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Fire Safety Checklist for Care Homes

Drawing our care home fire safety series to a close, Fire Action have compiled the most important pieces of knowledge to form an essential ‘Fire Safety Checklist’. Here, we cover the questions you should be asking when it is time to create both risk assessments and Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs), providing handy templates for […]

Fire Evacuation Procedure in a Care Home

Everyone has the right to be evacuated safely during an emergency. This includes the most vulnerable occupants of care homes, hospitals, and any other premises that contain people with impairments that could hinder their escape. Fire Evacuation Procedure in a Care Home Each and every fire situation is different. Therefore, each and every care home […]

What Are the Fire Safety Regulations in Care Homes?

Caring for vulnerable adults doesn’t stop at food and comfort; the safety of the premises must also be considered to prevent emergencies. The effects of fire can be especially devastating. Fire Safety Regulations in Care Homes? That’s why government fire safety regulations for care homes provide an important framework to create effective fire safety strategies […]

Carrying Out Fire Risk Assessments in Care Homes

Fire risks are everywhere, from the types of materials present, to the layout of a premises. There are many factors that influence the fire safety of a building. Care homes have the added complication of having to shelter residents with a range of restricting issues such as immobility, memory problems, mental conditions, and sight and […]

Fire Safety in Care Homes FAQs

To accompany our article series on fire safety in care homes, Fire Action have put together these essential FAQs, covering topics ranging from identifying hazards to prevention of fires. How to Prevent a Fire in a Care Home? Fire prevention is a detailed, complex matter that requires logical thinking and help from professional equipment and […]

Fire Safety in Care Homes: Fire Hazards in Care Homes

When it comes to fire safety in care homes and guarding the lives of vulnerable adults or elderly people, vigilance of fire safety hazards in care homes is vital for the protection of these citizens who need it most. Fire Safety in Care Homes In this article, we will be exploring examples of fire hazards […]

Creating a Fire Alarm Checklist [Infographic]

Having a fully operation fire alarm system is crucial for all domestic, commercial and industrial properties. Check out our handy infographic below or read our detailed guide to creating a fire alarm checklist. Share this Image On Your Site </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to FireAction.co.uk with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href=’http://www.fireaction.co.uk/news/fire-alarm-checklist-infographic/’><img src=’http://www.fireaction.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/merge_from_ofoct.jpg’ alt=’Creating a fire alarm […]

The Fire Triangle Explained

Whilst a simple concept, the fire triangle is a scientific principle that is important for all people to be aware of. Understanding how fires sustain themselves is essential background information in situations where you may have to use fire safety equipment. In this article, we will be summarising the fire triangle, and the lesser known […]

How Does a Burglar Alarm Work?

It is a fact that you are much less likely to suffer a break-in or burglary if you have a well fitted and maintained burglar alarm. They provide essential warning of intruders on your premises, earning them a status as staple pieces of security equipment for many homes and businesses. Quick action is important during […]

Importance of Fire Drills in the Workplace

Workplace safety is not something that can be neglected. Your employees have the right, both personally and legally, to work in an environment where their health and safety is protected. In this article, we will be exploring the importance of fire safety training, focusing on fire drills in the workplace, and answering some common fire […]

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