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FIRE SAFETY

Choosing a fire alarm system

You’re considering replacing your old fire alarm system and your fire engineer has advised (at significant expense) that it should have a fire control panel. Is this compulsory and what are the factors to consider? More...

FIRE

Students put at risk by fire trap accommodation

Three companies have been fined a combined total of £670,000 after each pleaded guilty to fire safety offences which occurred during construction work on student accommodation. What should have been done to avoid this? More...

FIRE ALARMS

Changes to Scottish law on domestic fire alarms

FIRE ALARMS

Dangerous smoke alarms being sold online

CARBON MONOXIDE

The lowdown on carbon monoxide detectors

You’ve heard that most premises should have a carbon monoxide detector. Is this true, and if you do install one, must it be battery or mains powered and what are the rules on testing and maintenance? More...

FIRE SAFETY

Q&A - how do we test smoke alarms?

FIRE SAFETY

How to prevent false fire alarms

False fire alarms can be extremely costly. Not only is there potential downtime, you could also incur charges from the fire and rescue service. So what can you do to keep your alarm system functioning as it should? More...

FIRE SAFETY

New fire detection regulations

On 1 October 2015 new regulations came into force requiring landlords to fit smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. If you rent out residential property how might you be affected? More...

REGULAR FIRE SAFETY CHECK record

Record your fire checks

You’re under a legal requirement to complete regular checks on fire alarms, extinguishers etc. Use our new document to keep a record of what you’ve done and when. How is it set out? More...

FIRE ALARM

Do you need to change fire alarm warning beacons?

You’ve heard that a new standard is being introduced for the flashing beacons which form part of your fire alarm system. What are the implications, and will you need to replace your existing equipment? More...
Last updated: 04.08.2020

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