fire extinguishers Tag

19 Jan Fire Safety for Landlords

A scary rise in the neglect of fire safety With an increased number of people renting out places to live, the disregarding of fire safety has risen to a point where it needs to be noticed. Fire safety duties hold great responsibilities especially when you aren’t...

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17 Jan Fire Extinguisher Expiry Dates

Has your fire extinguisher expired? Something that a lot of people are unaware of is that fire extinguishers have an expiration date. However as inconvenient as it is, a lot of extinguishers do not come with an expiry date, therefore how do you know if you...

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29 Jul Types of Fire Extinguishers

Maintaining fire extinguishers  in the North East There are 5 main types of fire extinguishers, although not commonly known, they will appear in everyday life and are distinguishable by their colour coding across their stripped bands. Fires must be fought with these variations as each one...

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02 Jun Maintaining fire extinguishers

Maintaining fire extinguishers  in the North East When it comes to maintaining fire extinguishers, if they are looked after they can last for twenty years plus, many fire extinguishers don't have an expiry date on them. It is essential however to have regular maintenance carried out...

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10 Dec Office Fire Extinguishers

Choosing the right Fire Extinguishers for your office When a fire occurs in your office especially if they are computers in the room, you need to use different types of extinguishers. The difference between a normal extinguisher and one for an office with computers Firstly having the correct...

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21 Aug Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers

Should we still be using dry powder fire extinguishers? In recent years we have seen dry powder fire extinguishers start to disappear from premises after the amendment was made to BS5306-8 in 2012. The amendment deals with the selection and placement of fire extinguishers. After this...

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25 Jun Replacing fire extinguishers

Replacing fire extinguishers when is the right time? Replacing fire extinguishers, it's not always easy to know when it is the best time to change them. When well-maintained they can last for twenty years plus, not all extinguishers have an expiry date on them. Regular maintenance,...

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