Fire Safety

Fire Safety: Seven Fire Safety Tips that could Save Your Life

Fire Safety: Seven Fire Safety Tips that could Save Your Life

Jenny Brannan
Posted by: Jenny Brannan

Date: Friday, 04 August 2017. -  
Blog, Fire Safety

Fires can happen at any time and in many instances, can be fatal. 

In every home, there is the potential for a fire catching, due to various, everyday activities and objects that are found around the home. 

Essential First Aid: Treating Burns

Essential First Aid: Treating Burns

Jenny Brannan
Posted by: Jenny Brannan

Date: Wednesday, 28 June 2017. -  
Blog, First Aid, Fire Safety

Burns are common injuries that can occur under various circumstances, in and out of the workplace. This particular type of injury causes damage to the skin following exposure to a strong heat source. 

Are You Qualified to Carry Out Fire Safety?

Are You Qualified to Carry Out Fire Safety?

Date: Tuesday, 21 June 2016. -  
Are You Qualified? , Blog, Fire Safety

From April to September 2015, the Department for Communities and Local Government reported that there were 139 fire related fatalities in England which was an increase of 31 from the previous year.

If you are an employer, landlord, owner or occupier then you are legally responsible for fire safety on your premises. Every workplace has a legal requirement to carry out regular fire risk assessments and put appropriate fire safety measures in place to ensure that staff are trained on what action to take in case of a fire.

The average cost of fire in the workplace is nearly £44,000, and of the businesses that have a serious fire it's estimated 80% will never properly recover which indicates how much of a detrimental effect a fire can have.

Our infogram has looked into the aspects of TQUK Level 1 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety Awareness course and whether you, as an employee, landlord or assigned fire marshall, are qualified to carry out fire safety in the workplace.

Take the short quiz below to discover if you need to take the course in order to fully understand fire safety and the risks involved.

Spot the difference: is your workplace fully equipped for first aid?

Spot the difference: is your workplace fully equipped for first aid?

Date: Wednesday, 15 June 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Courses, Training, Health & Safety, Fire Safety

You may have noticed a theme developing with our most recent blog posts. Yep, you guessed it employee and customer safety!  
 
Statistics from the Health and Safety Executive have shown that a whopping 611,000 workers were injured at work in the year 2014/15 and 142 people died as a result of injuries obtained in the workplace. Our goal is to educate readers about quick and effective methods to remove risks and drastically reduce this figure.
 
To reinforce our message that safety is paramount we have designed a series of images for you to spot the difference between a bog-standard office environment and a safe haven with everything you need to tackle medical emergencies and to manage health and safety.
 
Can you spot all 10 differences?
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