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1. How to Respond to a Fire Alarm
How to Respond to a Fire Alarm
A fire alarm is a fire safety device that is utilised to alert the public about a fire outbreak. Some fire alarms come with smoke detectors and sound off automatically while others require human operation. More often than not, a fire alarm is a part of a fire security system. In the UK, business ...
Entertainment & Media - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:53:35
2. The Automatic Fire Extinguisher
  Last October 2006, a new law was ratified replacing over 70 safety laws - The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO) or simply known as the Fire Safety Order. One of the law's aim was to decrease the timely occurences of fires in the United Kingdom - over 40,000 cases a year! Now,...
How-To & Education - Tue, 17 Nov 2009 20:24:28
3. Fire Extinguishers
People always say that their home is the safest place in the world. To some extent, yes, the home is truly a safe place. But it is not completely resistant to dangers and accidents. Mishaps are possible to happen even when you are inside your home. The good news is that most of these mishaps can ...
How-To & Education - Sat, 05 Jun 2010 23:22:12
4. Fire Blankets
One look at a fire blanket and you can easily dismiss it as just an ordinary blanket. But the truth is, this specialised device is more powerful than most people know. Fire blankets are made of special flame retardant material that can smother small incipient fires and control them before they be...
How-To & Education - Sat, 05 Jun 2010 22:25:44
5. Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher
If you are going to ask homeowners what their favorite part of the house is, many of them would answer the kitchen. After all, this is where some of the scrumptious food feasts for the family are created. Here, you get to cook delectable dishes, bake sweet and yummy goodies, and concoct delicious...
How-To & Education - Sat, 05 Jun 2010 21:18:41
6. AFFF Fire Extinguishers
For some people, AFFF fire extinguisher is just foam fire extinguisher with a fancy name. That is far from the truth. Although both types of extinguishers contain foam as an extinguishing agent, AFFF (Aqueous Film Forming Foam) is more advanced and modern not only in design but in quality and power.
How-To & Education - Sat, 05 Jun 2010 20:39:58
7. The Fire Marshall: Police and Firefighter in One
We all know what policemen are - they are law enforcers who define whether one is in line with the law or not by pulling us over when we go past the speed limit for example. Firefighters ensure our safety by always being available at the local fire station in the case of a fire emergency, putting...
How-To & Education - Wed, 30 Dec 2009 19:34:56
8. Essential Fire Training
I have always been very cautious about fire safety in my own business - since it is a scientific equipment distribution company, my work involves transportation of sensitive and volatile chemicals and machinery. I do try my best to make sure people in my office are safe from any preventable disas...
How-To & Education - Wed, 30 Dec 2009 19:07:24
9. Safeguarding your Valuables using a Honeywell Safe
My mom was the first person to ever teach me about fire training. She used to tell me as a kid that she'd rather be robbed of all her money rather than for our home to burn down. Roughly 30 years ago when she told me that, our house was a wooden countryside home - this meant that it was extra pro...
How-To & Education - Wed, 30 Dec 2009 18:06:55
10. Selecting Fire Extinguisher Cabinets
For sensitive equipment, particularly emergency equipment such as fire extinguishers they must be kept in high quality, tamper proof and yet easily accessible containers. This is why selecting fire extinguisher cabinets for the fire extinguishers in your establishment is very important. In additi...
How-To & Education - Wed, 30 Dec 2009 17:35:05
11. Why Everyone Needs a Carbon Monoxide Detector
In a potential fire emergency, it isn't always the flames that spells death and tragedy. Amidst the thing we fear the most in such a situation we can imagine scenarios that depict a flaming room, suffering from the flames or even the movie-like image of jumping out of a burning building. However,...
How-To & Education - Wed, 30 Dec 2009 17:10:39
12. Safety for Certain Industries: The Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher
Quite recently, a new class of industrial fire was named - Class F. Whereas before fire extinguishers were made to quell Classes A-E it has risen to attention that a certain type of fire was hard to quell since it burns at extremely high temperatures. The Class F fire is the cooking oil fire - wh...
How-To & Education - Wed, 30 Dec 2009 06:21:03
13. The Powder Fire Extinguisher
There are a good number of not so typical fires that occur every now and then. When we talk of a typical fire, we usually talk about ones that can be doused by water or by water based fire fighting equipment - such as ones on fabric, wood and paper. However, for certain businesses such as mine as...
How-To & Education - Wed, 30 Dec 2009 06:03:15
14. Practical Uses of the Foam Fire Extinguisher
There are several reasons to obtain a good fire extinguisher. Well, aside from being usable in both homes and business operation areas, there are a number of essential points. First, that they make things safer provided that one is readily available in case a fire starts and one is informed with ...
How-To & Education - Wed, 30 Dec 2009 05:36:31
15. Using CO2 Fire Extinguishers on Electrical Fires
Every single business and industry has learned to adjust with the current trends and in the case of this post, with fire safety measures. Around 20 years ago, water based fire extinguishers were found in every office. 10 years ago, it became the foam fire extinguisher which gained popularity for ...
How-To & Education - Wed, 30 Dec 2009 05:10:44
16. Fire Protection Equipment
If there is one thing I am quite sure of, it is that fire protection has become quite a necessity for individuals here in the United Kingdom, if not for every business owner out there. Fires are relatively common in our country - even if they are also quite preventable given proper equipment and ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 29 Dec 2009 07:17:19
17. Fire Alarm: Choosing the Right Alarm for your Business Place
If you would list each and every piece of fire safety device that are available in the market today, you will be astounded. But before you go on to think that you would need to purchase all of these for your place of business, you should remember that you only need the most important ones that wo...
How-To & Education - Tue, 29 Dec 2009 06:59:23
18. Megaphone: Make yourself Heard during a Fire Outbreak
Yes, it is true that during a fire outbreak, the most common things that you would see are panic and chaos with people running around and screaming for help. If you were the fire marshall, the biggest challenge for you would be to pacify the people and organise them for safe evacuation. But if ev...
How-To & Education - Tue, 29 Dec 2009 06:35:51
19. Dorgard: Your Ultimate Guide
If you would put a Dorgard next to an extinguisher, you can safely bet that more people would actually recognise the extinguisher. Although Dorgards are important pieces of fire safety devices, many people are not yet aware how vital these are when it comes to the prevention of the spread of flam...
How-To & Education - Tue, 29 Dec 2009 06:07:22
20. Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher Tips
Cooking has always been your passion. In fact, ever since you were a kid, you knew that someday you are going to own and manage your own food business. Now, that you have realised your dream, you cannot help but feel happy and contented. But wait, before you sit back and relax, there are certain ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 29 Dec 2009 04:49:46
21. Powder Fire Extinguisher Purposes
The power of powder lies in its versatility. As a multi-purpose extinguisher, a powder fire extinguisher can tackle a wide variety of fires that most other types cannot do. It is no wonder that you would often see this efficient firefighting tool in most homes, offices, schools, hospitals, shoppi...
How-To & Education - Tue, 29 Dec 2009 04:31:33
22. Foam Fire Extinguisher Buying Tips
The Internet has brought so many wonderful innovations in our lives. Not only has it made access to information much easier, it has also changed the way people purchase products and services. For example, before, you would need to go to a brick and mortar store to purchase a new foam fire extingu...
How-To & Education - Tue, 29 Dec 2009 04:11:40
23. Teaching your Employees about Fire Exit Signs
The workplace is always bustling with people working so hard and making sure that everything is in proper order. As the employer, you cannot help but feel satisfied over the performance of your employees. However, it still bothers you that when it is time to have fire seminars and drills, most of...
How-To & Education - Mon, 28 Dec 2009 21:13:00
24. Planning Fire Escape with Fire Escape Ladder
Fire safety is not something that can be half-baked. You cannot simply equip your place of business with all sorts of extinguishers and then not know how to use one. Installing smoke alarms would not be enough if you do not maintain these devices properly. It is not smart to hold trainings and dr...
How-To & Education - Mon, 28 Dec 2009 20:55:37
25. Fire Marshall: Finding the Perfect Person for this Serious Job
Hiring employees is one of the most challenging tasks of an employer. You need to be able to distinguish people who have real potential and skills from those who are just pretending they have. You need to be able to determine who among the possible candidates would be an asset to your company and...
How-To & Education - Mon, 28 Dec 2009 20:33:00
26. It's not a Joke: How to Make your Employees Take Fire Training Seriously
If your employees think that the fire marshall is the only person in the workplace who should oversee fire safety and protection, it is about time that you do something about this misconception as this should be everyone's concern. Whatever position or job one holds in the office, every person in...
How-To & Education - Mon, 28 Dec 2009 15:06:33
27. CO2 Fire Extinguishers - Safety Tips at Work
Have you seen any office that is not equipped with electrical equipment? Probably not. Most offices and work areas rely heavily on the use of electrical appliances from computers, photocopy machines, paper shredders, and printers to air conditioning systems and other electrical machinery. Because...
How-To & Education - Mon, 28 Dec 2009 06:54:07
28. Fire Protection Tips
The festive holiday season is fast approaching. In fact, as early as now, you can already feel the Christmas spirit all over with decorations like trees and lights, and wonderful tunes of yuletide music that can be heard almost wherever you go. You would see town halls, gift shops, departmental s...
How-To & Education - Mon, 28 Dec 2009 06:36:12
29. Fire Alarm Tips
Shouting, "fire, fire!" is one of the best ways to inform people in the workplace about the emergency. However, it is possible that some people will not be able to hear this like those who are in the loo, those who are working with noisy tools, or those who are working out in confined spaces. Whe...
How-To & Education - Mon, 28 Dec 2009 06:15:59
30. Megaphones May Save Lives
Panic and chaos are often the results of a fire outbreak. Many people would be shouting, screaming, and running around that if you are the fire marshall, it would be very difficult for you to pacify everyone and get them to evacuate the premises in an organised manner. For this reason, the megaph...
How-To & Education - Mon, 28 Dec 2009 05:56:39
31. fire exit signs
In most parts of the world, it is a requirement to have clearly marked emergency exits in residential and commercial buildings. Building owners are required to have fire exit signs installed that would direct people to the location of the emergency exit so that evacuation would be carried out muc...
business-and-work - Mon, 28 Dec 2009 05:35:34
32. Facts About Dorgard
If you start a conversation about fire safety equipment, you would hear people talk about extinguishers, smoke alarms, fire blankets, hose, sprinkler systems, and so on. Most people's knowledge about fire safety is usually limited to these pieces of popular firefighting equipment. However, it is ...
business-and-work - Mon, 28 Dec 2009 05:31:16
33. Fireproof Safe: Security, Protection, and Efficiency in One Box
If only we could predict when a fire is going to strike our place of business, then we probably would not worry too much about it. But since this type of tragedy strikes when you least expect it, the best thing you can do is to be prepared for it at all times. This includes securing your most pre...
How-To & Education - Sun, 27 Dec 2009 18:18:41
34. Fire Extinguisher Cabinets: Do you Really Need One?
Having fire extinguishers installed in your business gives you a sense of safety and protection knowing that if ever a fire does occur, you have the right tools to put it out. But of course, you also know that you cannot just leave the extinguishers lying around, waiting for a tragedy to strike. ...
How-To & Education - Sun, 27 Dec 2009 17:54:01
35. Carbon Monoxide Detector: Detecting the Silent Killer
Next to the smoke alarm, the carbon monoxide detector is another vital item to have in your home or office. This is because carbon monoxide at high levels is extremely dangerous. For one, it inhibits the proper functioning of the blood in carrying out oxygen to body tissues and vital organs such ...
How-To & Education - Sun, 27 Dec 2009 17:21:43
36. Dorgard: A Closer Look at Its Uses and Advantages
Here is a term that everybody may not be familiar with. "Dorgard". Upon reading that, what is the first thing that came into your mind? Here is a guess, you may have automatically thought of the two separate words "door" and "guard" right? Well to let you know, a lot of people think that way to...
business-and-work - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 19:40:14
37. 5 Important Fire Prevention and Safety Tools That You Must Have In Your Workplace
In any workplace environment, the employees are perhaps the most important assets that you have to protect. But note that ensuring their protection should go beyond providing them a good healthcare plan. You should also ensure their physical well being by keeping them safe from intruders, natural...
business-and-work - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 19:34:20
38. 3 Simple Tips to Help You Fireproof Your Business
Your business office, restaurant or factory is basically the flagship of almost everything you have worked for in life. You have your investments in them, expensive equipment, your files and most importantly, your employees. And because of that, it deserves every protection you can give it. But m...
business-and-work - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 19:32:07
39. Fire Alarms A Closer Look At Smoke and Manual Alarms
To most employers, fire protection and safety is all about extinguishers, megaphones and exit signs that help fight flames and assist everybody during evacuation respectively. But beyond those, you as an employer should also provide further protection to your staff by investing in a good fire ala...
business-and-work - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 19:01:54
40. Megaphones 4 of Their Practical Uses In Case Of Emergencies
For the longest time, megaphones have just been seen as something that belongs in a school setting. Think about it, in the past, your principals may have used it to get the attention of the students in the middle of an assembly, your cheerleaders would use it to get everybody going during prep ra...
business-and-work - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 18:44:55
41. What Happens After the Fire Alarm Sets Off? A Blow By Blow View of the Action
It is the middle of the afternoon and so far, everything is going a - ok in the office. But unknowingly, one overworked computer gives out a spark and the curtains beside it catches fire. Nobody was able to notice the flame until it got so big and the alarms sound. As a result, everybody stands ...
business-and-work - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 17:14:29
42. 5 Simple Tips to Prepare For a Fire
There is a fire! What are we to do? Here is something that you would not want to hear in the middle of a blaze. Keep in mind that fires are not like storms or typhoons which are somewhat announced. They can come anytime anywhere, catching everybody by surprise. As such, it is important for every...
business-and-work - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 16:28:33
43. Fire Marshalls: A Closer Look at Their Duties and Responsibilities
So you have been designated as the fire marshallin your company. You gloat knowing that that is somewhat a promotion on your end. But that promotion is not just about the title. You as a marshall will be required to carry out tasks once the alarms get off. Those tasks and responsibilities includ...
business-and-work - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 15:23:37
44. Fire Training: What to Expect
In UK, a business establishment which houses minimum of 5 employees is mandated to comply with the state's fire protection and safety code. This means that the owner/ employer should be able to protect his staff from the risk of blazes and provide for means and tools to help keep his employees sa...
How-To & Education - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 14:28:57
45. 3 Factors to Consider When Buying a Safe
So you have learned in your recent fire training at work that in cases of fire, the first thing that you should do is to save your important belongings while you can and exit your building/ office as fast and as calmly as you can. Yes, everything sounds easy but when time is against you, you may ...
How-To & Education - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 14:02:31
46. Taking a Closer Look at Fire Extinguisher Cabinets and Honeywell Safes
When the topic fire safety is brought about, almost everybody is inclined to thinking about fire extinguishers, signs and ladders. Well this is quite logical really because these are the tools/ gadgets that help you fight fires or save your lives when there is a need. But apart from those, there...
How-To & Education - Fri, 25 Dec 2009 11:06:44
47. Fire Escape Ladder Tips
Fires can spread faster than the blink of an eye. This is why, emergency preparedness for such kind of situation is crucial whether at home or in the workplace. Installing firefighting devices such as extinguishers, hose, and sprinkler systems are a good way to begin. However, you should not negl...
How-To & Education - Thu, 24 Dec 2009 16:14:58
48. 3 Reasons Why a Fire Marshall is a Hero
Firefighters are everyday heroes. In the workplace, it is the fire marshall that can also be considered one. Even though, his job is not as demanding and risky as a firefighter, it does not mean to say that his task is not valuable. In fact, only the most serious and dedicated employees are consi...
business-and-work - Thu, 24 Dec 2009 15:41:59
49. Fire Training
When you first established your business, you knew that one important responsibility that you have is to follow fire safety regulations. One of your legal duties is to provide fire training to your staff. For some business owners, this sounds like an additional chore considering all the work that...
How-To & Education - Thu, 24 Dec 2009 05:34:49
50. Honeywell Safe
It is true what old folks say that nothing in life is permanent except change. Even if you have been doing the same basic routine over and over again for the last few years of your life, you should still expect that unforeseen circumstances to happen to you. Never say, "This would never happen to...
How-To & Education - Thu, 24 Dec 2009 05:03:19
51. Fire Extinguisher Cabinets
Haven't you noticed that people have gotten even busier these days? If you would take time off your hectic schedule to observe people around you, you would see how fast people are breezing by, how they do multiple things at the same time, and how they are always in a rush. You are probably not an...
Entertainment - Thu, 24 Dec 2009 04:31:24
52. Carbon Monoxide Detector
A fire outbreak is extremely dangerous as it can damage properties, cause injuries, and even result in death. However, the fact that you can easily identify a fire when there is one by smelling smoke, seeing flames, or feeling the heat, makes it easier for you to fight it or escape from it safely...
How-To & Education - Thu, 24 Dec 2009 04:03:47
53. wet chemical fire extinguisher
If you own a restaurant, caf, fast food, or any other type of food business, you probably know that kitchen cooking is the primary cause of fire in these kinds of businesses. This is why, it is crucial to ensure safety in your commercial kitchen to prevent the occurrence of a fire outbreak that c...
home-and-garden - Wed, 23 Dec 2009 05:54:56
54. Powder Fire Extinguishers 101
People love items that serve multiple purposes. In the kitchen, kitchen tools that can cut, dice, shred, and mix all at the same time are very popular in the market these days. Office equipment that can scan, print, and copy documents are widely used by many companies. Even furniture pieces that ...
business-and-work - Wed, 23 Dec 2009 05:13:59
55. Foam Fire Extinguisher
Despite government's efforts to raise awareness on fire safety, many people are still unaware of some important details about this matter. For example, most people know what a fire extinguisher is, but if you ask them what a foam extinguisher is, you would probably get a lot of "I don't know."
business-and-work - Wed, 23 Dec 2009 04:25:02
56. Co2 Fire Extinguishers
With so many types of fire extinguishers to choose from, buying one for your home or office can be a confusing task. It is not only necessary to have at least one extinguisher, it is also crucial to have the correct type. As you know, using the wrong extinguisher can result in disastrous conseque...
business-and-work - Wed, 23 Dec 2009 04:21:06
57. Fire Protection Guide - What you Should Do if There is a Fire
When there is a fire, people's most common reaction is to panic. This statement is true, but not necessarily correct. During this kind of situation, the correct thing to do is to stay calm because panicking will only prevent you from thinking rationally and responding to the emergency properly. M...
How-To & Education - Wed, 23 Dec 2009 04:13:02
58. Fire! 5 To Dos In Case Of Fire
Panic - this is the first reaction a lot of people are inclined to have in cases of fire. Well if you really think about it, they cannot be blamed because blazes are not to be taken lightly. Every year millions of people lose their properties and in worse cases their lives because of them. But ev...
How-To & Education - Wed, 23 Dec 2009 00:43:44
59. Fire Extinguishers: 3 Facts That Everybody Should Know About Them
To the general public, fire extinguishers are safety requirements. They just need to be there because the marshal said so. So even if most people see one every day, only a few tend to know their classifications, what they are for and how to use them. Extinguishers should not be neglected like th...
How-To & Education - Wed, 23 Dec 2009 00:21:06
60. Fire Protection Cheat Sheet What You Should Put In Them
You have just been appointed as a part of the fire brigade in your office. This means that in cases emergencies, you are responsible for: - Assessing the situation to find out what caused the flames and if you have to correct tools to fight it. - Fighting the flames if it is something manageabl...
How-To & Education - Wed, 23 Dec 2009 00:04:11
61. 3 Important Facts That You Should Know In Case Of Fire
Getting your house or building ravaged by huge flames is a great tragedy. It is one of those unfortunate incidents that will make you lose everything including your personal belongings, your house and in worse cases, lives - either that of your own or your family. But since fire is not something ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 22 Dec 2009 23:28:04
62. Fire Protection
It is quite striking to note that fire protection is a highly underrated policy here in the United Kingdom. If we take a look at the situation it is especially staggering - fires occur quite frequently in the country.
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 14:57:25
63. Fire Escape Ladder
Until a few years ago, my room did not have a fire escape ladder on it. What makes my room somewhat special is the fact that it is on the second floor with the roof of the bungalow part of our home right beside it. Thus, if there was a way for me to escape through the window when a fire emergency...
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 14:03:21
64. Fire Exit Signs
In an actual fire emergency situation, one must make sure that the fire escape system in the vicinity is as slick as oil. This means that each employee must be trained well as to the safety features of the place in compliance with the Fire Safety Order (FSO) 2005
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 14:02:10
65. Dorgard
Here's the scenario: You are in a room and you notice that there is a HUGE fire and not to mention smoke spreading from the outside while a megaphone siren is sounding through the building. What do you do?
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 14:01:01
66. Megaphone
One may think that communication has become quite instantaneous in our age that certain "old fashioned" gear such as the megaphone would be obsolete by now. Sure we have texting and our cellphones is just simply a elbow's reach away - not to mention we now spend a good amount of our quality time ...
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:59:54
67. Fire Alarm
A fire alarm system is a tried and tested, virtually unchanged way to excellent fire protection for any business or operation. It is indispensable since it alerts the local fire station of the ensuing fire and it also alerts everyone within the vicinity to take immediate action such as clearing t...
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:58:39
68. CO2 Fire Extinguishers
One thing that I have learned about fire safety is the fact that every establishment usually needs a different set of requirements. A restaurant needs wet chemical fire extinguishers, the household needs carbon monoxide detectors, and so on.
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:56:14
69. Foam Fire Extinguisher
When I run my business, I always make sure I have the right kinds of fire safety equipment within my vicinity. This is not just me of course - as it is now a universal legal requirement in the United Kingdom when the Fire Safety Order (2005) was implemented a few years back.
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:55:02
70. Powder Fire Extinguisher
The right bucket for the right type of fire - this is the rule when it comes to selecting a fire extinguisher. Contrary to what most people may be aware of, not all fires can be nor should be put out using water or water based fire extinguishers.
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:53:28
71. Wet Chemical Fire Extinguisher
Not so long ago, a new class of fire was created - Class F. Class F refers to fires that start from cooking fat which burn at extremely high temperatures. None of the current fire extinguishers at the time were strong enough to douse or choke the flame and thus a new type of extinguisher was made...
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:52:05
72. Fire Extinguisher Cabinets
When panic ensues in any life threatening emergency situation, usually it is a task for people to remain calm and make decisions rationally. As business owners, we must always strive to make things easier for our employees to handle such emergencies.
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:43:23
73. Honeywell Safe
Fires in the United Kingdom are more frequent than one may think. In fact, it has become so frequent that a law was ratified and put in to practice last 2006 - the Fire Safety Order (2005) requiring all our business operations to comply with the strict guidelines of the Fire Risk Assessment test.
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:42:23
74. Fire Training
Under the new law of the United Kingdom - the Fire Safety Order, one is required to have each and every one of his company's employees to undergo fire training - and this is just among a lot of other things we have to spend our budget on.
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:41:31
75. Fire Marshall
Remember the old saying: knowledge is power. Knowledge or rather, information gives us the ability to discern an incoming situation and to act on it correctly. In the case of fire safety, this information is so important that it is quite literally, a matter of life and death. Fires frequently occ...
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:40:28
76. Fire Escape Ladder
Different types of fire safety equipment are recommended for different places and situations. In the case of a fire escape ladder, this is especially true since for many, it is one of the few ways one can leave his or her vicinity as quick and as safe as possible.
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:39:40
77. Fire Exit Signs
Signs are important and will continue to be important for decades to come. It provides our society with a certain amount of orderliness, especially when we perceive many of these signs to be universal. A red light means stop. A round sign that slashes out a cigarette sign means no smoking. Signs ...
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:38:48
78. Dorgard
Quite interestingly enough, it is illegal to operate a fire door manually in the case of a fire. A fire door basically, is a door that prevents the spread of flames from room to room - and is therefore closed at when a fire does occur.
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:37:55
79. Megaphone
Who hasn't watched an 80's police themed movie without ever seeing a megaphone? The nifty device is definitely a star for the ages. Even in our current society in which communication is relatively silent - private conversations via mobile phone, chatting via instant messaging on a desktop compute...
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:36:58
80. Fire Alarm
What fire protection method is more used, tried and tested than that good old fire alarm? An efficient system in any given area probably saves more lives per money spent in emergencies than anything else an establishment has ever spent on.
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:32:52
81. Carbon Monoxide Detector
Normally we are afraid of disasters we can see. We see tsunamis, earthquakes, floods and fires occuring worldwide on television creating this image of wrecks and rubble that make us more wary of the things happening around us. But there are others that we aren't too aware of - and one of the most...
business-and-work - Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:29:50
82. Wheeled Fire Extinguishers: Allowing for Fast Response to Fire
Imagine this scene: a small fire breaks out in the office and you look for the nearest fire extinguisher to put out the flames. When you are about to lift it, you discover that it is heavier than you expected and it takes you a while before you are able to reach your destination. Upon arriving at...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 21:02:04
83. Water Fire Extinguishers: Is Water Tough Enough?
When a small fire breaks out in the home or office, most people's initial response is to look for water to put it out. Yes, water has always been the first means of putting out small fires because of its effectiveness in extinguishing flames. Because most homes and offices are equipped with combu...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 20:49:13
84. Why Buying Second Hand Car Fire Extinguisher is NOT a Good Idea
Just like most material possessions in this world, a car fire extinguisher does not last a lifetime. Sadly, no matter how much you would want your trusted and reliable fire extinguisher to give you a lifelong service, this fire safety device only has a limited lifespan. When it reaches its expira...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 20:37:16
85. Budget Savvy Tips for Maintaining Fire Extinguishers
Fire safety equipment such as fire extinguisher plays a vital role in the fire safety in homes and offices, which is why maintenance and proper care is an absolute must. For those who own these kinds of devices, you know that the process actually takes time, effort, and money. It is not as if you...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 20:24:15
86. Ensure Safety of your Employees with Superior Fire Safety Equipment
As a business owner, you probably have so many things in mindfuture expansion plans for the company, new financial strategies, marketing tactics to boost sales, effective training of employees, and so many more. Whether business owners would admit it or not, most of the things that occupy their m...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 20:06:32
87. The Crucial Role of Smoke Seals in a Fire Emergency
People are scared of fire because it causes injuries to people and damage to properties. What they fear most is the fact that a fire can cause death. But do you know that the fire is not the actual cause of casualties? Most of the deaths caused by fire accidents are actually not from burning but ...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 18:02:23
88. Understanding the Value of the Fire Hose in the Workplace
There are many kinds of fire safety devices that are used for fighting off fire. Some of them curb fires in their initial stage such as fire blankets and fire extinguishers whilst others extinguish flames that have spread and expanded like the fire hose. The fire hose, which is one of the most ef...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 17:29:19
89. No More Missing-in-Action Fire Extinguishers with Fire Extinguisher Signs
Imagine this scenario: a fire breaks out in your office; everyone rushes to where the fire extinguisher is. Unfortunately, no one could find it! We have all heard of horror stories about MIA (missing-in-action) fire extinguishers but this does not have to happen if only your workplace is fully eq...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 17:16:42
90. Fire Blanket: Learn to Use it the Right Way
A fire blanket works by cutting off the fire's air supply, which is one of the three elements that a fire needs to burn. Fire blankets can extinguish even grease or electrical fires that cannot be put out by water. The concept of fire blanket seems simple enough that even a young kid can understa...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 16:59:21
91. Choosing the Right Fire Warden among your Staff
All over the world, people have become more conscious about fire safety and protection. In the UK, fire safety is always a top priority especially in the workplace. In fact, employers and business owners are required to appoint a fire warden or fire marshall who will be responsible in overseeing ...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 16:24:14
92. STI Stopper: Protecting your Fire Safety Equipment against Theft and Vandalism
As a business owner, you know the importance of fire safety in the workplace. This is why, you have invested on high quality fire safety devices to protect not only your business but more importantly the people working for you. Unfortunately, some people who do not care about fire safety do more ...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 15:36:12
93. How to Choose a Fire Safe
Buying a fire safe for your business is a very smart choice. As you know, fire accidents can happen without warning. It can take away your most precious items in an instant. With a fire safe protecting your valued documents, digital media, and other significant business items, you would have peac...
Entertainment - Wed, 25 Nov 2009 14:04:12
94. The Importance of A Fire Alarm Bell
One of the most important lessons preschool children must be taught is fire prevention and safety. In schools, the fire alarm bell is an essential part of the fire protection system. Children must be taught to recognise its importance through discussions and most importantly, fire drill exercises. 
home-and-garden - Tue, 24 Nov 2009 01:56:49
95. Using Smoke Seals
Nowadays, high-rise buildings have come to replace traditional office setups wherein each company maintains their own fire safety strategies that have been conceived with the companys specific structure and requirements in mind. Today, large, integrated office buildings housing numerous company o...
home-and-garden - Tue, 24 Nov 2009 01:41:39
96. Fire Warden
You have exerted so much effort in selecting the fire warden among a roster of candidates. The choice was not easy as all of them exhibited qualities that would make a responsible and reliable fire warden. You knew you made the right decision after thinking about it so hard.
business-and-work - Mon, 23 Nov 2009 14:11:25
97. Fire Extinguisher Brackets: Mounting Fire Extinguishers with Ease
If you think that buying a fire extinguisher is already a big challenge, wait until you have to install it. Mounting a fire extinguisher is a serious business. It requires you to understand the main principles of proper location and installation of this fire safety device. Fortunately, fire extin...
Entertainment - Mon, 23 Nov 2009 14:09:58
98. Where to Place Smoke Alarms in the Workplace
Fires do not only occur in homes, they happen in other places as well. The workplace is one of those places vulnerable to fire accidents. Since most people work day in and day out, and spend most of their time at the office, it is only right that employers ensure the safety not only of their busi...
Entertainment - Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:50:50
99. STI Stopper
You are working peacefully in your office. So are your employees. The workplace seems to be quiet and everyone is doing his job efficiently. But halfway through the day, the peace is disrupted with an alarming sound from the fire alarm.
business-and-work - Mon, 23 Nov 2009 02:56:17
100. Fire Safe
When putting up a business, it is normal that business owners would only think about good things ahead. This is because a positive mindset can contribute greatly to the success of the venture. However, it is also important to think about worst-case scenarios in order for you to prepare for them.
business-and-work - Mon, 23 Nov 2009 02:39:25
101. Fire Extinguisher Brackets
Every workplace is required to have the correct types and quantities of fire extinguishers based on the results of the fire risk assessment. Employers and business owners are not only responsible for buying superior quality fire extinguishers, they should also be able to install these safety devi...
business-and-work - Mon, 23 Nov 2009 02:23:37
102. Smoke Alarms
Smoke alarms do not fight off fire like fire extinguishers or fire blankets. When there is a fire outbreak in the workplace, you cannot grab the smoke alarm and throw it into the flames, hoping it would extinguish the fire.
home-and-garden - Mon, 23 Nov 2009 02:03:16
103. Wheeled Fire Extinguishers
When you look at wheeled fire extinguishers, you would find yourself saying, Why have we not thought of this a long time ago? Wheeled fire extinguishers, which exhibit the qualities of being mobile, convenient, and efficient, are becoming more and more popular these days.
business-and-work - Mon, 23 Nov 2009 01:42:28
104. Water Fire Extinguishers
No matter how long you would want your water fire extinguishers to stay with you, there will come a point where you would need to say goodbye. As you probably know, the contents of non-gaseous fire extinguishers corrode the inside of the canister of the fire extinguisher. Stresses caused by the h...
home-and-garden - Mon, 23 Nov 2009 01:15:37
105. Fire Extinguisher
It is true that the fire extinguisher is one of the most commonly used firefighting devices. In fact, this is usually the first thing that a business owner would plan to buy and install in his place of business. Since the fire extinguisher is such a valuable tool for fire protection and safety, i...
business-and-work - Sun, 22 Nov 2009 14:57:45
106. Fire Safety Equipment
In the UK, fire safety is a very important aspect of everyday life. In fact, the government implements strict regulations and standards when it comes to fire safety equipment. For example, fire extinguishers, which are some of the most valuable tools for fighting fire, are required to have the co...
business-and-work - Sun, 22 Nov 2009 14:03:14
107. Top 3 Advantages of Owning a Wheeled Fire Extinguisher
A fire extinguisher on wheels? Yes, the ever-reliable firefighting device has been made even better as it has now become mobile and portable. Wheeled fire extinguishers, which come in either in C02 or powder extinguishing agents, are ideal for many types of large business such as warehouses, fuel...
Entertainment - Sun, 22 Nov 2009 07:50:24
108. Are Water Fire Extinguishers Suitable for your Business?
There is a plethora of fire safety devices in the market today. Even so, water fire extinguishers remain as some of the most popular firefighting tools because of their simplicity in terms of content, operation, and servicing. This type of fire extinguisher covers Class A fires such as those that...
Entertainment - Sun, 22 Nov 2009 07:08:26
109. 3 Great Tips for Buying a Car Fire Extinguisher Online
A car fire extinguisher is one of the most useful accessories you can put inside your car. This type of fire extinguisher, which is a compact version of the same powder extinguisher installed in most offices and stores, is your best defense against a fire accident that can cause serious damage an...
Entertainment - Sun, 22 Nov 2009 06:43:23
110. What Fire Extinguisher is Ideal for my Business?
You have worked all your life to achieve the success of your business and now that you are on the top or almost there, you would want to protect everything you have worked for against possible threats such as a fire accident. As you probably know, fire in the business is quite a common scenario p...
Entertainment - Sun, 22 Nov 2009 05:52:45
111. Fire Alarm Bell
Buying fire safety devices like a fire alarm bell is a far cry from shopping for regular things like food or clothes. When you go to the mall to shop for food items or clothing, you just go from rack to rack to see what you like and then get whatever it is that you think would be of good use to y...
home-and-garden - Sun, 22 Nov 2009 00:18:48
112. Smoke Seals
If you were to ask people to tell you what they know about fire safety devices, you would often hear the mention of the wordsfire extinguishers, fire hose, and smoke alarms. You probably would not hear much about smoke seals.
business-and-work - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 23:53:10
113. Fire Hose
Being an employer is not an easy job. Maybe if all employees were custom-made to be responsible, reliable, and industrious workers, managing them would be a breeze. But in the real world, no employee is perfect. In fact, there are even a few who would stress you out and give you bouts of headaches.
business-and-work - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 23:34:48
114. The Best Ways to Care for and Maintain Fire Safety Equipment
Most business owners are aware of the devastating consequences that a fire outbreak may bring to their businesses. Because of this, they strive to protect their company and employees by installing high quality fire safety equipment such as fire extinguishers. However, it is important to remember ...
Entertainment - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 20:23:52
115. Fire Extinguisher Signs
Not everyone going in and out of your place of business would be familiar with escape routes or fire extinguisher locations. After all, your customers and clients did not go there thinking that, Hey, a fire might occur in this place today, I better check out where the nearest fire exit is!
business-and-work - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 01:59:26
116. Essential Fire Brigade Equipment
The most common image which comes to mind when asked to imagine a fire fighter is one wearing full-on fire-fighting gear and carrying a fire hose. Although modern fire-fighting devices have been introduced to stop the spread of fires, the fire hose remains as one of the most effective tools in ex...
home-and-garden - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 01:26:18
117. Choose the Set of Fire Extinguisher Signs
There is an important provision in the Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations of 1996 stipulating that Every employer shall ensure that each of his employees receives suitable and sufficient instruction and training in the meaning of safety signs and the measures to be taken in ...
home-and-garden - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 01:08:39
118. Fire Blanket
So, you have opened up a new restaurant business, congratulations! So far, you have everything covered: kitchen utensils, restaurant furniture, cooking equipment, dinnerware, interior design, and staff. But wait, you seem to have forgotten one important detail, the fire safety equipment!
business-and-work - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 00:55:12
119. Workshops Using A Fire Blanket
There are several good reasons for including a fire blanket in a factory or restaurants fire fighting equipment. Of course, the foremost reason is safety. The use of fire blankets is no longer limited to preventing chip pan fires. Water cannot be used to put out a fire which started from grease o...
home-and-garden - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 00:47:00
120. Complete Fire Warden Equipment Kit
Chances are, any emergency situation within a workplace will be chaotic, noisy, disorganized and out of control. This is mainly because there will be more people who will tend to panic and react adversely to such a situation. Unfortunately, we all know that panicking will not be helpful in emerge...
home-and-garden - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 00:29:29
121. Avoiding Vandalism With An STI Stopper
Vandalism is a malicious and often petty act that is described as the intentional destruction of property, which is more often than not, the property of others. In some cases, acts of vandalism such as spray painting a garden fence or a wall only cause headache and additional expense on the part ...
home-and-garden - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 00:08:38
122. Protecting Your Business with a Fire Safe
When you are engaged in a business, you probably know the importance of business related documents that you need to refer to on a regular basis. Thus, there is a need to keep these documents using an effective storage system. Storing all of these documents makes for effective management.
business-and-work - Fri, 20 Nov 2009 23:45:51
123. Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Equipment
Sufficient fire prevention and fire fighting equipment are essential in any structure or building. This is especially true in schools and other learning institutions where the safety and well-being of children are of utmost importance. Naturally, typical fire-fighting equipment can be found in UK...
home-and-garden - Fri, 20 Nov 2009 23:33:30
124. Smoke Alarms are Ingenious Devices
They are cheap yet highly practical and very useful. In the UK, it has been proven that smoke detectors save thousands of lives each year, and as such, they have been highly recommended as an integral part of a fire safety plan. In fact, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 mandates tha...
home-and-garden - Fri, 20 Nov 2009 20:03:01
125. Fire Warden
Being a firefighter has always been one of your aspirations in life. Fighting off fire and saving lives seemed like a fulfilling and promising career. Unfortunately, your career path led you to a different profession and whilst you are happy with what you currently do, there is still that part of...
business-and-work - Fri, 20 Nov 2009 02:35:13
126. STI Stopper
Fire protective devices such as fire extinguishers and fire alarms are important for the business. They give early warnings about fires and help curb small incipient flames before they become out of control.
business-and-work - Fri, 20 Nov 2009 01:34:45
127. Fire Safe
Managing a business is no walk in the park. This type of venture requires vigilance and hard work at all times. You let your guard down for a minute and your business will come crashing down.
home-and-garden - Fri, 20 Nov 2009 00:43:55
128. Fire Extinguisher Brackets
The fire extinguisher is one of the best firefighting tools there is. It is no wonder that most homes and offices in the UK are equipped with the latest in fire extinguisher technology.
home-and-garden - Thu, 19 Nov 2009 23:50:36
129. Smoke Alarms
When it comes to fire safety, you would almost never hear anybody talk about it without the mention of fire safety devices such as smoke alarms. This is because these tools play a crucial role in fire protection.
home-and-garden - Thu, 19 Nov 2009 20:13:44
130. Secure Wheeled Fire Extinguishers
If you have ever participated in a fire drill or if you have ever been in a real fire emergency, you would know that during a fire outbreak, every second counts. Time is of great value that even a few tiny seconds can spell the difference between life and death. Manufacturers of fire extinguisher...
home-and-garden - Thu, 19 Nov 2009 19:04:47
131. Water Fire Extinguishers
If you rank fire extinguishers according to age, the water fire extinguisher would probably be the oldest among all of them. This extinguisher, which makes use of the oldest discovered extinguishing agent, remains to be one of the most popular tools for fighting fire even though there are more hi...
home-and-garden - Thu, 19 Nov 2009 18:49:16
132. Car Fire Extinguisher and More
Most people are content with having fire extinguishers in their homes and office without realising that there is still another place where they need to install this reliable fire safety device. The car is also a place that requires fire extinguisher installation. Car owners should be aware that t...
home-and-garden - Thu, 19 Nov 2009 18:30:12
133. Fire Extinguisher Maintenance Costs
When you first bought your fire extinguisher, you knew that there was more to it than just buying. You knew that after the purchase, you would need to take care of it the best way possible in order for the extinguisher to maintain its top quality and condition. What you did not know was the fact ...
home-and-garden - Thu, 19 Nov 2009 18:04:48
134. High Quality Fire Safety Equipment
We have always had this notion that for a product to be of excellent quality, it has to be expensive, as cheap products are also cheap in quality. Some people who are after durable fire protective equipment spend a lot of money because they think this is the only way to get maximum protection for...
home-and-garden - Thu, 19 Nov 2009 17:48:12
135. Securing the Fire Alarm Bell to Avoid Pranks and False Fire Alarms
It is human nature to play jokes and pranks on each other. In fact, some people would go through great lengths just to play a ridiculous prank on somebody. It even has become a theme of some gag shows in television. Most of these jokes would make us laugh. However, what is not funny is when peopl...
home-and-garden - Thu, 19 Nov 2009 01:09:08
136. A Quick Guide on the Fire Hose
Although not necessary for homes and small offices, the fire hose can be a valuable tool for curbing fires in buildings and large areas. This device is extremely effective in tackling fires that involve paper, wood, cardboard, and cloth. It is in fact, one of the oldest firefighting tools that ut...
home-and-garden - Thu, 19 Nov 2009 00:39:32
137. A Comprehensive Guide on Smoke Seals
Intumescent smoke seals are surely amazing. Who could have guessed that a plain-looking strip can actually expand to a large material that would be able to create a barrier against poisonous smoke? Intumescent strips and smoke seals contain a substance that increases in volume (not in density) up...
home-and-garden - Thu, 19 Nov 2009 00:29:46
138. Using Fire Blankets In Times Of Need
In 2007, 31,000 fire incidents were recording in buildings in the United Kingdom. Of these fire incidents, 36 people died. Such an alarming amount of fire incidents happening in building establishments only poses a challenge for business owners to toughen up their fire preventive measures to make...
How-To & Education - Tue, 17 Nov 2009 21:12:11
139. Conducting Fire Risk Assessment In Your Businesses
A fire risk assessment is an essential part of any business establishment. Not only does it determine how hazardous your work place is in terms of fire incidents, but it also gives you different options in dealing with these hazards to further prevent fire incidents and losing lives. Like what ha...
How-To & Education - Tue, 17 Nov 2009 20:52:36
140. Tips On Preventing Fire In The Business Place
  In the year 2007, there were 630,000 fire and false alarm incidents that were attended in England. In the same year, the incidents reached up to 804,000 in the United Kingdom alone. Fire has always been a constant companion of every community in the United Kingdom, especially for business estab...
How-To & Education - Tue, 17 Nov 2009 20:37:58
141. Fire Extinguisher Signs: Where do you put them?
Fire is one of the worst calamities that can ever happen to your place of business. This is why, you would want to ensure that you do the right preventive measures and you install superior fire safety devices to be prepared for such occurrence. Fire extinguishers are some of the most vital tools ...
home-and-garden - Tue, 17 Nov 2009 17:12:22
142. Emergency Preparedness
When you look at a fire blanket, it can be hard to believe that this simple-looking cloth can actually extinguish a fire. If you do not know any better, you probably would not think that this cloth could be a valuable tool in curbing fires. Whilst fire extinguishers are the more popular firefight...
home-and-garden - Tue, 17 Nov 2009 16:47:06
143. Caring For Fire Extinguishers Using Fire Extinguisher Stands
More often than not, we give our most important belongings special care by protecting them from external factors. We either do this by wrapping them with a protective sheet like cloth, or by containing them within sealable cavities such as boxes and cabinets. Locks even come in handy sometimes fo...
How-To & Education - Tue, 17 Nov 2009 16:19:31
144. The Conventional Water Fire Extinguisher - Nothing Still Beats The Basics
When you think about fighting off fire, the first thing that comes to mind is surely the element, water. So when extinguishing fire, probably what you also picture is water coming out of this huge, red canister. After all, water is generally the thing that fire fighters use to put off the fire fr...
How-To & Education - Tue, 17 Nov 2009 16:02:40
145. What on Earth is the CO2 Fire Extinguisher
When you go to your local fire extinguisher store, you will realize that after asking around, there is actually more than just one kind of fire extinguisher for sale. Yes, you will come to find out that the big red tanks that blow off those thick, gray smog that you see in the movies actually com...
How-To & Education - Tue, 17 Nov 2009 15:54:47
146. The Wide Variety of Fire-Fighting Tools Offered By The Chubb Fire Extinguishers
We all know what fire extinguishers are. They're those red metal cylinders designed like gigantic grenades or oxygen tanks with a hose of a nozzle. We see them all the time in movies and TV shows being grabbed from behind a glass that says "Break glass in case of fire" and sprayed all over mantle...
How-To & Education - Tue, 17 Nov 2009 15:42:37
147. The Chrome Fire Extinguisher: Where Aesthetics and Functionality In Fire Determent Meet As One
In this time and age where aesthetic value has become just as important as functionality, metallic materials and minimalist architectural concepts are some of the things that have begun to dominate our lives and set the standards for beauty. In light with all the concepts of modernization and all...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 17:34:51
148. A Necessary Precaution: The Automatic Fire Extinguisher
There are different tools needed for specific fire-dousing situations. For instance, fire blankets and water fire extinguishers are used for simple fires such as minor domestic ignitions; when flammable liquids are involved, a foam fire extinguisher works best; if electricity is the cause of a fi...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 17:16:57
149. Securing Your Most Valued Possessions with Fireproof Boxes
Youll never really know when things will just suddenly blow up or accidentally catch fire. And when that occurs, the last thing youd want to happen is to see your most valued possessions ignite in crimson embers while you helplessly watch them char into soft, gray ash. Just to be on the safe side...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 16:57:27
150. Keep Your Valuable Items Safe With A Sentry Fire Safe
When tragedies related to fire occur, these usually translate to furniture lost forever, properties damaged badly, and loved ones wounded or worsedead. And when these things do happen, people find it difficult to recover both emotionally, physically and most of all financiallyespecially if their ...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 16:45:27
151. Your Safety Blankets: The Fire Blankets
In every home or workplace, fire blankets are a must-have, and these objects should not be taken for granted. Even though fire extinguishers are the stars amongst fire suppressants, these specialized mantles are just as effective in fighting fire as that gigantic, oxygen tank-looking red thing. A...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 16:27:53
152. More Than Just A Requirement: The Importance of a Fire Risk Assessment
Businesses often dont think that their establishments will ever catch fire, and so they dont take the necessary precautions and are forced to live with the regretful consequences in the end. Conducting a fire risk assessment is a very vital factor in ensuring the safety of your business and that ...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 16:25:22
153. Water Fire Extinguisher Guide
Indeed, while a water fire extinguisher isn't an answer for all types of fires, it is very versatile and works well for common types of fires such as ones caught on the curtain, other fabrics, paper and the like. While there are different kinds of fire extinguishers depending on the situation...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 02:30:27
154. Chrome Fire Extinguishers: Making Fire Safety Easy on the Eyes
  Ever since commercial establishments were strictly imposed by law in the United Kingdom to impose satisfactory fire safety measures in their facilities, (Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005) it has been a bit of a concern to keep their aesthetics with big, red imposing fire extinguishers...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 02:30:26
155. Tips in Positioning Fire Safety Signs
  The Fire Safety Order of 2005 in summary states that every business, charity or voluntary organization, contractor, and pretty much any place that welcomes a flow of guests are now required to equip themselves with fire safety measures. This means fire extinguishers, fire blankets, first aid ki...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 02:25:36
156. Fire Hose Reel Fact Page
Fire safety equipment involves a different set of tools for different situations. For instance, we all know that fire extinguishers are meant to be used immediately when a small fire starts. In more extreme conditions such as when people are trapped in a burning building (knock on wood!) firefigh...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 02:16:52
157. Intumescent Strips A Practical Addition to Fire Safety
Interestingly enough, when an establishment invests in fire safety one stocks up enough fire extinguishes & fire blankets then proceeds to install a network of smoke detectors, sprinklers and a good number of fire safety signs to boot. Of course, there are less known methods of fire safety but ce...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 01:58:06
158. The Commercial Need for a Fire Alarm System
The title needs very little explanation, come to think about it. And yet, the need for a fire alarm system in commercial districts cannot be overemphasized - and there are several reasons for this. First of all, the safety of the residents within a commercial setting depends largely on how fast p...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Nov 2009 01:42:29
159. Panic Bolts: Emergency Exits made Safe, Easy & Convenient
In any establishment, fire exits that are safely locked on normal days, yet easy to open in the case of emergencies is vastly essential. Thankfully, gone are the days of using a "glass breakable" tool which is at often times unsafe especially when accidentally opened by children. Nowadays, the us...
How-To & Education - Sat, 14 Nov 2009 17:51:59
160. A Selection of Chubb Fire Extinguishers
In general, everyone is pretty much familiar with fire extinguishers. We know them already to be necessities in every home and business establishment. We know that in the case of a fire, we grab a big red canister and spray away. Of course, companies are already aware of the rules imposed by the ...
How-To & Education - Sat, 14 Nov 2009 16:43:57
161. CO2 Fire Extinguisher Guide
Among the different types of fire extinguishers, the CO2 fire extinguisher is perhaps the most versatile and therefore the most commonly used type of fire extinguisher - able to deliver in a good number of fire emergency situations, readily available in fire safety supply distributors and relativ...
How-To & Education - Sat, 14 Nov 2009 16:15:43
162. Panic Bolts
The Victoria Hall was a large concert hall in Sunderland, England. At the end of a show there on June 16, 1883, the entertainers began to distribute prizes to children with certain ticket numbers. The children with those numbers hurried to the staircase leading downstairs.
business-and-work - Sat, 14 Nov 2009 03:08:19
163. Fire Alarm
Do not let fire be one of the worries of your business. Business premises must have in them complete fire safety equipment installed.
business-and-work - Sat, 14 Nov 2009 02:37:20
164. Intumescent Strips
Clients, employees, properties- these are what keep a business alive. It is an indispensable duty for business owners and employees to keep these business assets- the clients, employees, and properties- from hazards. One of the most devastating hazards that ruin a business is fire accident. It is...
business-and-work - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 14:41:45
165. Fire Hose Reel
Are you confident enough that your workplace is safe from fire? The assets of the business are its office, factory, equipment, its people, and most importantly, the safety of all of these assets combined. Investing on the safety of all of the assets ensures the longevity of the business.
business-and-work - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 14:25:13
166. Fire Safety Signs
Since fire outbreaks do not happen everyday, these safety signs are constant reminders to employees to be alert in case of accidents. These signs are best in glow-in-the-dark finishes.
business-and-work - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 14:03:50
167. Install Your Businesses With Fire Preventive Equipments
A lot of properties are instantly lost when a business establishment experiences fire in its premise. Not only do properties go to ashes, but also the lives of the buildings occupants. For concerned business establishments, their premises are automatically subject to maintain the building regulat...
How-To & Education - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 02:09:03
168. Fire Blankets
A small towel used to dampen the fire does not dampen the fire at all. It even worsens the accident. If you miss the spot, you will have to get closer to the fire and try again. Many people who have tried this method actually got severely burned.
home-and-garden - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 01:53:19
169. Fire Risk Assessment
A responsible boss considers the safety of the business and all of the employees literally. A stable company requires a both health and safety protocol. Fire safety must be one of the priorities on the list.
business-and-work - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 01:35:11
170. Sentry Fire Safe
You cook dinner after a long day of tiring work. You lit a candle to make dinner even more romantic. Heating has always comforted you in the chilly night. Stress from work still persists so you lighted a cigarette. While smoking, you looked out your window and you see children playing with fire. ...
home-and-garden - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 01:15:00
171. Fire Statistics in the UK
Every year, a significant amount of fire incidents happen in the United Kingdom and a significant amount of deaths and injuries also occur during these fires. Having a detailed record of these facts and figures can be of great help in creating methods and devices to further lessen such unpleasant...
How-To & Education - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:55:23
172. Fireproof Boxes
Accidents are thieves. Thefts are accidents, too. They come in times when you least expect them. That is why they are called accidents in the first place. Fire outbreaks and thefts are just some of the most devastating disasters a home can ever have.
home-and-garden - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:55:22
173. Why Is Fire Risk Assessment Important For Business Owners
  A fire risk assessment is a very important part in making as well as maintaining your work place a safe environment for your employees. Not only will it determine the fire hazards within your establishments, but it will also determine the right actions needed to be undertaken to prevent such un...
How-To & Education - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:34:33
174. Fire Extinguisher Stands
Choosing the right fire extinguisher stand is not different from choosing the right fire extinguisher. It has to meet the requirements of your specific need. Economizing is not also at the utmost importance when it comes to safety.
home-and-garden - Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:34:25
175. Fire Risk Assessment
Being the world's first industrialized country, the United Kingdom is already considered as a developed country today. With its continuous growth as a first class country, its competitiveness prevails as it has the world's sixth largest economy. With business establishments hurling up day...
How-To & Education - Thu, 12 Nov 2009 18:50:57
176. Why Having Fireproof Boxes Are Important
Generally, most life-changing incidents are accidental and unperceived. These incidents, no matter how sudden or short they may occur, actually affect the lives of people. In most cases, the effects are taunting and extensive. One particular incident that can truly damage not only peoples lives b...
How-To & Education - Thu, 12 Nov 2009 18:34:53
177. Installing Fire Alarms in Your Worplace
In the United Kingdom alone, fire incidents reached up to 804,000 in the year 2007. With these incidents, fatal casualties totaled to 443. Alarming as it may be, many ways have already been created and various equipments invented in order to prevent fire incidents, especially in business establis...
How-To & Education - Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:36:57
178. What Do You Need To Know About Chubb Fire Extinguishers
It is important for every business establishment to install fire preventive measures within its work place. Not only will these preventive measures help in lessening the occurrence of fire incidents, but they will mostly save lives in the future. However, in the event that a fire indeed breaks ou...
How-To & Education - Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:21:03
179. Benefits Of Having Panic Bolts
Over the years, different fire preventive and fire fighting measures have been invented and conceptualized. These measures and mechanisms have only one thing in common, which is their goal of preventing fire from being a further threat to most people. However, most of the time people are do not h...
How-To & Education - Wed, 11 Nov 2009 20:36:54
180. Why Fire Alarm Systems Are Important In Your Business Place
In the occurrence of fire in any business establishment, a huge amount of physical properties go to ashes and also the lives of its occupants become endangered. There are many ways to prevent such undesirable things to occur, and one preventive measure is installing a fire alarm system in your wo...
How-To & Education - Wed, 11 Nov 2009 20:18:55
181. What Are Intumescent Strips?
It is a life-changing event for any business establishment to undergo such a tremendous crisis like fire. For most businesses, they may employ different kinds of fire preventive measures in order to save their work place from future destruction. Consequently, most people are well aware of some fi...
How-To & Education - Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:58:12
182. Fire Risk Assessment and Safety Training
Every year, an unreasonable amount of properties and stocks get destroyed because of fire incidents that occur in the United Kingdoms business establishments. More importantly, not only valuable properties are lost but also the lives of people. Citizens decide to work in the business sector of th...
How-To & Education - Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:26:16
183. Fire Safety Signs
  Every year, fire incidents occur in different places such as private homes and building establishments. In order to lessen the damage fire may cause to a certain work place, specific fire preventive measures have been designed. Aside from installing fire alarm systems or fire extinguishers in t...
How-To & Education - Wed, 11 Nov 2009 18:49:44
184. Introduction To Fire Safety And Fire Risk Assessment
Being a country with one of the worlds largest economies, it is only a responsible gesture for the United Kingdom to take extensive care of its business sector. With the countrys bustling cities and urbanized areas, business establishments then increase their chances in being vulnerable to artifi...
How-To & Education - Mon, 09 Nov 2009 20:28:51
185. Overview On Sentry Fire Safes
More often than not, the occurrence of fire is not something to expected, especially in places that they are least likely to be problems. However, when a fire breaks out and damages business establishments, not only properties and stocks are being affected, but also all the lives of the people co...
How-To & Education - Mon, 09 Nov 2009 20:17:42
186. Difference Between Fireproof Boxes And Safety Boxes
Every year, a lot of properties are lost during unpleasant incidents such as fire. Most of the time these incidents happen in an instant, but bring tremendous loss for the people involved. At times, even places such as business establishments are not saved from fire incidents. It is for this reas...
How-To & Education - Mon, 09 Nov 2009 19:50:27
187. Installing Fire Extinguishers In Your Work Place
  Maintaining your work place as a safe premise for you and your employees is one of your main duties as the owner. Most of the time, you protect your business establishment from usual incidents such as burglary. However, you should also put much attention to other kinds of incidents like fire. I...
healthy-living - Mon, 09 Nov 2009 03:46:15
188. Fire Risk Assessment
A fire risk assessment is an essential part of any business establishment. Not only does it determine how hazardous your work place is in terms of fire incidents, but it also gives you different options in dealing with these hazards to further prevent fire incidents and losing lives. Like what ha...
healthy-living - Mon, 09 Nov 2009 01:21:19
189. History Of Fire Extinguishers
  As fire incidents pose a great deal of danger and harm to people and physical properties, more and more fire fighting devices are being created and manufactured to further prevent the degenerative effects of fire. Of these fire fighting devices, the traditional fire extinguishers have come a lo...
healthy-living - Mon, 09 Nov 2009 01:01:10
190. Fire Alarm
Fire alarm systems are a reliable way to protect your family from an impending fire outbreak. It is able to provide people inside the establishment and home enough time to escape or be informed that a fire is erupting.
healthy-living - Mon, 02 Nov 2009 15:00:09
191. Intumescent Strips
Aside from fire extinguishers and fire blankets, installing an intumescent strip can also be one approach you can use to increase your chance of surviving a fire emergency.
healthy-living - Mon, 02 Nov 2009 02:38:37
192. Fire Hose Reel
A fire hose reel is an essential fire safety device for high-rise buildings and wide area establishments. It is able to provide a controlled water supply to combat fire and preventing it to spread to other areas.
healthy-living - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 17:55:05
193. Fire Safety Signs
Fire safety signs are an important part of keeping people protected in the event of a fire outbreak. It is also one of the best ways to uphold fire safety and increases every persons chance of surviving a fire.
healthy-living - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 17:19:48
194. Fire Blankets
Fire blankets are dependable fire safety devices which can be used to combat small incipient fires and increase every homes chance into surviving a fire outbreak.
healthy-living - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 16:28:59
195. Fire Risk Assessment
A fire risk assessment is an obligation for every business establishment to ensure that a fire accident will not occur in their property.  
healthy-living - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 15:52:23
196. Water Fire Extinguisher
Water has often been the first means utilized to put out a small fire as it is an element that can be very effective and useful against flames. Most home fires are caused by combustible materials such as paper, wood and fabric. With this idea in mind, it is no wonder that one of the most frequent...
healthy-living - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 14:21:59
197. Fireproof Boxes
People on no account cease to be mindful of their things especially if it is very significant to them. It is not a surprise if they practice great care in all their valuables and make certain that these are enclosed in containers which can guarantee its preservation. Laptops, for example are plac...
healthy-living - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 03:51:54
198. Fire Extinguisher Stands
One of the best way to uphold fire safety is to ensure that the possibility of a fire erupting is prevented. This can be realized by educating each member of the family or workforce with the different types of fire fighting equipment that can be the means of preventing a small insignificant fire ...
healthy-living - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 03:08:48
199. Automatic Fire Extinguisher
        The United Kingdom is a country that has not been spared by the sudden circumstances of a fire eruption. Hundreds of properties and buildings are destroyed every year as well as the fact that it can sometimes even lead death to fire victims. Therefore, it is only crucial that essential fi...
healthy-living - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 02:17:42
200. Chrome Fire Extinguisher
Nowadays, people are more concerned and expectant on how something appears beautiful and agreeable rather than how these things are able to keep them safe and protected. This is not a revelation as modern society has often preferred to look and show their best in any affair no matter the cost.
healthy-living - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 00:44:13
201. CO2 Fire Extinguisher
There are a range of fire extinguishers available which offer assistance in controlling the risk of fire. In the United Kingdom, all workplaces are required to provide and maintain this fire equipment in their premises to safeguard fire safety and prevention in the country.
healthy-living - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 00:15:59
202. Chubb Fire Extinguishers
Providing your home with high quality fire extinguishers has always been a good investment. Although at some point, you will feel that this device may be insignificant when you see it hanging on your wall and gather dust year after year. This may be the case, but once you encounter a fire emergen...
healthy-living - Sat, 31 Oct 2009 23:35:48

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