Safety and Security - Home and Commercial Safes

08/06/2019
by Alex Harris
Safety and Security - Home and Commercial Safes


Safety and Security - Home and Commercial Safes

A safe is a tried and trusted method of home or commercial security. The perfect place to store any important documentation or valuables, the modern safe has moved with the times and comes in several forms for use in both domestic and commercial situations. This article aims to showcase some of the range of safes we have available, in order to help you find the perfect one for your home or business. If you find you require a particular style of safe which is not showcased here, please contact our trusted sales advisors on 0800 316 1469 and we will do our best to locate a safe which will fit your needs.

​Fire Safety - Fire Door Furniture

07/06/2019
by Alex Harris
Fire Safety - Fire Door Furniture

Fire Safety- Fire Door Furniture

In the event of a fire, one of the important ways in which we protect people and property is to control and prevent the spread of the fire where possible. One of the techniques used to achieve this is the installation of fire doors at points throughout the building. An oft-overlooked yet vital step in having a fire door which meets the legal standards, and is efficient at preventing the spread of fire, is to fit certified fire door furniture. This article aims to explain the different varieties of fire door furniture available and how they will enable you to follow the appropriate safety procedures.

Fire Safety - Lighting Your Premises in an Emergency

06/06/2019
by Alex Harris
Emergency Lighting Guide

Fire Safety - Lighting Your Premises in an Emergency

Having correctly installed and maintained emergency lighting systems in your premises is a vital part of preparation for an adverse event. Failing to follow and uphold the safety guidelines can result in a fine, or even imprisonment, particularly if this failure results in an injury. In this article we will discuss the legislation surrounding emergency lighting and the types of emergency lighting and accessories available. This should enable you to make the best possible decisions with regards to protecting your premises.

Fire Safety - Temporary Site Fire Alarms.

05/06/2019
by Alex Harris

Fire Safety- Temporary Site Fire Alarms.

Fire protection and prevention is not only important for established and current premises, but also for premises under construction. Every year there are a significant number of fires in premises undergoing construction or maintenance and therefore it is important that these premises have adequate resources available to both detect and to fight fires. Temporary site fire alarms are an integral part of the necessary requirements, and this article is intended to help you choose the correct varieties to suit your individual needs.

A Guide to Fire Extinguisher ID Signage

29/04/2019
by Curtis Worthington

Introduction:

Sometimes the greatest safety assets are found in surprising places. The fire extinguisher ID sign is one such asset. Far more than a simple piece of plastic, the presence of fire extinguisher ID signs in your premises has multiple advantages for you if you are a business owner. This article sets out to describe these advantages, along with the function and description of the fire extinguisher ID sign.

Fire Extinguisher Commissioning – Why Do You Need It?

05/06/2018
by Curtis Worthington

Fire Extinguisher Commissioning – Why Do You Need It?

As a sales administrator for the Fire Protection Shop, the most frequently asked question I get, usually on a daily basis is:  “Why do fire extinguishers need commissioning if they are new?” OR “Why does this have to be done on site?”

Water Fire Extinguishers

04/06/2018
by Curtis Worthington

Water Fire Extinguishers
 

A fire is something we never expect to happen to us, our home or business premises, but unfortunately these things can happen.

Foam Fire Extinguishers

04/06/2018
by Curtis Worthington

Foam Fire Extinguishers: A Guide

There are many ways to prepare your home or business should a fire break out, and one of the easiest ways to do this is to ensure you have fire extinguishers on the premises at all times.

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fire Extinguishers

23/05/2018
by Curtis Worthington
co2 carbon dioxide fire extinguisher

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fire Extinguishers

In the case of a fire, the most important thing you can have to hand, whether you’re at home or at work, is a fire extinguisher.

Previously we’ve taken you through the various types of extinguishers available, while also highlighting the types of fires and how each extinguisher can be used on a particular one.

Going a little more in depth, here’s everything you need to know about CO2 fire extinguishers.

What is a Fire Blanket and how does it work?

16/04/2018
by Curtis Worthington
fire blankets

A Fire Blanket is a highly flame-resistant blanket that can be used to either extinguish a small fire or to wrap around a person to protect them.

They are made from 2 layers of woven glass fibre fabric and an inner layer of fire retardant film.