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CO2 Fire Extinguisher Guide

CO2 Fire Extinguisher Guide

CO2 Fire Extinguishers & How To Use Them  From their colour and how to use them to what sizes they come in, here’s our complete beginner’s guide to CO2 fire extinguishers!  CO2 fire extinguishers are unique in that from all the types of fire...

Who is responsible for using a fire extinguisher?

Who is responsible for using a fire extinguisher?

Who is responsible for using a fire extinguisher? The legal requirements for fire extinguishers in the workplace (as outlined by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005) dictate that every employer, owner or occupier of a business has legal responsibility for...

Fire Extinguisher Types, Classes & Their Uses

Fire Extinguisher Types, Classes & Their Uses

Fire Extinguisher Types, Classes & Their Uses You may not know this but there isn’t a single fire extinguisher that works against all fires. In fact, there are five different types of fire extinguishers - water fire extinguishers, foam fire extinguishers, dry...

Understanding the Fire Classes in the UK

Understanding the Fire Classes in the UK

Understanding the Fire Classes in the UK The fire classification in the UK is based on the type of fuel source of the fire. This standard is in line with the European Standard Classification of Fires and it is recognised across the EU. There are five fire classes,...

The Fire Triangle and The Three Elements of Fire

The Fire Triangle and The Three Elements of Fire

The Fire Triangle and The Three Elements of Fire Fire safety is a vast topic with seemingly endless areas for an employer to consider, from fire risk assessments to appointing fire marshals, organising fire trainings and ensuring all the fire safety equipment is in...

Lightning Conductor: What Is It & Do I Need One?

Lightning Conductor: What Is It & Do I Need One?

What is a lightning conductor? Lightning conductor (or a lightning rod, as they call it in the US) is a metal rod which starts from the roof of the building and leads to the ground. It’s designed to protect buildings from lightning strikes.  There are different...