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Fire Safety in the Workplace

Fire Safety in the Workplace

The importance of fire safety in the workplace can sometimes be overlooked. Fire safety is both important and necessary in order to prevent and protect against the impact caused by a fire. Fire safety reduces the risk to life, risk to building damage and the risk to your business continuance.

It is also the law. Having effective fire safety procedures and fire-fighting equipment in place is required by law, under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Also depending on the business type, there are many regulatory body requirements to uphold such as by HSE, CQC, ...

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Fire Safety Maintenance Package for an Independent School...

Fire Safety Maintenance Package for an Independent School in near Yeovil, Somerset.

This school found themselves out of contract with their fire alarm company and were recommended to Ocean Fire and Security by a neighbouring school.

The school required their Fire Alarms, Emergency Lighting and Fire Extinguishers to be reviewed and then maintained to the current standards.

SCHOOL FIRE SAFETY MAINTENANCE PACKAGE

Once the call for help come into us, the simple answer was YES! We can HELP! Our engineers attended to review the current systems in place, their maintenance history and to note any remediation works needed. Why was this required? Because ...

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Fire Alarm System for a Primary School in Dorset.

Fire Alarm System for a Primary School in Dorset.

The fire alarm panel in this primary school in Dorset was found to be faulty during a recent routine service inspection.

The fault was traced to the main fire alarm control panel whereby if the system went into a fault condition, such as a power failure, the fire alarm panel did not activate any fault conditions.

This could have proved critical if there were faults with any part of the system, as the customer would not have been aware as the panel would not have sounded.

After the inspection our engineer swiftly reported the ...

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Fire alarms: frequently asked questions

Fire alarms: frequently asked questions

1 – Who is responsible the premises fire safety?

You’re responsible for fire safety in business or other non-domestic premises if you’re:
• an employer
• the owner
• the landlord
• an occupier
• anyone else with control of the premises, for example a facilities manager, building manager, managing agent or risk assessor

You’re known as the ‘responsible person’.

Important - You could be fined or go to prison if you do not follow fire safety regulations.

2 – Do I need a fire alarm?

Yes! Current UK fire alarm regulations state that all business premises must have ‘an ...

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Fire Alarm System for a Manufacturer in Exeter, Devon

Fire Alarm System for a Manufacturer in Exeter, Devon

This manufacturer required a fire alarm system for their new premises in Exeter.

The previous tenants had installed a fire system AND...

The fire risk assessment advised that a fire alarm was installed
BUT...

After a site survey, it was discovered that the system was non-operational and not up to any fire standards.
The company’s management wished to have a new system installed to keep their staff and premises safe.

WHEN IS A FIRE ALARM NOT A FIRE ALARM?

When you move into a new building and see an existing fire alarm, you might assume that the ...

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Access Control Installation for a Primary School near Yeo...

Access Control Installation for a Primary School near Yeovil, Somerset.

This primary school identified a security risk to the main doors into the school premises.

ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM

Ocean fitted a Paxton Net2 system to the main doors, a system that is both user friendly and expandable, should the school wish to secure further doors in the future.

Paxton Net2 software was installed, and fobs were programmed to the customers requirements.

The system was demonstrated and a handover to the customer was carried out so they know how to operate the system correctly.

Now the school have control over the main doors and both ...

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Fire Alarm System for a Specialised Fertiliser Manufactur...

Fire Alarm System for a Specialised Fertiliser Manufacturer in Henstridge, Somerset

This specialised fertiliser manufacturer required a fire alarm system for their new additional premises on an industrial estate in Henstridge.

They took over the premises to expand their operations AND...

The fire risk assessment advised that there was no fire system in place.

The company’s management wished to have a new system installed and monitored to keep their staff and premises safe.

FIRE ALARM SYSTEM

Ocean designed and specified a new fire alarm system for the customer, that was also linked to their existing premises for total compliance and peace of mind.

We used our ...

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Local Fire & Security Experts in Yeovil

Local Fire & Security Experts in Yeovil

Commercial businesses, care homes, schools...

Fire Alarms
Intruder Alarms
CCTV cameras
Emergency Lighting
Door Intercoms
Fire Extinguisher Servicing

If you or your #business have a need for any #fire or #security requirements we are the local experts to help.

Get in touch 24/7 with the Ocean Fire & Security team on 01935 475524.

#firesecurity

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FIRE ALARM installation for a Care Home in Yeovil.

FIRE ALARM installation for a Care Home in Yeovil.

The Care Home near Yeovil called us about their fire alarm.

Their current fire alarm was old, out dated and was difficult to use. Parts of the system were also causing regular faults, causing stress and high running costs.

THE SOLUTION? A new C-TEC fire panel installation, monitored for extra peace of mind. This reliable, easy to use system now makes fire safety easy and stress free!

Is your fire system is causing you unnecessary stress, excessive running costs and you know it's time to make your life easier?
Get in touch with us and ...

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Our engineers have been carrying out the repair this morn...

Our engineers have been carrying out the repair this morning on a #somerset #schools plant rooms gas alarm system after one of the sensors was faulty. Customer now has full coverage restored. For any #firesecurity needs call us on 01935475524.


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