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The Dangers of using the Incorrect Fire Suppression Device

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Feb 6, 2019 1:05:00 PM

Chosen carefully, fire suppression technology has the potential to provide an effective means of minimising the amount of damage caused by a fire outbreak within a building. Operating in tandem with fire detection systems, they are capable of controlling and even extinguishing fires without the need for any human intervention.

Engineered to control the length and intensity of fire outbreaks, suppression technology operates by responding to fire emergencies so that to the extent to which the fire escalates is limited. Some examples of automated suppression technology include; fire sprinkler systems, gaseous fire suppression, and foam systems.

While it is essential that fire protection technology of this type is only used in conjunction with other fire prevention measures, it can provide a vital 'first response' to fire emergencies.

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Tags: Fire Prevention, Fire Suppression, Fire Safety Plan

The Importance of an Effective Fire Safety Plan

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Jan 30, 2019 9:22:00 AM

As any responsible business owner, manager, or site manager knows, putting an effective fire safety plan in place is an essential part of ensuring optimal safety for staff members, customers, and visitors. With that in mind, we've explored some of the major aspects of fire safety which make devising and implementing an effective plan so important, as well as highlighting some key elements which your plan should include. 

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Tags: Fire Prevention, Risk Assessment, Fire Safety, Fire Safety Plan

What is included in a Fire Risk Assessment?

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Feb 23, 2018 1:00:00 PM


If you are responsible for any business premises, warehouse or apartment building, you have a legal obligation to carry out or commission a proper fire risk assessment carried out by a “competent person”. In theory, anyone can undertake a fire risk assessment provided that they follow the relevant guidelines carefully. In practice, however, this course of action is inadvisable unless you have a strong background in buildings maintenance and the premises in question has a limited number of occupants who are not engaged in any complex activities.

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Tags: Fire Prevention, Risk Assessment, Fire Standards, Fire Safety Plan