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The company running a care home in South London has recently been fined £90,000 and ordered to pay costs of £15,000 for breaching fire safety regulations after the death of a resident.  A fire was discovered in the room of a 78-year-old pensioner, Mrs McDonald, after her cries for help were heard by members of staff. She suffered severe burns and sadly passed due to her...

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The recent devastation caused by the fire at the Notre-Dame Cathedral is indeed a tragedy, with priceless heritage now lost forever as a result of this. Though the cause of this tragic fire in Paris has yet to be established, we must consider that the building works that were in progress are a strong contender. This fire therefore also serves as a stark reminder of...

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With Christmas just around the corner many of us will be waking up to the gift of a wonderful new device to play with. Perhaps electrical safety may not be our first thought on Christmas morning when we unwrap our new gadgets, or any time we pick up a new electrical item, but is extremely important for ensuring the safety of yourselves and your loved...

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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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