Safety

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10 Tips to Safely Reopen Business During the Coronavirus Pandemic

10 tips to help you assess your building’s overall safety and prevent the spread of infection with actionable tools.   (We’ve called them ‘tips’ but really they’re instructions – if you want to restart business and protect your people, you really ought to do these!)   First things first, take a deep breath. You’ve come …

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How to Protect Your Business During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Your essential guide to keeping your commercial premises protected with regards to fire safety and security as we all weather the storm of the COVID-19 outbreak… A must-read if the day-to-day running of your business has been affected by the pandemic.   No one could have predicted that we’d be welcoming spring 2020 under these …

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Your Verdict on The Regulatory Review (Fire Safety) Order 2005

The Government wants your feedback on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Here’s what it’s about, why you should have your say and how you can. The public consultation ends on Wednesday 31st July. So, if you’ve got an opinion on fire safety, now’s the time to act! Equally, if you’re confused about your …

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Who is the ‘Responsible Person’ for Fire Safety?

Every business and commercial premises will have a ‘Responsible Person’. When it comes to fire safety, the buck stops with them. Here’s everything you need to know from how to identify your building’s ‘Responsible Person’ to exactly what they’re responsible for. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 officially came into force in October 2006, …

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Case Study: Wireless Fire Alarm Installation, London Residential Tower

What do you do when you realise your residential building is not adequately fireproofed? There’s a simple, short-term solution and a sustainable long-term solution for fire safety in residential tower blocks. Step 1 – Get the Wire-Free experts in. WFP were recently approached by an electrical contractor working alongside a UK property developer, faced with …

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