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Fire Safe Services takes on the Worcestershire Way Challenge 2016

On Friday June 17th several colleagues will be completing a 31 mile charity walk to raise money for St Richards Hospice. The gruelling off road trek will take them from Bewdley to Malvern and their aim is to raise £800. As much support as possible is still needed and you can sponsor ‘Team Fire Safe Services’… Read more »

Current Job Vacancies

We are a NSI & BAFE SP203 (all modules) accredited Fire and Security Company based in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire and currently have various positions available to develop our team. New Business Sales Executive – must have experience within the Fire Protection sector, Security sector, or both, and be conversant in regard to compliance with the applicable regulations… Read more »

TrustFord Awards For Excellence

Here at Fire Safe Services Ltd we have a close working relationship with TrustFord, providing all their sites with fire alarm and emergency lighting maintenance, a contract we have proudly had in place for over 8 years. We have also been sponsors of the TrustFord Awards for Excellence for a number of years, with 2016 being no exception. This year’s event takes… Read more »

Voice Alarm and Public Address Systems

It’s been discovered that when a fire alarm is activated: 13% react to bells 45% react to text  70% react to voice messages. Voice Alarm is increasingly important in the safe management of buildings. A voice message informs occupants what to do in an emergency and it is a long established fact that people respond more… Read more »

Care home operators hit with 400k fine over fire safety breaches

The operators of the Donwell House Care Home in Wearside have been handed a massive £400,000 fine at Newcastle Crown Court after admitting five breaches of fire safety rules. The failings were uncovered by Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service in 2014 after a fire broke out in the bedroom of one of the… Read more »

Global fire extinguisher market to hit $5 billion revenue mark

A research study published by technology advisory firm Technavio reveals that the global fire extinguisher market is expected to grow to over $5.14 billion in revenue by 2019. The report breaks down the market into three areas; Commercial users Industrial users Others The market for industrial users was valued at $1.64 billion in 2014, and… Read more »

Renewed sprinklers call for care homes after Croydon man cheats death

A Croydon man’s life was saved thanks to a sprinkler system that had recently been installed in his sheltered accommodation on the advice of London Fire Brigade. Fire chiefs say that if it wasn’t for the flat’s sprinkler system this fire could have had a very different outcome and following the incident they are now… Read more »

The 5 Step Fire Door Check for Responsible Persons

If you’re a building owner or manager or otherwise responsible for fire safety  in your premises then you should find the five-step guide to checking your fire doors below invaluable. One of those steps is ensuring that doors can close properly. The consequences of failing to do so were tragically illustrated in 2012 by the death… Read more »

Know Your Fire Safety Law

Fire safety legislation in the UK is enacted differently under the three jurisdictions of England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. These differences are nothing to worry about here as they are largely identical in terms of where they apply and what people have to do to comply with them. This is a gentle introduction… Read more »