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How Do I Become a Fire Safety Officer?

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Read on for our explanation of the simple steps you need to take to become a fire safety officer in your workplace according to UK fire safety legislation… What is a fire safety officer? Virtually every business or place of work in the United Kingdom needs to take responsibility for fire safety on their premises.…

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Can I Take Online Fire Safety Training?

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Fire safety training is a legal duty in many workplaces across the United Kingdom, but do you need to attend a face-to-face course to get your certificate, or is an online fire safety training course just as informative? Face-to-face or online fire safety training? Here at the Fire Training Company, we specialise in delivering high-quality…

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Do You Need To Do A Fire Drill?

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If you have ever been, or still are a Fire Marshal, you will be aware of the need to regularly test the fire system and evacuate the workplace. This is an extremely important safety requirement. On the other hand, if you are about to become a fire marshal, there are many things you need to…

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Do I Need A Fire Safety Certificate For My New Business?

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The short answer is probably not… but only because fire safety certificates are no longer issued for most businesses. The principles behind the certificate, however, are still very much in force and if you don’t comply, you could find yourself on the receiving end of a hefty fine. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005…

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The Importance of Smoke Detectors

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Apart from the occasional irritating squeak if they need a battery change, we tend not to even notice smoke detectors. However, they are a vital part of your fire safety equipment because they are the essential early warning that something is wrong. The little round life savers are everywhere but we seldom give them a…

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Top 10 Essential Fire Safety Tips You Should Know

Everyone knows there are fire procedures in place. We have all taken part in fire evacuation drills and every now and again you glance up at the ceiling and see the smoke alarm blinking away to tell you it is working fine. Fire safety is there, in the background, working quietly to protect you. In…

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