FRACS Fire Risk Assessments in London


We’re qualified to carry out FRACS fire risk assessments in London, a certification we’re extremely proud to hold. What’s the difference?

Beyond Face Value: How We Prevent Fires in Homes


How do we prevent fires in homes? By plain and simple due diligence. Here's some pertinent info about a recent job, and why it hit us so hard.

3 Reasons to Consider a Career in Fire Safety


When Nathan Storey joined us back in March, it was with a ton of ambition but a pretty open mind. A career in fire safety is such a rich and diverse place, with so many paths to explore. Where would we end up? Well, fast forward just a few short months, we’re looking at an…

Which Type of Fire Extinguisher Do I Need?


After some brilliant feedback on last week’s blog (which discussed each type of fire extinguisher and how it works – check it out here), we thought we’d go more in depth. After all, what’s the use in knowing how each piece of equipment works but not which one you need? Read on for some quick…

UK Fire Statistics You’ll Want to Read


Fires: a terrifying thought. For most of us, fortunately, they’re nothing more than a news item or bad dream. But, the sad truth is, they happen more often than you might think. UK fire statistics can be shocking to say the least. Fire rescue services attend more than half a million incidents per year While…

Different Types of Fire Extinguishers & Their Uses


Fire extinguishers are so commonplace throughout public spaces and buildings, most of us barely notice them anymore. However, in an emergency situation, one being in its correct place could make all the difference. There are five main different types of fire extinguishers. Each one is used to tackle a different type of fire – so,…

From Firefighter to Fire Risk Assessor: All in the Name of Safety


Here’s a piece written by our resident Managing Fire Risk Assessor, Matt Digby – you can find the original article here. Fire safety; fire protection; fire prevention. Whatever you call or refer to it as, it’s the industry I’m lucky enough to call “home”. My background is varied but, fundamentally, my journey began working as…

What Makes a Fire Safety Expert?


Ex·pert definition noun: “a person who has a comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of or skill in a particular area.” It’s a funny word, “expert”. At what point do you become one, or at the very least able to call yourself one? Does it simply come down to a perception from others? Or is there a…

Fire Compartmentation in Action: How It Works


Just last week, while out working on a client’s site in Newham, we witnessed a fire break out in a block of flats nearby. It’s always scary to see, of that there’s no doubt. But, we’d be lying if we said that seeing some of the services we offer as a business come into play…

A Fast Guide to Fire Safety Signs


This country’s fire safety legislation doesn’t just apply to equipment and escape routes. It designates that, as the landlord or property owner of a workplace or multi-residential premises, you need to also ensure that people can actually find those things, amongst other safety-focused directives, via compliant fire safety signs. BS 5499 covers all aspects of…