Category Archives: Guidance and Advice

3 Fire Safety Camping Tips to keep you safe at T in the Park

It’s time for the T in the Park party to begin once again. Last year the festival attracted around 80,000 music fans per day, with around 60,000 of those being campers. That makes it a very busy place to be, … Continue reading

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Fire Risk Assessments – “What’s all the fuss about!”

Nine years ago fire law changed in the UK for ever, and now all British Businesses have a legal duty to carry out a Fire Risk Assessment on their place of work. If you are wondering whether it applies to … Continue reading

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Deafgard – a Fire Safety Solution for the Hard of Hearing

Recently, I invested in a smart new gadget for my grandfather to help combat his sleeping problems. Being hard of hearing, the night times can be hard for him; he often fears that he will sleep through an alarm and … Continue reading

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Staff Fire training – To Do or Not To Do, that is the Question!

As Hamlet proclaims; ‘To be? Or not to be?’, for the Responsible Person under the RR(FS)O it isn’t so much a question of ‘To train; or not to train’ that is the question, but to what depth and to do … Continue reading

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Role, Responsibilities and Duties of a Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

Fire wardens (or fire marshals as they are sometimes called) must have a structure or frame work to follow within the organisation to allow their role to work in preventing fires. This structure has to be regularly audited and managed … Continue reading

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Fire Risk Assessment; A Worthless Expense, or an essential tool?

Many businesses see this as a nuisance, something they are required to have, but really don’t see a need for. In truth, yes, the law, in the shape of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, requires it of every … Continue reading

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How your business can benefit from the new generation of fire door

Business owner responsibilities If you are an employer or business owner, you have a legal duty to ensure that your premises and the people who work for you are safe from fire and its effects. You can do this by: … Continue reading

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A Fire Safety Case Study That You Will Never Forget WhenYou watch This!

Fire safety in the workplace in Scotland and the UK is often overlooked as:  A grudge purchase An inconvenience Just that thing we should really do and we will get round too at some point! If you think in any … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Make Your Business Secure Through Improved Risk Management

Part of the responsibility of running a successful business includes dealing with security issues. If you take the necessary preventative measures it will save you a lot of time, money and stress in the long run. All you need to … Continue reading

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Takes me back to my yoof ‘Nice Legs Shame About the  Face’!  Back then, about 1979 if memory serves, no worries and responsibilities and the phrase ‘health and safety culture’ hadn’t yet been coined.   Things are a lot different … Continue reading

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