The first time fire safety regulations are mentioned in the UK dates back to 1883 following the events of the Victoria Hall Disaster in Sunderland. In this incident more than 180 children died because a door had been locked at the bottom of a stairwell. Shortly after, the British government […]
There were 15,815 non-residential fires in the UK in 2016/2017. In over 9,000 of these cases, damage was limited to 2 floors or less. In 2,515 cases the whole building sustained damage. A primary reason for reduced damage in cases such as these is the use of fire doors. Following
If you need to have fire safety doors installed or replaced on your premises, it’s important that the difference between the two is clear. In this article we will clarify the purpose of a fire exit door compared with the purpose of a fire door. Differences between fire exits and
Fire doors are a crucial factor to the success of passive fire protection systems. They act as a barrier between parts of a building, limiting the passage of fire and smoke and thus protecting lives and property. To help ensure that fire doors operate safely, the National Fire Protection Association
Fire safety is something we should all take seriously, whether at home or in the workplace. We’re all reminded to check our smoke alarms regularly, and know where to gather when the fire alarm goes off at the office, but have you also considered the importance of your fire doors?
The terrible fire of 1666 made 100,000 Londoners homeless and destroyed the majority of buildings in the old city.
There are many potential fire hazards around the home, but with a few simple steps, the risk of fire can be drastically reduced.
If you are setting up a new gym, or are getting your fire safety procedures in order, in your existing premises, it all starts with a fire safety risk assessment.
Fire safety is a vital concern in domestic and commercial properties, as the smallest oversight can lead to serious consequences. Although there’s been a downward trend in casualties and fire fatalities over the last ten years, there are numerous fire-related accidents every day. There is clearly still plenty of room
A house fire is a traumatic experience, capable of causing extensive damage to your property and possessions