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 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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Fire Risk Assessments for Landlords

fire risk assessments and legislation for landlords

Introduction House fires can lead to devastating loss. If the house is a rented property, the repercussions could be huge; as a landlord, you could face financial, legal and moral consequences too. To protect both your tenants and your assets, you should take proper fire safety precautions. Note that this article covers only domestic landlords.…

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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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What to Do in an Electrical Fire

what to do in an electrical fire

Introduction We often act very differently in extreme situations to how we perhaps thought we might. At no time is this truer than during a fire; uncontrolled flames seem to stir something instinctual and fearful inside us. Unfortunately, this very human reaction can very negatively affect our actions. There are in fact many varieties of…

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Fire Safety Quiz

We’ve created a Fire Safety Quiz for those preparing to take an accredited Fire Safety training course. This quiz offers questions influenced by our Fire Warden and Fire Safety training courses. It acts as a great personal barometer regarding whether you’re ready to take a verifiable course. This quiz is difficult and designed to challenge…

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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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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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