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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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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What is the Difference between a Fire Warden and a Fire Marshal? 

We deliver online and face-to-face training for fire marshals and fire wardens but some customers ask us what is the difference between a fire warden and a fire marshal? In this blog, we will see whether the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRFSO) makes a legal distinction between the two roles. We also discuss…

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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

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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 in the Workplace

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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Fire Safety in Restaurants: A Guide

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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 fire safety in restaurants and how they might inform proper practice can…

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