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.
Category: Keep your building safe
Knowing what fire safety products are best for your building can sometimes be unclear. This blog discusses whether fully wired systems are the best option.
With the recent fire that broke out at Notre-Dame in Paris, there has been a lot of discussion about how best to deal with fires in historic or listed buildings. This blog covers some of the ways fire can be dealt with in these types of buildings.
It takes seconds for a fire to spread through a hole the size of a pen nib. Compartmentation is a way to keep a fire contained in one place, preventing fire and smoke from spreading quickly and taking over the building.
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 wardens have an important role to play. They’re not only responsible for helping people evacuate during a fire drill, they also assist in emergency procedure planning and fire prevention.
Good ventilation and fresh air in a building improves productivity and helps people think more clearly. It also improves the health and wellbeing of employees.
Fire safety education isn’t just about what to do when the fire alarm sounds. It’s also about the prevention of fire, and methods to minimise harm and damage if a fire does break out.
Fire doors save lives. They’re designed to stop the spread of fire and smoke for a specified amount of time.
Every workplace is different with its own unique fire safety needs. It’s important that all premises have an ongoing fire risk assessment document to identify any dangers and keep people safe. Read our SIMPLE tips here.
What do people do when the fire alarm sounds? Some of these comments of why people ignore fire alarms are shocking.
Lockdown is a security measure used in buildings to keep people safe from an immediate threat. Dorgard Pro can form part of an effective lockdown procedure.