Dame Judith Hackitt suggests that businesses should be more transparent for accountability purposes. This bought about the introduction of the Golden Thread of information. Read our blog to find out more about what it is and how can it help keep your business compliant.
Category: Regulations and fines
We are pleased to announce that we have been working with fire door manufacturers in order to gain Primary Test Certification on a range of Fireco products.
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.
Read our handy guide to hotel fire safety. It covers fire risk assessments, evacuation, training, quick and easy tips and penalties for businesses that have got it wrong.
Fire risk assessments are required in all businesses. This easy guide explains the role of the Responsible Person and how to complete a fire risk assessment.
There are many challenges to managing fire safety in a care home. Our Fireco guide offers advice to simplify safety and easily stay compliant with fire regulations.
The alarm sounds. A fire has broken out and your residents are asleep. Do you know what to do? Our handy guide will explain all.
Brexit will affect us all. It is a certainty that the way the UK operates will change. How much impact will that change have? The truth is we don’t know, no one has ever left the EU before.
Fire safety can be an extremely confusing subject. There's a lot to think about, with laws and regulations. Sometimes the lines between practical fire safety advice and the law can become crossed.
Do you know where the fire exit is? Fire exit signs form an important part of your emergency escape plan. ...
In 2015 a London hotel owner received a massive fine of £230,000, plus a four month prison sentence for huge fire safety breaches, including missing fire doors, no fire risk assessment and fire doors tied open using string and an extinguisher used as a wedge.
Did you know that around 42% of hotels in England fail to meet satisfactory standards in their fire inspection? In June 2015, David Schofield, owner of the Park Hotel in Paignton was fined £9,274 and sentenced to six months imprisonment for severe fire safety breaches.