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Fire risk assessments are required in all businesses. This easy guide explains the role of the Responsible Person and how to complete a fire risk assessment.
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.
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.
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.
The first two fun Friday fire quizzes were so red hot we’ve decided to rekindle our love for brain teasers. Are you a bright spark? Give our quiz a try!
What do people do when the fire alarm sounds? Some of these comments of why people ignore fire alarms are shocking.
Closed fire doors save lives but they can get in the way. What solutions are there to improve access for everyone?
Lockdown is a security measure used in buildings to keep people safe from an immediate threat. Dorgard Pro can form part of an effective lockdown procedure.
Motorola invented the mobile phone in 1973. Since then, we have said goodbye to searching for change to use a telephone box, and dragging spirals of cords from beneath the living room door to get some privacy. Living in a digital age, things move fast.
Do you have a burning passion for fire-related love songs? Try our Fireco quiz!
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.
The alarm sounds. A fire has broken out and your residents are asleep. Do you know what to do? Our handy guide will explain all.
Hot on the heels of the first fun Friday fire quiz, it’s part two! Are you a cool quizzer? A real hotshot? Click here to get started!
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.
Fire and smoke are a deadly duo. However, smoke has more tricks up its sleeve. Most fire deaths are not caused by burns from flames, but by inhaling smoke. Smoke leads to disorientation and clouds your vision.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
How well do you know your workplace fire safety? Take the Fireco quiz to find out!
The sun is shining and everything’s heating up. See if you can keep your cool answering our Fun Friday Quiz!
The recent fire at a Tottenham warehouse brings to the forefront the specific challenges with fire safety in warehouses and industrial sites.