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Summer Fire Safety

Enjoying the Great British summer time should be safe and enjoyable for everyone, but whether you’re deciding to host a barbecue or enjoy a picnic in the countryside – it can come with some fire safety risks due to the intense heat, so take a look at our summer fire safety tips… Countryside Fire Safety…

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Could you be responsible for Fire Safety?

If you’re an employer, landlord or anyone that has any degree of control over premises, then it is possible that you could be the ‘responsible person’. Being the responsible person, means that you have a legal duty to ensure that the correct fire safety equipment and procedures are in place and maintained efficiently to prevent…

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Jason awarded FDIS Diploma certificate

Fire FM team member, Jason Bailey, has been awarded his FDIS Diploma certificate upon completing his exam. The educational programme is researched and authored by industry experts and leading members of the BWF-Certifire Scheme and Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) – the two principal authorities on fire doors and their components. The whole team would like to congratulate Jason…

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Why health and safety signage is important to your business

Health and safety signage is important communication tools that help to indicate various risks and hazards that a workplace may present. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) there were 137 workers killed at work in 2016/17. There is a wide range of health and safety signage that can be used in a variety…

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Warm Winter fire safety tips

The ‘Beast from the East’ unleashed sleet, snow and blizzards on the UK – and whilst snow is beautiful, it can bring severe cold which makes you want to heat up the home that little bit more. We don’t blame you either! But there are some simple safety tips you should consider when it come…

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Poorly fitted and maintained Fire Doors don’t save lives…

Poorly fitted and maintained Fire Doors don’t save lives… Fire doors are one of the most important fire safety features for your premises. It is estimated that around 3 million new fire doors are bought and installed each year in the UK. Fire doors are designed to contain and delay the spread of fire from…

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Who is the Responsible Person and what are the responsibilities?

When the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 came into force on 1st October 2006, it required the responsible person to provide and maintain sufficient fire precautions, applying to premises such as schools, hospitals, offices, factories, hotels and more. If a business employs more than 5 people, then it is essential that the responsible person…

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Fire safety tips to ensure a happy and healthy New Year!

– Always light sparklers one at a time and keep them away from yourself and other people. – Sparklers can reach temperatures of up to 1800°C, so handle with care and make sure to place them in a bucket of water once they have burnt out. – Store fireworks safely and make sure one person…

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Keep your business safe from fire, with Fire FM

As part of the most current fire legislations regarding business premises, fire risk assessments are mandatory in any non-domestic premises and areas that are accessible to the general public. Fire risk assessments ensure the safety of the premises and people inside, by evaluating measures of reducing or eliminating fire, identifying those at risk and identifying…

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