fire safety

Don’t Risk Your Business by Cutting Costs on Fire Safety

New campaign launched to crack down on shoddy fire safety in British workplaces. SME employers trying to save money are potentially putting their business and more seriously their employees’ lives at risk by cutting back on fire safety. That’s according to a new survey released that shows that almost a fifth of companies in the UK have cut back on fire safety in the current economic climate by delaying maintenance of fire safety equipment such as detectors or extinguishers, reducing fire safety training for staff, and overlooking or delaying fire safety checks. Industry experts say the statistics are cause for grave concern for the safety of workers around the UK and also for the future of small businesses, which if found to be in breach of fire safety regulations could face prosecution, w... »

Fire in the Home

Fire Safety in the Home – Reducing the Risk Every home is potentially vulnerable to a fire. Even a small fire can cause thousands of pounds of damage and endanger life. Vigilance, common sense and awareness of the possible dangers can greatly reduce the fire risk by following our checklist below you and your family can greatly reduce the risk of fire breaking out. Remember that every day: 200 homes suffer a fire one person dies and 40 people are injured as a result of fire in the home Yet following these common sense steps will greatly reduce you and your family becoming another fire statistic: Fit smoke detectors. Smoke detectors can detect the earliest stages of a fire, so make sure you have at least one fitted on each floor of your home. And make sure they work! Regularly check ba... »