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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...

FIRE ALARMS

New standards for domestic fire alarms

If your business involves the management, maintenance or design of domestic premises, you should make yourself aware of a new British Standard which applies to fire alarms. What does it cover? More...

FIRE SAFETY

Updated British Standard - fire alarms

There have been some important changes to BS 5839-1, which is one of the primary sources of information on fire alarm installation and maintenance. What’s different and does it affect you? More...

FIRE ALARM

Can you service your own fire alarm?

Budgets are tight and you’re wondering whether it’s really necessary to have your fire alarm serviced by a specialist contractor. Is it a legal requirement and if not, what are the options? More...

FIRE ALARM

Alarm company liable for fire

A judge has just ruled that failings in the monitoring of a fire alarm system were to blame for the destruction of a pier that cost £40 million to re-build. How can you ensure that you’re alerted in time? More...
Last updated: 12.12.2018

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