Articles on Fire Safety Provisions

Last Updated on 8th October 2020

Reducing Fire Risks : Protecting People

Fire Extinguishers

Learning to recognise and react to different fire classes is an essential requirement of fire safety training and specifically fire extinguisher training.

A Guide to Classes of Fire

What are the legal obligations of building or business owners regarding fire extinguishers?.

How many fire extinguishers do i need?

The siting of fire extinguishers should be in conspicuous positions and available for immediate use at all times… where they will be readily seen…

Siting of fire extinguishers

Advice and guidance on the types of fire extinguisher which are available with each one having specific fire class that they are suitable for use on…

Types of fire extinguisher

Chrome fire extinguishers are incredibly popular, particularly in environments where style and aesthetics are important. However, they are also a constant cause …

Chrome Water Fire Extinguisher

A simple guide to P50 fire extinguishers. Are these low-maintenance P50 extinguishers the future for the UK fire extinguisher industry?

P50 Fire Extinguishers

Fire Alarms

The main fire alarm systems types are conventional, addressable, and wireless. A fire alarm system has a number of devices working together to detect and …

Types of Fire Alarm

… lists the British Standards Relating to Fire Alarms 2019 and provides links to purchase or download them from the British Standards Institute shop …

British Standard for Fire Alarms

There are two main categories of fire alarm systems; protection of life and property and are a legal requirement under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) …

Categories of fire alarm

There are four primary types of detector heads that detect the presence of a fire. Understanding the difference between these heat and smoke detectors …

Different types of detector head

Fire alarms in the home (that’s smoke and heat detectors to most of us!) provides an early warning – and time to escape – that really does save lives.

Fire alarms in the home

Emergency Lighting

The aim of this short guide is to give you a practical understanding of emergency lighting and its many variants. Emergency Lighting is a legal requirement …

Emergency Exit Sign

Fire Doors

A fire door is a critical safety feature of any building in which people work or visit, as they act as a barrier to the spread of fire, heat, and smoke …

Fire Door with sign Keep Shut

Fire Safety Signs

This guide to types of fire safety signs makes clear why they are an essential element of fire protection that provides users with important information …

Assorted fire safety signs

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