Managing properties involves making sure standards are met and procedures are understood by colleagues, visitors and residents. Use these top 5 tips to guarantee fire safety measures are being followed in property management.
Quality-assured sprinkler systems from Churches Fire gives businesses across the UK peace of mind that buildings and people are safe. We are experts in sprinkler systems, from design and installation to servicing and maintenance.
One of the greatest risks to health associated with fire is the damage caused by smoke. In the case of care homes, where residents are less mobile and evacuation times may be longer, failure to compartmentalise the building to slow or prevent the spread of smoke could be devastating.
As fire alarm systems become more advanced, organisations across the UK have come to rely on these systems to provide early warning in the event of a fire, aiding in safe evacuation and alerting the emergency services.
Understanding key elements of fire safety can save property, life and assets. Fire safety training is a vital element of any fire safety plan, ensuring that care home employees are aware of fire risks in the building and know how to act in the event of an emergency.
Fire safety is an important factor to consider as a retail owner to ensure you comply with health and safety legislation and keep both your customers and employees safe. There are a range of simple checks you can undertake regularly to ensure that your workplace remains safe and that fire risks are minimised.
During the festive season, fire safety is not something to overlook, particularly in an office environment. Christmas celebrations bring with them a multitude of potential fire hazards such as lights, Christmas trees and decorations.
Nursing homes, care facilities and hospices are key to the comfort and wellbeing of vulnerable people. Managing such a service carries the responsibility of ensuring legislation is followed and regulations are met.
Churches Fire provide a broad range of fire safety services to customers throughout the UK. As one of the few nationally operating fully integrated fire safety providers, Churches Fire eliminate the need to go to a third party for services such as fire alarms, emergency lighting, fire doors, sprinkler systems, nurse calls, access control and suppression systems. With all services being independently accredited you can rest assured that your safety is the priority.
Choosing the right care home for a loved one is a long term decision and safety is one of the main priorities. Under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, employers and business owners in England and Wales are responsible for the fire safety of people on their premises. In a care home, this will include residents, employees and all visitors.