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Fire Safety Training Part 1 – Why Is Fire Safety So Important

As fire safety experts, we have discussions every day with business owners and managers about fire safety training and why it’s so important. Obviously, all of our customers take fire safety seriously as our fire curtains, smoke curtains, and fire shutters all help protect premises from fires and to slow down fires once they get started. But you can never take fire safety too seriously if you run your own business. Fire can destroy lives as well as property. And if your business has only one premises, then a fire could potentially destroy all your equipment and/or stock and shut you down for several months or for good.

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Five Fire Safety Tips for the Office

Last August we wrote a blog post about fire prevention in the workplace and we’d like to follow this up with five easy fire safety tips. There is a clear set of fire safety legal guidelines for any office environment. And the technicalities of these health and safety requirements are the responsibility of your office’s fire safety officer. However, there are certain things everyone should be doing to ensure your office is protected from fire and that it prepared in the event of a fire. This article offers helpful advice, but none of it should take the place of official health and safety guidelines. Think of these tips as a fire safety side dish, as opposed to the main course.

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Fire Prevention in the Workplace

Prepare, Prevent, Protect

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Fire detection and warning systems

Fires in the workplace are really hazardous and companies must make sure employees have frequent fire drills and training so that they know what to do in the event of an actual fire occurring. One of the most important things to do is to immediately inform new employees of the fire escapes and protocols and to inform staff of any new fire hazards.

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The essential guide to fire and smoke curtains

Fire and smoke curtains can be the difference between life and death. Accidental fires can strike at any time, and fire and smoke curtains can provide vital protection should it be needed.

Fire safety is not something to be taken lightly, so having all the facts about fire safety systems is important to ensure you are taking the necessary precautions within your property

Check out our infographic below to learn more.

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7 reasons to trust K & D Systems

  1. We’re amazing value for money: all our manufacturing takes place within our plant in Sunderland.
  2. We have a team there to respond to all quotes within 24 hours.
  3. Our installation team have over 30 years’ fitting experience.
  4. All our smoke and fire curtains are independently tested either by Warrington or Chiltern Fire and are fully certified.
  5. We offer controlled descent and gravity fail safe systems.
  6. We are continually investing in research and development.
  7. We offer a 3 day turnaround time* on production.

*3 day turnaround time subject to certain restrictions; please ask us.

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