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Fire Extinguisher Servicing: Everything You Need To Know

Fire Extinguisher Servicing: Everything You Need To Know

In the world of fire safety, fire extinguishers are a key component. We must include them in our fire protection strategies. These pieces of kit are often the first line of defence in the event of a fire. Their portability, mixed with swift deployment can save the...

What are PFAS? The Ultimate Guide to PFAS Chemicals

What are PFAS? The Ultimate Guide to PFAS Chemicals

PFAS are a range of man-made chemicals that have been used since the 1940s in a wide range of both industry and consumer products. They have been frequently used due to their resistance to heat, water, and oil. In recent years, PFAS have been found to have harmful...

Fire Safety Guidance Changes, October 2023

Fire Safety Guidance Changes, October 2023

Legislative amendments to Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022 will begin to take effect starting this weekend, October 1, 2023 and will affect future fire safety guidance.  These changes will modify the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO) with the...

Flammable Liquid Fire Extinguisher: A Vital Tool for Liquid Fires

Flammable Liquid Fire Extinguisher: A Vital Tool for Liquid Fires

In the realm of fire safety, one tool stands out as a crucial asset for effectively managing liquid fires, the flammable liquid fire extinguisher. Industrial processes and technological advancements are continuing to evolve. But the risk of flammable liquid fires...

BS5839 Fire Alarm Systems

BS5839 Fire Alarm Systems

Introduction to BS5839 Fire Alarm Systems BS5839 fire alarm systems legislation is a British Standard that provides UK businesses with guidance when managing their fire alarm systems. Therefore, this legislation covers any requirements for design, installation,...

AOV System (Automatic Opening Vents)

AOV System (Automatic Opening Vents)

Automatic opening vents, also known as an AOV system, are becoming increasingly popular. After all, businesses are required to provide a clear and safe exit in the event of a fire, automatic opening vents provide smoke control and ventilation. AOV systems can be used...

The Top 6 Ways to Keep Your Business Safe from Fire Hazards

The Top 6 Ways to Keep Your Business Safe from Fire Hazards

Defining Fire Hazards A fire hazard refers to any source, situation or condition that increases the likelihood of a fire or combustion occurring. For example, this could refer to anything fire-related that leads to property damage, injuries or loss of life. Examples...

Why Regular Fire Safety Inspections are Crucial for Your Business

Why Regular Fire Safety Inspections are Crucial for Your Business

Fires can have catastrophic consequences for businesses. Fires can cause extensive property damage, significant financial losses, and, most importantly, endanger the safety of employees and customers. Recent data from the UK's Home Office indicates that in 2020 alone,...