Dinner in a Death Trap: Bath Restaurant tells a Cautionary Tale

October 11, 2017 By In Fire Safety Comments Off on Dinner in a Death Trap: Bath Restaurant tells a Cautionary Tale

Commercial premises are rightly under many legal obligations when it comes to the safety of the public, no less so than restaurants, where multiple sources of open flames could lead to a rapidly spreading fire. When businesses fail in fulfilling their responsibilities, it is right that they are taken to task by the law –

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A Lesson for Landlords who place Profit over Tenant Safety

September 27, 2017 By In Fire Safety Comments Off on A Lesson for Landlords who place Profit over Tenant Safety

Kay Godtschalk – A Lesson for Landlords who place Profit over Tenant Safety UK tenants enjoy some of the toughest protections in the world, not least of which are the rules and regulations that surround the safety of rented accommodation. Yet all too often there’s a vast difference between the legal obligations of landlords and

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Fire Warden/Marshall fire safety course – what you need to know.

September 28, 2016 By In Fire Safety Comments Off on Fire Warden/Marshall fire safety course – what you need to know.

Fire Warden/Marshall training is the next stage on from basic fire training. Our Fire warden/marshall course is an intensive day long session and includes a practical and theory section, followed by a questionnaire. The program includes the basic classroom based practical course as well as extra training and information on the responsibilities and duties of

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Basic fire safety training program – everything you need to know

September 21, 2016 By In Fire Safety Comments Off on Basic fire safety training program – everything you need to know

Basic fire safety training has 2 different course types, the online program and the classroom based practical course. The online training course is a series of informative slides followed by a tick-box questionnaire. If completed successfully, you receive a print off certificate via email. Once completed you should have general knowledge about fires, the causes,

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Fire safety training – the right way!

September 14, 2016 By In Fire Safety Comments Off on Fire safety training – the right way!

We offer basic fire safety awareness training and fire warden/marshal training. There are two types of basic fire training programs, an online course and a classroom-based practical course. We only offer the fire warden/marshal program as a classroom-based practical course. The online course is completed by reading through the content provided and completing a questionnaire

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What is the RRO 2005 fire safety order?

September 7, 2016 By In Fire Safety Comments Off on What is the RRO 2005 fire safety order?

The Regulatory Reform Order 2005 (RRO) is the main law within the Fire Safety Law, it came into force on 1st October 2006. Businesses across England and Wales have to comply with the fire safety law and if you are the owner or manager it is your responsibility to ensure your workplace adheres to the

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Latest Fire Safety Prosecutions

January 24, 2014 By In Fire Alarms, Fire Protection, Fire Safety, News Comments Off on Latest Fire Safety Prosecutions

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

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The Osborne Hotel in Torquay installs new Ansul kitchen supression systems

December 11, 2013 By In Fire Protection, Fire Safety, News Comments Off on The Osborne Hotel in Torquay installs new Ansul kitchen supression systems

The Osborne Hotel in Torquay has just completed the installation of two new Ansul kitchen fire supression systems in the Langtrys Restaurant and Brasserie kitchens.  These were designed, supplied, installed and commissioned by Argos Fire Protection Ltd. Carlos Rios (Hotel Deputy Manager) said “We are always seeking to make our hotels as safe as possible

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New Fire Safety Rules for Residential Care Premises

September 9, 2013 By In Fire Alarms, Fire Safety, News Comments Off on New Fire Safety Rules for Residential Care Premises

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

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Are You Up to Date?

July 1, 2013 By In Fire Safety Comments Off on Are You Up to Date?

18 months ago, Dave’s company moved into a new office building. He had everything checked and updated according to fire safety regulations. He’s relieved to have that load off his mind. Everyone is safe and protected, and he’s pretty sure that he’s still complying with the law a year and a half down the line.

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