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The many dangers of working a rock concert

The many dangers of working a rock concert As Green Day’s “Revolution Radio” tour finished its European leg recently, it is clear that the roadies responsible for running things behind the scenes are true health and safety heroes. Because the range of gimmicks and show devices used by Green Day go way beyond the basic working-at-heights… Read the Full Post

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Love to Cook? Make Sure You Keep Your Kitchen Safe!

Love to Cook? Make Sure You Keep Your Kitchen Safe! Did you know that 60% of accidental fires in homes start in the kitchen? Food for thought – definitely. While we have fun cooking up a storm, a lot of us lose track of making sure we stay safe while doing it! So how can… Read the Full Post

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Top 5 Fire Management Tips to Protect your Business

The year is 2014 and the number of fires in the UK has fallen significantly, yet fire still remains a life-threatening risk to many businesses and households. In 2011 and 2012, fire and rescue authorities attended to more than 272,000 fires of which more than 380 were fatal. Luckily, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)… 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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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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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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Fire risk assessment – don’t get your fingers burnt

 Fire Risk Assessment Fire is the most destructive and costly cause of damage to buildings and other property. A fire represents probably the single most catastrophic event that any establishment is likely to experience, and in addition, carries with it risks to the safety, wellbeing and potentially, the lives of its occupants. Fire is often… Read the Full Post

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