What is Passive Fire Protection?

Domestic fires have the power to affect any home at any time. According to the statistics recorded by the UK government, there were over 577,053 incidents of fires in the year ending March 2022, 272 of which resulted in casualties. This highlights a serious safety concern for the UK public. But what is being done?…

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The Dangers of HVAC Fires

Many properties around the UK own air conditioning units. However, did you know that heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems pose a threat to your property? It is essential that HVAV fires must be avoided to prevent injuries and damages in the workplace. In order to protect against potential fires in HVAC systems- which pose…

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What are the Fire Safety Equipment That Every Premises Needs

Every business has its own unique health and safety measures, requirements, and procedures to follow. However, there are some key health and safety rules and equipment every workplace must enforce and provide to ensure the safety of their staff. Fire safety is one of these things. Every workplace and premises must adhere to fire safety…

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How to Contain Different Types of Fires

In the UK, household fires are classified into six different types. These are: Type A: Fires caused by solid materials such as wood, paper, or textiles. Type B: Fires caused by flammable liquids such as petrol, oil, or paint. Type C: Fires caused by flammable gases such as propane or butane. Type D: Fires caused…

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The Importance of Fire Safety

Fire safety is crucial for several reasons. First and foremost, fires are obviously dangerous. While they can cause serious injuries, fires also result in millions of pounds of property damage each year. A report released by the Fire Protection Association (FPA) calculated that the average financial impact of a single fire reaches over £657,000. But…

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Fire Safety Products for Doors

Following on from our previous blog post about fire door regulations and the importance of fire safety, it’s crucial to know what products can help protect you and prevent a fire if one is to occur in the workplace. In every commercial building, the main point of escape is a fire door. In 2019, a…

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Are Structural Fire Protection Products Needed?

The structural integrity of a building is crucial to its long-term stability and safety. There are various features that are included in the design process which are then embedded into the construction process, this includes the foundation of the new build, steel frames, chimneys, roofing, windows etc. There are many essential components to a new…

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FPC – Fire-Door Safety Week: The Importance of Fire Doors

Scarily, fire and rescue services attended 555,358 incidents in 2021, which was an increase of 5% from the previous year’s statistics. Of these, there were 280 fire-related fatalities. This was not limited solely to residential properties, however, as 22,000 workplace fires and 1300 school fires occur every year within the UK, equating to around 470…

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What are HVAC products?

HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. This is a system that provides heating and cooling to residential and commercial buildings. HVAC systems are becoming more popular in newer constructions, as they use air from outside to provide high-quality indoor air. But these systems are constantly at risk of causing a fire if not…

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Fire Safety in the Office

In the UK, fire safety is a requirement for every business. Most businesses are required by law to conduct regular risk assessments throughout their properties. This is to identify any potential risks that could lead to a fire and to avoid costly consequences down the line if something goes wrong. Regular risk assessments help in…

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Fire Door Regulations Explained

In the UK, fires in the workplace are common and around 22,000 fires occur in the workplace yearly. Fire doors play a key role in the safety and fire protection of business premises. Due to the importance of having correctly functioning fire exit doors, they must meet several specific regulations including accessibility, sound, ventilation, fire…

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