Written by Lee Boden MSc CMIOSH MIIRSM. On 14th June 2017, the Grenfell Tower fire disaster tragically took the lives of 80 people and injured more than 70. It’s predicted that the actual death count will rise dramatically and a definitive death toll is not expected until at least 2018. We may never truly know… Continue reading Are You Fire Safety Compliant?
Guest Post – Total Fire Services Having fire extinguishers in a building will not improve its fire safety unless occupants are sufficiently trained to use them. Therefore, it is imperative that employees undergo appropriate fire extinguisher training specifically designed for the building they are in. An effective training program should cover more than the mere… Continue reading The Importance of Fire Extinguisher Training for Employees
New research reveals alarming levels of ignorance and complacency about fire safety at work and play Multi-occupancy buildings such as apartment blocks are a higher risk for dodgy fire doors – a bereaved father calls for changes to fire safety law Fire Minister adds her support to Fire Door Safety Week Despite an average of… Continue reading Fire Door Safety Week is Alight
Is it me? Or is it hot in here? Can you smell burning? Oh that’s the fire alarm should we evacuate? People hearing the fire alarm and staying in their offices and work areas as they think it is false alarm. These are just some of the comments/ actions that have been seen before the… Continue reading ITS HOT IN HERE! – a guide to fire safety in the workplace