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Fire exit signs and other fire safety signs – a simple guide to UK regulations in 2021

All business premises need at least 2 or 3 fire safety signs. Working out which ones you need and where you should put them can be confusing. Below we provide a simple guide. If you are responsible for any type of commercial premises, you may already know that you need fire safety signs.  Fire exit …

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Fire Extinguisher Colours explained in a simple up-to-date guide

There are 5 fire extinguisher colours: Red, Cream, Blue, Black, and Yellow. Each colour represents a different type of extinguisher, used on different types of fires. The fire extinguisher colours changed in 1997 to meet British and European Standard BS EN3. All modern fire extinguishers have a red (or chrome) body, with the identifying colour …

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Fire Regulations for Offices – a simple guide to office fire safety

Having the right fire safety measures in place in your office is vital. For the safety of the team and the office building itself. All office buildings in the UK are legally required to comply with UK fire regulations, so it’s important to understand Fire Regulations for Offices if you are responsible for your office’s …

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Fire Safety in High-Rise Flats with Flammable Cladding

Waking Watch or Fire Alarm System Fire safety in high-rise flats: What is the EWS1 form? In recent years, there have been changes in fire safety protocol and guidance for blocks with flammable cladding. One important modification is the introduction of the EWS1 form. The EWS (external wall system) comprises the outside wall of the …

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What is a Fire Risk Assessment and do you need one? We explain all.

All business premises and every block of flats must have a Fire Risk Assessment by law. Not everyone understands this important fire safety measure. We are often asked the question ‘what is a Fire Risk Assessment?’.  The fact is, your Fire Risk Assessment should be the cornerstone of your fire safety plans for your specific …

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