Category Archives for "Fire safety"

Fire Safety for Landlords – What Do You Need to Know?

fire safety for landlords

As the person in charge or responsible for the safety of one or more residents, it’s sometimes difficult to know where your responsibility ends and your tenant’s begins. Fire legislation is constantly changing here in the UK, leaving many people unsure as to whether their properties are still compliant; enter Excel Fire, bringing you some […]

Fire Door or Fire Exit – What’s the Difference?

fire door

In last week’s blog we made a brief mention of a question we get asked regularly: fire door or fire exit, what’s the difference? It seems like a simple question, however the technical terms do often get mixed up given that they’re both commonly referred to as ‘fire doors’. It can become confusing, especially as […]

4 Fire Safety Tips for Summer

fire safety tips

We all talk about spring cleaning – but what about summer safety? Not that it feels much like summer yet here in London; still, when the temperature starts rising, so can the likelihood of a domestic fire breaking out. As such, we thought we’d put together our top 4 fire safety tips for summer – […]

What You Need To Know About Properly Accredited Fire Doors

Properly Accredited Fire Doors

Fire doors: to say there’s a lot to learn would be a vast understatement. As a landlord, property manager or health & safety responsible person, understanding all you need to know about properly accredited fire doors couldn’t be more crucial in developing a fail-safe fire safety strategy. Let’s backtrack; what do we mean by ‘properly’ […]

The Institute Of Fire Safety Managers

Institute Of Fire Safety Managers

Excel Fire are proud to be members of The Institute of Fire Safety Managers – IFSM The Institute of Fire Safety Managers is a professional body of highly respected individuals and companies who all share the same objective.“To raise the awareness of fire safety at a local, national and international level, promoting fire prevention, fire protection […]

What Is A Fire Risk Assessment

1A Fire Risk Assessment is an important document that gives a brief description of the building, its purpose. It’s use and the persons who are at risk within that building.2It is the legal statutory requirement for the responsible person or the Duty Holder to ensure that a valid risk assessment is in place.3The document must […]

Fire Safety In Flats – The Top Ten Tips

fire safety in flats

Fire Safety In Flats – The Top Ten TipsThe potential hazards have been well publicised in recent times but fire safety in flats is really nothing new.As an owner or tenant there a number of steps you should be taking and here are our top ten tips to ensuring you keep safe. Understand the key […]