5 Years On – What Has Grenfell Taught Us?

This week marked the five-year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower tragedy where 72 people died as a result of a fire which spread rapidly throughout the 20-storey building. Highly combustible cladding attached to the building caused the fire to engulf the structure on 14th June 2017, with the billowing smoke and flames blocking appointed emergency exits for residents. Five years on, and governing bodies are still actively rewriting fire safety legislation to ensure the safety of residents of high-rise buildings across the country.

Read More

Office Fire Safety Checklist

In the event of a fire, are you confident that your employees would know how to react? It is important to take clear steps to mitigate the risk of fire to protect your staff and your assets, and to comply with fire safety laws. Our experienced team of engineers and trainers at FireCare have put together the below Fire Safety Checklist for your office to help you review your fire safety awareness.

Read More

How To Protect Your Business Premises from Intruders

Fire Alarms

CCTV systems, security alarms and access control systems are some of the best ways to deter intruders and keep an eye on your premises when you’re not there, which is why at FireCare Security & Electrical Ltd, we provide comprehensive security systems to meet your needs and budget.

Read More

Government Protects Leaseholders from Further Post-Grenfell Costs

Fire Alarms

On 10th January, the government put forward a new plan to help protect leaseholders from the costs of cladding improvements, with a view to holding wealthy building developers responsible for the shortcomings and lack of safety measures in medium-rise buildings. Secretary of State for Levelling Up Michael Gove has insisted that these new measures will restore common sense to the building industry, with much greater use of risk-mitigating fire safety measures such as fire alarms and sprinklers.

Read More

The Importance of Fire Doors

fire door sign

At FireCare, we help businesses to comply with fire safety legislation by recommending the best fire doors for your businesses following our comprehensive fire risk assessment.

Read More

Is Your Fire Risk Assessment Overdue?

With COVID restrictions easing and more people heading back to work, now is the right time for you to get a professional fire risk assessment completed. After such a long period of closure and staff working from home, it is likely that your latest fire risk assessment has expired, meaning that you could be subject to heavy fines, and are risking the safety of your colleagues.

Read More