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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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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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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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Cumbrian father survives being engulfed by fireball

A global packaging firm has been fined £90,000 after two workers suffered life-threatening injuries when they were engulfed by a fireball at a factory in Cumbria. Gordon Metcalf, 62 from Maryport, and another worker, who has asked not to be named, were about to clean debris from a damaged fuse box when a ball of …Read the Full Post

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