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Fire safety training is an important, yet sometimes ignored part of running an SME business. However, taking the time to train up your staff in this area is essential. This type of training not only arms your employees with valuable skills but also helps to make your premises a safer place to be. But what…(Read More)

What are the different types of fire extinguishers used for

One question we are often asked during fire safety training is “What are the different types of fire extinguishers used for?”  In this article, we answer this question and also explain what the different classes of fire are. The short answer is that is depends upon the type of fire you are dealing with…(Read More)

How many fire extinguishers do I need

“How many fire extinguishers should a business have?” is a common question. In this article, we explain how you should decide how many fire extinguishers you should have. As with everything in health and safety, you must carry out a risk assessment. A fire safety risk assessment will determine which fire-fighting control measures your…(Read More)

Is fire training a legal requirement?

In this article, we answer the popular question “Is fire safety training a legal requirement?” The short answer is yes. Firstly, it is a legal requirement that all employees undergo basic training at induction. Secondly, refresher training should be given at regular intervals. Thirdly and most importantly, the&nbsp…(Read More)

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