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Fire Door Safety Week 2022 | Your Essential Fire Safety Guide

Fire Door Safety Week 2022 | Your Essential Fire Safety Guide

Fire doors are an essential barrier to the effects of a fire, which in turn help you with the safe evacuation from a premises.  They should be of the correct specification (BS 8214:2008), have been correctly installed and are maintained. This year the Fire Door Safety Week campaign is entering its 10th consecutive year. Stay […]

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Fire Door Retainer | Dorgard | A Fire Door Safety Guide

Fire Door Retainer | Dorgard | A Fire Door Safety Guide

We review the key role of a fire door retainer as part of your fire safety measures, and provide practical guidance about the 2015 Code of Practice for the operation of fire protection measures. Dorgard Fire Door Retainer Guidance Can the Dorgard Fire Door Retainer operate at only one decibel level? Dorgard’s react to a […]

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Fire Risk Assessments | Quick Workplace Checklist in 5 Essential Steps

Fire Risk Assessments | Quick Workplace Checklist in 5 Essential Steps

Ensuring your premises has up-to-date Fire Risk Assessments could well be the most crucial step you take when it comes to protecting the people and premises you are responsible for. Many commercial premises have or will continue to make arrangements to return to work after varying periods of lockdown or business disruption. The following advice […]

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Winter Safety for Construction Sites | An Essential Safety Guide

Winter Safety for Construction Sites | An Essential Safety Guide

The Construction Sector is one of the most dangerous industries in the UK. This article provides guidance about winter safety for construction sites, and whilst it’s primarily aimed at construction businesses may also be informative to other organisations who have employees working outside. Winter Safety for Construction Sites The HSE report that there were 40 […]

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Health & Safety Legislation & Guidance Update October 2021

Health & Safety Legislation & Guidance Update October 2021

Our Health and Safety team have reviewed the upcoming changes to safety legislation in 2021, to provide you with practical guidance. Ensure your business is compliant with health and safety regulations to protect your employees, visitors and customers. Brexit – Chemical Regulations Following Brexit, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued guidance on regulating […]

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Who Is Responsible For Health and Safety in the Workplace? 10 Essentials To Get It Right Today

Who Is Responsible For Health and Safety in the Workplace? 10 Essentials To Get It Right Today

Who is ultimately responsible for workplace health & safety? Business owners and employers are legally responsible for health and safety in the workplace.  This means you need to make sure that employees, and anyone who visit your premises are protected from anything that may cause harm and control any risks to injury or health that could arise […]

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Contemporaneous Notes & Health and Safety Investigations

Contemporaneous Notes & Health and Safety Investigations

Notes taken at the time of meetings with individuals, telephone calls, visits to premises and so on are referred to as ‘contemporaneous’ notes. They are used so as you can account for your actions during an incident or investigation. They also assist others working in your team to know what actions you took. This will […]

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Fire Safety During Coronavirus | Advice for Businesses

Fire Safety During Coronavirus | Advice for Businesses

Fire safety during Coronavirus should still be a priority for business and premises owners, while respecting Government legislation to protect against the spread of COVID-19. We review the current Fire Safety guidelines and provide essential advice for businesses to keep employees and customers safe. Fire Safety during Coronavirus & Fire Risk Assessments (FRA’s) If you […]

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