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How Often Should Fire Extinguishers Be Checked?

With many businesses operating with reduced staff due to working from home, furlough, self-isolation and quarantine, fire equipment maintenance is probably the last thing on the minds of business owners and managers. With fewer people in the workplace due to government-enforced social distancing guidelines, the responsibility of checking your fire...

Are YOUR Fire Safety signs putting lives at risk?

In the event of a fire or other emergency, fire exit signs help to lead people who are unfamiliar with their surroundings to safety. For employers and businesses to comply with current fire safety legislations, it is vital that correctly located and well positioned fire safety signage is displayed throughout...

The Importance of a Fire Risk Assessment

Did you know that forgoing a fire risk assessment completed by a competent individual could potentially prove to be the difference between life and death?  In the event of a fire, not having the right fire safety equipment installed in the right places on your premises can pose a big...

Would you know what to do if there was a fire?

There are many things that businesses and offices need to have in place in order to be legal. The first requirement is that you have an up to date Fire Risk Assessment for the premises. You may well find that you have things like fire action notices, evacuation instruction, fire...

How your fire protection equipment affects insurance

Industry News Content courtesy of FIA.uk.com. It is an unfortunate but common problem that businesses can be completely obliterated by a single fire. Of those that are hit, around 80% of those businesses fold within as little as 18 months, according to statistics provided by insurance companies. The worst affected...