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Fire Safety in Hotels: A Burning Issue

Why are hotels particularly at risk of fire? Premises offering sleeping accommodation to multiple occupants are considered to be at high risk of fire, as this type of operation carries a high likelihood of carelessness and the accidental disabling of fire precautions.  Hotels, hostels, B&Bs and other types of guest...

The Importance of Good Fire Training

Ensuring that your employees know how to act in the event of a fire and that they understand the precautions and procedures needed to prevent fires is vital for all businesses. Basic Fire Awareness Training Basic fire awareness training teaches your employees basic safety and survival protocols in the event...

FireCare, Security & Electrical Support Local Scout Group Following Fire

Earlier this year, Darren, Debbie and the team here at FireCare were saddened to learn that a local Scout hut had been destroyed, leaving more than 100 young Scouts and Guides without a place to meet. The 19th Itchen North Scout Group in Thornhill, Southampton, was broken into and a...

Fire Safety – Could trying to save a few £££ land you and your staff in prison?

Most business owners know that any organisation employing 5 or more people is obliged by law to complete a written Fire Risk Assessment on an annual basis. But what a lot of business owners don’t realise, is that if that Fire Risk Assessment has not been completed by a competent...

The Importance of a Fire Risk Assessment

Did you know that forgoing a fire risk assessment completed by a competent individual could potentially prove to be the difference between life and death?  In the event of a fire, not having the right fire safety equipment installed in the right places on your premises can pose a big...

We’re Now NICEIC Approved Contractors!

Following an extensive assessment process, we’re delighted to announce that we’re now officially accredited by the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC), one of the leading regulatory bodies for the electrical contracting industry. The NICEIC Approved Contractor Scheme is aimed at electrical contractors undertaking design, installation, commissioning and...

The importance of fire safety in care homes

With people living longer, care homes to support the elderly and vulnerable are in more demand than ever before. Keeping safety procedures up to date is a key concern for all residences, and this is where the importance of fire safety in care homes really comes into its own. You...

Fire Extinguisher Training

Fires can be extremely destructive. In worst cases they can destroy a building and cause fatalities. Ensuring your business premises has all the right fire safety equipment is absolutely imperative. Fire Risk Assessments would tell you what you need to have and where. Always make sure this is carried out...

Protecting Your Premises From Unwanted Guests

It's an unfortunate statistic that break-ins and robberies into commercial premises are on the rise. Whether it's just a damaged door, a broken window or a complete gutting of your premises, it is a very distressing, time consuming and costly thing to happen to any business. Most burglaries are carried out...

Does a Maintenance Free Fire Extinguisher Sound Good to You?

What is Maintenance Free Fire Extinguisher? Almost all fire extinguishers contain a mixture of aggressive substances that have the ability to corrode metals fast. The easiest way of avoiding this corrosion from damaging an extinguisher is to line extinguishers with molten plastic. Still, this process had its limitations since the...