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Fire Extinguisher Servicing and Maintenance

Fire Extinguisher Servicing In any business, it is a legal requirement to ensure that whilst people are inside your building, they are safe from the threat of fire. It is for this reason you need to be sure that amongst other things, your fire extinguishers are serviced and maintained regularly to ensure they will operate… Read the Full Post

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Fire Safety in the Workplace

By law you must carry out a fire risk assessment and work out if you require fire safety improvements. By failing to perform fire risk assessments you are failing to comply with the Fire Safety Order. Here are some simply guidelines to help you understand general fire safety and the fire risk assessment process as… Read the Full Post

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Risk Assessments and the Fire Safety Order

Fire Safety Risk assessments are designed to help plan out jobs in advance to highlight any potential dangers and to assist you when it comes to planning how the job will be carried out. If you own a business of any size it is important to learn the importance of risk assessments and how to… Read the Full Post

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County Council in Warwickshire Fined for Failing Self-Employed Worker

The Health and Safety Executive have prosecuted the Warwickshire County Council. They decided to prosecute the council after one of their contractors was injured on the job.  A self-employed heating contractor was badly injured when he was working around machinery which was not properly guarded. As a result of the accident the contractor, John Shields,… Read the Full Post

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5 Workplace Hazards To Avoid This Christmas

Safety Tips for Office Workers at Christmas The crispness in the air and the subtle jingle of bells around the community signal a festive time of year and what better way to celebrate the holidays than at the place you spend the most time. A little decorative flare, inspirational music, spirited lights and office parties… Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety Helps Firework Display Go Off with a Bang – Of the Right Sort!

Proper Management of a Fireworks Display This time of year is always a lot of fun with Halloween and Fireworks night.  If you are planning to hold a fireworks display or have a bonfire it is worth taking a few moments of your time to read some health and safety advice to make sure the… Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety took the fun out of Learning; Now the fun is coming back

Schools have found that the health and safety laws regarding school trips have been too much to cope with.  As a result there have been fewer school trips in recent years.  Gone are the days when teachers take children out to enjoy a summer day.  However the Health and Safety Executive have decided to cut… Read the Full Post

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One of world’s biggest fire losses – Germany 1977

One of world’s biggest fire losses took place at the Ford factory fire in Cologne, Germany in 1977. This short documentary “burning questions” follows the subsequent investigation into whether the then rules covering fire sprinklers were adequate in such situations.

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Fire Risk Assessments – comply don’t fry

Fire Risk Assessments – Why they’re needed to meet regulations and look after your employees Fire Risk Assessments are required by The Fire Safety Order 2005 UK Fire Regulations – and for good reason too! In a nutshell, a fire risk assessment is used to determine the chance of a fire occurring in any workplace… Read the Full Post

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Fire Safety Building Regulations 2007 Part B

Fire Safety Presentation on Building Regulations Part B 2007 View more presentations from David Cant.

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