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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...

Guide to Dry Powder Extinguishers

Guide to Dry Powder Extinguishers

 Guide to Dry Powder ExtinguishersDry powder extinguishers smother the fire rather than reduce temperature. This is why fires sometimes reignite after using dry powder. The substance forms a barrier between the fuel and oxygen, starving the flames and bringing it...

Passive Fire Protection

Passive Fire Protection

Guide to Passive Fire Protection. What Is It & What You Need To Know  What is Passive Fire Protection? Fire safety incorporates a large number of measures and strategies that combines together assure solid protection against any fire emergencies. When it comes to...

Complete Guide to Emergency Lighting

Complete Guide to Emergency Lighting

Complete Guide to Emergency Lighting Emergency lighting helps to make buildings safe during evacuations for fire, power cuts, and other emergency situations. There are regulations that make it necessary for some buildings to have emergency lighting to protect the...