October 1, 2017 By In Fire Doors Comments Off on Fire Doors – Would Yours Fail in the Event of a Fire?

Fire Doors – Would Yours Fail in the Event of a Fire?

Fire doors… in the UK they’re a legal requirement for many public premises and businesses and each and every year there are 3 million new fire doors purchased and installed. So commonplace are they that you likely walk through them without even considering the life-saving role they could one day play.

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

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

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

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

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

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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September 30, 2015 By In News Comments Off on New Rules on Smoke Alarms for Landlords

New Rules on Smoke Alarms for Landlords

New Rules for Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Alarms for Private Landlords New legislation has come into force (1st October 2015) for Private Landlords in England regarding smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms. Here is a summary of the legislation, passed through Parliament in September 2015: Landlords must fit a smoke alarm on every storey Landlords

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May 3, 2014 By In News Comments Off on Argos Fire Protection supporting BMAD

Argos Fire Protection supporting BMAD

For yet another year Argos Fire are supporting the BMAD festival in Paignton by supplying Fire Safety services and Fire Extinguisher Servicing free of charge. The weather was kind to the festival this year and thousands enjoyed one of the most spectacular events in the Torbay calendar. Countless people visited our stand and received free

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

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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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 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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