Fire safety legislation in the UK is confusing with many contradictions and grey areas, so how do we know we have got it right? With many damaging stories of landlords facing prison and restaurants being shut down for neglecting safety laws, it has turned all legislations from safety protocol to personal protection. The Fire Safety
Fire Alarms The importance of a quality fire alarm is a matter of life and death, it can be extremely intimidating knowing whether you have fully covered the safety of your building and staff along with meeting all the correct government guidelines. The penalty for not having an appropriate Fire Risk Assessment and suitable fire
Round-up of recent Fire Safety court cases The former owner of a care home in Cheshire was given a 12-month suspended prison sentence, ordered to carry out 200 hours of community service and pay costs of £68,362, for three breaches of the RRFSO following a fire. The joint owners of a Liverpool care home were
What are the new rules for Residential Care Premises? The British Standard for Fire Alarms, BS5839-1 has just been updated and re-issued. There are several changes of note, but two in particular relate to Residential Care Premises (care homes): The importance of providing accurate and unambiguous information to staff in residential care premises about the
Fire alarms provide a vital and life-saving service. It can be a big decision choosing the right one for your building. What is the most cost effective option? Which system will give the best performance over time? Which system will suit the premises best? These are just some of the questions that you might come across.