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Is Fire Training A Necessity?

Is Fire Training A Necessity?

Last month we ran free fire warden training course and one of the main questions we always got asked was is Fire Training a necessity? Is fire training really a necessity? The simple answer is yes! The long answer is also yes….. Fire training doesn’t just cover what...
Fire Door Safety Week

Fire Door Safety Week

  This week is Fire Door Safety Week! This campaign doesn’t just point the finger, but focuses on what we need to know so that we can all encourage best practice. To make a difference, we all need to take responsibility and report signs of wear and tear and where fire...
#FridayFocus CO2 Fire Extinguishers

#FridayFocus CO2 Fire Extinguishers

Every Friday MCL will be running a #FocusFriday blog where we focus on different areas within fire protection and this Friday we are focusing on CO2 Fire Extinguishers CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) .Co2s are primarily recommended for use on electrical equipment, often...
A Guide to Choosing a Competent Fire Risk Assessor

A Guide to Choosing a Competent Fire Risk Assessor

If you are an employer, then you will have a duty under the appropriate fire safety legislation to carry out a fire risk assessment. Similarly, if you occupy or otherwise have a degree of control over any non-domestic premises (or if empty and you own it), then you...
Kitchen Fire Safety

Kitchen Fire Safety

Regardless of how careful you are, there is always a chance that something unforeseen could happen in your kitchen that starts a fire. A perfect example would be an electrical fault with an appliance, which can strike at any time without warning. Nobody can ever...