What are the different classes of fire?

what are the different classes of fire?

Introduction Any fire can present a serious threat to human life, whether started by firewood, candle or propane. To make matters worse, there are many different types of fire, with each requiring different knowledge and actions to tackle it. In this article, we’ll explore what the 6 classes of fire are and how, if needed,…

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Fire Safety in Care Homes: A Guide

Introduction Whether you work in a home for people with disabilities, the elderly, those who need hospice care or anyone else for that matter, fire safety in care homes is a vital and often quite intimidating issue. Due to their size and the needs of the people who live in them, fire safety regulations for…

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Fire Safety in the Workplace: A Guide

fire safety in the workplace

Introduction Following the requirements for fire safety in the workplace can be confusing and intimidating. In the UK, all non-domestic premises are broadly covered by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. In this document we summarise some of the common causes of workplace fires as well as the consequences, then go on to outline…

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How to Prevent Fires from Spreading in the Office

how to prevent fires from spreading in the office

Introduction It’s not exactly breaking the wheel to say that fires are incredibly dangerous. Quick to spread and hard to stop, fire in any scenario can destroy both lives and livelihoods. In a small business scenario, it can bankrupt a company and put people out of work. So, in this article, we’ll explore exactly how…

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Restaurant Fire Safety: A Guide

restaurant fire safety

Introduction In the UK, fire safety practices for all non-domestic premises are oriented around the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. However, this legislation is all-encompassing; it is not specific for individual types of non-domestic premises. As such, knowing the legislative requirements for restaurant fire safety and how they might inform proper practice can be…

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Fire Triangle Explained: Everything to Know!

fire triangle explained

Introduction Sticking to the basics can be very useful advice. This rings true particularly when it comes to fire safety. The Fire Triangle is a very straightforward concept, designed to help you fight fires safely and simply. You can apply your knowledge of the fire triangle to a particular situation. Take a look at our…

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12 Days of Christmas Fire Safety

12 days of christmas fire safety

Introduction Perhaps unsurprisingly, we see a huge amount of Christmas fires in the UK. The food and festivities, drunken uncles and the cheery atmosphere seem to be the perfect kindling for a fire. So in the spirit of raising fire awareness, here are our 12 days of Christmas Fire Safety. We hope that these tips…

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Fire Safety Checklist for Business

fire safety checklist

Introduction Fire Safety in the office can be a lot to handle. Often for those managing or owning businesses, dealing with it can become a burden alongside other typically-demanding duties. As such, we’ve created a fire safety checklist with which you can manage all procedures you need to implement in your workplace. Below, you can…

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Fire Safety in Schools: A Comprehensive Guide

fire safety in schools

Introduction Understanding the UK requirements for fire safety in schools can be challenging. All fire safety practice in the UK, whether in commercial or non-domestic premises, is based on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Moreover, this document doesn’t provide specific examples for schools, or any other premises for that matter. To make things…

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Common Causes of Workplace Fire

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Think for a moment, if you will, about that big clock on Countdown. In the 30 seconds that it takes for that clock to time each round, a potentially disastrous fire could also start in your workplace. Two minutes after that, the fire could have spread enough to do serious damage, resulting in an average…

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