Tag: Fire Safety

Burning The Candle

There’s no denying that a relaxing bath with some scented candles, or a romantic candlelit dinner for two are some of the small luxuries we can still treat ourselves to during lockdown.  However, if you’re not careful, what starts out as a romantic night in can quickly turn into the fire brigade being called out… Read more »

I Have A Fire Officer – Who Else Needs To Know About Our Fire Safety?

Your fire safety obligations as a business owner need to be taken seriously.  Any business with more than 5 employees must keep a written record of their fire safety risk assessments, the steps they need to take, proof that fire safety equipment has been inspected and maintained regularly and an evacuation plan for the building… Read more »

Fire Risk Assessment Done, What Next?

Completing a fire risk assessment is a legal requirement for businesses, and they must be recorded if you have over five employees.  If your business has fewer than five employees, but is visited by members of the public (such as an independent shop) you should also record your fire risk assessments – it may even… Read more »

Log Burner Safety

Having a log burner in your home is a great way of maintaining a warm and cosy house without increasing your electricity or gas bills.  More fuel efficient than an open fire, a log burger becomes almost like a night storage heater, retaining warmth in the unit itself and heating the bricks and mortar of… Read more »

How Safe Are Your Fire Doors?

How many fire doors do you have in your home?  If you don’t know, don’t worry, you’re not alone.  When we think of fire doors we think about commercial properties because that’s where most of us see fire doors, if we even think of them at all.  It may surprise you to learn that fire… Read more »

It’s Time To Light The Fire… Safely

As the nights draw in those of us with log burners or open fireplaces are lighting up and getting cosy.  There’s something undeniably autumnal about the smell of wood smoke and it does lend a certain ambience to the living room, having a fire crackling away and throwing out heat.  We might also be lighting… Read more »