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Fire Safety Risk Assessment Guide for Educational Premises

Fire safety on educational premises is extremely important. It’s the responsibility of the headteachers, governors, vice-chancellors, occupiers and owners of educational premises to look after the safety and well-being of all students that use the site. Students of all ages need to be able to learn and grow in an environment that they feel they … Continued

Common Fire Alarm FAQs: What You Need To Know

Here at EK Fire Protection, we certainly don’t advise you to wait until the time comes for your next service to find out if your fire alarm is working as it should be. If you’re a business owner, you need to check your fire alarm control panel for any damage or faults on a frequent … Continued

Fire Alarm Testing Mini Guide

Have you been thinking about how to test your fire alarm but you aren’t too sure where to begin? It couldn’t be easier. It really is as simple as locating the button, this will be labelled ‘test’ and pushing it and holding it down. If the smoke detector is working, the alarm will sound, along … Continued

The Importance of Fire Alarms and Fire Risk Assessments

As a legal requirement, all business premises are expected to conduct a fire risk assessment. Frequently overlooked, fire risk assessments are crucial to your building’s safety plans. If not handled correctly, your premises will be needlessly exposed to the dangerous, often lethal risks posed by fire. What’s A Fire Risk Assessment?      A review undertaken on … Continued

Carrying Out a Fire Safety Risk Assessment? Here’s What You Need to Know

Fire safety risk assessments are a necessary inspection, whether you have a commercial building or a private home. Fires can be extremely dangerous and despite all the measures we have in place to help protect people, there are still fatalities and many more injuries every year from fires. Knowing the risks in any given space … Continued

How Many Fire Alarms Do You Need?

Setting up a fire alarm system should be one of the first things you do when you move into a new home or office building. Not only will it help protect your investment, but it can also save lives. But how many fire alarms should you have and where should they be placed? Have a … Continued

Fire Safety for Food Trucks: What You Should Know

Food trucks or mobile catering services have unique needs. They feature all the dangers of a commercial kitchen, but in a much smaller space and with the added complications of also being a functioning vehicle. You’ll need to ensure that the vehicle is protected with the appropriate fire equipment. Common Fire Hazards Aboard a Food … Continued

From Fire Alarms to Fire Risk Assessments: Fire Safety Tips for Offices

Your office is where employees spend a large amount of their time, roughly a third of their day throughout the week. That means that any fire risk is a big danger to those who work in your business. They need to be kept safe, just as much as your company assets should be protected. Unfortunately, … Continued

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Water, Dry, and Gas Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers are the type of items that are often overlooked until they’re needed, even though they save lives and properties. However, there are a few types of fire extinguishers with different properties because fires can vary hugely. Therefore, it’s important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of each type before deciding to buy or … Continued

How Fires Are More Versatile and Diverse Than You Thought

Generally, all fires have flames and produce smoke but the similarities largely end there. They can be caused in a variety of ways, different materials can catch alight, and there are a few different health hazards caused by fires. It’s extremely important to understand the diverse nature of fires so that you can handle the … Continued

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