NEW FIRE SAFETY REGULATIONS TO COME INTO EFFECT IN JANUARY 2023 The government has announced the arrival of new fire safety regulations, set to come into force in January of 2023. WHAT ARE THE NEW REGULATIONS? The Fire Safety Act 2022 (FSA) is not set to replace the Fire Safety Order 2005 (FSO), rather it is […]
The winter months can bring an increased fire risk in commercial premises due to the need to keep people and buildings warm. So, if your fire safety plan has not been reviewed and communicated lately, consider making it a priority. Fire safety protocols in the workplace are not only required by law but are crucial […]
A number of society’s demographics are more vulnerable to contracting Legionnaires’ disease than others, and those with a range of underlying health conditions are recognized as being very susceptible. And while observing other illnesses can lead to further clinical complications for those fighting legionella irrespective of age, it’s common knowledge among the medical profession […]
Is your legionella risk assessment out of date?
As with any place of business, directors, duty holders and facility managers in factories and warehouses have a duty of care to their employees and visitors. The Health & Safety Executive’s Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) offers detailed advice on “identifying and assessing sources of risk, preparing a scheme to prevent or control risk, implementing, managing and […]
On June 14th 2017, a fire broke out in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower block of flats in west London, causing 72 deaths and more than 70 injuries. It is considered the deadliest fire in the UK since the Piper Alpha disaster in the North Sea and the worst UK residential fire since the second world […]