Property landlords are responsible for the fire safety of their tenants, ensuring that the appropriate safety measures are in place.
Whether a businesses is closed for the day, the weekend or the length of the festive period, it's important to know that should a fire alarm be activated, it will be noticed and dealt with quickly to minimise any fire damage.
As a vital part of a Facilities Managers' role, fire safety services must be given due attention.
Property managers must ensure that fire safety standards are met and that regular servicing plans are in place.
Fire Door Safety Week was introduced in 2013 by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF), the BWF Fire Door Alliance (an evolution of the BWF CERTIFIRE Scheme) and the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS).
In businesses across the United Kingdom, from shopping centres and hotels to care homes and student accommodation, there is a legal duty to comply with The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
In thousands of shops, schools, care homes, apartments, factories and offices across the UK, fire doors are in daily operation.
Fire doors are one of the most significant fire safety features you’ll see in a building, acting as a physical barrier between fire and smoke, and those in the area.
At Churches Fire & Security, we work closely with Property Managers. The use of our extensive fire safety services assists with compliance and ensures emergencies can be dealt with swiftly if they occur.
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.