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    28 June 2022
    3 Ways Your Fire Detection And Warning System Could Land You In Jail

    Obviously, it’s critical to have a fire detection and warning systemin place so staff know when to evacuate as soon as possible in case of emergency.
    The exact requirements depend on the type of building and the type of work undertaken in the premises.
    And it's the Responsible Person’s role to get this sorted - with the possibility of fines, job loss and jail sentences if the system is not up to scratch.

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    10 February 2022
    Not Just Any Fire Alarm Maintenance... Blake's Fire Alarm Maintenance!

    We don't mean to sound like an advert for a well known food shop but, in the words of Spandau Ballet, "it's true!"...
    Any competent company can offer you Fire Alarm maintenance. However, not every company gets it right, or goes out of their way to deliver the best possible service.Avoid choosing a maintenance provider whose primary goal is to pay the bills. Instead, you'll want a fire and security company who can:

    work to British Standards and legislation
    be held accountable by a governing body or organisation (such as NSI Gold)
    pay attention to the tiny details
    go the extra mile

    After all, that's the only way to ensure you're truly fulfilling on your duty of care as the business owner or Responsible Person...
    Here are 5 reasons why Blake's Fire Alarm maintenance serviceis second to none:

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    31 January 2022
    Will Ofsted's Security Scrutiny Affect Your Fire Risk Assessment?

    As the Responsible Person in a school or educational premises, you may have heard of some recent stories highlighting Ofsted's scrutiny of school security during inspections.
    Two Cumbrian schools have been placed into special measuresby Ofsted after fears that their unsecured grounds pose a safety risk to pupils.
    So, how could these stricter safeguarding guidelines affect your Ofsted rating and what can you do to help after your Fire Risk Assessment?

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    22 December 2021
    How To Jingle Our Bells This Christmas!

    It's Christmas! The office team are having a well earned break from the 24th Dec to 3rd Jan but we've always got you covered! Here's your emergency contacts...

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    8 December 2021
    Christmas Fire Safety Tips To Prevent a 30 Second Disaster!

    Ah Christmas! A magical and DANGEROUS time of year!

    As the decs go up, Blake Fire and Security Systems want to make sure you can enjoy a happy and safe Christmas, so here's a warning about your Christmas tree that could save your family from disaster...

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    25 November 2021
    Why Fire Extinguisher Servicing Makes The World A Better Place

    In this post we're looking specifically at fire extinguisher servicing and how it's making the world a better place.
    A bold statement, we know. But it's true, and here's why...

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    11 November 2021
    Wethersfield C of E Primary School: Fire Extinguishers, Lights & Alarms Testimonial

    We love receiving testimonials and feedback from our customers, especially when they're as glowing as this one from Wethersfield C of E Primary School, near Braintree, Essex.

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    28 October 2021
    Access Control & Fire Safety In Schools - Safeguard Pupils & Staff

    Access control systems are great for allowing only the right people in and out. But how does that work when the fire alarm goes off? Will panicked teachers be frantically trying to remember codes? Here's a better way!

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    2 September 2021
    Fire Risk Assessments The RIGHT Way Not The EASY Way

    As the Responsible Person for a school or commercial business, you may think you already know everything there is to know about Fire Risk Assessments. On the other hand, you may be completely overwhelmed!

    Here are the basic steps you need to follow to comply with the law...

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