Category: Fire

Managing Fire Risk in the Workplace
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Managing Fire Risk in the Workplace

How Should I Manage the Risk of Fire in My Workplace? Yesterday there was a devastating fire in a London residential building, Grenfell Tower, which has claimed 17 lives*. That death toll will rise in the coming days. (Update: over 80 deaths now confirmed) In the cold hard light of day, a lot of organisations will...

Electrical Safety – Portable Appliance Testing (video)
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Electrical Safety – Portable Appliance Testing (video)

Electrical Safety – Portable Appliance Testing   Background * Portable appliances are perceived to be low risk, but they are responsible for a huge amount of fires * For example, poor housekeeping on projects can cause major fires. The Cutty Sark fire in May 2007 was caused by an industrial vacuum cleaner left plugged in...