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Fire safety in care homes

Fire safety in care homes

There are many challenges to managing fire safety in a care home. Our Fireco guide offers advice to simplify safety and easily stay compliant with fire regulations.

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Fire safety tips for schools

Fire safety tips for schools

The cost of a school fire can be huge. Lives are at risk. Fire damage is not only expensive to repair, it causes disruption and can even affect exam results, and staff and pupil morale.

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The SIMPLE guide to workplace fire safety

The SIMPLE guide to workplace fire safety

Every workplace is different with its own unique fire safety needs. It’s important that all premises have an ongoing fire risk assessment document to identify any dangers and keep people safe. Read our SIMPLE tips here.

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Dorgard Pro: Homework Done

Dorgard Pro: Homework Done

Twenty-four years ago we invented Dorgard, the very first hold-open fire door device to close automatically on the sound of the alarm. We continue to innovate, listening to our customers and learning what they need and what works.

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Workplace health and safety fails

Workplace health and safety fails

Health and safety in the workplace is essential. Decrease the risks with the correct preventative measures — and common sense! Here’s what happens when it goes wrong.

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The smarter way to hold fire doors open

The smarter way to hold fire doors open

Dorgard SmartSound™ is the latest addition to the Fireco product range. Keep your fire doors open legally, safe in the knowledge that Dorgard SmartSound will automatically enable them to close if a fire alarm sounds.

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Silent evacuation of a care home

Silent evacuation of a care home

Evacuating a care home has its own unique challenges. Elderly residents could be bedbound, suffering from dementia, hard of hearing, or unable to move without assistance. Added to this is the distress that a loud fire alarm can cause to vulnerable residents.

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Fire Door Safety Week

Fire Door Safety Week

Fire Door Safety Week is a time when the fire industry works to raise awareness of the critical role fire doors play in keeping people safe.

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Dorgard. The original and the best

Dorgard. The original and the best

In 1994 our chairman Neil Purssey invented the first wireless hold-open device for fire doors. Dorgard reacted to the sound of a fire alarm to automatically close the door. It did that then and it does that now.

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Fun Friday fire quiz

Fun Friday fire quiz

It’s our fun Friday quickfire fire quiz. Will you get full marks in a blaze of glory? Or fizzle out like a wet firework? Give it a try!

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Fun Friday Quiz

Fun Friday Quiz

The sun is shining and everything’s heating up. See if you can keep your cool answering our Fun Friday Quiz!

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21st Century Town Criers

21st Century Town Criers

Mobile phones are the town criers of the 21st Century, everyone finds out news from their device. DMS is a text message emergency alert system for your phone.

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