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.

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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.

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Is Your Fire Risk Assessment Overdue?

Fire Risk Assessment

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.

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Fire Safety Act 2021 – What Has Changed?

Multi-Occupancy Buildings, FireCare Security & Electrical

New legislation within the Fire Safety Act 2021 means that property managers and housing associations are now more responsible than ever before to conduct fire risk assessments to ensure the safety of their residents.

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Fire Safety Blunder Risks Lives of Residents Living in ‘Death Trap’ Flats in Southampton

The importance of thorough fire risk assessment procedure was highlighted recently in Southampton when an unclear report left residents at risk. Fire safety in multi-occupancy buildings is a task which should be undertaken by an individual with competence and experience, such as our expert assessors at FireCare. The importance of thorough fire risk assessment procedure was highlighted recently in Southampton when an unclear report left residents at risk. Fire safety in multi-occupancy buildings is a task which should be undertaken by an individual with competence and experience, such as our expert assessors at FireCare. Failure to properly record and mitigate the risk of fire in a fire risk assessment could lead to severe damage, loss of property and in the worst case scenario, loss of lives.
Earlier this year, an inspection uncovered that Cranleigh House in Westwood Road, Southampton, was littered with fire safety defects that had not been addressed in a fire risk assessment.

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We’ve Moved!

New Premises, FireCare

Following several years of steady growth and expansion, we are pleased to announce our move to larger warehouse and office premises in City Grove Industrial Estate, Eastleigh.  

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Fire Safety and Security at Christmas

Office Fire Safety and Security at Christmas

It’s been a challenging year, but before heading off to enjoy your Christmas, it’s important to give a little bit of thought to the potential fire and security risks to your premises. We’ve created a handy guide to help keep your premises safe from fire and burglary this festive season.

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Sector Focus – Fire Safety in Offices

Fire Risk Assessment

With the day to day running of your office and other pressing responsibilities taking up most of your time, fire safety is understandably not a priority. At FireCare, we can take care of your office’s fire safety and compliance on your behalf, giving you peace of mind that your premises are protected against fire.

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