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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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
You never know when a fire may break out, so it is vital that you follow some simple guidelines to ensure your fire extinguishers are properly maintained. An extinguisher which fails to operate is worse than useless, so If you happen to spot a fault with one of your fire extinguishers at work, you could […]
Fire can strike at any moment, so you need to ask yourself; are you prepared for an emergency? Last month’s article examined how to carefully select an appropriate fire assembly point, but this is just one element of the evacuation procedure. These procedures are essential for any business or premises, and are crucial for saving […]
There is little point successfully evacuating your premises if your staff don’t have a safe place to congregate outside. Choosing an appropriate assembly point is of paramount importance, and should be established immediately. In the first part of our two part fire safety training blog series ‘Fire evacuation procedures’ we will be exploring how […]
When a fire strikes, the lives of your employees and visitors could be on the line. It is in these situations that people look towards someone to offer direction and expertise in an emergency, and Fire Wardens can provide this reassuring presence. Fire Wardens keep your premises fire-safe, and also make sure everyone in your […]