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Christmas Light Safety Advice

A study in December 2011 found that there were  2834 accidental fires throughout the UK alone due to Christmas decorations and with all the excitement regarding Christmas time we sometimes forget to remember what’s most important. Fire Safety. The bright lights and...

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Fire Safety For Kids

Small fires can mostly be extinguished successfully. However, for the rare and unexpected occasion when a larger fire takes hold, It is important that you and your family know how to react especially children. Young children are forever curious and testing the world...

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Firework Safety This Halloween!

Having fireworks at home can be great fun, as long as they are used safely. Figures show more children rather than adults get hurt by fireworks. Over the past few years over 350 pre-school children, some only a year old, were treated in hospital for fireworks...

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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...

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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...

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Whirlpool Recalling Tumble Dryers For Safety Issues

Why is there a recall? In 2015, Whirpool revealed that millions of tumble dryers were potentially dangerous.  The company’s managers found something worrying with some models of dryers.   What is causing the problem? Excess fluff or lint could travel from the...

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#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...

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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...

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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...

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A Day In The Life Of An MCL Fire Extinguisher Engineer

Ever wondered what a day in the life of an MCL Engineer was like? This video gives a quick glance of just some of the stuff our technical engineers get up to in a day Our engineers travel across the Island to make sure businesses are at peace of mind when it comes to...

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