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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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    14 October 2021
    Improve Your School Fire Safety With These 5 Simple Precautions!

    Fire safety systems ensure that your staff, visitors and students can safely evacuate the school in the event of a fire. But what precautions are you taking to prevent a fire in the first place?
    Here are 5 school fire safety tips you should revise to minimise risk!

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    28 September 2021
    Doing 'The Sums' For School Fire Safety Risk Assessments

    Recently, a Responsible Person at a school contacted Blake's in regards to a Fire Risk Assessment. Officials asked them to confirm they'd done their 5 year fire survey...

    Cue panic stations!!!

    Find out how to subtract the worry, add knowledge and achieve school fire safety success!

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    19 August 2021
    A Cautionary Tale About The Fire Alarm Service That Didn't Go To Plan

    Having a regular Fire Alarm service is critical for complying with the Fire Safety Order (FSO) and meeting your legal obligations as the Responsible Person.
    Besides the risk of imprisonment and fines, the more serious repercussions of a fire alarm that doesn't work properly can be death or injury for your staff or visitors. Because of this, the majority of business owners are happy to get their system serviced regularly - as required by the FSO.
    Sadly, sometimes even the most diligent businesses can be put at risk if they choose to use an unaccredited contractor to do their maintenance.
    It's a problem that can often remain hidden until revealed by a professional service... or when the worst happens. Read the following story carefully - it could be you.

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    11 August 2021
    Collingwood Primary School Fire Alarm Testimonial

    We love receiving testimonials and feedback from our customers and this one made our MD very proud!

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    14 July 2021
    Blake's And Eastwood Primary School

    In 2015 we installed the automated gates seen in the image below for Eastwood school.
    It wasn't a straightforward project, there were a number of unforseen issues. Despite this, our experienced engineers, Matt and Ben, left a delighted headteacher with a safe, expertly installed, automated gate system.

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    4 March 2020
    Does Your Essex School Need a Lockdown System?

    School security is evolving with the increased threats that present themselves. The latest in School Emergency Management Planning are Lockdown Systems...
    Find out:

    What is a Lockdown system?
    How does it work?
    Does my Essex school need one?

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