It’s not easy to write about actual fires. Where lives have actually been lost. It’s a sensitive subject, after ...
Author: Pete Davies
For those of us that know our RRFSO’s from our BS7273-4’s, there's no question that fire doors save lives and that the weight associated with operating a fire door is a necessary evil, a symptom of those innocuous-looking closers that ensure doors can shut safely. But when we think about who uses those doors on a daily basis, are we expecting too much from industry outsiders?
For Deaf Awareness Week, Fireco interviews Ruthy Fletcher from 'Support the Deaf People' to help raise awareness of the problems deaf people can face.
Every time a fire door is wedged open, a fairy dies. A closed fire door policy doesn't work as people wedge doors open. This means they are useless in a fire.
In 2016, UCAS registered 507,108 university applicants. Statistically speaking, 1 in 6 of these applicants will have a hearing impairment. That's a staggering 84,518 students.
Students from universities across the country are always telling stories about setting off fire alarms in their halls or starting a fire in the kitchen. It's something of a ‘hot’ topic. What can universities and students do to keep their premises safe?