Fire Safety for Landlords

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Fire Safety for Landlords: An Essential Guide to Protect your Property and Tenants As a responsible landlord, it is important to consider all aspects of fire safety for landlords to ensure the safety of your tenants and your property, as well as your legal obligations and responsibilities. Regardless of the property size, a fire can…

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Fire Safety Advice for Landlords Poster

Poster about Essential Prevention and Safety Tips for Landlords

Our informative poster presents eight essential fire safety tips and advice for landlords. As a responsible landlord, ensuring the safety and well-being of your tenants should be a top priority. One of the most critical aspects of maintaining a secure living environment is fire prevention and safety. Fires can be devastating, causing property damage and…

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Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPS)

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Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans: Ensuring Safety in Fire Emergencies During our face-to-face fire training sessions, the topic of Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs) frequently arises as attendees often have uncertainties about their purpose and how to create one. In this article, we will explore the significance of fire safety PEEPs, examine their components, and provide…

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What is the difference between fire protection and fire prevention?

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Understanding the difference between fire protection and fire prevention is essential for ensuring the safety of both people and property in any residential, commercial, or industrial setting. Both aspects are essential for a comprehensive fire safety strategy and while both terms may seem similar at first, they represent two different approaches to managing the risk…

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Practical Fire Safety in Construction

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Our last blog, Fire Safety in Construction, made the case that fire safety is an important consideration for construction, demolition and building refurbishment projects and it discussed why these sites are particularly susceptible to fires and the reasons why. In this blog, we review the important practical fire safety and emergency procedures and systems that…

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Fire Safety in Construction

Construction Site and Fire Safety

Fire Safety in Construction It is not uncommon for fires to start on construction and demolition sites or buildings that are being refurbished, the Home Office’s statistics revealed that there were 365 construction site fires in England between 2018/19 despite strict legal requirements and regulations for fire safety being in place. Fire safety in construction…

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Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 – Explained

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New Fire Safety Regulations The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 is a set of legislative rules implemented after the recommendations made by the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. They will come into force on January 23rd – focused on manager responsibilities for high rise buildings. Fire and Rescue Services all over the UK are urging managers of…

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What are the Main Causes of Fire in the Hospitality Industry?

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If you work in the hospitality industry, fire safety is vital to protect your guests and staff. This was highlighted by the fire at the luxury Scottish hotel, Cameron House in 2017, in which two guests lost their lives and a business was fined £500,000. The findings from the incident found that the hotel firm…

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12 Days of Christmas Fire Safety

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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 Extinguisher Quiz

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In most cases of a fire emergency, you should leave the immediate area and leave the firefighting to fire service professionals.  Those who have taken fire training, however, will be able to recognise when it’s the correct course of action to extinguish a blaze before it gets out of control. The key is to know which…

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