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5 signs it’s time to review your fire safety provisions

5 signs it’s time to review your fire safety provisions Under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, your business has a duty to put in place all reasonable measures to reduce the risk of injury or death in the event of a fire. Like every other aspect of construction health and safety, the process …Read the Full Post

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The 5 Things You Need To Include In A Risk Assessment

The 5 Things You Need To Include In A Risk Assessment Everyone and their pet dog knows that you need to do a risk assessment before starting anything. The next bit is the tricky part, though. What do you actually have on a risk assessment? To make it easy for you, here’s a round up …Read the Full Post

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How the Firefighters’ Industrial Action Might Affect YOUR Business

How the Firefighters’ Industrial Action Might Affect YOUR Business In case you don’t pay attention to the news – for the past four days, firefighters across England have been on strike in a pension dispute. Whatever their reasons for taking action – the current strike can make a big impact on your business – so …Read the Full Post

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Bonfire Night Helps Health & Safety Hit The Headlines Again

Bonfire Night Helps Health & Safety Hit The Headlines Again The dangers of fireworks are relatively well-known, so it is little surprise that health and safety pops up in the headlines every November. Along with lurid tales of horrific injuries, there are also stories of ‘elf ‘n’ safety’ intended to mock overly-cautious organisations. This year …Read the Full Post

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Time for another quick review of your fire safety obligations

Members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) have again voted to strike over pay and pensions. A series of co-ordinated walkouts will mean that commercial and residential properties may not be properly protected due to a lack of staff and resources. As a result, businesses are being asked to design and implement contingency plans to …Read the Full Post

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How’s Your Fire Safety?

All employers and businesses have to comply with the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order.  This order came into power back in 2006 and was designed to simplify the process as it replaced more than seventy pieces of fire safety legislation.  It is your duty to assign a responsible person to perform a fire risk assessment.  …Read the Full Post

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Lack of Safety Checks Led to Gas Explosion

The gas explosion which occurred in April 2008 led to the managing director of North West Gases Ltd being prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive. On the day of the accident the managing director, John Webster, and one of his employees were working at the premises of the North West Gases in St Helens. …Read the Full Post

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Why Business Owners Need Fire Risk Assessments

All business owners should look into fire risk assessments in order to avert any potential problems before they start.  All fire risk assessments are required by law to meet The Fire Safety Order 2005 – UK Fire Regulations.  You are responsible for the fire safety of your property as well as those who are in …Read the Full Post

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Fireball engulfs two Workers – Packaging firm receives fine

Two workers were left with life threatening injuries after working on a broken fuse box in a factory in Cumbria. One of the men has asked not to be named, the other a 62 grandfather, Mr Gordon Metcalf were trying to clear out the fuse box of any debris. A risk assessment was needed to …Read the Full Post

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