Fire Safety

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[caption id="attachment_5986" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo: Sky News[/caption] A serious fire occurred this New year’s Eve at the Echo Arena car park in Liverpool. The fire is believed to have started in one vehicle and quickly spread to the point that the fire service were unable to get sufficient water onto the blaze to extinguish it. At least three levels could be seen alight at the height...

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Fire Safety Doors

Are fire doors are essential for passive fire protection?   Fire doors are essential passive fire protection. Buildings use two main complementary types of fire protection system, passive and active. Passive fire protection refers to elements of the building structure such as doors, floors and walls. So, why are fire doors so important to the system as a whole?   What does passive fire protection mean in the event...

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You are responsible for fire safety in business all workplaces and commercial premises, all premises the public have access to and the common areas of multi-occupied residential buildings, if you’re:   an employer the owner the landlord an occupier anyone else with control of the premises, for example a facilities manager, building manager or managing agent   If so, you’re known as the ‘responsible person’ and as the...

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