a kitchen?

. Many people ask what is the best fire extinguisher to use in the kitchen… The answer is you can use either a dry powder fire extinguisher which has a blue coloured label,or a CO2 fire extinguisher which has a black label. Both fire extinguisher types are suitable to use on electrics which many people […]

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