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Fire Regulations- Differentiation across Industries and Sectors

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Mar 18, 2019 9:21:14 AM

The importance of compliance with fire regulations musn't be underestimated. However, fire safety requirements across industries and sectors can vary considerably and understanding fire safety regulations can get pretty complicated. With this in mind, we've put together a brief summary of fire regulations in three key areas: education, healthcare and business premises.

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Tags: Fire Prevention, Fire Alarms, Fire Suppression, Fire Regulations

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