In the Government press conference on the 22nd February, it was announced that all schools will reopen on the 8th March and depending on how successful this is in keeping infection cases down, will determine whether we move to the next stage of lockdown easing. In that press conference Sir Patrick Vallance reiterated the measures that help reduce infection in schools.
Schools will be welcoming back all staff and students for the new term in September. Is your school COVID-secure? Fireco can help with your Coronavirus risk assessment.
In November 2019 third-party student accommodation in Bolton known as ‘The Cube’ went up in flames. What does this mean for the safety of student accommodation?
Compliance as a Service will make our fire safety systems more accessible to businesses that experience budget restraints.
Investing in fire safety equipment is one of the best ways of preparing for the event of a fire. In this blog, we cover some essentials your school should have.
In the UK there is an estimate of between 1400-1800 school fires each year, with 75% of these thought to be caused on purpose. Read our blog for some tips on how to reduce the risk of arson in schools.
Fire doors help to prevent the spread of smoke and fire throughout a building, potentially saving lives. So, why do students wedge them open?
Many people don't know who the Responsible Person is in their building, but their role is essential in keeping the premises and occupants safe from the risk of fire. Read our blog to find out more.
The cost of a school fire can be huge. Lives are at risk. Fire damage is not only expensive to repair, it causes disruption and can even affect exam results, and staff and pupil morale.
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.
There are people tweeting nearly every day about setting off fire alarms in their halls or starting a fire in the kitchen, sometimes within hours of each other. And this is from universities across the UK. It's something of a ‘hot’ topic.