Category Archives: Guidance and Advice

Smoke alarms – tested yours recently?

 Have you heard the one about little Johnny?   Little Johnny’s class went on a school trip to the fire station. The firefighter giving the presentation held up a smoke detector and asked the class: “Does anyone know what this is?” Little … Continue reading

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There’s no smoking without fire

It’s No Smoking day on March 13th 2013, and everybody is going to be evaluating the health risks of cigarettes. However, recent statistics released by the Government have highlighted another pressing area of concern – fire safety. A fire caused … Continue reading

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Could your electrical adaptors be ready to burn down your business right now?

Electrical adaptors in workplaces have become so commonplace its unreal! The problem is that 3 or 4 places to plug in doesn’t mean that sticking 3 or 4 plugs in to them is safe. Far from it! All bar adapters … Continue reading

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Practical fire extinguisher training courses for staff “have you got it covered?”

Has it ever dawned on you that you don’t know how to practically use the fire extinguisher safely that hangs on your wall? Fact: 82% of all fires in the UK are successfully extinguished using fire extinguishers. To me this proves the … Continue reading

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Dont let the triangle of fire happen in your business! You need to watch this video to believe what happened!

[youtube]http://youtu.be/-m8ntRJljl0[/youtube] It’s hard to believe that a cigarette butt and dried pot plant leaves almost took out this business in England but it did! If you know about the “triangle of fire” and have had decent fire training then you … Continue reading

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Fire extinguisher servicing and maintenance what you need to know

Were always getting asked fire extinguisher servicing questions when were out and about in Glasgow by prospective clients and other people we bump into. So if you ever have a question were only at the end of the phone if you want to contact us on 01415612735 at any time. Continue reading

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Forty percent of businesses are failing to conduct fire risk assessments – Don’t fail act Today!

Forty percent of businesses are failing to conduct Fire risk assessments in accordance with legislation implemented seven years ago, warns Aviva Risk Management Solutions (ARMS). http://www.britishsme.co.uk/2010/01/20/fire-law-failings-sees-prosecutions-rise/ for information or a Free no obligation survey please call us on 01415612735 today Based on this unsatisfactory level … Continue reading

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Wet Chemical Fire Extinguishers Get The Facts For Fighting Oil And Fat Fires Here!

Many people have never heard of wet chemical fire extinguishers  let alone have them in the right places next to hazards. Did you know that your general run of the mill fire blanket has these limitations? For use on a … Continue reading

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Put it out – Right out!

We found this on info4fire and wanted to share it with you. For me it shows how sometimes people overlook the small details and expect fires to come from really complex sources and even think it wont happen to me.   … Continue reading

Fire safety in tents at music festivals like T in The Park

Below are some valuable tips on how to keep fire safe when camping at festivals such as the upcoming T in The Park Festival in Scotland. Never light candles or have flame burning equipment in or near to a tent. In … Continue reading

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