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    16 September 2021
    BANG! Don't Neglect Fire Extinguisher Maintenance

    Can you imagine the havoc in your workplace if one of your Extinguishers spontaneously combusted? It sounds unlikely, but neglecting Fire Extinguisher maintenance can actually turn your fire safety equipment into a danger...
    Just watch the following video!

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    8 September 2021
    Your Follow-Up Fire Risk Assessment Template - How To Deal With Risks

    There's an endless stream of information on how to complete your Fire Risk Assessment. But not so much about following up on the risks the assessment reveals. Doing the risk assessment is only half the job and what comes next is arguably more important.

    So, we've put together a follow-up Fire Risk Assessment template so you can easily identify the next steps to take.

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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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    26 August 2021
    This Is Why Fire Alarm Design Should Be Left To The Professionals

    It can be very tempting to accept the cheaper quote for a Fire Alarm System, especially from a trusted Electrical Contractor.

    However, paying less to get an electrician to install a Fire Alarm System could be more hassle than you know, as this company discovered to their cost!

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    6 February 2020
    What Are Life Safety Systems? Do I Need Them In My Business Premises?

    If you're a business owner or Responsible Person you NEED to know about Life Safety Systems! We cut through the jargon and bring you the facts...

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    31 January 2020
    VIDEO: Epic Fails - the Fire Door Episode!

    Epic fail vdeos are a guilty pleasure. Who doesn't laugh when they see a show-off get their just desserts and - sometimes literally - fall flat?!
    These fails are guilty in a different way. The kind that results in big finesand even prison sentences! Hit Playand see what we mean...

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    29 January 2020
    School and Individual Fined £39,000 Over Fire Safety Failures!

    Coat hooks and bag storage were two of the issues that led to a school and their Risk Assessor being fined nearly £40,000 between them. A clear example of the dangers of choosing the wrong partner in Health and Safety!
    Here's what they did wrong, and how YOU can get it right...

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    17 December 2019
    New Home Horror! Check Your Fire Doors To Keep Your Family Safe

    How many of us think to check the Fire Doors in our homes? Some people might not even realise they have them, or need them!

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    5 December 2019
    Hot Dog! CCTV App Alerts Essex Man to Fire Started By His Pup

    You expect a puppy to chew your slippers. You don't expect them to set your house on fire! Here's what happened in Stanford-le-Hope, and how home CCTV linked to an app saved the day - and the dog!

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