Common Causes of Workplace Fires

In the UK there are over 25,000 workplace fires every year, of which most would have been avoidable. More worryingly 60% of privately owned businesses never recover from a major fire. There are several factors contributing to this, but they all relate to the financial impact on the business. Factors include: Loss of business operations. […]

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Reducing False Alarms

REDUCING FALSE AND UNWANTED ALARMS AT YOUR BUSINESS Responsibility for limitation of false alarms rests with every party involved in the specification, design, installation, commissioning, management at operational level and maintenance of the fire detection and fire alarm system. False alarms at your business pose serious risks to businesses and potentially to staff. There are […]

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Why Use Fire Suppression Systems?

What is a Fire Suppression System?  A Fire Suppression System comes in many forms, but in its very basic form is a combination of a fire detection/alarm system and a fire extinguisher – upon detection of fire, smoke or heat (or all three) the system will discharge an extinguishant on to the affected area.  For […]

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End of Year Closure

A hearty THANK YOU for your continued support and loyalty throughout 2016 from the team at Rhino Fire Control – we look forward to continuing to provide you with our services through 2017 and beyond.Please note, our offices are closing on Thursday 22nd December at 17:00 and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January at 07:00. As part of our commitment to […]

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How to use a Fire Extinguisher

According to a study carried out by FETA and IFEDA, 80% of all fires in the UK are extinguished through the use of a fire extinguisher. Understanding how to properly use a fire extinguisher – and the different types of fire extinguishers is an essential skill that trained fire wardens and employees should be familiarised […]

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Running a Successful Fire Drill

  Running Successful Fire Drills and Reducing Fire Drill Response Times Running a successful fire drill is an essential part of your workplace fire safety commitments. Ensuring that premises are evacuated in a timely and orderly fashion is necessary to Protect Life & Health from the dangers of fire. Today we are going to share […]

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Creating, Keeping and Using a Fire Log Book under the RRFSO

All businesses should keep a fire safety log book to ensure that fire risk procedures, fire safety training and monitoring is adequately completed and up to date. Keeping a fire safety log book is necessary to ensure compliance under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRFSO 05). Here we are going to share with […]

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